CRONULLA prop Ben Ross says he's devastated at being branded a thug over his late hit on Melbourne halfback Cooper Cronk.
THE St George Illawarra Dragons have opened their 2008 account with a comprehensive 30-12 victory over the Gold Coast Titans in Wollongong to complete Round 2 of the Telstra Premiership.
BRING it on - that was Broncos chief executive Bruno Cullen's blunt response to Friday night's collision of NRL and AFL codes.
BRISBANE plan to use the Roosters' Braith Anasta as their star witness to clear representative fullback Karmichael Hunt of a careless high tackle charge.
CRONULLA playmaker Brett Kimmorley has admitted his teammate Ben Ross's late and high elbow to Melbourne halfback Cooper Cronk's jaw "looked ugly".
MATCH reports from the second round of the Wizard
*Northern Pride's stunning win over Redcliffe at Dolphin Oval
*Burleigh's second half-blitz to beat the Comets
*Souths Logan's 'Canberra connection' in dominant win over Easts
RESULTS from the Wizard Cup, FOGS and Colts competitions.
CRONULLA prop Ben Ross has been ordered to front the NRL judiciary over his late and high elbow to the head of Melbourne halfback Cooper Cronk.
COACH Nathan Brown says St George Illawarra's round-one capitulation was a "small blip on the radar".
THE NRL match review committee will earn its keep on Monday after a brutal start to the 2008 season continued unabated with two players sent off.
CRONULLA prop Ben Ross faces a long suspension after felling Melbourne halfback Cooper Cronk with a vicious late elbow in the Sharks' thrilling 17-16 NRL win.
IVAN Cleary hailed his young forwards after the New Zealand Warriors turned around a shaky season start to beat Parramatta 30-16 in their NRL match in Auckland.
BEN Ross and Brett White sent packing as the Sharks take down the Premiers by a point!
CRONULLA'S Ben Ross and Melbourne's Brett White were sent off in a dramatic 17-16 NRL win by the Sharks at Olympic Park.
THE New Zealand Warriors shrugged off their injury woes and a poor first round to topple the Parramatta Eels in their NRL match in Auckland.