Manly have taken the early guilty plea and accepted a seven-match ban for star NRL forward Tony Williams.
Michael Chammas Ben Barba's successful return to ANZ Stadium against his former club highlighted the size of the hole he's left at Canterbury rather than the one he's filled at Brisbane.
Phil Mitchell All eyes will be on Ben Barba and how he performs in his first game for the Broncos against his former club.
ANZ Stadium, Friday March 7, 8.05pm (AEDT)
Michael Chammas and Chris Boulous Join Michael Chammas and Chris Boulos for the NRL team news as it comes as well as plenty of Ultimate League chat.
Adrian Proszenko Bulldogs forward Sam Kasiano is set to miss the opening two NRL rounds, at least, after foot surgery.
Michael Carayannis The names Burgess and Barba may have been missing from Belmore but the Bulldogs and Bunnies enjoyed a solid hit-out in front of 5913 people in hot conditions as South Sydney finished 28-20 winners on...
The rules and complete schedule of games for this weekend's NRL Auckland Nines tournament.
Brett Keeble Newcastle coach Wayne Bennett was certain his forwards would not flinch in the face of Canterbury's much vaunted ''Dogs of War'' in their elimination final at ANZ Stadium on Sunday.
Michael Chammas Teams for the first week of the NRL finals.
ANZ Stadium, Sydney Olympic Park, Sunday 4pm (AEST)
Michael Carayannis, Michael Chammas The Bulldogs need a slight attitude adjustment if they are to show their premiership worth, five-eighth Josh Reynolds believes.
Malcolm Knox Tom Symonds' earliest memories of rugby league involve how much he hated Manly. As a child, the Bondi junior and his father, Peter, ''went to nearly every Roosters game'' but ''the one that stands...
NRL grand final rivals Brent Kite and Daniel Tupou headline a Tongan World Cup squad boasting plenty of muscle as they target a quarter-final clash with New Zealand.
Brad Walter The Kangaroos boast an experienced and settled squad which appears to have more depth and be better balanced than England or New Zealand.
England coach Steve McNamara has defended the disciplinary record of star forward Sam Burgess after he was ruled out of Saturday's World Cup match against Ireland through suspension.
ANZ Stadium, Sydney Olympic Park, Friday 7.35pm (AEST)
All the ins and outs for round eighteen of the NRL.
Michael Chammas Michael Chammas brings you the NRL teams for round 19 as they are announced.