Cronulla's Holmes out of NRL season opener

Cronulla captain Paul Gallen says Valentine Holmes won't recover from a hamstring injury in time for Thursday's NRL season opener against Brisbane.

Tigers expect a fired up Robbie Farah

Wests Tigers centre Chris Lawrence has played alongside Robbie Farah in the NRL for the past decade and he knows he will play with something to prove on Friday.

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Farah to sledge Tigers right back

Souths recruit Robbie Farah will probably give as good as he gets in the sledging stakes against his former NRL team Wests Tigers, says teammate John Sutton.

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Edwards stood down by Parramatta

Parramatta forward Kenny Edwards has been stood down indefinitely by the NRL club after pleading guilty to spraying water and alcohol over his former partner.

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Hayne backs himself for NRL opener

NRL star Jarryd Hayne is backing himself to overcome a knee injury and contest the Gold Coast's NRL season opener against Sydney Roosters on Saturday night.

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