THERE is nothing like a local derby to bring out the best in a sporting team. And tonight at Parramatta Stadium, the Penrith Panthers answered all their critics with a comprehensive 20-6 disposal of a disappointing Parramatta Eels in front of 15974 fans.
THE North Queensland Cowboys have outlasted the Brisbane Broncos 16-14 in an exciting round one encounter in front of 45119 fans at Suncorp Stadium tonight.
THERE is certainly enough potential within the Knights squad to suggest they could be a top eight contender this year.
A season with so much promise was dealt several body blows before a ball had even been kicked in 2010 for the Newcastle Knights.
THE Sydney Roosters are the first team into the 2010 NRL Telstra Premiership Grand Final, after a comfortable 32-6 victory over the Gold Coast Titans in front of 44787 fans at Suncorp Stadium.