Sport News Update, what you need to know.

SOCCER – Coach Ange Postecoglou insists the Socceroos’ deflating 1-1 draw with South Africa is merely short-term pain for long-term gain.

RUGBY LEAGUE – NSW and Queensland will wrap up preparations for Wednesday night’s State of Origin opener with a run at Suncorp Stadium on Tuesday – Blues skipper Paul Gallen insisting his side are primed for a massive upset.

TENNIS – Samantha Stosur has become the first Australian to progress through to the French Open second round, thrashing of Puerto Rican Monica Puig 6-1 6-1 as Ashleigh Barty and James Duckworth became first round casualties.

RUGBY LEAGUE – South Sydney secured their first shut-out victory in 15 years, with an undermanned Cronulla no match for the Rabbitohs in a 18-0 defeat at Remondis Stadium.