THE South Sydney Rabbitohs have been brought back to earth with a 14-8 loss to the Parramatta Eels at ANZ Stadium in Sydney to open Round 2 of the Telstra Premiership.
THE Melbourne Storm have posted first points in the 2009 Telstra Premiership with a golden point victory over the St George Illawarra Dragons in front of 15,000 fans at Olympic Park in Melbourne.
NEW Zealand have taken the 2008 Rugby League World Cup with an amazing 34-20 victory over defending champions Australia at Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane.
NEW Zealand have advanced to the 2008 Rugby League World Cup final with a gripping 32-22 victory over England in front of 26,000 fans at Suncorp Stadium tonight.
NEW Zealand have turned around a sloppy start to overpower England 36-24 in front of 15,000 fans at EnergyAustralia Stadium in Newcastle tonight in a preview of next weekends likely semi-final between the same two teams.
IRELAND have emerged at the top of Pool C with a dominant 34-16 win over a lacklustre Samoan side at Parramatta Stadium tonight.
IT was far from perfect but New Zealand have shown glimpses of the form they
SAMOA have opened their 2008 World Cup campaign with a hard-fought 20-12 win over Tonga in front of 12,000 fans at CUA Stadium in Penrith tonight.
TONGA have held out a very brave Irish effort to record a 22-20 victory in the opening Pool C match of the 2008 Rugby League World Cup.
AUSTRALIA have well and truly justified their World Cup favouritism with an opening 30-6 win over New Zealand in front of a very healthy crowd at the Sydney Football Stadium tonight.