SPEARHEADED by Kris Keating, Tim Mannah, Taulima Tautai and Marty Lewis among others, the Parramatta Eels are a definite force to be reckoned with in this year's inaugural Toyota Cup.
BRADFORD Bulls will be hoping for all the luck of the Irish on Sunday 16th March as they play host to Warrington Wolves at the Grattan Stadium.
DRAGONS Coach Nathan Brown has named Ben Hornby and Jamie Soward as the halves combination for the opening round clash against the Tigers at the Sydney Football Stadium this Sunday.
PARRAMATTA coach Michael Hagan says suspended trio Jarryd Hayne, Weller Hauraki and Junior Paulo are not guaranteed immediate returns to the NRL next week.
GOLD Coast playmaker Scott Prince fears North Queensland will gain extra motivation to upset the Titans in Friday's NRL blockbuster.
BRISBANE'S fitness guru Jeremy Hickmans believes Darren Lockyer is capable of playing a full 80 minutes in his comeback game against Penrith on Sunday.
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COACH Wayne Bennett has named five new faces in Brisbane's 18-man squad for Sunday's NRL season opener against Penrith at Suncorp Stadium.
MELBOURNE Storm coach Craig Bellamy has named a 17-man squad for this Monday night
KURT Gidley has moved a step closer to becoming a Knight for life, agreeing to a long term deal to stay at the club. Plus Knights team for this weekend's clash against the Raiders.
NEWCASTLE have announced the re-signing of Test star Kurt Gidley to a new three-year deal, keeping him at the club until at least 2012.
MANLY'S Test fullback Brett Stewart says he has fully recovered from off-season knee surgery and will play in their NRL opener against Cronulla on Saturday.
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