The NRL is set to launch an investigation into the number of pectoral muscle injuries that have seen some of the game’s elite miss large chunks of football this season.
Wayne Bennett’s reigning NRL Premiership winners the Dragons are in danger of missing out on a home game semi final, St George Illawarra stuck in fifth spot on the ladder after another upset loss this time to South Sydney on Sunday afternoon.
Injured North Queensland Cowboys co-captain Johnathan Thurston is eyeing a 2011 NRL return earlier than first expected, the highly-capped test star hoping to get back to business in Round 23 for the Cowboys crucial clash against the Brisbane Broncos.
St George Illawarra five-eighth Jamie Soward is confident the Dragons have the form and fitness to overcome a decade old hoodoo against the Raiders when they take them on at Canberra Stadium tonight.
Melbourne Storm have retained their lead in the 2011 NRL Telstra Premiership, the club still top of the table after their securing their seventh straight victory with a commanding win over the Canberra Raiders on Sunday afternoon. 1
Nathan “Hindy” Hindmarsh will join an elite list of Rugby League greats this Saturday when the 41-time Test star and Eels captain dons the blue and gold Parramatta jersey for the 300th time.
The Wests Tigers are set announce that they have secured the services of Melbourne Storm forward Adam Blair on an estimated $2 million deal.
The Brisbane Broncos are back to full force following the sensational 2011 State of Origin series, the club naming all six of their Origin stars for their Round 19 NRL Queensland derby clash with the struggling Gold Coast Titans at Suncrop Stadium on Friday night.
The fallout from Mal Meninga’s post origin rant where he accused ‘the rats and filth of New South Wales’ of trying to undermine Queensland’s origin campaign continues with news that NRL match review commissioner Greg McCallum is exploring legal action.
A NRL Finals bid for the North Queensland Cowboys is still on the table after the sickening knee injury suffered by the great Johnathan Thurston in the Maroons’ historic State of Origin series win on Wednesday night thought to be less damaging than first feared.
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