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TEST fullback Brett Stewart insists Manly are fitter and stronger than last season and ready for another early NRL onslaught.
PARRAMATTA coach Michael Hagan says suspended trio Jarryd Hayne, Weller Hauraki and Junior Paulo are not guaranteed immediate returns to the NRL next week.
GOLD Coast playmaker Scott Prince fears North Queensland will gain extra motivation to upset the Titans in Friday's NRL blockbuster.
BRISBANE'S fitness guru Jeremy Hickmans believes Darren Lockyer is capable of playing a full 80 minutes in his comeback game against Penrith on Sunday.
COACH Wayne Bennett has named five new faces in Brisbane's 18-man squad for Sunday's NRL season opener against Penrith at Suncorp Stadium.
NEWCASTLE have announced the re-signing of Test star Kurt Gidley to a new three-year deal, keeping him at the club until at least 2012.
MANLY'S Test fullback Brett Stewart says he has fully recovered from off-season knee surgery and will play in their NRL opener against Cronulla on Saturday.
PARRAMATTA officials say they have few issues with star halfback Tim Smith being intoxicated in the early hours of Saturday morning.
COACH Wayne Bennett will not be surprised if ageing hitter Tonie Carroll's last season for Brisbane turns out to be his best.
MANLY skipper Matt Orford has warned Sea Eagles fans that last year's beaten NRL grand finalists could be a little slow out of the blocks.
NORTH Queensland star playmaker Johnathan Thurston has been cleared to start full contact training following his off-season shoulder surgery.
PARRAMATTA NRL officials are disappointed but will take no action against a group of players spotted drinking into the early hours of Saturday morning.
AUSTRALIAN duo Matt King and Trent Barrett are facing the prospect of long stints on the cold English rugby league sidelines.
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AUSTRALIAN Rugby League chief Geoff Carr says the game's powerbrokers need to loosen the purse strings and put more money into the fight for western Sydney.