A big day out was had by all on a glorious day at North Sydney Oval, with no fewer than 5 matches of Rugby League of various grades, with many close and exciting finishes.
CHALLENGE Cup winners Hull are close to signing New Zealand international Sione Faumuina in a short-term deal as they set their eyes on the double.
ST George Illawarra backrower Ben Creagh has hit back at suggestions the Dragons could crumble under the pressure-cooker atmosphere of the NRL finals.
WESTS Tigers have been hit with a breach notice by the NRL for using an unofficial kicking tee in their 34-22 weekend loss to Melbourne following a complaint by the Storm.
CANBERRA forward and former New Zealand test player Tyran Smith has retired from rugby league.
ROOSTERS workhorse Craig Fitzgibbon is closing in on one of the few records he is yet to possess ? finishing an NRL season as top tackler.
SELLOUT crowds, increased revenue, the closest season in decades. The news just keeps getting better for the NRL.
AFTER just 15 rounds the Newcastle Knights couldn't wait for the NRL season to end. Now they are wishing it would go on just a little longer.
AFTER reading through my tale of woe, I?d forgive you for thinking that I?m one heck of a mixed up kid, carrying all manner of mental scars and psychoses. I sure hope you do, since playing with people?s minds is the only coping mechanism I?ve got. Anyway, here is my story. Enjoy.
YET another big name could be on his way out of the Warriors.
BRISBANE prop Shane Webcke and halfback Brett Seymour have given the injury-ravaged Broncos a massive boost on the eve of their heavyweight NRL sell-out with Parramatta in Sydney tomorrow night.
FORMER Queensland fullback Rhys Wesser will have a light run this week to reassess his comeback from an ankle injury in a bid to chime into Penrith's must-win game against Wests Tigers on Sunday.
MITSUBISHI Electric Bulldogs forward Tony Grimaldi hits two milestones when he runs out on Aussie Stadium this Sunday against the Roosters. He will be playing his 100th first grade game for the Bulldogs as well as his 150th Club game.
NORTH Queensland prop Carl Webb has escaped suspension after entering an early guilty plea today. Webb was charged with a grade one dangerous throw for his tackle on South Sydney's Adam MacDougall during the Cowboys' 30-16 win over the Rabbitohs last Sunday.