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Canterbury prop Aiden Tolman says Canterbury remain as wary as ever of South Sydney's fearsome forward pack despite the loss of suspended stars George Burgess and Ben Te'o.
Scotland full-back Matthew Russell has been given a new four-year contract by Warrington, just six matches into his career.
Preview of NRL round-seven matches (all times AEST):
Under-fire NSW five-eighth James Maloney has promised his Sydney Roosters teammates he'll end his form slump with a big performance against Cronulla this Saturday.
Super League club Hull KR have signed Junior Kiwi Wayne Ulugia following his release by North Queensland.
NRL Head of football Todd Greenberg has issued a crackdown on players who put opponents into dangerous positions - but says lifting tackles are here to stay.
Canberra NRL forward Joel Edwards says the Paxton mine tragedy puts his back-to-back bouts of concussion into perspective.
The Warriors have accepted they have lost out in their pursuit of Manly fullback Peta Hiku.
Warriors fullback Sam Tomkins is welcoming the sight of previous incumbent Kevin Locke running freely on the training ground.
Manly coach Geoff Toovey admits Johnathan Thurston's lack of form is a concern to his side, with the North Queensland superstar still waiting to fire in 2014.
Steve Roach brings himself close to tears with his pep talks, but his mere presence has some at the Wests Tigers scared into submission.
St George Illawarra winger Jason Nightingale has urged his teammates to put the injustice of Melbourne's try after the siren behind them and get their NRL season back on track.
Canberra second-rower Joel Edwards has signed a three year extension with the NRL club ahead of his return from back-to-back concussions.
Newcastle five-eighth Jarrod Mullen has signed a four-year deal to remain at the Knights.
Don't make Dave Taylor angry.
Teams named for round seven of the NRL (all times local):
A contrite Darcy Lussick insists he's not a malicious player and his four-game suspension for a high shot on Sydney Roosters enforcer Jared Waerea-Hargreaves during Parramatta's NRL defeat last month was fair.
South Sydney playmaker Adam Reynolds is determined to increase his impact on his NRL side against one of the form halfbacks of the competition.
Stand-in Warriors coach Andrew McFadden has dropped centre Konrad Hurrell from his line-up for Saturday's NRL match against St George Illawarra in Sydney.
NRL referees boss Tony Archer admits the on-field officials should have blown fulltime before Melbourne scored their dramatic winning try against St George Illawarra on Monday.
South Sydney will be missing lots of forward firepower for the traditional Good Friday match against Canterbury, with Ben Te'o and George Burgess both accepting one-match bans from the NRL judiciary.
A furious St George Illawarra coach Steve Price has demanded answers from the NRL's head of football Todd Greenberg after Monday night's gut-wrenching 28-24 loss to Melbourne at AAMI Park.
They may have finished with the two competition points but Melbourne Storm skipper Cameron Smith was quick to remind his NRL team about how close they came to missing out.
Livewire hooker James Segeyaro says Penrith need to sharpen their attack if they are to challenge the NRL's top sides.
"The footy gods weren't on our side" was how St George Illawarra coach Steve Price summed up his team's shock loss to Melbourne.
Melbourne delivered the cruellest of defeats over St George Illawarra with a try after fulltime snatching 28-24 win at AAMI Park on Monday night.
NRL Rd 6 SOUTH SYDNEY 18 (K Auva'a N Merritt K Turner tries A Reynolds 3 goals) bt PENRITH 2 (J Soward goal) at Sportingbet Stadium
NYC RD 6 PENRITH 26 (B Attwood 2 B Cartwright 2 J Jay tries C Harawira 2 B Cartwright goals) bt SOUTH SYDNEY 10 (S Young T Saumamao tries Irae Simone goal) at Sportingbet Stadium
Former Manly star Brent Kite says the Sea Eagles need to sort out Glenn Stewart's future immediately or risk having the drawn-out contract drama adversely impact upon their NRL season.
In other charges from round six, Warriors prop Ben Matulino is the latest player to fall foul of the NRL's shoulder charge ban and is facing a three-game stint on the sidelines
Every NRL player remembers his 100th outing, and few more so than Canberra utility Josh McCrone.
Defying his veteran status, Mark Minichiello is springing out of bed like a kid on Christmas Day.
Cronulla have received a much-needed boost with the re-signing of stand-in skipper Wade Graham for another three NRL seasons.
Ben Barba might not have any confidence at the moment but he can draw on plenty from his Brisbane teammates.
Former Gold Coast star Jamal Idris has pinpointed new assistant coach Neil Henry as a key figure in the Titans' top-of-the-table form.
Manly winger Jorge Taufua's blockbusting return to the NRL would have surely put a smile on Laurie Daley's face on a tough weekend for the NSW State of Origin coach.
Canterbury halfback Trent Hodkinson says he's something of a natural when it comes to staying cool on the rugby league field.
Stand-in Warriors coach Andrew McFadden claimed his side had dealt well with one of the NRL club's toughest ever weeks, despite losing a round six cliffhanger 21-20 to Canterbury.