SOUTH Sydney has been rocked by news that star recruit Terry Hill has been forced out of the game due to a knee injury.
CANBERRA Raiders hooker Brad Drew is out of tonight?s round two opening clash with defending premiers Penrith.
SYDNEY Roosters hooker Craig Wing could be out for the rest of the season after suffering a leg injury during the club's sloppy win over South Sydney at Aussie Stadium last night.
AMOS Roberts is expected to play first grade for Penrith against the Canberra Raiders on Friday night after Brett Howland suffered a leg injury during the Panthers' 20-14 loss to Newcastle at the weekend.
BROKEN arm or not, New Zealand Warriors captain Monty Betham is unlikely to play football for at least the next five weeks.
PARRAMATTA Eels centre Jamie Lyon is out of football indefinitely after being granted time off by club officials today.
BRISBANE Broncos legend Allan Langer is back at the club - but not as a player. The veteran halfback has been called in to training by coach Wayne Bennett to help fine-tune the game of Brett Seymour, who lines up against Stacey Jones when the Broncos play the Warriors at Suncorp Stadium on Sunday.
THE National Rugby League competition is not expected to expand beyond its 15 teams, with submissions from the Central Coast, Gold Coast and Wellington expected to be knocked on the head next month.
THE Bulldogs have lost a sponsorship deal potentially worth hundreds of thousands of dollars in the wake of the sex scandal that continues to trouble the club.
BULLDOGS Chief Executive Steve Mortimer says he was not aware that Police were investigating the possibility of a seventh player having information about last month's alleged sexual assault in Coffs Harbour.