IN front of an almost full house in Newcastle, the Knights have brought the Gold Coast Titans 6 game victory run to an abrupt end, defeating the visitors by a narrow 13-12.
IT'S doubtful Blues selectors learned too much new about players in line for an Origin call-up from Friday night's City-Country clash in Wollongong.
SOUTH Sydney are winless and have dumped four players, but North Queensland, their NRL opponents at ANZ Stadium on Sunday, are still wary.
INJURIES have rocked the Cowboys under-20 side ahead of their clash with South Sydney on Sunday.
THE representative season has kicked off with a nail biting 22-all draw between NSW City and NSW Country at WIN Stadium tonight.
NEW Zealand Rugby League chairman Ray Haffenden has welcomed the announcement by the Rugby League International Federation supporting the NZRL
NEWCASTLE'S habit of starting poorly will be put to the test on Saturday as the Knights face ladder leaders Gold Coast.
INCOMING coach Ivan Henjak says there is too much history at Brisbane for the NRL club to be torn apart by rumours over player signings.
COACH Ricky Stuart says claims that his star-studded Australian backline is one of the greatest is unwarranted.
NORTH Queensland fullback Matt Bowen has been ruled out of the Cowboys clash with winless South Sydney at ANZ Stadium on Sunday due to a knee injury.
WESTS Tigers won't rush to secure Mathew Head beyond this season as they continue monitoring the injury-prone halfback's return to the NRL.
ENGLISH clubs have been told they must release New Zealand players Thomas Leuluai and Brent Webb for next week's rugby league Centenary Test.
IN this week's Bulls Eye, Bradford Bulls coach Steve McNamara looks ahead to the round 13 clash against Leeds Rhinos.
RUGBY league's annual City v Country game continues a football tradition in Australia in the 1830s
THE Jetstar Gold Coast Titans are excited to announce they have signed promising Melbourne Storm forward Sam Tagataese.