THE Final of the Mad Butcher Fox Memorial competition has two teams competing that have never made the final of the competition before, making it a very interesting match-up indeed.
WITH the Preliminary finals set to starts next weekend, results in the last round of both the Mad Butcher Fox Memorial competition and the Suburban Newspapers Sharman Cup became crucial for the all important home ground
THE folk at Gosford tonight were treated to a hard but entertaining match as the Country team defeated the City side by 22-18.
Australia 28 v New Zealand 26
Horrid conditions at Ericsson Stadium didn't seem to affect the players on show tonight as both sides turned it on for the many fans that turned up for the 2nd game in the Tri-Series, with the Kangaroos taking the spoils in a close fought battle by 28-26.
THIS years Gillette Tri Nations series looks to be a battle between the old and the new.
We have in one corner the wily Wayne Bennett, a man who knows the game inside out. He realises his enemies strengths and weaknesses and when it comes to a game plan, there's none better than a Bennett plan.
CANTERBURY Bulls have reached their third grand final in six seasons of New Zealand's Bartercard Cup rugby league competition, defeating last year's champions Mt Albert, by 34-24 yesterday afternoon at Ericsson Stadium.
IT'S do or die time in NZ's Bartercard Cup competition with the major semi-final between last year's champions Mt Albert Lions and relative newcomers Counties Manukau Jets on Sunday afternoon at Ericsson Stadium.
ONCE again the Mt Albert club will once again feature in New Zealand's Bartercard Cup final to be played next Sunday at Ericsson Stadium.
HIBISCUS Coast Raiders have become the first team to be knocked out of the semi finals in New Zealand's Bartercard Cup competition.
NEW Zealand's Bartercard Cup 2005 season for 7 teams is now at an end after Round 16 of the competition over the weekend.