SYDNEY Roosters back-rower Anthony Tupou says the pain of losing his Australian Test spot is spurring him on in 2008.
COACH Jason Taylor is confident South Sydney can get their NRL season back on track without star recruit Craig Wing.
CRONULLA lock Greg Bird will give his injured hamstring an early morning test in a desperate bid to play against Manly in the NRL match at Brookvale Oval.
PENRITH and New Zealand hard man Frank Pritchard says his new club captain Petero Civoniceva is among the toughest men he has met.
JOHNATHAN Thurston admitted he had to see a sports psychologist to get his head right before his comeback in the NRL season-opener on Friday.
THE Gold Coast has launched the 2008 premiership campaign in style with a comprehensive 36-18 victory over the North Queensland Cowboys tonight.
THE Sydney Roosters have managed to hold out a late surging Rabbitohs side tonight, defeating Souths 34-20 in the season opener of League
THE Sydney Roosters capped a horror opening night for arch-rivals South Sydney with a stunning 34-20 NRL win at ANZ Stadium.
EELS fullback Luke Burt says premiership expectations are being felt at Parramatta, but the NRL contenders are more than capable of dealing with the pressure.
CANBERRA officials have vowed to surround Todd Carney with a team capable of challenging for the NRL premiership after he re-signed with the Raiders.
STARKERS runs his eye over this weekend's opening round of the NRL...
CANBERRA have won the battle to sign Todd Carney, retaining the talented halfback until at least the end of the 2010 NRL season.
THE only all Super League tie of the fourth round sees Harlequins RL entertain Castleford Tigers at the Twickenham Stoop.
A win for viewers...
LONDON Skolars have been drawn tonight to play Super League giants St Helens in the fourth round of the Carnegie Challenge Cup.