WESTS Tigers coach Tim Sheens welcomes the return of Benji Marshall and Robbie Farah but says teammates will have to carry them through Sunday's match.
BRETT Anderson and Dane Nielsen will make their Melbourne debuts in Saturday's NRL clash against St George Illawarra.
BRISBANE fullback Karmichael Hunt has been named Queensland five-eighth for the State of Origin series opener against NSW in Sydney.
THE QRL today announced the Maroons team to play NSW in the opening match of the State of Origin.
CENTRE Matt Cooper has extended his contract with the Dragons for a further three years. Plus rep news with Ben Hornby, Mark Gasnier and Copper all being selected for NSW for Origin I.
A leading bookmaker has suspended betting on their first NRL coach to be sacked market following an unexpected plunge on North Queensland coach Graham Murray.
CAPTAIN Danny Buderus wants to end his NSW career in a blaze of State of Origin glory by leading the Blues to a series victory.
BRISBANE'S Peter Wallace has been named halfback for NSW for game one of rugby league's State of Origin series after injury ruled out Newcastle's Kurt Gidley.
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GOLDEN point extra time will break any deadlocked matches in this year's State of Origin - and play will continue until someone scores.
THE Melbourne Storm have defeated the Newcastle Knights 18-4 in a very tough match at Olympic Park this evening.
THE Titans announce that star forward Anthony Laffranchi has re-signed with the club until the end of the 2011 season.
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KARMICHAEL Hunt is set to be thrown the toughest challenge of his brief rugby league career as champion Darren Lockyer's Origin replacement.