Parramatta Eels v Manly Sea Eagles

Chris Boulous 5:50 PM   Can a Watmough-led Eels forward pack can deny Daly Cherry-Evans and Kieran Foran room to work their magic?

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The Gus and Webby Show

Andrew Webster and Phil Gould discuss why an internal draft will help end the ongoing speculation about player contracts plus preview a blockbuster first round of the NRL.

NRL 2015 preview

As round one of the NRL 2015 season nears, League HQ brings you an interactive lowdown on each of the 16 teams.

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Vale, Terry Fearnley

Daniel Lane   Terry Fearnley, the first coach to take NSW to a State of Origin series win in 1985, has passed away at the age of 81.

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Manly won't target Watmough,

Parramatta coach Brad Arthur claims Manly are too smart a team to try and target Anthony Watmough.

Titans players face  two months out

Brad Walter 8:00 PM   The charged Gold Coast  are set to remain stood down for a further two months.

Premiership ring and drug bust

A NRL premiership ring from the South Sydney's grand final win last year has been found in a drug raid in Darwin.

Souths not happy with just one title

Brad Walter   South Sydney halfback Adam Reynolds has declared: "We're not satisfied with just doing one".

Wayne Bennett preaches patience

Phil Lutton   Wayne Bennett is back in Brisvegas and the expectations on the master coach are high.

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Origin footage convinced agent

Michael Chammas   Jarryd Hayne's Origin  heroics convince dagent he can play in the NFL.

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Merrin could have stayed

Michael Chammas   Trent Merrin would have stayed had the Dragons not reneged on a handshake agreement last year.

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Slim Sam to ink beefed-up deal

Sam Kasiano is set to be beefed up by a new $1.65 million three year contract extension.

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Rugby league's back. Thank God

Andrew Webster 8:19 AM   In oppressive Queensland humidity, on a Thursday night, in South Sydney's first match of their premiership defence, the season kicked off.

Round 1 teams

Teams named for round one of theNational Rugby League (all times local)

Discord

Jarryd Hayne's move to the San Francisco 49ers can be seen through a number of prisms, some positive, some negative.

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WADA unlikely to impose penalties 

A new approach to "trafficking"  means Titans may escape any anti-doping sanctions.