St George Illawarra Dragons
JON TUXWORTH Canberra coach Ricky Stuart effectively conceded his current squad isn’t good enough to compete with the best.
JON TUXWORTH Ding dong, the NRL’s biggest hoodoo is dead.
CHRIS WILSON It's been 14 long years since the Dragons have beaten Canberra on their home turf. Will Saturday be the day St George end one of the longest hoodoos in Australian sport when they take on Canberra at GIO Stadium?
LEE GASKIN Former Raiders forward Joel Thompson reckons Josh Dugan will feed off the barrage of boos on Saturday.
JON TUXWORTH St George Illawarra legend Matt Cooper has implored the Dragons to persevere with Josh Dugan at centre, admitting he was shocked at how quickly he's adapted to the position.
Mitch Jennings State of Origin centre Josh Dugan is ready to use a hostile reception in Canberra on Saturday as motivation to break the long-standing Raiders hoodoo.
JON TUXWORTH Canberra centre hopes scorned Raiders fans will give returning fullback a warm welcome.
BRAD WALTER Pressure makes people act differently and on Sunday the Dragons went away from the the way they had been playing under Paul McGregor's coaching reign as they all but slipped out of top eight contention.
Adam Pengilly Their bulging casualty ward is at breaking point, but do you think the Panthers will dwell on who's missing rather than who's playing?
Adam Pengilly James Segeyaro kept Penrith's minor premiership push alive as St George Illawarra's faint finals hopes all but ended as the injury-riddled Panthers ground to another improbable win at WIN Stadium on Sunday.
MICHAEL CHAMMAS St George Illawarra v Penrith at WIN Stadium, Sunday 3pm
CHRIS BOULOUS Sydney Roosters and St George Illawarra dressed like action heroes and played that way at Allianz Stadium on Saturday night.
PAUL SUTTOR Can the Dragons upset a weakened Roosters outfit at Allianz Stadium?
Mitch Jennings He may be firmly in the hunt for the Dally M Medal, but St George Illawarra five-eighth Gareth Widdop has no intention of turning his side’s finals tilt into a one-man show despite his star turn against Wests Tigers last week.
Shannon Tonkin St George Illawarra Dragons player Craig Garvey is facing a possible jail term after being found guilty of violently assaulting a man in a Wollongong pub in February.
St George Illawarra coach Paul McGregor addressed his players before Sunday’s match against Wests Tigers and told them star playmaker Benji Marshall was ‘‘one of us now’’.
CHRIS BOULOUS It’s fair to say St George Illawarra five eighth Gareth Widdop loves playing the Wests Tigers.
BRAD WALTER A bitter fued has errupted between Wests Tigers captain Robbie Farah and Gorden Tallis over claims by the former great that Farah had told him Mick Potter "couldn't coach".
CHRIS BOULOUS Wests Tigers fans could be forgiven for feeling a terrible sense of deja vu as for the second time this year St George Illawarra five eighth Gareth Widdop was the difference as the 2010 premiers moved within striking distance of the top eight with a 28-12 win at ANZ Stadium.