A depleted St George-Illawarra broke the New Zealand Warriors winning sequence with an upset 32-22 National Rugby League (NRL) win at Ericsson Stadium in Auckland today.
THE Warriors are keeping Mark Tookey but last year's co-captain Kevin Campion is going.
ROPEABLE Ricky Stuart unloaded on referee Sean Hampstead after his Sydney Roosters salvaged a 12-all draw with Parramatta in a stop-start National Rugby League match at Aussie Stadium on Friday.
THE Warriors have turned down the offer of several top line juniors from the Australian league system.
THE National Rugby League referees have drawn a line in the sand and will be punishing any players who cross it as the clampdown begins on intimidation of match officials.
RUGBY League Foundation - St Paul's have another reason to be proud of their standing as a Rugby League College after beating Erindale College in the Australian Nutri Grain Cup on Saturday.
THE New Zealand Warriors are set to be rewarded for their on-field excellence and off-field innovation with a new 10-year licence to play in the National Rugby League.
TWICE a week for the last three months Michael Price has been driving from Wainuiomata to Palmerston North for training with the Central Falcons Bartercard Cup rugby league team. Sometimes he wouldn't be back home until midnight. The last fortnight that's got slightly better with team practices being moved to Levin cutting 90 minutes off the round trip.
DATE Time Team v Team Venue Jun 15 2.30pm Manurewa Marlins v Otahuhu Leopards Auckland Jun 15 2.30pm Marist Richmond Brothers v Eastern Tornadoes Auckland Jun 15 2.30pm Mt Albert Lions v Hibiscus Coast Raiders Auckland Jun 16 2.30pm Canterbury Bulls v Northcote Tigers Christchurch Jun 16 2.30pm Central Falcons v Wellington Franchise Palmerston North Jun 16 2.30pm Glenora Bears v Taranaki Wildcats Auckland