THE Dragons will be boosted this week by the return from injury of centre Mark Gasnier and lock John Cross, while the club may also blood its 10th NRL debutante for the season against the Broncos at WIN Stadium on Friday night.
NEW Zealand Warriors prop Jerry Seu Seu has been recalled for the National Rugby League match against North Queensland in Townsville on Saturday.
THREE steps, a shimmy, a brick wall called Mark Tookey. Welcome back to contact training Ali Lauiti'iti.
NSW Premier Bob Carr has accused some of the richest rugby league social clubs of being the most miserly when passing money on to their teams.
BRONCOS - Shaun Berrigan, Michael De Vere, Richard Swain, Scott Prince, Phillip Lee, Stuart Kelly, Micael Ryan, Steve Irwin, Ben Ikin, Casey McGuire, Neale Wyatt, Scott Minto, Craig Frawley.
BULLDOGS prop Glenn Hall has signed a two-year deal with South Sydney. Rabbitohs coach Paul Langmack says he recruited 22-year-old Hall to help instill a Canterbury-like culture into his National Rugby League club.
FORMER New Zealand rugby league coach Graham Lowe has effectively withdrawn from the race to be the new coach at NRL club Manly -- clearing the way for Des Hasler to take the job.
THE Australian Rugby League will crack down on foul play following a wild brawl in last week's curtain-raiser to the second State of Origin clash in Sydney.
THE Sydney Roosters' injury woes have continued with news prop Peter Cusack could miss the rest of the season with a torn anterior cruciate ligament.
FORMER Test captain Brad Fittler has indicated 2004 could be his swansong after re-signing with the Sydney Roosters for another year.
THE lineups for this Saturday afternoon's big local derby (Brad Fittler's 300th Game) have been named, with the Roosters making some surprise selections.
PENRITH has signed another Kiwi giant and he?ll start in Premier League for the Cougars .
WESTS Tigers captain Darren Senter will miss two matches after pleading guilty to a grade one dangerous throw today.
MELBOURNE Storm captain Stephen Kearney will miss this week?s round 16 showdown with the Canberra Raiders due to a lower abdominal/groin injury.
LANCASHIRE have joined Origin rivals Yorkshire in making two changes to their squad after going into camp on Sunday, with Wigan duo Sean O'Loughlin and Danny Tickle replacing Sean Long and Barrie McDermott.
Paul Cullen's 17 went into camp on Sunday near Wigan, but saw St Helens scrum half Long, who has a hand injury, and Leeds prop McDermott, with a shoulder problem, missing.