THE fallout from one of the toughest Origins in recent memory has seen Queensland reshuffle their line-up into a tougher outfit for Origin II.
NEW South Wales second rower Ben Kennedy has pleaded guilty to a high tackle charge but will contest the grading at the Australian Rugby League
QUEENSLAND is at the end of an era while New South Wales is just getting started, Blues Origin coach Phil Gould has said.
NSW'S State of Origin triumph over Queensland has been soured with Ben Kennedy being charged with a grade one reckless high tackle on Maroons prop Steve Price.
HERE at Newtown we believe we have a special product on offer at our home games at Henson Park, and that the Newtown club has a valuable ongoing role in Rugby League football. This very articulate supporter's message is worth reading.
WIGAN Warriors Coach Stuart Raper has announced the following side for Friday's home Tetley's Super League clash against Castleford Tigers, 8pm at the JJB Stadium.
PAUL Cullen has named a squad of 19 for the Round 16 clash with the Giants this Saturday.
THE odds of former Test and State of Origin captain Brad Fittler staying at Bondi Junction have lengthened considerably after he rejected the Sydney Roosters latest offer to play next season.
PENRITH has locked up one of the game's most exciting young stars, winger Luke Rooney, until the end of the 2006 National Rugby League season.
BRONCOS forward Petero Civoniceva has activated his one year option with the Broncos which will see him remain at the club till atleast the end of 2004.
BATTLE-WEARY Broncos prop Shane Webcke is confident the club's 11 Origin players will do the job in tonight's NRL match against the Roosters in Brisbane.
THE Sydney Roosters may have to jettison both their Kiwis props to squeeze National Rugby League (NRL) veteran Brad Fittler under their salary cap for the 2004 season.
MELBOURNE Storm halfback Matt Orford believes he won?t be left to shoulder the loss of Scott Hill alone as the Storm play host to the Tigers at Olympic Park this week.
BRISBANE will be missing Queensland State of Origin pair Ben Ikin and Dane Carlaw in tonight's National Rugby League match against the Sydney Roosters in Brisbane.
DRAGONS centre Mark Gasnier has been ruled out of tomorrow night?s Telstra Premiership clash with Manly at Brookvale Oval with an ongoing knee injury.