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.
PARRAMATTA'S Brian Smith is set to be named as Country Origin coach for the third straight year today for rugby league's annual City-Country match.
THE Wests Tigers have made an application to the National Rugby League to seek leave to appeal the length of suspension imposed upon Luke O'Donnell.
CANBERRA skipper Simon Woolford has been given a deadline of Thursday to prove his fitness to play in this weekend's National Rugby League clash with Penrith.
MELBOURNE centre Aaron Moule is back in the frame for first grade selection after making a successful return for the Storm's feeder club, Brisbane North's, yesterday.
THE bad news has continued for South Sydney in the wake of last night's loss to North Queensland, with captain Bryan Fletcher charged with a careless high tackle by the National Rugby League judiciary.