A sell-out Newcastle crowd welcomed in season 2012 as the St George Illawarra Dragons clinched the first 2 points of the season with a one-point 15-14 victory over the Newcastle Knights.
2011 was never going to be a great season for the Parramatta Eels. With an eventful off season, one could contend it was doomed from the start. The real signs of Parramatta's 2011 damnation came well before kickoff...
RACECOURSE Ground, Wrexham played host to an unexpectedly interesting Four Nations encounter between Australia and Wales, with the two sides coming from opposing positions to actually put on a contest which the 56-14 scoreline failed to reflect.
AUSTRALIA opened their four nations account on a high, defeating New Zealand 26-12 in the opening match of the 2011 4 Nations in front of 12,491 fans at Halliwell Jones Stadium in Warrington
THE Manly Warringah Sea Eagles were crowned the 2011 premiers in front of 81,988 strong ANZ Stadium crowd after defeating the New Zealand Warriors 24-10 in the Grand Final
A 48,474 strong Suncorp Stadium crowd were treated to a superb game of Rugby League in the semi final between the Brisbane Broncos and the Saint George Illawarra Dragons which saw the home side get up a Lockyer field goal in the second minute of extra tim
THE New Zealand Warriors travelled to Suncorp Stadium to take on the Brisbane Broncos and a 48,943 strong Brisbane crowd in the qualifying finals, the Warriors left with a nervous wait after going down 40-10 to the Broncos
THE Sydney Roosters ended their season on a high taking down the Melbourne Storm 40-8 in front of a small 8,753 contingent of the Roosters' faithful
A huge 50,859 sellout crowd packed Suncorp Stadium for Lockyer's last regular season game and saw Brisbane claim their 6th win on the trot with an 18-10 victory over the second place Sea Eagles to surge into the finals in hot form
THE Gold Coast Titans have snatched the wooden spoon from the Parramatta Eels at Skilled Stadium going down to the Eels 32-12.