LAST year it was Israel Folau and Jackson Nicolau shining in Toowoomba. This weekend players from across the State will converge on Rockhampton, vying for representative honours at the Queensland Rugby League Aged Carnival.
THE Melbourne Storm deserve respect - and a better deal.
AFTER months of speculation, the Sydney Roosters have confirmed the worst kept secret in rugby league, signing Bulldogs prop Mark O'Meley to a four-year deal beginning next season.
THIS week's finest 17, proudly sponsored by 2SM's Talkin' Sport. Tune in to 1269AM on Tuesday's at 6.30 to hear Graeme and the boys call out the League Unlimited Team of the Week.
CARTWRIGHT on obstruction; Gallen on his Blues jersey
CANBERRA'S workaholic back-rower Alan Tongue will arrive in Coffs Harbour today to join the Country Origin camp as 18th man.
LEARNING from the AFL Debacle
VODAFONE Auckland Lions coach Graeme Norton is welcoming the chance to play at home again after a tough away trip for last Saturday
ALL the ins-and-outs for this week's NRL action.
DEAN Young will make his long-awaited return to the Dragons from a serious knee injury for the home clash with the Panthers at OKI Jubilee Stadium this Friday night
MANLY Warringah coach Des Hasler has announced his side for the NRL Round 8 match against Canberra at Canberra Stadium to be played on Sunday afternoon.
COACH of the Ergon Energy Brisbane Broncos, Wayne Bennett, has named his side to take on the Rabbitohs at home this Friday night in Round 8 of the Telstra Premiership.
NQ Toyota Cowboys coach Graham Murray's lineup for this weekend's clash with the Gold Coast Titans at Carrara Stadium, to take place on Monday evening, is as follows.
MITSUBISHI Electric Bulldogs coach Steve Folkes has made four changes to the side that lost to the Wests Tigers last Friday.
Winger Matt Utai will play his first NRL match of the 2007 season in place of Trent Cutler who moves back to Premier League. U
SOUTH Sydney Rabbitohs coach Jason Taylor has named his lineup for the Broncos match this Friday night at Suncorp Stadium.