CRONULLA Sharks CEO Steve Rogers says the chances of Adrian Lam joining the NRL side are "looking positive", but faces an anxious wait for the signature of the former Queensland Origin star.
JAMIE Lyon has expressed his desire to return to Parramatta. Lyon caused a sensation by walking out on the Eels after the first match of the 2004 season, citing a dislike for city life amid rumours he had fallen out with coach Brian Smith.
New Zealand are likely to select Hull's Motu Tony ahead of Robbie Paul in their problem scrum-half position for Saturday's Tri-Nations game against Great Britain in Huddersfield.
IAN Millward, the Wigan Warriors coach, believes he knows how to improve Great Britain's chances of international success. The forthright Australian is advocating a reduction in the number of overseas players in Super League - more than 120 next year - to three per club who are not eligible to represent Britain.
THE Kiwis will not issue another SOS to Stacey Jones after Lance Hohaia was ruled out of the remainder of the Tri-Nations series.
ALTHOUGH Petero Civoniceva carved out some hard yards in Sunday's 20-6 Tri Nations series win over Great Britain he's keen to keep playing to be more match-toughened for the Tri Nations final on November 26 in Leeds.
JOHN Monie says France will need all their discipline to follow up its record-breaking European Nations Cup victory over Wales last weekend with another strong showing against Australia at Aime Giral Stadium in Perpignan.
THE Kiwis are bereft of accommodation for the final week of the Tri-Nations rugby league contest or suitable flights home after the British tournament organisers had assumed they would not qualify for the final.
SCHEDULING and refereeing came under fire after New Zealand moved to the top of rugby league's Tri-Nations tournament yesterday morning with a comfortable win over Great Britain.
STACEY Jones is finally hanging up his international rugby league boots, but it may not be a permanent retirement.