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The NRL have today released the 2005 Telstra Premiership NRL Draw.
Some games in the first week are local derby's with the Broncos Vs Cowboys, Roosters Vs Souths, Bulldogs Vs Dragons, Sharks Vs Panthers, Storm Vs Knights, Warriors Vs Manly, Wests Tigers Vs Eels and the Raiders having the bye.
The Grand Final replay won't be on until Round Six at the Bulldogs home ground, they will meet again at Aussie Stadium in Round 26.
The Anzac test is on the 22nd of April and the State Of Origin games are to be held on 25th May, 15th June and the 6th of July.
The full draw is as follows:
Round 1, 11-13 March 2005 Broncos v Cowboys Bulldogs v Dragons Roosters v Rabbitohs Sharks v Panthers Storm v Knights Warriors v Sea Eagles Wests Tigers v Eels Raiders v BYE
Round 2, 18-20 March 2005 Broncos v Warriors Cowboys v Bulldogs Dragons v Storm Panthers v Roosters Rabbitohs v Eels Raiders v Knights Sea Eagles v Sharks Wests Tigers v BYE
Round 3, 25-27 March 2005 Bulldogs v Wests Tigers Eels v Sharks Panthers v Dragons Rabbitohs v Raiders Roosters v Broncos Sea Eagles v Storm Warriors v Cowboys Knights v BYE
Round 4, 1-3 April 2005 Cowboys v Knights Eels v Panthers Raiders v Dragons Roosters v Wests Tigers Sharks v Bulldogs Storm v Broncos Warriors v Rabbitohs Sea Eagles v BYE
Round 5, 8-10 April 2005 Broncos v Eels Dragons v Sea Eagles Panthers v Storm Rabbitohs v Knights Raiders v Roosters Sharks v Cowboys Wests Tigers v Warriors Bulldogs v BYE
Round 6, 15-17 April 2005 Bulldogs v Roosters Cowboys v Wests Tigers Dragons v Broncos Knights v Warriors Rabbitohs v Panthers Sea Eagles v Raiders Storm v Eels Sharks v BYE
ANZAC Test - 22 April 2005
Round 7, 23-25 April 2005 Eels v Wests Tigers Knights v Bulldogs Panthers v Cowboys Raiders v Storm Roosters v Dragons Sea Eagles v Rabbitohs Sharks v Broncos Warriors v BYE
Round 8, 29-30April, 1 May 2005 Broncos v Sea Eagles Bulldogs v Eels Cowboys v Roosters Knights v Raiders Storm v Sharks Warriors v Panthers Wests Tigers v Dragons Rabbitohs v BYE
Round 9, 7-8 May 2005 Broncos v Bulldogs Dragons v Rabbitohs Eels v Cowboys Panthers v Raiders Roosters v Knights Sea Eagles v Wests Tigers Sharks v Warriors Storm v BYE
Round 10, 13-15 May 2005 Bulldogs v Sea Eagles Cowboys v Broncos Dragons v Panthers Knights v Wests Tigers Rabbitohs v Storm Raiders v Sharks Warriors v Roosters Eels v BYE
Round 11, 20-22 May 2005 Eels v Sea Eagles Knights v Dragons Panthers v Sharks Rabbitohs v Warriors Storm v Bulldogs Wests Tigers v Raiders Roosters v BYE Cowboys v BYE Broncos v BYE
State of Origin 1 - 25 May 2005
Round 12, 27-29 May 2005 Broncos v Rabbitohs Bulldogs v Cowboys Roosters v Raiders Sea Eagles v Panthers Sharks v Eels Storm v Dragons Warriors v Wests Tigers Knights v BYE
Round 13, 3-5 June 2005 Bulldogs v Rabbitohs Cowboys v Sharks Dragons v Warriors Knights v Broncos Panthers v Eels Roosters v Sea Eagles Wests Tigers v Storm Raiders v BYE
Round 14, 10-12 June 2005 Dragons v Cowboys Knights v Eels Rabbitohs v Sea Eagles Raiders v Broncos Warriors v Storm Wests Tigers v Sharks Panthers v BYE Roosters v BYE Bulldogs v BYE
State of Origin 2 - 15 June 2005
Round 15, 17-19 June 2005 Broncos v Wests Tigers Bulldogs v Raiders Eels v Warriors Rabbitohs v Dragons Sea Eagles v Knights Sharks v Roosters Storm v Panthers Cowboys v BYE
Round 16, 24-26 June 2005 Dragons v Wests Tigers Panthers v Knights Raiders v Cowboys Roosters v Eels Sea Eagles v Bulldogs Storm v Rabbitohs Warriors v Broncos Sharks v BYE
Round 17, 1-3 July 2005 Broncos v Sharks Bulldogs v Storm Cowboys v Warriors Eels v Rabbitohs Knights v Roosters Raiders v Panthers Wests Tigers v Sea Eagles Dragons v BYE
State of Origin 3 - 6 July 2005
Round 18, 8-10 July 2005 Eels v Dragons Knights v Cowboys Panthers v Sea Eagles Rabbitohs v Sharks Storm v Raiders Warriors v Bulldogs Wests Tigers v Roosters Broncos v BYE
Round 19, 15-17 July 2005 Broncos v Storm Cowboys v Rabbitohs Panthers v Bulldogs Raiders v Eels Roosters v Warriors Sea Eagles v Dragons Sharks v Knights Wests Tigers v BYE
Round 20, 22-24 July 2005 Bulldogs v Broncos Cowboys v Panthers Dragons v Sharks Eels v Knights Storm v Roosters Warriors v Raiders Wests Tigers v Rabbitohs Sea Eagles v BYE
Round 21, 29-31 July 2005 Broncos v Raiders Dragons v Roosters Knights v Storm Panthers v Warriors Rabbitohs v Bulldogs Sea Eagles v Cowboys Sharks v Wests Tigers Eels v BYE
Round 22, 5-7 August 2005 Bulldogs v Knights Cowboys v Dragons Raiders v Wests Tigers Roosters v Panthers Sea Eagles v Broncos Sharks v Storm Warriors v Eels Rabbitohs v BYE
Round 23, 12-14 August 2005 Broncos v Dragons Eels v Bulldogs Knights v Sea Eagles Raiders v Rabbitohs Roosters v Sharks Storm v Warriors Wests Tigers v Cowboys Panthers v BYE
Round 24, 19-21 August 2005 Cowboys v Raiders Dragons v Eels Panthers v Broncos Rabbitohs v Roosters Sharks v Sea Eagles Warriors v Knights Wests Tigers v Bulldogs Storm v BYE
Round 25, 26-28 August 2005 Broncos v Roosters Bulldogs v Panthers Eels v Raiders Knights v Sharks Rabbitohs v Cowboys Sea Eagles v Warriors Storm v Wests Tigers Dragons v BYE
Round 26, 2-4 September 2005 Cowboys v Storm Dragons v Knights Eels v Broncos Raiders v Sea Eagles Roosters v Bulldogs Sharks v Rabbitohs Wests Tigers v Panthers Warriors v BYE
Finals Week One, 9-11 September 2005 Finals Week Two, 17-18 September 2005 Finals Week Three, 24-25 September 2005 Grand Final, 2 October 2005