THE following players have been selected to represent the Kiwi Ferns at the NZWRL Oceania Tournament to be held on the 7th and 8th of September 2002 at Walter Massey Park Auckland and will be coached by Lawrence Brydon (Bay of Plenty):
GREAT Britain head coach David Waite has started his preparations to face World Cup finalists New Zealand in November's three-Test series in this country by naming a 32-man training squad.
TO all Newtown RLFC members and supporters:
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.
THE Parramatta Eels have completely outclassed the Souths Sydney Rabbitohs by 54-0 at Parramatta Stadium tonight.
THE New Zealand Warriors have handed the Bulldogs their first defeat since round one of the NRL Telstra Premiership season as they run out convincing 22-14 winners at Ericsson Stadium this evening.
THE Melbourne Storm have beaten the North Queensland Cowboys, 40-30 in a high scoring encounter played in heatwave conditions in Townsville this afternoon.
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.
THE NRL judiciary tonight found St George Illawarra Dragons front rower Luke Bailey not guilty of a biting charge.
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.
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.