A lack of conclusive video evidence is expected to form part of Jarrod Saffy's defence at the NRL judiciary after he pleaded not guilty to biting Todd Carney.
CRONULLA coach Ricky Stuart says Paul Gallen's captaincy of the NRL club was never in question despite a three-week ban.
ST George forward Jarrod Saffy will contest a biting allegation at the NRL judiciary while Cronulla skipper Paul Gallen has copped a three-week ban.
CRONULLA NRL skipper Paul Gallen has copped a three-week ban for raking the face of Gold Coast forward Anthony Laffranchi.
SYDNEY Roosters star Braith Anasta avoided any unwelcome judicial drama ahead of Friday's grudge match against the Bulldogs.
MELBOURNE playmaker Cooper Cronk denies the Storm have become complacent after their 2007 premiership despite their worst start to an NRL season in four years.
TIM Moltzen has made an impressive start to his career, but Wests Tigers coach Tim Sheens says it's time for the teen to sink the boot in against the Bulldogs.
HAVING staved off the executioner last weekend, a trip to Canberra to face the Raiders would have been the last thing on Dragons coach Nathan Brown's wish list.
WESTS Tigers skipper Brett Hodgson insists he won't put his health or his team in danger by rushing back too soon from concussion.
PARRAMATTA coach Michael Hagan will leave Nathan Hindmarsh to make the final decision on whether he plays on Friday night following the death of his father.