ANDY Johnson returns to the Tiger's squad after missing the last two games and loose forward Ryan Hudson also figures after withdrawing late from last week's Halifax game. Academy youngster Adam Thaler retains his place in the nineteen whilst Mitch Healey misses out although his two-match suspension has now been halved after appealing.
A vocal crowd of 23,991 at ANZ witnessed an in form Roosters side beating the home side by 28-18
8 th August 2002
IN BULLS EYE THIS WEEK, COACH BRIAN NOBLE AND LEON PRYCE LOOK AHEAD TO FRIDAY?S SUPER LEAGUE VII ROUND 22 CLASH AT THE SHAY WHEN THE BULLS AND THE BLUE SOX LOCK HORNS IN ANOTHER BIG WEST YORKSHIRE DERBY.
A REMINDER FOR ALL NEWTOWN JETS RLFC MEMBERS AND SUPPORTERS.
INJURY continues to plague Storm fullback Robbie Ross after he was ruled out of this weeks clash with the North Queensland Cowboys due to a tear in his right hamstring.
RABBITOH captain Adam Muir has announced his retirement from Rugby League.
THE NRL judiciary tonight found St George Illawarra Dragons front rower Luke Bailey not guilty of a biting charge.
BRISBANE BRONCOS vs SYDNEY ROOSTERSFri Aug 9, ANZ Stadium, 7:30pm
ROOKIE Jonathan Thurston steps in to replace Braith Anasta at five-eighth when the Bulldogs meet the New Zealand Warriors at Ericsson Stadium on Saturday night. Prop Mark O'Meley has been named on the bench after missing the past eight rounds with a broken jaw and Todd Polglase will return to first division.
I would like to congratulate both Kogarah Council and Robert Stone from the St.George DRLFC for their continual effort and commitment towards a genuine return to Kogarah Jubilee Oval.
RESPONDING to feedback from supporters the Bulldogs will bring fans closer to the action and trial a new 'Field of Play' ticket category for their match against the Parramatta Eels at the Sydney Showground next Friday night (16 August).
MELBOURNE prop Peter Robinson believes the Storm cannot afford to underestimate the Cowboys this Saturday as it sets about trying to arrest a two game losing steak and keep its finals aspirations on track.
THE South Sydney Rugby League Football Club would like to refute claims that Adam Muir has retired at this point. The fact of the matter remains that Adam was dropped following the sides loss on Sunday to the Wests Tigers.
STORM coach Mark Murray believes Melbourne has regained the spring in its step required to overcome the North Queensland Cowboys this weekend, despite his clubs two game losing streak.