INJURED Test winger Adam MacDougall has been frozen out by the Newcastle Knights pending the outcome of further talks over his future with the National Rugby League club.
NATIONAL Rugby League (NRL) video referees have been told to give attacking teams the benefit of the doubt this weekend following a series of controversial rulings in recent matches.
THE Bulldogs have withdrawn their latest offer of a new contract to Nigel Vagana, prolonging the stalemate between the Kiwis' star centre and the National Rugby League (NRL) title contenders.
THE consortium pushing for a National Rugby League team on the Gold Coast will meet with officials from a Sydney club in the next 48 hours to discuss relocating to the tourist strip.
KIWIS and Bulldogs centre Willie Talau is expected to decide on his future with the National Rugby League (NRL) club this week.
NIGEL Vagana could be on his way to England after contract talks broke down with his club, the Canterbury Bulldogs.
The New Zealand Test centre has a host of admirers in the Tetley's Super League, with Bradford, Leeds, St Helens and Wigan all thought to be interested in signing him.
NORTH Queensland coach Graham Murray refused to apologise for his underrated team's climb up the National Rugby League ladder after the Cowboys cast aside erratic Manly 31-20 at Brookvale Oval on Saturday night.
NEW Zealand Warriors skipper Monty Betham has modified his tackle technique but won't be toning down his aggression after two appearances before the National Rugby League judiciary that put him on the sideline for two games.
RUMOURED betting on the Manly-Souths game in round seven at Brookvale Oval is now being investigated by the NRL.
SYDNEY Roosters star Adrian Morley has stated his desire to stay with the club as talks continue over a new contract.
Morley is in the final season of a three-year deal with the club, who he joined from Leeds Rhinos at the end of 2001.