NEW South Wales selectors have named an unchanged side for the second State of Origin game but could lose up to four players before then through injury and suspension.
RABBITOHS captain Bryan Fletcher has been called into the New South Wales State of Origin squad after Newcastle prop,Josh Perry, entered early guilty pleas for two judiciary charges.
Fletcher will join the New South Wales squad immediately .
Newcastle coach Michael Hagan has given Perry two days off training after the prop plead guilty to a grade one careless high tackle and a grade one striking charge from Friday night win over the St George Illawarra Dragons.
EXPERIENCED Penrith forward Scott Sattler and North Queensland fullback Matt Bowen are surprise selections for Queensland in next week's second State of Origin match against NSW in Sydney.
QUEENSLAND have made a few changes to the squad that was outplayed by NSW last Wednesday night at Suncorp Stadium.
THE NSW selectors have today named an unchanged line-up for the second State of Origin match at Telstra Stadium on June 25.
NEW Zealand's Bartercard Cup competition is hotting up with some high scores posted, an exciting draw, and the Raiders now well in front at the top of the ladder.
QUEENSLAND selectors will receive a medical report from the New Zealand Warriors today before deciding whether to include hooker PJ Marsh in the Maroons squad for the second State of Origin game.
FOUR new players are expected to be named in Queensland's side today for the second state of Origin match in Sydney on Wednesday week.
JOHN Lang has been allowed the luxury of a full strength Panthers team for this weekends game against the Newcastle Knights.
IN the absence of the club?s six State of Origin stars, the Newcastle Knights will this week name their eighth debutante of season 2003 for their clash with the third placed Panthers.
CANBERRA flyer Phil Graham has signed a new three-year contract with the National Rugby League club, heading off speculation he would be joining the Brisbane Broncos.
NORTH Queensland forward Chris Muckert will be the only player to front the National Rugby League judiciary tomorrow night after pleading not guilty to a dangerous throw.
MANLY will meet with John Hopoate and his manager Wayne Beavis tomorrow to decide on a punishment for the wayward winger.
SOUTH Sydney have signed the youngest of the MacDougall brothers for the remainder of the National Rugby League season. Luke MacDougall, the brother of Knights winger Adam and Manly centre Ben, played seven games in first grade with Cronulla last season.