THE Combined Services and BARLA will clash at both U21 and U23 level at Eccles ARLFC on Friday 12th November.
GREAT Britain skipper Andy Farrell is among three or four players who could miss the Tri-Nations clash with New Zealand because of illness.
RAIDERS centre Adam Mogg has set a goal to become one of the club?s most consistent players after committing himself to Canberra for the next three seasons.
SO, who is the best NRL rookie? Due to last year?s player boycott of the Dally M Awards we shall never conclusively know if Billy Slater or Brett Firman was the best 2003 had to offer. But as this season hits the mid-point, there has been an influx of new talent that could have a significant bearing on the futures of a number of NRL clubs. Here is a look at the best to emerge for the future this season.
CANBERRA Raiders centre Joel Monaghan has turned his back on the Raiders to join former Raider Brett Finch at the Roosters on a deal for less money according to Roosters coach Ricky Stuart.
THE South Sydney Rabbitohs have staged a stunning upset defeating premiers Penrith Panthers by 30-6 at Aussie Stadium today.
A small but very vocal crowd were greeted with a fine display of league as two of the top sides in the competition fought it out at the Sydney Showground with the Bulldogs coming out on top of the Storm by 25-18.
MICHAEL Monaghan had the best game of his four year first grade career to lead the Manly Sea Eagles to a 26-18 win over the Wests Tigers at Brookvale Oval this afternoon.
IT'S been the most feared sidestep in rugby league for 15 years.
HAVING almost beaten the champions last week, East Coast Eagles will be hoping to notch up their first win of the season when they entertain Dublin Blues at Sydney Parade in the pick of this weekends games in Leinster.
THIS Saturday, June 12th, 2004.
VB Premier League
Newtown v Western Suburbs
This is another showdown between two great rivals since 1908, and another must-win game for the Jets. Get down to Henson Park in big numbers to support our boys.
Sunday, June 13th.
Jim Beam Cup
Sohier Park, Ourimbah
Ourimbah v Newtown.
The Newtown RLFC is proud to be sponsored by such great Australian business enterprises as Sydney Airport and the Petersham RSL Club.
A shortened round this weekend with the Bulldogs, Roosters and Broncos all enjoying the bye as they are providing the bulk of the players to the second Origin match at Suncorp Stadium next Wednesday.
IN Bulls Eye this week Brian Noble looks ahead to Sunday's Round 14 game at the Willows when the Bulls look to get back to win ways against Salford City Reds.
TONY Rea has dropped centre Rob Jackson and utility Tom Haughey for Saturday's game at the Haliwell Jones Stadium.
The pair have faced the axe on the back of poor performances and the team will see the return of Joe Mbu and Paul Sykes.
Mbu was rested last week while Paul Sykes was carrying an ankle injury.
Sykes this week joined his housemate Rob Purdham in signing a new three-year contract with the club.
The game kicks off at 4.05 and is live on both Sky Sports and BBC Radio 94.9fm.
Broncos Junior Academy willplay the curtain raiser at the Haliwell Jones Stadium.
Team as follows:
Sykes, Kirkpatrick, O'Halloran, Wells,Greenwood, Sanderson, Moran,Retchless, Budworth, Trindall, Mbu, Brocklehurst, Dymock: Botham, Stringer,
RUGBY league clubs have been asked to support this month?s joint fundraising dinner & auction for seriously injured players Matt King and Danny Scott by donating their replica shirts for sale or auction at the event, which takes place at Huddersfield?s George Hotel on Sunday 27 June.