THE CFMEU Canberra Raiders have named rookie forward Joe Picker on a five man bench this weekend, for the important match against the Melbourne Storm at Canberra Stadium.
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COACH Brian Smith has not named skipper Andrew Johns in an extended 21-man squad to face the Dragons on Friday night.
MITSUBISHI Electric Bulldogs forward Sonny Bill Williams has taken the early guilty plea with regard to the grade two reckless high tackle charge he incurred last Sunday.
PARRAMATTA Eels coach Michael Hagan has named his team to take on the Rabbitohs in Round 2
THE South Sydney Rabbitohs have backed up their big-talking off season with a strong win over the Sydney Roosters tonight at Aussie Stadium, taking the points with an 18-6 victory.
THE Cronulla Sharks have ended a 10 match losing streak with an emphatic 18-0 victory over a hapless Penrith Panthers tonight
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NRL Premiership - Teams and fixtures - Round 1 (as named Tuesday 13/3/07)
THE NRL has announced the referee lineup for the opening round of the 2007 Telstra Premiership.