THE Sydney Airport Jets VB Premier League squad heads west to Parkes this weekend, where they will play the Group 11 representative team in the major curtain raiser to the Roosters ? Parramatta NRL trial match.
WARRINGTON are without full-back Daryl Cardiss and new signing Chris Bridge.
The hosts have drafted in forwards Warren Stevens and Paul Noone to offset the loss of Paul Wood, who suffered ankle ligament damage at London.
HUDDERSFIELD are likely to be unchanged from the side that won at Leigh.
But half-back Paul March and forwards Iain Morrison and Jon Grayshon are added to the squad, while hooker Brad Drew will make his home debut.
WIDNES club captain Terry O'Connor is poised to make his Vikings debut as long as he recovers from a calf strain.
And stand-off Owen Craigie has shaken off a sprained ankle, which disrupted his debut at St Helens.
WAKEFIELD, the surprise package of Super League IX, face another crucial test of their resurgence when Wigan visit Belle Vue on Saturday.
WAKEFIELD maintained their resurgence with an 18-16 win over Wigan that puts them top of the embryonic Super League table after the opening two rounds.
ST George Illawarra International Shaun Timmins will fill the void left by rookie Daniel Holdsworth for tomorrow nights Video Ezy Charity Shield match-up. Timmins moves into the halves as a result of Holdsworth sustaining a calf muscle injury.
THE 2005 Sports Oxy-Shot Sevens will see 30 teams battle it out for the $3500 first prize. With three groups of 10, it will be very difficult to make the finals without winning both pool matches.
IF you are a Dragons fan or support the Rabbitohs, you get the jump on all the other teams fans at Aussie Stadium this coming Saturday night, 19th February.
BRISBANE Broncos stand in skipper, Petero Civoniceva, rates the 2005 version of Brad Thorn a more daunting prospect for rival sides than the one that left the code for rugby union in 2000.
AFTER coming off from a plate semi final loss to the Cook Islands 18 - 16 at the St.Mary's 7's last weekend, the Fiji Bati A Rugby League team have there eyes set on a finals birth with a strong side being named.
THE South Sydney Rabbitohs have reclaimed the Charity Shield after braving the elements to convincingly defeat the St George Illawarra Dragons by 30-6 at Aussie Stadium tonight.
BRISBANE?S experiment of playing boom youngster Karmichael Hunt at five-eighth in place of rested Australian captain Darren Lockyer showed glimpses of promise on a night when Melbourne confirmed their finals credentials again in 2005.
AN inspirational display by full-back Karl Fitzpatrick helped Salford City Reds claim their first win of the Engage Super League season, narrowly edging past London Broncos 20-16.
LEEDS Rhinos held off a brilliant St Helens fightback to maintain their 100% start to the season with a 30-18 win in a magnificent match at a packed Headingley.