Uate stays a Knight
SYDNEY - Akuila Uate has re-signed with Newcastle for four more years, the NRL club announced on Wednesday. The former representative winger, who was linked to a move to Japanese rugby, has committed to the club until the end of the 2017 season.
Volavola to start
SYDNEY- Waratahs rookie Ben Volavola has pulled off the remarkable, going from Southern Districts rising star to NSW starting fullback in about five months and two regular season games. Michael Cheika is sticking true to his rhetoric on rewarding form, selecting the 22-year-old to start against the Brumbies.