THE Kangaroos only just avoided one of the biggest upsets in rugby league history before scoring a 36-24 win over the USA Tomahawks at Franklin Field in Philadelphia today.
THE Emerging nations will be the biggest beneficiaries from the cash windfall generated by the overwhelming success of the inaugural Gillette Tri-Nations Series.
GREAT Britain coach Brian Noble has admitted his players will continue to struggle against Australia until they learn to cope with high-pressure matches.
AN Australian who has played in the NFL says NRL stars Willie Mason and Anthony Minichiello would be stars if they switched to the American game.
SALFORD City Reds today revealed Australian superstar Anthony Minichiello has been added to their most wanted list for the 2006 season.
WESTS Tigers has scheduled five blockbuster home games at Telstra Stadium for the 2005 NRL premiership.
WORLD Champions Bradford Bulls have today announced they will be bringing forward their kick off time for all Sunday games from 6.00pm to 3.00pm.
WE'RE back up and running for a whole new season in London and there is plenty to get excited about.
TODAY was the first day of training for the new London Broncos squad and it also marked another first for the club, as the 2005 campaign officially got started.
WIDNES Vikings are set to give a month?s trial to New Zealand A international Karl Guttenbeil.
THE club has secured the services of its second Sea Eagle in the shape of exciting three-quarter Nick Bradley-Qalilawa.
HE was once the greatest point-scoring machine in rugby league, but now Daryl Halligan will be passing on a few pointers to the Canberra Raiders.
AFTER a brilliant 2004 season Melbourne Storm half-back Matt Orford was rewarded, taking out the Footy Show?s PLAYER OF THE YEAR AWARD on Channel 9.
ST George Illawarra Dragons centre Mark Gasnier will undergo surgery for a wrist injury according to today's Sydney Morning Herald. An Australian and New South Wales representative, Gasnier damaged ligaments in a training mishap and is likely to miss the start of the 2005 season. He reportedly joins new recruits Michael Ennis and Albert Torrens on the sideline with both players recovering from recent surgery.
SOUTH Sydney is considering a proposal to shift its home base to North Sydney Oval.