Robust looking squad for NSW, with a few surprises

CRONULLA halfback Brett Kimmorley is the most glaring omission from NSW's very powerful looking preliminary State of Origin squad named today. Kimmorley is the incumbent Australian Test halfback, but was considered the Blues' third-choice number seven - at best - behind Newcastle's Andrew Johns and the Bulldogs' Brent Sherwin.

Hill forced to wait another week

MELBOURNE five-eighth Scott Hill will have to wait another week to make his return from a shoulder injury after being ruled out of the Storm's game against Cronulla this weekend. Hill injured his left rotator cuff in the club's stunning round one victory over the Sharks and has missed the Storm's past two matches.

Storm Side Named For Clash Against Sharks

MELBOURNE Storm five-eighth Scott Hill will miss this weekends return clash with the Sharks at Olympic Park due to an ongoing shoulder injury suffered in round one.

Barrett 'Nervous' for 2003 debut: Dragons team announced

DRAGONS captain Trent Barrett admits to feeling a "bit nervous" for his season kick-off against the Manly Sea Eagles at WIN Stadium this Sunday.

Shipway To Fight Dangerous Throw Charge

MANLY forward Mark Shipway will contest a dangerous throw charge at the National Rugby League judiciary tomorrow night.

Hegarty Back For Roosters

SHANNON Hegarty's inclusion is the only change to the Sydney Roosters team to play North Queensland in Townsville on Saturday night.

George Piggins Stands Down

LOYAL and often controversial Rabbitoh mentor, George Piggins has announced that he is standing down as Chairman of the South Sydney District Rugby League Football Club after thirteen years in charge.

Warriors Team For Bronco Match

VODAFONE Warriors prop Mark Tookey will play his 50th game for the New Zealand franchise this Sunday against the Broncos at ANZ Stadium. This will be the first time I have played 50 games for one club, lets hope I can play 100 games for the Warriors, said Tookey.

Anderson makes two changes to Cronulla line-up

CRONULLA coach Chris Anderson has made two changes to his starting line-up for Saturday's National Rugby League clash with Melbourne at Olympic Park, in a bid to reverse his team's poor start to the year.

Fletcher returns to captain Souths

SOUTH Sydney coach Paul Langmack has made a number of changes to his winless team for Saturday's National Rugby League match against Wests Tigers at Aussie Stadium.

Kennedy returns for Knights

TEST forward Ben Kennedy has been recalled to the Newcastle side for Friday night's National Rugby League blockbuster against the Bulldogs at Energy Australia Stadium.

Eden Park Chasing the Warriors

EDEN Park wants to be the new home ground of the Warriors.

Wiki to miss two NRL games

CANBERRA second rower Ruben Wiki will miss two National Rugby League matches after entering an early guilty plea to a grade three careless high tackle charge.

O'Donnell fails to receive leave to appeal

NATIONAL Rugby League judiciary chairman Judge Greg Woods has refused the Wests Tigers leave to appeal the 11 week suspension of Luke O'Donnell on a dangerous striking charge.

Thomson gives Sharp the dreaded vote of confidence

MANLY chief executive Ian Thomson has given besieged coach Peter Sharp the dreaded vote of confidence.

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