ON paper, Souths should be primed to make a run for the top eight. The true test for the Rabbitohs is to show the required mental and physical toughness to defend their try line.
THE Gold Coast Titans have named a 21-man squad for Saturday's trial game against North Queensland in Cairns.
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CANTERBURY-BANKSTOWN Bulldogs supporters will get their first look at recruit Frank Pritchard in blue and white this Saturday when the Bulldogs take on the Canberra Raiders at Scully Park, Tamworth.
CAPTAIN Kurt Gidley returns for the club when the Newcastle Knights take on the Cronulla Sharks for this weekend's trial in Muswellbrook.
BRISBANE enter 2011 in the wake of a stunning decision to drop the axe on head coach Ivan Henjak three weeks before the start of the season. But it remains to be seen how Henjak's ousting will effect the side's onfield performance.
NOT the Broncos finest hour...
NEWTOWN'S NSW Cup trial squad defeated Manly-Warringah 24-16 in the match played at Henson Park on Saturday evening.
HIGH drama at Red Hill as Henjak makes way for assistant...
A dark day for private ownership...
THE Newcastle Knights Board today announced it would move to finalise negotiations for the establishment of a Patrons Trust - following the Tinkler Group's decision to terminate good faith negotiations with the Club and withdraw its privatisation proposal
FORMER rugby league international Wendell Sailor will join Fox Sports presenter Ryan Phelan as co-host of new sports talk show, The Sin Bin, on Classic Rock 95.3FM.
WHERE to now for the Knights?
THERE is certainly enough potential within the Knights squad to suggest they could be a top eight contender this year.
THE Pirtek Parramatta Eels will join the Penrith Panthers and Wests Tigers today to launch the Battle of the West in the NRL's Membership Premiership competition.