IT was almost as if his Parramatta teammates knew Tim Smith had reached breaking point.
NEW Bulldogs chief executive Todd Greenberg has pulled his club out of the player market until the board decides on the future of coach Steve Folkes.
WHEN Braith Anasta arrived at the Sydney Roosters two years ago he was anointed as the club's next Brad Fittler, now he's finally living up to the hype.
CRONULLA winger Luke Covell nailed a 41m penalty goal in golden point extra time to give the Sharks a 18-16 NRL victory over St George Illawarra at ANZ Stadium.
FORMER South Sydney captain Bryan Fletcher can sympathise with the Rabbitohs early season jitters.
CRONULLA fans have reason to smile, their club is running equal top of the NRL table and many believe the Sharks are yet to play their best football.
FULLBACK Anthony Minichiello believes the Sydney Roosters are on the verge of re-discovering their NRL premiership-winning form under new coach Brad Fittler.
WESTS Tigers playmaker Robbie Farah is in serious doubt for Monday's NRL clash with Penrith at Campbelltown Stadium as he battles a chronic back injury.
BULLDOGS fullback Luke Patten predicts a now-quiet young superstar Sonny Bill Williams will make some noise in Friday's clash with the Sydney Roosters.
BULLDOGS fans have been warned to leave their "Willie, once a Dog, now a Cock" banners at home ahead of Friday's NRL clash with the Sydney Roosters.