THE depth of defending premiers Penrith will be tested over the coming weeks, with injuries to Craig Gower, Ryan Girdler and Preston Campbell leaving the Panthers with no first-string halves.
PENRITH Panthers captain Craig Gower has beaten out strong competition from Brett Kimmorley and Matt Orford to be named New South Wales halfback for the first State of Origin match at Stadium Australia next Wednesday.
QUEENSLAND five-eighth Darren Lockyer was today ruled out of the first State of Origin match at Stadium Australia next Wednesday night.
PENRITH fullback Rhys Wesser will make his long awaited representative debut next Wednesday night after being selected at fullback for the Queensland State of Origin side.
THE Penrith Panthers have opted to move Preston Campbell to halfback and Ryan Girdler to five-eighth in the absence of the injured Craig Gower.
I can?t say I ever had a conversation with Peter Frilingos. But it feels like I knew him.
SPEAKING for the first time since his best friend and colleague passed away last night, Radio 2GB broadcaster Ray Hadley has this afternoon been brought to tears while recounting memories of veteran writer Peter Frilingos.
THE Sydney Roosters have suspended stars Anthony Minichiello and Craig Wing for breaching the club?s code of conduct during the State of Origin camp.
BRISBANE once did the unthinkable by bringing back veteran halfback Allan Langer to top class football, and now they?ve done it again, with the club announcing plans to bring former Queensland play-maker Paul Green back to top class football.
BULLDOGS pair Mark O?Meley and Willie Mason along with Penrith forward Trent Waterhouse are currently at ARL headquarters answering questions relating to an obscene phone call left by Dragons star Mark Gasnier on the phone of a 27-year-old woman.