VERY similar to their Pacific Island counterparts Tonga, Toa Samoa today came out completely fired up and defeated a flat looking French side by 42-10.
THE Tongans most certainly saved their best for last in this World Cup tournament as they absolutely demolished a very tired and hot Scottish side this evening in a very humid Rockhampton, winning by an impressive 48-0.
TOTAL commitment and class by the Fijian side in their first match of the Cup tournament saw them totally demolish the much favoured French side by 42-6 at WIN Stadium this evening.
A try fest in Canberra today by both sides, with 16 tries in total, will see the Canberra Raiders finishing the 2008 season in 6th position, just ahead of the Dragons, while the Canterbury Bulldogs will take away the 2008 Wooden Spoon.
A solid performance by St George Illawarra Dragons this afternoon over the NZ Warriors by 34 - 6 has placed a finals spot well and truly within their grasp.
WITH the inception of the Under 20's Toyota Cup in 2008, many were sceptical as to how successful the competition would actually be.
IT would've been a tough ask for any severely injured NRL side to defeat the Storm at home. Unfotunately the Bulldogs fell way short as they were hammered by the Storm 46-0 tonight in Melbourne.
WITH the Brisbane Broncos missing key players, the Sea Eagles easily defeated the home side by 30-12 in front of a smaller crowd than usual at Suncorp Stadium this afternoon in Brisbane.
IN front of an almost full house in Newcastle, the Knights have brought the Gold Coast Titans 6 game victory run to an abrupt end, defeating the visitors by a narrow 13-12.
GOLD Coast Titans have this afternoon created history for the club, defeating the Vodafone Warriors at Skilled Park by 36-24, and in doing so now have won 5 consecutive games, never before achieved by the Titans