NRL boss Todd Greenberg has urged fans to blame him, rather than the referees, for the constant penalties that have the plagued the competition’s opening rounds (we don’t care who’s to blame, Todd, just fix it).
The Panthers will be without boom halfback Nathan Cleary for up to ten weeks, after scans confirmed the young star has suffered a Grade 3 MCL tear.
Referees boss Bernie Sutton has declared that the decision to award the match-deciding penalty against the West Tigers was “incorrect“.
Sea Eagles forward Darcy Lussick appears to be on the outer at Manly, after the club confirmed that he won’t be offered a contract for 2019 and beyond.
In probably unrelated news, the Sea Eagles are expecting to receive their punishment for salary cap violations this week.
Warriors forward Sam Lisone is facing a two-week suspension for twice raising his elbow – despite not being penalised for either incident.
The Knights may be without five-eighth Connor Watson for up to 3 months, after he picked up a shoulder injury in his side’s loss to the Roosters.