Mullen faces uphill battle to beat doping ban

Jarrod Mullen may face a long process to beat a potential NRL ban after allegedly testing positive to an anabolic steroid rarely found in Australian sport.

French to get first shot at Eels No.1

Parramatta coach Brad Arthur says Bevan French is ready to step into the Eels' No.1 jersey following a full pre-season training in the fullback position.