SOLOMON Haumono will make his return to the National Rugby League on Saturday night after being named in Manly's squad for the trip to Townsville. Haumono was selected on a five-man bench by coach Peter Sharp for the game against the North Queensland Cowboys.
PENRITH five-eighth Ryan Girdler will miss most of the National Rugby League season after suffering a major shoulder injury.
SOUTH Sydney centre Chris Walker will be out for a month after fracturing a bone in his arm during yesterday's heart-breaking National Rugby League loss to Brisbane.
CRONULLA will fight the head-slamming charge levelled against five-eighth Greg Bird at the National Rugby League judiciary tomorrow night.
PENRITH five-eighth and front-line goal kicker Ryan Girdler will today have an M-R-I scan on his injured right shoulder. Girdler suffered the injury after an attempted tackle went wrong during his club's 24-20 loss to Brisbane at Penrith Stadium yesterday.
SHARKS five-eighth Greg Bird, Roosters centre Justin Hodges and Dragons prop Jason Ryles face an anxious time today as they await whether or not they will be charged by the NRL judiciary.
REFEREES' boss Robert Finch has admitted Shayne Hayne made an error in packing down a scrum after the siren in Sunday's Cronulla-Melbourne. The decision to do so nearly cost the Storm victory.
TICKETS have gone on sale for the National Rugby League's Easterdouble header at Telstra Stadium. The release of tickets follows on from the success Saturday's double header at Telstra Stadium, which attracted more than 40,000 fans.
DRAGON'S officials have assured judiciary commissioner Jim Hall that they will take action to clean up firebrand Test Prop Jason Ryles' on-field behaviour.
TEENAGER Greg Bird could miss Cronulla's round three clash with Brisbane after being charged with a head-slam by the National Rugby League judiciary.