Wiki and Smith to promote Wellington match

NEW Zealand internationals Ruben Wiki and Tyran Smith will travel to Wellington today to promote the National Rugby League's round 11 clash between Canberra and the New Zealand Warriors.

Extra time likely to be passed today

THE Queensland Rugby League will reiterate its opposition to extra time for this year's State of Origin series at an ARL meeting in Canberra today.

ARL Vote In Favour of Golden Point

THE Australian Rugby League board last night backed New South Wales and voted to introduce the "golden point" rule for this year's State of Origin series, despite Queensland's strong opposition to the proposal.

Queensland remain opposed to extra time

THE first battle in this year's State of Origin series is set to be staged in a Canberra boardroom after the Queensland Rugby League reiterated its opposition to extra time.

Queensland State of Origin squad

QUEENSLAND has named four rookies in its 22-man State of Origin rugby league squad released today.

Queensland Cup Round 7 wrap up

WITH the Cowboys having the bye, the Young Guns fielded an NRL strength forward pack to defeat premiers Redcliffe 30-8 at Dolphin Oval in the ABC Television match. North Queensland?s effort however in the first half was below par and when Dolphins speedster Aaron Barba notched two tries, taking his season tally to nine, the home side led 8-0 after 15 minutes. Redcliffe dominated all aspects of the game in the first half but led only 8-6 at the break following a try to Young Guns skipper Paul Dezolt on half-time.

Anderson Admits Jones Lost Form

THE coach of the Warriors has given up a reason why Stacey Jones has not been playing up to his usually high standards so far this season.

Long's NRL future clouded with latest setback

THE National Rugby League career of Nathan Long could be over, with the Manly prop to undergo season-ending shoulder surgery on Monday.

Round 9 - Teams and Fixtures

BULLDOGS v SYDNEY ROOSTERS at Telstra Stadium at 7.35pm

Trent Barrett declared fit to notch up a century

DRAGONS skipper Trent Barrett passed a fitness test on his right ankle this afternoon and has been cleared to play against the Panthers on Sunday.

Fone Zone Raiders Announce Three Year Deal

THE Canberra Raiders have signed a three year, $2 million deal with Fone Zone. The Raiders were the only team to enter this season without a major sponsor but have hit the jackpot with the deal worth almost $700,000 per year.

Roosters Turn To Reap What They Sow: Editorial

THE Sydney Roosters chairman, Nick Politis, has openly stated he would like to see the salary cap raised to $4 million so the Roosters can continue to buy premierships at will. This was not said for the greater good of the game or any other noble cause. It was solely due to the Roosters lack of junior development and their continual poaching of other teams talent.

Raiders Like Underdog Tag

CANBERRA Raiders Ruben Wiki and Tyran Smith were more than happy for their National Rugby League club to still be wearing the underdog tag when they visited Wellington yesterday.

Brian Carney signs 3 year deal

WIGAN'S Irish international winger Brian Carney has today signed a new three year deal which will keep him with Wigan Warriors until the end of 2006,

St Albans Centurions 16 - Teesside Steelers 20

ST Albans Centurions came agonisingly close to posting their first win in their National League 3 debut with a comeback of the season contender only to lose to a last minute try. The Centurions trailed 16-0 after 47 minutes and looked set for a hammering against a Teesside team who had lost just once in the last two seasons.

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