Speculation today that Jason Ryles has agreed to terms with the Knights for 2008 and beyond. Apparently Ryles is keeping this under wraps for the moment, for fear the press could hurt the already suffering Dragons team.
In more NRL contract news NZ Warriors half Michael Witt has agreed to new terms and the young ultility will be at the Warriors until the end of 2009. This is a nice boost for the club, which was seen strong improvement in the halves with Witt – something severely missing since Stacey Jones left the fold. Witt has had time at the Eels and Manly and hopefully has found a happy home in NZ.
Fears for the Cowboys has they lost a tough one to the Bunnies. Already without Webb and O’Donnell the Cowboys have now lost Fiumu and Graham – and quietly fear a form slump similar to last year after their comparitive explosive start. A tough few weeks ahead for the North Queenslanders.