CAN you name the 17 players, coach and referee who have best defined the quality and character of the Queensland Wizard Cup? Back yourself and you could win an exclusive package of State of Origin merchandise.
THE Bartercard Cup competition in New Zealand is now down to the four top teams fighting it out for the two Grand Final positions.
NORTHS v REDCLIFFE, Bishop Park, Saturday 2pm, September 3.
GREAT Britain prop Adrian Morley is set to spend the rest of the season with Bradford, but only if his current side Sydney Roosters fail to reach the NRL play-offs this weekend.
ST George Illawarra backrower Ben Creagh has hit back at suggestions the Dragons could crumble under the pressure-cooker atmosphere of the NRL finals.
CANBERRA forward and former New Zealand test player Tyran Smith has retired from rugby league.
ROOSTERS workhorse Craig Fitzgibbon is closing in on one of the few records he is yet to possess ? finishing an NRL season as top tackler.
SELLOUT crowds, increased revenue, the closest season in decades. The news just keeps getting better for the NRL.
AFTER just 15 rounds the Newcastle Knights couldn't wait for the NRL season to end. Now they are wishing it would go on just a little longer.
AFTER reading through my tale of woe, I?d forgive you for thinking that I?m one heck of a mixed up kid, carrying all manner of mental scars and psychoses. I sure hope you do, since playing with people?s minds is the only coping mechanism I?ve got. Anyway, here is my story. Enjoy.
YET another big name could be on his way out of the Warriors.
BRISBANE prop Shane Webcke and halfback Brett Seymour have given the injury-ravaged Broncos a massive boost on the eve of their heavyweight NRL sell-out with Parramatta in Sydney tomorrow night.
Parramatta Eels 28 v Brisbane Broncos 14
MITSUBISHI Electric Bulldogs forward Tony Grimaldi hits two milestones when he runs out on Aussie Stadium this Sunday against the Roosters. He will be playing his 100th first grade game for the Bulldogs as well as his 150th Club game.
LAST week?s results shook the tree a little, with the Sea Eagles unselfishly allowing the comp to stay alive into the 26th round, in the meantime permitting the Warriors to bow out with a modicum of honour. The Tigers stumbled as the Storm stood up to them, the Cowboys consolidated and the Eels pushed ahead. The Dragons got a bit of Mad Monday practise whilst the Broncos would probably rather be on Mad Monday.