SHOULD an NRL match have 20 penalties or four penalties? Newcastle coach Brian Smith says the league should make up its mind.
THE Brisbane Broncos have defeated the Wests Tigers 34-22 in a high scoring contest at ANZ Stadium this evening.
THE Parramatta Eels have scored 20 second half points to defeat the Penrith Panthers 26-18 at CUA Stadium tonight. The Panthers led 14-6 at half time, but were unable to stop the surging Eels in the second half.
IN front of an almost full house in Newcastle, the Knights have brought the Gold Coast Titans 6 game victory run to an abrupt end, defeating the visitors by a narrow 13-12.
IT'S doubtful Blues selectors learned too much new about players in line for an Origin call-up from Friday night's City-Country clash in Wollongong.
INJURIES have rocked the Cowboys under-20 side ahead of their clash with South Sydney on Sunday.
SOUTH Sydney are winless and have dumped four players, but North Queensland, their NRL opponents at ANZ Stadium on Sunday, are still wary.
THE representative season has kicked off with a nail biting 22-all draw between NSW City and NSW Country at WIN Stadium tonight.
NEW Zealand Rugby League chairman Ray Haffenden has welcomed the announcement by the Rugby League International Federation supporting the NZRL
NEWCASTLE'S habit of starting poorly will be put to the test on Saturday as the Knights face ladder leaders Gold Coast.
INCOMING coach Ivan Henjak says there is too much history at Brisbane for the NRL club to be torn apart by rumours over player signings.
COACH Ricky Stuart says claims that his star-studded Australian backline is one of the greatest is unwarranted.
NORTH Queensland fullback Matt Bowen has been ruled out of the Cowboys clash with winless South Sydney at ANZ Stadium on Sunday due to a knee injury.
WESTS Tigers won't rush to secure Mathew Head beyond this season as they continue monitoring the injury-prone halfback's return to the NRL.
ENGLISH clubs have been told they must release New Zealand players Thomas Leuluai and Brent Webb for next week's rugby league Centenary Test.