KIWI coach Daniel Anderson has tonight announced his Kiwi test side who will take on Australia next Friday night in Sydney.
AUSTRALIAN Rugby League chairman, Colin Love has announced the Kangaroo Test side which will take on New Zealand at Aussie Stadium, Sydney on Friday 25 July at 7.30pm.
NEW Zealand forward Ali Lauiti'iti will miss this week's test match against Australia unless he successfully fights a charge at the National Rugby League judiciary on Wednesday night.
THE top 5 positions in New Zealand's Bartercard Cup competition are more evident after Round 12 of the competition, leaving only 4 rounds left before the play offs.
INJURED New Zealand Warriors hooker PJ Marsh is confident he will make a successful comeback after neck surgery, although he admits there is a "slight chance" he may never play rugby league again.
THE Newcastle Knights and Wests Tigers will honour former international and First Grade coach, Allan McMahon, this Sunday when they play for the inaugural Allan McMahon Shield at Campbelltown Sports Stadium.
THE Wests Tigers have continued their foray into the player market, signing Scott Sattler from Penrith for two years and losing Willie manu to Souths in the process. The signature of Sattler continues an impressive buildup for the Tigers who have added Scott Prince, Pat Richards and Brett Hodgson to their playing roster for season 2004 and beyond
FRIDAY night footy kicked off to see the mighty Panthers juggernaut continue to sweep all before them. This time Penrith over came an Origin weary Knights outfit in Newcastle. With a bye still in hand, the Panthers are now looking odds-on to claim the 2003 minor premiership.
RADISSON Maine Wests Tigers are pleased to announce Mark O?Neill has re-signed with the club for a further two years.
FOURTEEN tries and the highest scoring game so far in the 2003 NRL competition, and the Roosters came out on top of the Sea Eagles by 50-26.
THE Parramatta Eels have put on early points to out-gun the South Rabbitohs by 34-20 at Aussie Stadium this afternoon.
THE Dragons have retained the same line-up which comprehensively beat the Cowboys last weekend for their Telstra Premiership round 20 clash with the Eels at Parramatta Stadium this Saturday.
Dragons coach Nathan Brown has named a bench of six with two to be omitted, depending on how Australian reps Shaun Timmins and Luke Bailey pull-up after the Test against New Zealand just 24 hours earlier.
The Dragons, currently in seventh place, beat the Eels 30-28 at WIN Stadium in round two.
FOLLOWING his selection for Friday night?s Australia versus New Zealand Test match Melbourne Storm skipper Stephen Kearney is set to move even closer to Gary Freeman?s record for the most international appearances by a New Zealander.
UNDERRATED Melbourne Storm centre Steven Bell is set to play his 50th NRL match this week when the Storm takes on the South Sydney Rabbitohs at Olympic Park.
INAUGURAL Melbourne Storm front-rower Robbie Kearns is set to become the first player to be with the club for ten years after re-signing yesterday in a deal that will keep him involved with the Storm beyond his playing days.