PENRITH coach Matt Elliott didn't have to go far in search of an explanation for his side's dismal 20-16 NRL loss to a gutsy Canberra at CUA Stadium.
A small but vocal crowd turned out at CUA Stadium to see the home side go down to the Raiders by 20-16, in what turned out to be a determined effort by the Canberra side.
CANBERRA has beaten Penrith 20-16 at CUA Stadium on Saturday night but their performance won't have NRL heavyweights shaking in their boots.
CRONULLA coach Ricky Stuart knows beating Melbourne on Sunday is going to be no walk in the park.
BRISBANE'S Wayne Bennett says he will continue limiting Darren Lockyer's game time until he is confident the skipper's knee can handle 80 minutes of football.
ALL the action from Round 7 in the ESL...
SOUTHS skipper Roy Asotasi says Eddie Paea needs to start dishing out the orders for the Bunnies to dig themselves out of a hole.
CANTERBURY have bounced back from last week
BRISBANE make it two-from-two against the Sydney Roosters at the SFS...
BRISBANE halfback Peter Wallace has orchestrated a marvellous comeback to lead the Broncos to a 20-14 NRL victory over the Sydney Roosters at the SFS.
THE Bulldogs turned in another Jekyll and Hyde performance but this time walked away with the two NRL competition points by beating South Sydney 25-12.
NSW coach Craig Bellamy has thrown the `position vacant' sign on all 17 sky blue jumpers ahead of this year's State of Origin series.
STARKERS runs his eye over Round 2's form...
MANLY hooker Matt Ballin says he's modelled his career on the man he faces on Saturday night, Newcastle Test star Danny Buderus.
PREVIEW notes for Round 2 of the Queensland Wizard Cup.