IT'S the type of farewell bash not many get to enjoy, but Cronulla's Lance Thompson doesn't want to get too worked up about his NRL finale.
IT might be hard for some Dragons fans to accept, but St George Illawarra's Jason Ryles is the form front rower in the NRL.
NORTH Queensland fullback Matt Bowen will make a surprise return from injury in Saturday night's NRL match against the New Zealand Warriors.
THE late inclusion of Matt Bowen has lifted North Queensland before Saturday night's NRL clash against New Zealand Warriors at Townsville.
CANBERRA forward Trevor Thurling has had his appeal for a two-match suspension rejected by NRL judiciary deputy chairman Paul Conlon on Friday.
MELBOURNE coach Craig Bellamy has reportedly signed a new five-year contract to remain with the NRL premiers.
STARKERS runs his eye over this week's form...
AGE of reason...
RUGBY League's Team of the Century was named last night at the Centenary Ball.
PREVIEW notes for the sixth round of the Queensland Cup.