LONDON Broncos have signed Manly's former international forward Soloman Haumono on a two year deal.
AUSTRALIAN captain Darren Lockyer is expected to make his return from injury in Sunday's clash against France.
Lockyer has not played since injuring his ribs in the game against New Zealand three weeks ago but has returned to training without problem.
THE final round of the inaugural Tri-Series will take place this weekend, with Great Britain tackling New Zealand at KCS Stadium in Hull at 5.15am AEDST.
KIWI captain Ruben Wiki has been sidelined out of the final match in the Tri-Nations series against Great Britain this weekend because of a jaw injury.
ONE the UK's biggest universities with a long-standing reputation in sport, Leeds Metropolitan University, is to sponsor the 2005 Rugby League World Club Challenge between reigning Super League Champions Leeds Rhinos and Australian NRL Premiers Canterbury Bulldogs.
NEW Zealand Rugby League boss Selwyn Pearson has taken the extraordinary step of writing to Kangaroos prop Shane Webcke hoping to persuade him to continue his international career.
AN international video review panel will decide on Monday whether Australian second rower Craig Fitzgibbon and prop Mark O'Meley have cases to answer over an incident which sparked a wild brawl in Sunday's Tri-Nations rugby league test.
YOUNG Kiwi star Sonny Bill Williams says he's confident his injured shoulder will mend in time for rugby league's world club challenge in England in February.
MARK O'Meley has been ordered to face a disciplinary hearing for his role in a brawl at the conclusion of Saturday's loss to Great Britain.
A dust-up between Paul Sculthorpe and Craig Fitzgibbon sparked a full-scale brawl. Neither player was punished but O'Meley was cited by the referee.
FRANCE has promised to play 'rugby gagne' - winning rugby - in an attempt to pull off one of the biggest upsets in rugby league history against Australia in Toulouse this weekend.
WITH some of the old Melbourne Storm pack leaving, a new one is starting to build and in the mix is Antonio Kaufusi.
NATIONAL Rugby League (NRL) clubs worried about their star players burning out have questioned the wisdom of staging another Tri-Nations tournament at the end of next season.
PJ Marsh says he never thought of quitting rugby league, despite a serious neck injury that sidelined him for the best part of two seasons.
THE National Rugby League (NRL) is planning to revolutionise the game with a bold and controversial proposal to interchange referees next season.
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