A spirited fightback has seen the Canberra Raiders overcome the Penrith Panthers at Penrith Stadium tonight infront of a healthy crowd of around 15,000 people.
CANBERRA'S great start to the 2003 National Rugby League season could be tarnished with key forward Ruben Wiki landing in trouble with the judiciary.
CRAIG Wing and Anthony Minichiello are expected to cap off a successful 24 hours when they're named in the New South Wales preliminary State of Origin squad this morning.
HIGH-PROFILE South Sydney supporter Andrew Denton has publicly apologised to the National Rugby League club's fans following his on-air spat with Rabbitohs chairman George Piggins.
NORTH Queensland coach Graham Murray has recalled Ty Williams to the starting line-up despite the impressive form of Brenton Bowen in last night's National Rugby League win over South Sydney.
BEN Kennedy could make an early return for Newcastle this weekend despite being left out of the squad for Saturday's National Rugby League game against Melbourne at EnergyAustralia Stadium.
PARRAMATTA will be without fullback Brett Hodgson for tonight's NRL grudge match against the Bulldogs at Telstra Stadium.
A group of media stars have banded together under a ticket headed by lawyer Nick Pappas in a bid to wrest control of the South Sydney National Rugby League club board from chairman George Piggins.
SYDNEY Roosters coach Ricky Stuart will consider his front-row options today after losing rookie prop Anthony Tupou for Sunday's National Rugby League match against Cronulla with a broken leg.
PARRAMATTA'S Brian Smith has been re-appointed as Country coach for the third straight year today for rugby league's annual City-Country match.