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.
Canberra prop Trevor Thurling will miss the chance to hit the 100 game milestone for the ‘Green Machine’ this season, the boy from Queanbeyan having been ruled out for the remainder of the year after rupturing his Achilles tendon.
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.
St George Illawarra centre Matt Cooper has ensured he will retire a one club player after re-signing with the Dragons for a further two seasons.
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
St George Illawarra Dragons star Mark Gasnier made the shock announcement that he will retire from Rugby League at the end of the 2011 NRL season at a packed press conference today at Kogarah Oval.
Former Test rep Willie Tonga has confirmed he is unlikely to play on for the North Queensland Cowboys next season, but was also quick to deny rumours of a return to Parramatta.
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.
After enduring the season from hell in 2010, the Melbourne Storm are showing all the signs of a full recovery as they sit atop the NRL ladder after 16 rounds.
After another frustrating stint on the sidelines, former test and origin centre Justin Hodges is desperate to get back on the paddock.
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