VETERAN forward Andrew Gee will become only the fourth player in Brisbane's history to play 250 first grade games when the Broncos take on the New Zealand Warriors at ANZ Stadium on Sunday.
MANLY forward Mark Shipway will contest a dangerous throw charge at the National Rugby League judiciary tomorrow night.
SHANNON Hegarty's inclusion is the only change to the Sydney Roosters team to play North Queensland in Townsville on Saturday night.
CRONULLA coach Chris Anderson has made two changes to his starting line-up for Saturday's National Rugby League clash with Melbourne at Olympic Park, in a bid to reverse his team's poor start to the year.
SOUTH Sydney coach Paul Langmack has made a number of changes to his winless team for Saturday's National Rugby League match against Wests Tigers at Aussie Stadium.
TEST forward Ben Kennedy has been recalled to the Newcastle side for Friday night's National Rugby League blockbuster against the Bulldogs at Energy Australia Stadium.
CANBERRA second rower Ruben Wiki will miss two National Rugby League matches after entering an early guilty plea to a grade three careless high tackle charge.
NATIONAL Rugby League judiciary chairman Judge Greg Woods has refused the Wests Tigers leave to appeal the 11 week suspension of Luke O'Donnell on a dangerous striking charge.
MANLY chief executive Ian Thomson has given besieged coach Peter Sharp the dreaded vote of confidence.
TWELVE years ago the Penrith Panthers playing the Canberra Raiders would have been the firm favourite for Match of the Round in the 3pm timeslot on a Sunday afternoon. Simmons, Alexander, Geyer and Fittler would have matched up against Meninga, Daley, Stuart and Clyde. Tonight it was a different story out at Penrith Stadium, where a new breed of players including Gower, Wesser, Sattler and Ross lined up with Wiki, Croker, Schifcofske and Drew toughing it out in a good old fashioned game of Rugby League in front of a vigorous crowd of about 15,000 people.