AUSTRALIA have named veteran Darren Smith in their squad for the third Test against Great Britain in Huddersfield.
Smith, who spent 2003 playing for St Helens, has been recalled at the age of 35 after a four-year absence.
AUSTRALIAN captain Darren Lockyer has been named as the winner of the Rugby League World Golden Boot for 2003.
GREAT Britain hooker Terry Newton has been handed a one match suspension and fined ?500 after being found guilty of a reckless high tackle in the Think! Road Safety Third Test against Australia on Saturday evening.
GARETH Ellis is set to make his first Test appearance this weekend after being called into the Great Britain squad for the third Ashes clash against Australia.
FORMER Great Britain coach Mal Reilly has been appointed as the new team manager of Hull KR.
Reilly will take charge of the day-to-day running of the club while former Rochdale boss Martin Hall takes up his new role as head coach.
A top rugby league player has not been jailed for "glassing" a man who was a former coach at his club.
Great Britain and Bradford Bulls star Leon Pryce, 22, was ordered to complete 120 hours community service for his attack on Edward McGuinness, now working with Salford Reds.
THE Man of the Match in next Sunday's European Nations Cup Final will be presented with The Jean Galia Medal.
GREAT Britain prop Adrian Morley has been fined ?2,000 following his sending off for a reckless high tackle in the Think! Road Safety First Test against Australia on Saturday.
The Sydney Roosters forward was dismissed after only 12 seconds of the clash following his challenge on Robbie Kearns in the opening tackle of the game.
AUSTRALIA have confirmed that Phil Bailey will miss the rest of the Ashes series against Great Britain after sustaining two fractures in his eye socket.
ENGLAND A will face France in the European Nations Cup Final at Warrington next weekend, with Scotland missing out on points difference following an 8-6 win in Narbonne, while Wales lost 22-4 to the English at Headingley.
Scotland needed to win by more than five points in France to secure their place at Wilderspool, and looked on course for that when they led 6-0 at half time, Barrow's Lee Henderson scoring their try and Oliver Wilkies converting.