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3.55pm: That is all for the blog today. Log on to at 4pm for all the round 8 team lists.

3.30pm: Daly Cherry-Evans and his five Sea Eagles teammates fined by the club were sanctioned because the whole saga revolving around Jackson Hastings could have been avoided if players hadn't breached curfew – and not because they visited a Gladstone strip club. Brad Walter reports.

2.55pm: Greg Inglis could find himself up against several South Sydney teammates in this year's Holden State of Origin series.
Back-rower Angus Crichton has been mentioned already, alongside hooker Damien Cook.
"I think he's been tremendous," Inglis said of his club No.9. "But I also think he's playing off the back of what our boys up front are doing.
"If he pulls on a Blues he'll be a worry because I know how Cookie is dangerous and it's his running.
"I'm just glad he's main weapon is for us."
It could be a third Rabbitoh as halfback Adam Reynolds may be recalled to the Blues after Mitchell Pearce's (pectoral) long-term injury.

2.20pm: Jamayne Isaako has been tagged as the new Israel Folau and the Broncos winger has revealed to how he intends to follow in the dual international's footsteps.

1:58pm: Here is a story on Nick Cotric, speaking earlier today, on not being sure what to expect from the Cowboys this weekend.

Raiders winger Nick Cotric.
Raiders winger Nick Cotric. ©Robb Cox/NRL Photos

1.38pm: The judiciary results are in for round 7. Edrick Lee is a little lighter in the pocket.

1:19pm: Greg Inglis plays his 250th NRL game on Thursday against Brisbane but hasn't forgot the first 13 years ago, reports Margie McDonald from Rabbitohs training at Redfern. "I remember it was it like yesterday. It was 2005, round six, Parramatta. We got beaten (26-14). I was playing right wing.... Jake Webster got ruled out the night before. I played in jumper No.19. I've still got it at home – it doesn't fit."

Storm rookie Greg Inglis in 2005.
Storm rookie Greg Inglis in 2005. ©NRL Photos

1pm: Former Australian prop Mark Carroll will be the special guest in studio for the NRL Teams panel show live on later today. Long in & tune in from 3.55pm.

12.50pm: And in case you missed it, the team lists for the two traditional Anzac Day games are already live here.

12.44pm: How good has the Warriors' defence been this year? This good 

12pm: In today's NRL Podcast Jamie Soward and Zac Bailey discuss Ben Hunt's Queensland Origin chances, the evolution of wingers in rugby league, what it's like to play in the traditional Anzac Day clash as a Dragon and their tips for this week's games. Have a listen below or subscribe wherever you get your podcasts.

11.35am: Good news for the Wests Tigers with's Dan Walsh reporting Elijah Taylor still has to pass concussion protocols but is expected to be right while Chris Lawrence is fit to make his return from a hamstring injury against Parramatta on Sunday.

11.20am: As we prepare for another blockbuster week of footy, look back at the best images of NRL round seven.

Round 7 in pictures

10.50am: Want to get your tips in early, with the round kicking off on Wednesday afternoon this week? Check out our match previews for all eight games - which will be updated later today with full team news and more.

10.30am: The team lists for the two traditional Anzac Day games are already live here, and the big team list questions facing the other 12 clubs are below.

South Sydney Rabbitohs v Brisbane Broncos, 7.50pm Thursday at ANZ Stadium

Rabbitohs: Lock Cameron Murray (hamstring) was close to playing last weekend. His expected return will be timely with Sam Burgess again suspended.

Broncos: Hooker Andrew McCullough (elbow, 4-6 weeks) leaves a big gap. Expect Kodi Nikorima to spend some time at dummy half while big men Sam Thaiday and Josh McGuire are also capable of filling in for spells if required.

Manly Sea Eagles v Newcastle Knights, 6pm Friday at Lottoland

Sea Eagles: Winger Brad Parker (knee, 4-6 weeks) adds another name to Manly's lengthy unavailable list. Matt Wright is likely to move from the bench to start in Parker's place.

Knights: The loss of halfback Mitch Pearce (pec, 10-14 weeks) is a massive blow. Playmaker Connor Watson is close to returning from a shoulder injury and could partner Jack Cogger in the halves, while Brock Lamb is also a chance of a recall.

Penrith Panthers v Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs, 7.55pm Friday at Panthers Stadium

Panthers: There are no fresh names on the injured list for Penrith this week meaning a fairly similar team sheet is expected.

Bulldogs: The Bulldogs also have no fresh injury concerns after their low-scoring loss to the Roosters last week with a similar team expected to run out against Penrith.

Gold Coast Titans v Cronulla Sharks, 5.30pm Saturday at Cbus Super Stadium

Titans: Garth Brennan has no fresh injury concerns but last week's first-half defensive woes are a worry.

Sharks: Back row pair Jayson Bukuya (groin) and Wade Graham (hamstring) are each pushing to return this week.

North Queensland Cowboys v Canberra Raiders, 7.35pm Saturday at 1300Smiles Stadium

Cowboys: Bench forward Josh Asiata (pec) is out for around 10 weeks. Shaun Fensom (broken leg) played his first game since the grand final last week in the Intrust Super Cup and could make an NRL return.

Raiders: The Green Machine have no fresh injury concerns and may regain the services of former Warrior Charlie Gubb (groin) as soon as this week.

Parramatta Eels v Wests Tigers, 4.10pm Sunday at ANZ Stadium

Eels: Jarryd Hayne (hip) is injured again and set to miss another four weeks. Josh Hoffman is his likely replacement although young gun Greg Leleisiuao got through an injury comeback last weekend. Bevan French (shoulder) and Kirisome Auva'a (ribs) will also be pushing to return. Lock Nathan Brown (ankle) is due to make a comeback and will replace Peni Terepo in the starting side if fit.

Wests Tigers: Injured back-rower Chris Lawrence (hamstring) is set to return while Elijah Taylor is fit to play after passing concussion protocols. Jacob Liddle is in some doubt with a sternum injury.

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