NEWCASTLE Knights superstar Andrew Johns is set to make a dramatic switch to rugby union despite declaring he would stay in rugby league just weeks ago.
MANLY have continued bolstering their forward pack for the 2005 National Rugby League season by signing Dragons star Brent Kite to a four-year deal.
ANDREW Johns is yet to make a decision on a possible switch to rugby union after another dramatic day in the battle for his signature.
FORMER Canterbury and Parramatta star Jason Smith will return to the NRL next year after signing a contract with the Canberra Raiders.
ANDREW Johns will announce he has re-signed with the Newcastle Knights and rejected an offer from rugby union.
PENRITH will be without skipper Craig Gower for Saturday?s clash with Parramatta after the halfback suffered a new injury that could keep him out of action until close to the end of the regular season.
THE often controversial career of Manly winger John Hopoate is again in the balance after he was today cited by the National Rugby League for a number of incidents stemming out of the Sea Eagles? big loss to Parramatta yesterday.
THE career of controversial winger John Hopoate is hanging by a thread after he was suspended for nine matches by the National Rugby League judiciary this evening.
PENRITH have been boosted by the return of skipper Craig Gower for their vital clash with Cronulla at Toyota Park on Sunday afternoon.
PENRITH may make last minute changes to their first grade side to play St George-Illawarra tonight after a mystery virus circulated through the club.