NEW Zealand internationals Ruben Wiki and Tyran Smith will travel to Wellington today to promote the National Rugby League's round 11 clash between Canberra and the New Zealand Warriors.
THE Queensland Rugby League will reiterate its opposition to extra time for this year's State of Origin series at an ARL meeting in Canberra today.
THE Australian Rugby League board last night backed New South Wales and voted to introduce the "golden point" rule for this year's State of Origin series, despite Queensland's strong opposition to the proposal.
THE Bulldogs will head into their biggest match of the season with the future of nearly half their first grade side in limbo after chief executive Steve Mortimer on Tuesday called off contract talks until next week.
THE team at Leagueunlimited would like to apologise for the websites unscheduled down time over the last 24 hours.
DRAGONS coach Nathan Brown used his mobile phone yesterday to call Ashton Sims' Mum. But not before announcing to the 18-year-old that he was getting the call-up to the NRL.
THE coach of the Warriors has given up a reason why Stacey Jones has not been playing up to his usually high standards so far this season.
STORM prop Robbie Kearns believes the Storm can be the team to bring Canberra?s unbeaten run to an end as Melbourne looks to keep its perfect 2003 home record intact this Saturday.
THE National Rugby League career of Nathan Long could be over, with the Manly prop to undergo season-ending shoulder surgery on Monday.
BULLDOGS v SYDNEY ROOSTERS at Telstra Stadium at 7.35pm
DRAGONS skipper Trent Barrett passed a fitness test on his right ankle this afternoon and has been cleared to play against the Panthers on Sunday.
THE Canberra Raiders have signed a three year, $2 million deal with Fone Zone. The Raiders were the only team to enter this season without a major sponsor but have hit the jackpot with the deal worth almost $700,000 per year.
THE Sydney Roosters chairman, Nick Politis, has openly stated he would like to see the salary cap raised to $4 million so the Roosters can continue to buy premierships at will. This was not said for the greater good of the game or any other noble cause. It was solely due to the Roosters lack of junior development and their continual poaching of other teams talent.
CANBERRA Raiders Ruben Wiki and Tyran Smith were more than happy for their National Rugby League club to still be wearing the underdog tag when they visited Wellington yesterday.
WIGAN'S Irish international winger Brian Carney has today signed a new three year deal which will keep him with Wigan Warriors until the end of 2006,