THE unofficial heavyweight title fight between Kevin Tamati and Greg Dowling at Brisbane's Lang Park in 1985 is embedded in rugby league folklore and Kangaroos firebrand Gorden Tallis doubts there will be anything to rival it during tomorrow's trans-Tasman battle.
DOUBLE New Zealand international Matthew Ridge has provided the Wallabies and Kangaroos with some dressing room wall motivation before they take on their Kiwi counterparts this weekend.
AS the business end of the season approaches Queensland Cup ?new boys? Tweed Seagulls are under the most pressure, just one point out of the top five and with a tough run ?home?, starting with Easts at Langlands Park this Saturday. The Tigers are coming off a good win over Wynnum at the daunting Kougari Oval.
THE Sydney Airport Jets are back at Henson Park on Saturday, July 26 in the NSW Premier League local derby with the South Sydney Rabbitohs.
ROUND 16 kicks off with a titanic clash. Both these teams come into this match on the back of a win and both sides sit within two points of each other in the top four. With very few rounds remaining this match will prove vital as both teams jockey for position. With so much to play for this is shaping up to easily be the match of the round.
ROUND 13 of New Zealand's Bartercard Cup is upon us with the play off looming on the horizon so points are crucial for those teams sitting outside the Top 5.
WIGAN Forward Ricky Bibey has today joined Leigh Centurions on a months loan.
LEEDS Rhinos have signed Papua New Guinean winger Marcus Bai on a two-year contract, with the Melbourne Storm favourite moving to Headingley at the end of 2003.
The long-serving winger is Melbourne's leading try scorer, having crossed the whitewash six times this season and 65 times since their inception in 1998.
WIGAN Warriors Coach Stuart Raper has announced an unchanged 17 for Saturday's home Tetley's Super League clash against Widnes Vikings 6.05pm KO.
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IN this week's Bulls Eye, Brian Noble and Shontayne Hape look ahead to Sunday's Tetley's Super League Round 20 game at the Jungle between the Tigers and the Bulls.
LEEDS' coach Darryl Powell has called back Tommy Gallagher to play in the Rhinos Senior Academy side, while London now benefit from the earlier than expected return to the capital for Joe Mbu.
&LDQUO;KA mate Ka mate” will be the cries from our Kiwi brothers and sisters echoing out from Aussie Stadium this evening as the Kiwi's attempt their annual David and Goliath routine against the all conquering Kangaroos. Only difference is this year the Kiwi's look more like Goliath with a touch of Samson thrown in courtesy of Tony Puletua and Joe Gulavao.
MELBOURNE Storm winger Marcus Bai is set to finish his playing career in the English Super League after accepting a lucrative two-year contract from Leeds last night.
NEW Zealand coach Daniel Anderson claimed Cronulla players feigning injuries had cost Ali Lauiti'iti his place in the Kiwi side for Friday night's test against Australia.