NORTH Queensland captain Johnathan Thurston credited prop Carl Webb's return to form as his side's "inspiration" for their 38-14 demolition of Parramatta.
NORTH Queensland have finally jumped off the starting blocks and posted their first points for season 2008, running rampant over the Parramatta Eels to the tune of 38 points to 14.
THE Gold Coast Titans have defeated the Canberra Raiders 32-12 at Skilled Park in a match that saw Michael Weyman sent off for punching an opponent during the second half.
CRONULLA winger Luke Covell nailed a 41m penalty goal in golden point extra time to give the Sharks a 18-16 NRL victory over St George Illawarra at ANZ Stadium.
HEARTBREAK for Dragons players and supporters as the side went down tonight in extra time to Cronulla Sharks by 18-16, after Jason Ryles was penalised late in the very first tackle count. The boot of Luke Covell sealing the fate of the home side.
THE future of Welsh rugby league has been formally unveiled at the Brewery Field, the home of the Celtic Crusaders.
HUDDERSFIELD Giants have gone live with a new website section, Talentbuilder whose aim is to give as much information as possible to all those interested in the development of junior rugby league in the area.
WHEN Braith Anasta arrived at the Sydney Roosters two years ago he was anointed as the club's next Brad Fittler, now he's finally living up to the hype.
FLYING Melbourne fullback Billy Slater continues to build a compelling case for a Queensland recall.
FIVE days on and New Zealand Warriors coach Ivan Cleary is still scratching his head over his side's 52-6 defeat by Manly.
IT was the strength behind their run to last year's NRL finals but defence is slowly crippling South Sydney's 2008 campaign.
BRISBANE coach Wayne Bennett has called on the NRL to make a stand on the controversial chicken-wing tackle.
FORMER Bulldogs star Willie Mason has returned to devastate his old club in the Sydney Roosters' 40-12 NRL annihilation at ANZ Stadium tonight.
THE Melbourne Storm have found their feet in 2008 by knocking over the previously undefeated Brisbane Broncos by 28-8.
MELBOURNE were embroiled in another chicken wing controversy tonight with Adam Blair placed on report during the 28-8 NRL win over Brisbane at Olympic Park.