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MANLY hooker Matt Ballin says he's modelled his career on the man he faces on Saturday night, Newcastle Test star Danny Buderus.
RECOVERING North Queensland skipper Johnathan Thurston has been described as a "speed hump" by Titan Mat Rogers.
DARREN Lockyer could again be spared the heat of an expected fiery opening in Brisbane's NRL showdown with the Sydney Roosters.
SONNY Bill Williams has been cleared of knee damage but remains in doubt for the Bulldogs NRL clash with South Sydney on Friday night.
SKIPPER Steve Price is heading into the unknown as he begins to sit out eight weeks of the New Zealand Warriors' NRL campaign.
THE prospect of losing rugged forward Neville Costigan has not fazed Queensland chairman of selectors Des Morris.
INCOMING NSW coach Craig Bellamy believes the Blues may have tried too hard to emulate Queensland's 'maroon passion' in recent Origin series.
WELLER Hauraki's voice softens when he recalls his brush with a bullet in Sydney's Kings Cross.
MELBOURNE back-rower Ryan Hoffman is "working around the clock" to ensure he's fit for this weekend's NRL clash with Cronulla at Olympic Park.
MELBOURNE have blasted the New Zealand Warriors for refusing to allow Brent Tate to defend Storm captain Cameron Smith for an alleged grapple tackle.
SOUTH Sydney centre Nigel Vagana has quashed speculation he's set to retire from the NRL.
HE is rated the NRL's best fullback by premiership-winning coach Craig Bellamy but Billy Slater isn't getting too excited about his form.
BULLDOGS skipper Andrew Ryan says his side will prepare for Sonny Bill Williams to play in Friday's clash with South Sydney with knee scans on Wednesday.
THE NRL has moved to outlaw shoulder charges in tackles where more than one defender is involved.
THE odds of Dragons coach Nathan Brown being the first NRL axed in 2008 have shortened dramatically following St George Illawarra's woeful season-opening loss.