WE take a quick look at the news from the NRL and rugby league over the last few days...
SAM Tomkins turned boos into cheers, with a four try haul to help England overcome Wales 42-4 in front of 10,377 fans at Leigh Sports Village.
AUSTRALIA opened their four nations account on a high, defeating New Zealand 26-12 in the opening match of the 2011 4 Nations in front of 12,491 fans at Halliwell Jones Stadium in Warrington
CANTERBURY-BANKSTOWN Bulldogs Members have given season 2012 their early stamp of approval with the Club signing its 1000th Member for next year's NRL season, little more than three days after sales opened.
THE Toyota Cowboys' innovative Learn Earn Legend! Program is giving Indigenous students like Rosina Anau the chance to move straight into the workforce once they finish their schooling.
THE next group of young representative rugby league players from Cape York Peninsula have started a two-day camp in Weipa to prepare them for an exciting stage of their football careers.
PAUL Mitry looks at the first weekend of games in this year's Four Nations.
THE Sydney Roosters have secured the services of up-and-coming New Zealand Schoolboy Roger Tuivasa-Sheck.
VIC address the state of the nation...
YOU have to ask - who is really looking after the future of the game?
VODAFONE Warriors prop Ben Matulino and Wigan utility Thomas Leuluai are both back in the Kiwis' line-up for Friday night's Gillette Four Nations opener against Kangaroos at The Halliwell Jones Stadium in Warrington.
THE news so far this week at a glance...
THE NRMA Insurance Broncos have taken two giant leaps towards securing their wealth of young talent for the long term with the re-signing of Josh Hoffman and Josh McGuire.
THE Newcastle Knights have today secured the signature of forward Adam Cuthbertson to a three-year contract.
THE results of the recent Canberra Raiders High Performance Review have been presented to the club's Board of Directors, with a host of recommendations made to improve the functioning of the organisation.