BRISBANE Broncos assistant coach, Craig Bellamy, has been advised by his manager, John Fordham, to withdraw from the coaching position with the Wests Tigers as he certainly doesn't want leave a successful club like the Broncos to go to a farcical club like the Wests Tigers, who have played out this saga in the media and has made the club look extremely amatuerish.
TONIE Carroll has signed with the Brisbane Broncos for two season after enjoying two years in England, playing for glamour club Leeds.
CONTROVERSIAL Wests Tigers centre, Kevin McGuiness, has abandoned the club and signed with arch rivals, Manly, for the next three seasons. For Manly, the signing of McGuiness continues an impressive buildup that includes the signing of Scott Donald and the likely signing of Ivan Cleary, originally a Manly junior.
IN te past twenty four hours the North Queensland Cowboys have signed Paul McNicholas, 27, from South Sydney for one season and Paul Rauhihi, 30, from the Bulldogs for two seasons.
BULLDOGS vs SYDNEY ROOSTERSFri Jul 19, Sydney Showground, 7.30pm
THE Canberra Raiders have recorded a surprise victory over premiers, the Newcastle Knights with the Raiders running out 30-24 winners after leading 29-12 late in the second half.
THE Brisbane Broncos have won a hard fought match against a gutsy Penrith Panthers side tonight in front of 10,099 fans at Penrith Football Stadium on what was a very chilly Saturday evening.
IN a blow to the transit lounge policy of the Sydney Roosters, the Brisbane Broncos have re-signed Carl Webb for a further two seasons.
CURRENT Sharks and Australian centre, Chris McKenna may be playing in his last test match this evening as he weighs up a lucrative offer from English club, Hull, home to former Australian and Eels/Bulldogs lock, Jason Smith. McKenna is now 28 and while the Sharks have put an offer to him, he is yet to accept but will give the Sharks the rights to last offer as he tries to get an estimate of what he is worth on the open market.
THE NRL have taken some positive steps in the last few days with the latest initiative being cheap tickets in an effort to get fans back to the games and supporting their teams.