RESULTS from the weekend's Bartcard Cup matches.
HULL Kingston Rovers recorded a much needed victory against thehigh-flying Featherstone Rovers with a solid, hard working display ofrugby as they outclassed their opposition throughout the afternoon witha fantastic performance. Bob Everitt (2), Lynton Stott and Paul Fletcherscored tries with goals from Dane Dorahy (2), Bob Everitt and ChrisCharles.
AFTER sitting back over the weekend and watching hysteria and mayhem grip the Rugby League community, I thought it best to gather as much information as I can before making an educated comment on the allegations facing the Bulldogs.
REPORTS indicate that St George Illawarra Dragons captain Trent Barrett has been cited and will appear before the judiciary on a grade two head-slamming charge.
MARK Lennon makes a welcome return to the Castleford squad after missing the last five games with a leg injury. Mitch Healey also returns after serving his one match ban whilst Adrian Rainey's loan period has expired and academy youngster Tommy Saxton keeps his place in the squad. Two or three players will be subject to late fitness checks and then Steadman will be able to finalise his seventeen.
FOLLOWING media comments and speculation arising from Bradford Bulls' decision to return to Odsal Stadium next season, Bulls Chairman, Chris Caisley, says that there is still a lot of work to be done if the Club is to finalise a long term deal with Bradford Council to relieve the Council of its future responsibility for the stadium and enable the Club to improve the facilities there. Caisley said,
BULLDOGS CEO Bob Hagan today released the following statement:
THE Newcastle Knights have played well enough to overcome a determined Northern Eagles outfit by 28-14 at Energy Australia Stadium tonight.
A rather vocal crowd at Campbelltown Stadium, especially concerning ref Shayne Hayne, have seen the home side go down against the Sharks by 34-18.
MELBOURNE Storms finals hopes rocketed today as the club continues to gather momentum after thoroughly outclassing the Penrith Panthers 42-10 at Olympic Park.
LAST night, the Canterbury Bulldogs wrapped up the Minor Premiership with a comprehensive 28-10 victory over last year's grand finalists, the Parramatta Eels
THE St George Illawarra Dragons have handed out a hiding to the South Sydney Rabbitohs by 58-16 at WIN Stadium today. (match pics: Lee Hookey, Willie Peters)
THE New Zealand Warriors have toppled the two premiership favourites in successive weeks with an impressive 18-4 victory over the Brisbane Broncos.
THE first win for Roosters at Bruce Stadium since 1991, and they do it in style, winning 38-12, against a sometime disorganised Raiders pack.