MICHAEL CHAMMAS 10:18pm Titans co-captain Greg Bird has denied accusations that he squeezed the testicles of Panthers back-rower Sika Manu on Monday night.
Brett Keeble 9:49pm Wayne Bennett supports the concept of a centralised ‘‘war room’’ to replace NRL video referees adjudicating on contentious tries, and believes it is only a matter of time before that idea becomes reality.
James MacSmith 10:05pm Penrith have beaten the Titans 14-12 in the final match of round seven of the NRL.
MICHAEL CHAMMAS 10:22pm Penrith's gutsy 14-12 victory over the table-topping Titans could be overshadowed by accusations that Titans co-captain Greg Bird performed a "squirrel grip" on Penrith's Sika Manu on Monday night.
Ian McCullough 8:37pm Parramatta coach Brad Arthur has accused Wests Tigers halfback Luke Brooks of taking a dive after an Eels try was denied in their 21-18 NRL loss.
CHRIS BARRETT 7:48pm Wests Tigers teenage hero Luke Brooks has shrugged off suggestions he took a dive in a crucial incident late in the Easter Monday thriller against Parramatta, with the obstruction issue again casting a shadow over the outcome to an NRL game.
Ian McCullough 7:34pm Wests Tigers coach Mick Potter says his young side's come-from-behind 21-18 win over Parramatta is a big step forward in their development.
MICHAEL CARAYANNIS 8:40pm Benji Marshall could become a cut-price NRL player with the former New Zealand skipper tipped to earn $60,000 for the rest of the NRL season.
MICHAEL CARAYANNIS 9:10pm Manly fullback Brett Stewart is expected to be named in the Sea Eagles team on Tuesday despite becoming the third high profile rugby league player to be arrested for drink driving recently.
James Polson 5:16pm 1. Israel Folau (League to AFL).The former league star may have found his niche at the Waratahs and Wallabies but not before a disastrous stint in AFL.
CHRIS BARRETT 7:04pm Wests Tigers have spoiled Parramatta's Easter Monday extravangaza before a bumper crowd at ANZ Stadium but not before the contentious obstruction rule again played a part in the finale.
Ian McCullough 8:22pm Wests Tigers chief executive Grant Mayer says the club have no interest in re-signing Benji Marshall.
BRAD WALTER 3:27pm Benji Marshall is set to return to the NRL this season after he and Blues coach John Kirwan agreed his switch to rugby union was not working out as they had both hoped.
2:58pm Newcastle veteran Willie Mason is facing at least a fortnight on the sidelines as the latest player to fall foul of the NRL's shoulder charge crackdown.
ANDREW WEBSTER 3:33pm A confession: I didn’t watch the Raiders versus Storm match on Sunday arvo, so I didn’t see the Sisa Waqa “no try”.
2:23pm Newcastle's Willie Mason is facing a ban of between 2-3 matches after copping a grade two shoulder charge sanction.
MICHAEL CARAYANNIS 9:03pm St George Illawarra's win on Saturday night was a much-needed confidence booster after the heartbreaking loss to Melbourne, according to five-eighth Gareth Widdop.
Roy Ward 8:55pm Melbourne Storm halfback Cooper Cronk has called on the NRL to work together to fix the rules and interpretations that have cost several sides wins this season.
12:45pm Manly NRL star Brett Stewart says he had no idea he was over the limit after being charged with drink-driving while going for breakfast on Monday morning.
JON TUXWORTH 7:00pm Canberra's Anthony Milford still has ''a little bit to go'' before making his State of Origin debut, says Queensland captain Cameron Smith.
Michael Carayannis, Emma Partridge and Adrian Proszenko 3:03pm Manly fullback Brett Stewart has been arrested for allegedly drink driving on Monday morning.
PHIL GOULD Never underestimate the value of a home-town crowd.
BRAD WALTER It is a sure sign of how much pressure Billy Slater is under to retain his No.1 Australian jersey for the May 3 Test against New Zealand when former Kangaroos captain Darren Lockyer and Queensland coach Mal Meninga feel the need to publicly defend his form.
David Barbeler The rugby league gods have delivered the Melbourne Storm a dose of karma with a last-gasp 24-22 loss to the Raiders.
MATT BUNGARD It’s almost that time of year again.
Ian McCullough Jarryd Hayne says Parramatta's in-form young guns are inspiring him to reach new heights.
BRAD WALTER Up to six NSW five-eighth contenders are set to battle it out for the No.6 jersey in the City-Country clash, with Blues coach Laurie Daley planning to rest players considered certain selections to ensure the match is a legitimate Origin trial.
Ian McCullough For Manu Ma'u and James Gavet, Easter Monday's clash between Parramatta and the Wests Tigers is more than just another game.
BRAD WALTER A big crowd is expected at Monday's Eels-Wests Tigers game at ANZ Stadium.
Ian McCullough St George Illawarra's English import Mike Cooper is aiming to make as big an impression on the NRL as Sam Burgess and James Graham.