Forum Sevens: The Greatest Ever Winger

WELL, you?ve no doubt heard about how great a winger was or is Wendell Sailor or Lote Tuquiri, that Nathan Blacklock topped the NRL try-scorers list three year running. Older folk will no doubt remember Larry Corowa, or Les Kiss, or Michael Cleary or Ken Irvine as great wingers. All of them athletic, strapping players.

No dramas for Maroons

QUEENSLAND'S State of Origin rugby league squad have all been passed fit at today's team medicals in Brisbane. The Maroons have had their first training session with Origin rookies Michael Crocker, Scott Sattler and Matt Bowen blended into the team.

It's official: Origin II is a sellout

THE second State of Origin match between NSW and Queensland at Telstra Stadium on Wednesday night is officially a sellout.

Maroons not fooled by Johns "injury"

QUEENSLAND captain Gorden Tallis says the Maroons won't be suckered into believing NSW matchwinner Andrew Johns is carrying any sort of injury less than a week out from State of Origin Two.

Blues to train at Origin venue today

NSW will train for the first time at the venue for Wednesday night's second State of Origin clash with Queensland when the squad takes to Telstra Stadium this afternoon.

Grease is the word at Odsal

BRADFORD Bulls are pleased to announce that their latest pre-match entertainment extravaganza will feature a Grease theme, plus a special appearance from the multi-award winning Yorkshire Building Society Concert Brass Band.

One Hull of a weekend for league in London

THE sport of rugby league is set to celebrate its busiest weekend ever in the capital commencing on Friday 4th July.

Pongia going to Wigan next week.

QUENTIN Pongia the New Zealand Test Prop is joining Wigan for the remainder of the season.

Gold Coast Relocation Looking Very Likely

THE National Rugby League would welcome a Sydney club relocating to a region such as the Gold Coast.

Bai lands milestone for Storm and PNG

MELBOURNE Storm winger Marcus Bai will establish a landmark for club and country when he celebrates his 150th first grade match against the Bulldogs this Sunday at Olympic Park.

Player Profile- Sione Faumuina

THOSE basketball skills New Zealand Warriors rugby league player Sione Faumuina uses on the field didn't come without practice.

Pongia will play this weekend

ST George-Illawarra chief executive Peter Doust says prop Quentin Pongia will play against South Sydney tomorrow. Pongia has walked out on the NRL club less than a fortnight after making his Australian comeback to join English rugby league club Wigan.

Panthers coach warns his team to beware of depleted Knights

ROUND 15 of the National Rugby League kicks off tonight with the Panthers hosting Newcastle at Penrith Football Stadium. The Knights will be without their five NSW State of Origin stars, including captain Andrew Johns, as well as suspended Blues forward Josh Perry.

Marsh To Wear Brace For A Week

NEW Zealand Warriors hooker PJ Marsh will be off the rugby league field and wearing a neck brace at least until the end of this week.

Souths re-sign Lolohea for another season

SOUTH Sydney prop Filimone Lolohea has re-signed with the Rabbitohs until the end of the 2004 National Rugby League season.

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