WESTS Tigers won't rush to secure Mathew Head beyond this season as they continue monitoring the injury-prone halfback's return to the NRL.
COUNTRY pivot Todd Carney is set to be used exclusively at five-eighth against City on Friday night.
NSW City coach Tim Sheens has pushed Penrith utility Luke Lewis' case for the 'Mr Fixit' job on the NSW Origin bench.
NSW Country coach Laurie Daley says he won't be dictated to by NRL coaches wanting him to take it easy on their players in Friday night's clash with City.
PARRAMATTA lock Feleti Mateo was willing to give up a Tongan World Cup jersey to play for City but luckily isn't required to make that call yet.