FOR some time now, Bill Harrigan has been held aloft by the media, the League and the money men as the best ref the NRL has to offer. Perhaps, this is a sad statement on the overall condition of refereeing standards but it is much more likely that Bill's status is elevated by politics as well as a substantial share of manure groveling.
THE Sydney Roosters have run out easy winners over the Canberra Raiders 36-6 at Aussie Stadium today.
BRISBANE Broncos' and representative winger, Lote Tuqiri is poised to sign with Rugby Union for a reported $375,000 per year.
THE St George Illawarra Dragons club has been fined $15,000 after they admitted players had bet on themselves.
HENSON Park is the venue this Saturday for the First Division match between the Newtown Jets and the St George Illawarra Dragons, kickoff is at 3:00PM
THE Sydney Roosters have held Wests Tigers to win 16-14 at Campbelltown Stadium today.
THE Newcastle Knights have finally shown that they can win without their captain and main playmaker, Andrew Johns. The Knights having previously lost eight games in a row without Johns.
THE St George Illawarra Dragons have crushed a dissapointing North Queensland Cowboys 45-18 at chilly WIN Stadium tonight.
QUEENSLAND forward, Dane Carlaw has scored a try in the final seconds to snatch an 18-all draw in the Origin decider against New South Wales at Stadium Australia tonight.
NEW South Wales are leading Queensland 12-8 at half time in tonights State of Origin decider at Stadium Australia.