Liam FitzGibbon Akuila Uate has no hard feelings over his representative snubbing for Australia and NSW but the Fijian flyer would still like to prove a point at the Rugby League World Cup.
Ben Horne A fired-up Jarryd Hayne propelled Fiji into the semi-finals of the 2008 World Cup and now it's Akuila Uate's turn to take over as the Bati star with a point to prove.
Michael Carayannis Newcastle prop Kade Snowden will miss the Knights' match against Brisbane because of post-concussion symptoms.
Michael Chammas South Sydney will be without dynamic duo George Burgess and Ben Te’o for the Good Friday clash against Canterbury after the pair took the early plea for separate tripping charges.
Chris Boulous Join Chris Boulous for the NRL team news as it comes as well as plenty of Ultimate League chat.
Jon Tuxworth Canberra Raiders representative star Josh Papalii has been named to make his comeback from injury in a major boost before Saturday afternoon's crucial home clash with Newcastle Knights.
GIO Stadium, Canberra, Saturday 3pm (AEST)
Chris Wilson The Canberra Raiders take on the Newcastle Knights at Canberra Stadium from 3pm.
Michael Carayannis On the day that NSW potentially lost their hooker Robbie Farah, the Blues received a much needed boost after Jorge Taufua made an outstanding return to the field and put his hand up for the Blues...
Michael Chammas Michael Chammas writes: There'll be a lot of emotion around this game for Newcastle, as there will be for the rest of the season without Alex McKinnon.
Michael Chammas If you were picking the NSW Origin team today based on the start to the season, Penrith's Josh Mansour would be on the wing for the Blues.
Andrew Sonter Live coverage as the Melbourne Storm host the Newcastle Knights.
Jon Tuxworth Canberra’s opening win of the year, and Ricky Stuart’s first as Raiders coach, may have come at a huge cost.
Roy Ward Melbourne Storm serves up more evidence it is now a premiership contender following its win over Newcastle.
NEWCASTLE KNIGHTS v CRONULLA SHARKS at Hunter Stadium, 3.00pm.
Michael Carayannis An injury-ravaged Newcastle were forced to use three fullbacks in the opening 40 minutes as they blew a first-half lead to lose 30-8 to Penrith on Saturday.
Michael Chammas The Knights are missing two of their best players, Darius Boyd and Jarrod Mullen, but are at home for the first time this year.
Jon Tuxworth All the talking points from the round two clash between Canberra and Newcastle.
Ash Gray Follow all the live action as the Newcastle Knights tackle the Canberra Raiders at Hunter Stadium, Newcastle.
Melbourne Storm v Newcastle Knights