PENRITH Panthers coach John Lang has named a full strength team to take on the high flying Wests Tigers team at Penrith Stadium ,7-30 Friday night.
After the dissapointment of last weekends loss to the Broncos, Lang is certain to have his team firing for this game.
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IN a devastating blow to their already flagging prospects, the Wests Tigers have lost halfback Ben Reynolds for the rest of the National Rugby League season with a double leg fracture.
STORM prop Alex Chan has received his second charge this season for a careless high tackle after the National Rugby League match review committee had a look at the thump he gave North Queensland's Micheal Luck at the weekend.
SYDNEY City Roosters coach Ricky Stuart has stuck with his tried and true team this week and has not made any changes to his side which beat the Dragons in the ANZAC day thriller last Sunday.
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MELBOURNE Storm prop Rodney Howe may make his return to the NRL this week after he was named in the Storm?s 20-man squad for Sunday?s clash with the New Zealand Warriors in Auckland.
ST.GEORGE Bank Dragons captain Trent Barrett and Test prop Luke Bailey will return from injury to play the Sharks in the local derby at Toyota Park this Saturday.
NEWCASTLE Knight's coach Michael Hagan has named his 1st grade side to take on the South Sydney Rabbitohs at EnergyAustralia Stadium on Saturday evening.
SOUTH Sydney's plight has fallen deeper into crisis following yesterday's 34-8 demolition at the hands of NRL heavyweights and competition leaders the Canterbury Bulldogs.
THE South Sydney Rabbitohs is pleased to announce its teams for Round 8 to take on the Newcastle Knights this Saturday, May 1 at EnergyAustralia Stadium.
THE Vodafone Warriors have announced that second-rower Ali Lauitiiti has requested the release from his contract with the club that was offered to him last week.
NORTH Queensland Cowboys coach Graham Murray has named his team to take on the Parramata Eels at Parramatta Stadium on Saturday night at 7-30 pm.
This is a must win game for the Cowboys following their loss to the Storm last weekend.
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NO Bulldogs players are expected to be charged over allegations that six of them gang raped a woman at a Coffs Harbour hotel.
MITSUBISHI Electric Bulldogs coach Steve Folkes has made just the one change to the Bulldogs team that defeated the Rabbitohs yesterday for this Sunday's blockbuster at Telstra Stadium against the Brisbane Broncos.
PARRAMATA Eels coach Brian Smith has named his team to plat the North Queensland Cowboys at Parramata Stadium on Saturday evening.
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BACK-ROWER Awen Guttenbeil will return from a rib cartilage injury to lead the Vodafone Warriors in their Round 8 clash against the Melbourne Storm at Ericsson Stadium this Sunday. Guttenbeil has been cleared by the club?s medical staff after missing the side?s previous match against the Bulldogs.