BULLDOGS skipper Andrew Ryan says his side will prepare for Sonny Bill Williams to play in Friday's clash with South Sydney with knee scans on Wednesday.
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THE NRL has moved to outlaw shoulder charges in tackles where more than one defender is involved.
MELBOURNE skipper Cameron Smith has become the second player to be charged with making a grapple tackle from the opening round of the NRL season.
CANBERRA Raiders representative forward Neville Costigan has been ruled out for six to eight weeks with a quadriceps strain.
PARRAMATTA five-eighth Feleti Mateo is free to play in Sunday's NRL match against the New Zealand Warriors.
NORTH Queensland skipper Johnathan Thurston has backed up "100 per cent" after making a remarkable comeback from shoulder surgery.
A visit to a specialist has confirmed South Sydney halfback Craig Wing will require shoulder surgery followed by three months of rehabilitation.
SCANS will decide if Brisbane forward Corey Parker can play in Good Friday's NRL clash with the Sydney Roosters in Sydney.
JOHNATHAN Thurston admitted he had to see a sports psychologist to get his head right before his comeback in the NRL season-opener on Friday.