FORMER Gold Coast Chargers coach Phil Economidis says he's interested in the head coaching position at Manly next season.
INSPIRATIONAL Roosters captain Brad Fittler will join an elite band of players on Saturday night, when he plays his 300th first grade game against South Sydney at Aussie Stadium
THEY'RE the sort of off-loading stats normally associated with Ali Lauiti'iti, not a reserve prop under instructions last year to simply cart the ball up for National Rugby League (NRL) sinners Canterbury Bulldogs.
REFRESHED after a two-week sabbatical, Jerry Seuseu is itching to resume National Rugby League (NRL) duty for the New Zealand Warriors as attention starts to turn to the trans-Tasman test on July 25.
NEW Zealand Warriors hooker PJ Marsh will have to wait another three weeks before he finds out whether he is any chance of playing in the National Rugby League again this season.
WITH the NRL experiencing unprecedented levels of support, round 17 brings some fantastic clashes starting with the Dragons at home to the Broncos.
MELBOURNE Storm five-eighth Scott Hill faces a longer than expected stint on the sidelines after follow-up tests have revealed that the Test lock has nerve damage in the shoulder he injured three weeks ago.
KEY second rower Ali Lauiti'iti could make a surprise reappearance in the National Rugby League tomorrow night, according to an Australian newspaper report today.
STORM second-rower Peter Robinson has re-signed with Melbourne today in a deal that will see him remain with the club until the end of the 2005 season.
DRAGONS lock John Cross has been forced to delay his return from a rib injury and will miss tomorrow night's Telstra Premiership match with the Broncos at WIN Stadium.
NEW Zealand Warriors rugby league management have warned Mark Tookey to shed weight or be fined.
THE home crowd at WIN Stadium were going to accept nothing less than a win, and that's what the Dragons delivered, defeating the Broncos by 32 - 16.
THE cloud over the third State of Origin game has lifted with the Rugby League Players Association received assurances from Suncorp Stadium management that the ground is safe.
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LONDON Broncos will return to Griffin Park on Saturday night after two months and a five-match winning streak on the road.