THIS is a reminder to all Newtown members and supporters that there is still time to make your bookings now for one of the major events of the Newtown RLFC calendar - the official launch for the 2003 season.
THE NRL judiciary tonight reached a guilty verdict for Steve Crouch from Parramatta who was contesting a grade one dangerous throw.
THE New Zealand Warriors have lost second rower Awen Guttenbeil for at least a month ahead of Saturday's National Rugby League match against Manly at Brookvale Oval.
MELBOURNE Storms early season injury toll continues to rise with news that centre Steven Bell will miss next weeks match against Newcastle following a knee injury suffered at training yesterday.
YOUNGSTER Lance Hohaia's start to his second National Rugby League season with the New Zealand Warriors hasn't quite gone as he expected.
WESTS Tigers forward Luke O'Donnell has been handed an eleven match suspension by the NRL judiciary this evening for his sickening elbow on Raiders utility Michael Monaghan.
PENRITH utility back Luke Lewis will be out of action until round eight of the National Rugby League season after sustaining a knee injury against Melbourne last Saturday.
MELBOURNE Storm prop Rodney Howes initial expectations of an early recovery from a knee injury have been dashed with the news that he will miss between 12 and 15 weeks following arthroscopic surgery yesterday.
TEST winger Timana Tahu is in doubt for Newcastle's National Rugby League clash with Parramatta as the Knights' early-season injury misery continue.
WEST'S forward Luke O'Donnell and Parramatta second rower Steve Crouch will be the only players fronting the National Rugby League judiciary tomorrow night after three others entered early guilty pleas today.
ALTHOUGH still a rumour at this stage, word has it Mark McLinden will be a late inclusion on the bench for the Raiders first home game against the Dragons tomorrow afternoon.
THE first game at home in 2003 for the Parramatta Eels, and they performed in style in front of the home crowd defeating the Knights by 30-12.
VODAFONE Warriors 28-year old prop Jerry Seuseu is set to make his 100th NRL appearance this Saturday when the Vodafone Warriors play the Manly Sea Eagles at Brookvale Oval.
FORMER Kiwis coach Graham Lowe's prospects of resurrecting his National Rugby League (NRL) coaching career at South Sydney have evaporated following the Rabbitohs' winless but spirited start to the season.
MARIST St Pats wing Dominic Feaunati will trial with the Cronulla Sharks this week.