GREAT Britain vice-captain Brian Carney fervently believes that the Lions have it in them to go one better than last year and win the Tri-Nations series.
GREAT Britain coach Brian Noble believes he has the right mix in his squad for the Tri-Nations Series against Australia and New Zealand.
KIWI officials are hoping a New Zealand victory on Friday will come with an added bonus - Stacey Jones for the remainder of the Tri-Nations tournament.
GORDEN Tallis has questioned whether Australia should persist with Andrew Johns and Darren Lockyer as a halves combination.
WAYNE Bennett unleashed a blistering attack on critics calling for his head after naming just one forced change to Australia's starting line-up for the second match of the Tri-Nations series on Friday night.
TRENT Barrett says he's happy to play anywhere after being recalled to the Australian rugby league team for the first time in three years.
STEVE Price returned "home" to enemy territory fearing an even hungrier New Zealand side would front up to the world champions in Friday night's second Tri-Nations match in Auckland.
STACEY Jones played his first match for the Kiwis last Saturday night after two years of international retirement and helped direct the Kiwi team to a memorable 38-28 win at Telstra Stadium.
LANCE Hohaia is set to tour with the Kiwis' for the English leg of the Tri-Nations rugby league series after favourable results from a scan today.
INJURED Kiwi hooker Lance Hohaia has to await scans on his lower leg after being stretched off Telstra Stadium on Saturday night.