The Cowboys are once again at odds with rugby league officialdom.
North Queensland captain Johnathan Thurston will head into Friday night's elimination final against Sydney Roosters with renewed confidence after being voted by his peers as the best player at club and representative level.
St George Illawarra have accused a rival NRL club of tapping up Brett Morris.
The NRL will roadtest a shot clock for the first time in rugby league history at the Auckland Nines, with the innovation a chance of being used in premiership matches if the experiment is a success.
Leading video referee Steve Folkes is against the mooted bunker system, believing the crowd atmosphere at games is an attraction of, rather than a distraction from, the job.
Manly officials have no concerns about responding to an NRL enquiry about why Jayden Hodges was allowed to play on for 35 minutes after his head contacted Greg Inglis' hip in last Friday night's loss to South Sydney at Allianz Stadium.
Sea Eagles will have to beat Canterbury minus star back-rower after he accepted a one game ban.
North Queensland has been dealt a blow ahead of their knockout final against the Roosters, with backrower Tariq Sims lodging an early guilty plea and copping a five-week suspension for his shoulder charge on Justin Hodges.
Brett Morris has requested a release from the final year of his Dragons contract.
Parramatta are investigating evidence that former directors, staff and members were intimidated and harassed "with the full knowledge" of the former Eels board and ex-chief executive Bob Bentley and announced that members allegedly involved in the club's membership tampering scandal will be called to explain their actions.
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The INBA Tasmanian Natural Physique state championships attracted about 100 entrants, and was held at Launceston's Albert Hall.
The Examiner's editor Martin Gilmour has resigned to take up a position with the state government.
Adam Sutton and Tegan Hastings celebrated their engagement at the Riverside Golf Club on Saturday night.
The Old Launcestonians Football Club held its annual dinner at The Boathouse on Friday night.
SOME of us understood that mandatory medical tests for a drivers licence had been rescinded last year but apparently not.
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