NEXT week's Rugby League International Federation board meeting here could close the door on players being registered in two competitions at the same time, preventing a repeat of Andrew Johns's UK stint this year.
KIWIS skipper Ruben Wiki has dismissed British reports that he has been offered a lucrative Super League contract by Monty Betham's new club, Wakefield Trinity.
WAYNE Bennett could not guarantee he wouldn't make changes to the Australian side to play rivals New Zealand in next weekends Tri-Nations final at Elland Road.
NEW Zealand winger Jake Webster and second rower Frank Pritchard were taken to hospital for brain scans this morning as the Kiwis struggled to a late test win over France.
PARRAMATTA Premier grade coach Jason Taylor has emerged as early favourite to replace Brian Smith directing the Eels after next season.
SIMON Woolford has quit as captain of the Canberra Raiders after five years in the role.
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.