NATIONAL League Two club, the London Skolars and Rugby League Ireland have teamed up to form the first Rugby League Capital Challenge. The tournament which will see a London Town side take on Dublin City will kick off on Friday July 4.
THE coaches for England A, Ireland, Wales and Scotland have been named for this years European Nations Cup. The European Nations Cup will see six European Rugby League sides battle it out for the honours to call themselves, European Champions.
ST George Illawarra Dragons' skipper Trent Barrett is almost certain to undergo ankle surgery next week. The injury which forced him from the field in last Friday's City v Country clash will see the NSW five eighth out of action for up to six weeks. This means he will not be available for the Dragons and will miss the first two State of Origin clashes.
THE NSWRL 2003 Junior Player of the Year Awards were presented at Belmore Oval today during the 2003 District Representative Grand Finals. The Awards were given to:
THE NSW Rugby League have announced the inaugural Jim Beam Cup representative side, to take on the Brisbane Capitals at Campbelltown Stadium next Wednesday May 21.
THE Mitsubishi Electric Bulldogs have defeated the Cronulla Sharks in the Jersey Flegg played at Belmore Sports Ground on Saturday 17th May by 32 - 22 in the under 19 competition.
NEW Zealand national coach, Daniel Anderson is faced with a dilema of sorts. He must decide if time constraints will make it worth his while to bring current Kiwi team members, utility Robbie Paul, fullback Richie Barnett, wingers Lesley Vainikolo and Tevita Vaikona and centre Shontayne Hape back from Great Britain to join the Kiwi squad for the NZ-Australia test in Sydney on July 25th.
THE NZRL Board of Directors have confirmed the appointment Peter Cordtz as General Manager of the New Zealand Rugby League.
A last-second penalty goal from Steve Prescott gave Hull a 10-all draw with Leeds Rhinos at Headingley on Saturday evening.
THE Cronulla Sharks have posted their second win of 2003 defeating the South Sydney Rabbitohs 30-14 at Toyota Park this afternoon.
ST George Illawarra coach Nathan Brown is set to receive his second fine this year following comments made after the Dragons v Bulldogs match last Saturday.
THE Brisbane Broncos have farewelled ANZ Stadium in style with a 36-16 victory over the Melbourne Storm. The scoreline was not a true indication of the closeness of the match. Melbourne fought hard and once they get their injured players back, will be an outside chance at making the top four.
VODAFONE Warriors head coach Daniel Anderson today announced the signing of former Junior Kangaroo, Danny Sullivan.
THE Golden Point has been given the acid test when the Manly Sea Eagles defeated the Parramatta Eels 36-34 at Brookvale Oval this afternoon.
A solid performance by the Roosters to defeat the Knights by 36 - 14 at Aussie Stadium.