EXPERIENCED outside-back Shane Marteene will make his debut for St George Illawarra at Energy Australia Stadium this Saturday night when a vastly different Dragons team, take on the Knights.
PENRITH Panthers coach John Lang has taken a harder line on non performers in his squad.Its a case of shape up or ship out.
Paul Franze has bourne the brunt of his coaches wrath, sidelined in favour of Danny Galea for this weekends game against the Sharks at Penrith Stadium on Sunday.
Coach Langs team is;
PARRAMATTA Eels coach Brian Smith has named his team to take on the competition co-leaders, the Manly Sea Eagles at Parramatta Stadium on Friday night.Smith has a near full strength squad at his disposal and coming back from last weekends bye, his squad will be refreshed and ready to play.
Coach Smiths team is;
STACEY Jones is to take over the Warriors captaincy in Saturday night's NRL encounter with the Rabbitohs in Sydney.
MELBOURNE Storm coach Craig Bellamy has named an 18-man squad for this weekend's round 11 NRL Telstra Premiership clash. The Storm (5-4) takes on last years Premiers the Canterbury Bulldogs (3-6) at Olympic Park in Melbourne on Saturday at 5:30pm AEST.
NEWCASTLE Knights coach Michael Hagen has named his team to take on the St George/Illawara Dragons at Energy Australia Stadium on Saturday evening.
Coach Hagens team is;
WESTS Tigers Head Coach, Tim Sheens has announced his squad for the Wests Tigers Vs Raiders Game at Campbelltown Stadium, kick off at 2.30pm.
MITSUBISHI Electric Bulldogs coach has called up Ben Czislowski to replace the Bulldogs only Origin representative, captain Andrew Ryan, for this Saturday's clash with the Storm in Melbourne. Czislowski has been named on the interchange with Adam Brideson to start in the second row.
THE Real Rabbitohs are pleased to announce its team to play the New Zealand Warriors in Round 11 of the 2005 Telstra Premiership this Saturday, May 21, kicking off at 7:30pm at North Sydney Oval.
PRIZE off-season recruit Craig Frawley returns to the Canberra Raiders squad for this Sunday?s match against the Wests Tigers at Campbelltown Stadium.
CRONULLA Sharks coach Stuart Raper has had to reshuffle his halves this week with his halfback and captain, Brett Kimmorley away on Origin duty.
Adam Dykes moves to the #7 spot and Greg Bird will play 5/8th.
JOSH Graham only made the switch from rugby union to rugby league six months ago. Yet the former Queensland Reds player is poised to make is debut for the Melbourne Storm this Saturday against the Canterbury Bulldogs at Olympic Park.
THE Manly Sea Eagles named a strong side to take on Parramatta at Parramatta Stadium on Friday night (May 20).
IT?S hard to believe but only 22 days ago, Saints were 200 seconds away from being 1-6 from its first 7 games. Since Matthew Head?s improvisation in that pivotal play on Anzac Day, Saints have gone on to record a come from behind win against the Wests Tigers and demoralised both South Sydney and Penrith in the last two weeks and now finds itself back in the familiar position of 5-5.
SOUTH Sydney captain Ashley Harrison is the first player to be charged in the NRL's grapple tackle crackdown - coincidentally while playing against the team which started it.