SIBI Raika (pictured) had every reason to feel dizzy.
FORMER Manly winger John Hopoate is expected to enter a not guilty plea to abusing junior match officials when he fronts a specially convened NSW Rugby League sub-committee on October 25.
NEW Zealand Residents coach Phil Prescott has included a number of Junior Kiwis and 2 members of the NZ Warriors squad in his Residents team.
The team is to play 2 games in Australia, NSW Country in Wollongong on October 1 and a Jim Beam selection side as the curtain-raiser to the first Tri-Nations test between the Kiwis and Kangaroos.
QUEENSLAND players are threatening a torrid night for champion Blues halfback Andrew Johns in Wednesday's State of Origin decider.
THE thought of tackling 193cm, 110kg Queensland giant Petero Civoniceva doesn't scare NSW rugby league hard man Ben Kennedy.
PETERO Civoniceva says NSW will be wasting its time trying to bait Queensland Origin debutant Danny Nutley on Wednesday night.
PENRITH manager Mick Leary says Luke Priddis should be a "walk-up start" for the hooker role if Blues skipper Danny Buderus is ruled out of next month's Origin decider in Brisbane.
QUEENSLAND captain Darren Lockyer swears his side can bounce back in game three of the State of Origin series after losing to New South Wales 32-22 last night in Sydney.
TONIGHT'S second Origin may be a promoter's dream, but Queensland captain Darren Lockyer says his latest battle with champion Blues half Andrew Johns is not a "world title".
FORMER NSW coach Phil Gould is worried the Blues will peak too early for their Origin clash with Queensland on Wednesday night.