NEW Zealand five-eighth Ben Roberts has been ruled out of Friday night's centenary rugby league Test against Australia because of a hamstring strain.
ADRIAN Rovere takes a look at the make-up of the Queensland Origin squad...
NORTH Queensland will be out to prove they are more than a two-man team when they confront Cronulla without Matt Bowen and Test halfback Johnathan Thurston.
BRAD Fittler has called on Braith Anasta to demand NSW selection and lead his side out of a two-game losing sequence against Canberra on Saturday.
JOHNATHAN Thurston passed a fitness test on his injured ankle Friday morning and will play in Friday night's Centenary Test against New Zealand at the SCG.
NORTH Queensland received a welcome boost for their NRL match against Cronulla with lock Luke O'Donnell set to play earlier than expected after a hip operation.
THE Wigan Club are pleased to announce that Great Britain international forward Gareth Hock has signed a further one year extension to his current contract
AUSTRALIAN Test coach Ricky Stuart tore off the promoter's hat and declared he'd be happy to see the Kangaroos continue demolishing their combatants.
KANGAROOS coach Ricky Stuart took the unusual action of telephoning Titans No.7 Scott Prince to personally explain why he was overlooked as a standby player.
SENIOR coach-in-waiting Ivan Henjak looked the part as he prepared Brisbane for Sunday's showdown with Manly without Wayne Bennett looking over his shoulder.
MELBOURNE Storm v Newcastle Knights preview plus stats and facts from the reigning premiers.
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PREVIEW notes for Round 9 of the Queensland Wizard Cup.
BRADFORD Bulls, have today announced that Back Row Forward Glenn Morrison has agreed a new one year extension...