Sport News Update, what you need to know.

RUGBY LEAGUE – South Sydney hooker Issac Luke will throw himself at the mercy of the NRL judiciary on Tuesday night as he seeks to beat a one-match ban that threatens his participation in Sunday’s grand final against Canterbury.

AFL – Essendon caretaker coach Mark Thompson remains no certainty to be at the AFL club next year after filling in for the suspended James Hird this season.

AFL – Brisbane admit Dayne Beams might have to wait a year before leaving Collingwood, despite his manager’s confidence that the AFL clubs can strike a deal.

RUGBY UNION – The Wallabies have endured more suffering on their hellish trek from Cape Town, with the squad’s luggage not making it to Buenos Aires after a trip lasting almost 24 hours.