THE injury-hit New Zealand Warriors are down to the bare minimum with just 17 fit players to choose from for Sunday's NRL match against Canberra in Auckland.
NSW Country coach Laurie Daley says he won't be dictated to by NRL coaches wanting him to take it easy on their players in Friday night's clash with City.
WESTS Tigers star Benji Marshall has been ruled out of Saturday's NRL game against Brisbane and is almost certain to miss next week's Centenary Test.
NORTH Queensland backrower Jacob Lillyman will fight his dangerous throw charge at the NRL judiciary on Wednesday night.
LIVERPOOL again showed that they are going to be a match for anyone in their first season at this level, with a highly creditable performance in defeat.
OWAIN the Owl will be making a special visit to Celtic Crusaders at their match against Featherstone Rovers on Friday
THE ace up Brett Finch's sleeve for the NSW No.7 jumper may just be in his Country pack, which is virtually of international standard.
PARRAMATTA lock Feleti Mateo was willing to give up a Tongan World Cup jersey to play for City but luckily isn't required to make that call yet.
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SOUTH Sydney's Cinderella run to last year's NRL finals series has come at a cost, with the Rabbitohs fined more than $70,000 over salary cap breaches.
BATTEN down the hatches - two of the hardest men in rugby league are set to go head-to-head.
HAVING found the perfect balance between patience and pizazz, Billy Slater will make his Australian rugby league debut in familiar company.
NORTH Queensland backrower Jacob Lillyman has been the only player cited by the NRL match review committee from the weekend round.
PROP Jason King has been ruled out of the NSW City side for Friday's clash with NSW Country in Wollongong.
A summary of Round 1 of the Midlands Co-operative Rugby League Conference.