MELBOURNE halfback Cooper Cronk says ongoing contract negotiations have not affected Israel Folau and expects the Test centre to star for the Storm in 2008.
CRONULLA halfback Brett Kimmorley believes his side is best suited to the NRL's reduced interchange system.
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PARRAMATTA coach Michael Hagan has warned his players not to get carried away with the hype following their spectacular start to the 2008 NRL season.
RELIEVED Newcastle captain Danny Buderus admits he had no idea how the rebuilt Knights would go in Saturday night's NRL opener against Canberra.
THE Cronulla Sharks have kicked off their 2008 campaign with a determined 16-10 victory over the Manly Sea Eagles at Brookvale Oval.
THE Newcastle Knights have claimed a comfortable 30-14 victory over the Canberra Raiders in Newcastle tonight. The Knights led 10-4 at half time.
WHO'D like to be a footy fan? Tonight at the newly named ANZ Stadium, Sydney, Bulldogs and Eels fans were treated to both the euphoria of a team on fire, and the lows of a bumbling side. The Parramatta Eels finally won the battle of a 'game of two halves'
COACH Jason Taylor is confident South Sydney can get their NRL season back on track without star recruit Craig Wing.
SYDNEY Roosters back-rower Anthony Tupou says the pain of losing his Australian Test spot is spurring him on in 2008.