LEADING referee Bill Harrigan has been dropped for this weekends round of NRL matches following his diabolical performance with the whistle in last Friday night's clash between the Newcastle Knights and the Parramatta Eels where he sent four Parramatta players to the sin bin, with Parramatta centre Michael Buettner, given his marching orders twice in the second half of their courageous 24-18 loss to the premiers.
NEWCASTLE KNIGHTS vs PARRAMATTA EELSFri Jul 5, Energy Australia Stadium, 7.30pm
PENRITH have released their sides to meet the Rabbitohs this weeknd.
CANBERRA have beaten a disappointing Penrith side 24-12 in front of another small crowd at Canberra Stadium this afternoon.
IT has been revealed in today's Sun Herald that current New South Wales coach, Phil Gould, has resigned as coach of the Blues after just one year back at the helm.
THE Northern Eagles, masquerading as Manly have beaten the Melbourne Storm convincingly 36-22 in front of a decent Saturday afternoon crowd at Brookvale Oval.
IT has been reported on radio 2GB that Ian Hindamrsh of the Parramatta Eels and Bryan Fletcher of the Sydney Roosters have both agreed to leave their respective clubs and play with the Raiders and Rabbits respectively.
NOW that the Bulldogs have a three point lead at the top of the table, I would like to know if people think the Dogs are the real deal or are they just doing a Parramatta like run to the finals like last year and come up agonisingly short?
WE currently live in a time dominated by Channel Nine, who currently have the free to air broadcast rights to Rugby League, AFL, Cricket, Wimbledon, U.S Open Tennis, U.S Masters Golf and the major games of the FIFA World Cup.
PARRAMATTA EELS vs CANTERBURY BULLDOGSFri Jun 28, Parramatta Stadium, 7.30pm