BRETT Hodgson knows he's a distant No.2 but that won't stop him pushing his case to be the NSW No.1 when he leads out City Origin.
NSW Country coach Laurie Daley says he won't be dictated to by NRL coaches wanting him to take it easy on their players in Friday night's clash with City.
THE ace up Brett Finch's sleeve for the NSW No.7 jumper may just be in his Country pack, which is virtually of international standard.
PARRAMATTA lock Feleti Mateo was willing to give up a Tongan World Cup jersey to play for City but luckily isn't required to make that call yet.
PROP Jason King has been ruled out of the NSW City side for Friday's clash with NSW Country in Wollongong.
NSW Country have been dealt a triple blow with star backs Brett Stewart, Jamie Lyon and Matt Cooper all ruled out of Friday night's clash with City.
MASTERS Rugby League is on its way to Sydney's Hills District, with the Polecats Rugby League club set to enter the region's first team into the Sydney wide competition in 2007
IN a move to make playing Rugby League more convenient for tertiary students, the NSW Tertiary Student Rugby League (NSWTSRL) will launch Australia