Victorian Rugby League Round 5 results

1ST Division

Jets get shown their place in the Hierarchy

THE Sydney Airport Jets were dealt a harsh lesson by Premier League competition leaders the Canberra Raiders in the match played at Seiffert Oval, Queanbeyan on Saturday. The well drilled and superbly prepared Raiders blew the Jets away by a 52-8 margin, at one stage piling on four converted tries in a nine-minute points avalanche midway through the first half.

Auckland Local Competition Results

FOX Memorial: Hibiscus Coast 25 Glenora 18, Ellerslie 30 Otahuhu 12, Mangere East 16 Marist 10, Richmond 30 Mt Albert 6.

A Bad Week For Kiwi League

NEW Zealand rugby league is as much about famous family names as any sport in the country.

Johns - "I Will Play Origin"

AUSTRALIAN and NSW skipper Andrew Johns has declared his commitment to rugby league's State of Origin series and said his public fall-out with coach Phil Gould stemmed from their mutual passion for the game.

Bartercard Cup - Round 6 results

ROUND 6 of New Zealand's Bartercard Cup competition had a mix of the predictable and surprise.

Gee makes history

FORWARD Andrew Gee will claim a special place in Broncos' history when Brisbane hosts Newcastle in the welcome back to Lang Park National Rugby League extravaganza on Sunday.

Storm closer to shedding away hoodoo

MELBOURNE Storm?s thrilling last minute win over Parramatta has done more than secure two valuable premiership points and cement the club in fifth place on the NRL ladder according to hooker Cameron Smith.

Gallen cited, could be outed for two months

CRONULLA'S Paul Gallen could receive a two month ban from the National Rugby League judiciary after being charged with a grade two reckless high tackle.

Cowboys Riding High

NORTH Queensland coach Graham Murray refused to apologise for his underrated team's climb up the National Rugby League ladder after the Cowboys cast aside erratic Manly 31-20 at Brookvale Oval on Saturday night.

Roosters Squad For Storm Clash

COACH Ricky Stuart has named a 19 man squad that will head down to Melbourne this weekend to take on the Storm. Michael Crocker & Chris Walker are both surprise inclusions in the squad, and could play from the bench on Sunday.

NRL backs Harrigan

THE National Rugby League has backed Bill Harrigan over his decision to award a penalty against South Sydney's Bryan Fletcher for a double movement in the Rabbitohs' loss to St George Illawarra on Sunday.

Gallen out for six

CRONULLA back rower Paul Gallen will endure a six week stint on the sidelines for what his club boss Steve Rogers has branded a two-week offence.

Round 11 - NRL Wrap

THE NRL round was a wet and soggy one starting with the opening match in Wellington. The Warriors have a terrible record at the Cake Tin and the hoodoo continues with last year's minor premiers going down to the Raiders - Ruben Wiki having a ripper of a match. If ever there was an example of the gulf that exists between Auckland and Wellington, this is it. Its no wonder that the Kiwis are calling for a second NZ team and asking why the Auckland Warriors changed their name to New Zealand.

Souths to make complaint

SOUTH Sydney will lodge an official complaint with the National Rugby League over referee Bill Harrigan's decision to penalise captain Bryan Fletcher for a double movement in yesterday's loss to St George Illawarra.

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