THE State of Origin series may have been won by New South Wales but tell that to Queensland who have thrashed the Blues by 36-6 at Suncorp Stadium tonight.
RUGBY league officials have given the controversial playing surface at Suncorp Stadium the thumbs up after an inspection before tonight's final State of Origin match.
THE Sydney Airport Jets' lengthy injury list was painfully obvious in the NSW Premier League match at Henson Park on Saturday, when the Jets crashed out 46-6 to the Sydney Roosters.
WOLVES Captain Lee Briers has broken his wrist in the game against London Broncos on Sunday. A precautionary x-ray has revealed that Lee has a broken scaphoid of the left wrist and will face at least eight weeks on the sidelines. Lee played 35 minutes of the second half with the injury scoring his second try of the game and kicking 3 goals.
MELBOURNE Storm and Queensland hooker Cameron Smith is still on cloud nine following his dazzling State of Origin debut last night for Queensland at Suncorp Stadium.
BRISBANE halfback Scott Prince will reunite with old coach Tim Sheens for the next three years after signing with the Wests Tigers.
THE Bulldogs have confirmed one of the worst kept secrets in rugby league - the signings of centres Jamaal Lolesi and Willie Tonga to two-year deals.
INTERNATIONAL prop Jason Ryles will join the growing list of season casualties following news that he has suffered damage to nerves and the rotator cuff in his left shoulder.
DRAGONS Origin prop Jason Ryles will have an MRI on his shoulder later this afternoon but the club will not have information to release on the extent of the injury until tomorrow.
THEY mix together like champagne and wine cooler ? and now beer has driven the wedge deeper between Australian rugby and rugby league fans.
MELBOURNE Storm reaches a major milestone in its short existence this Sunday afternoon when the 1999 premiers host the Brisbane Broncos at Olympic Park (2.30pm) in the team?s 150th National Rugby League game.
ST George Illawarra looks certain to re-sign centre Mark Gasnier and five-eighth Shaun Timmins by the end of next week, but the National Rugby League club now finds itself under increasing pressure to retain try-scoring winger Nathan Blacklock.
TEAM captain and halfback Brett Kimmorley wasn't named in the Cronulla Sharks line-up to play against the Vodafone Warriors at Toyota Park on Saturday night.
THREE New Zealand Warriors who broke a curfew and went out drinking before their National Rugby League match against the North Queensland Cowboys a fortnight ago have been fined by the club, chief executive Mick Watson said today.
CRONULLA captain Brett Kimmorley hasn't ruled out making a surprise comeback from a broken jaw in the Sharks' National Rugby League clash with the New Zealand Warriors on Saturday night.