THE Australian Rugby League has confirmed today that former Queensland State of Origin, and current Brisbane Broncos coach, Wayne Bennett, will take over the reigns of the Australian Philips Kangaroos from Chris Anderson.
NEW Zealand rugby league coach Daniel Anderson says he's looking forward to trading blows with newly-appointed Australian coach Wayne Bennett at international level.
THE Australian Rugby League have played the safe card in their recent decsion to host the ANZAC test match between Australia and New Zealand at Newcastle?s EnergyAustralia Stadium rather than the larger Suncorp Stadium (Lang Park) in Brisbane.
THE new-look Souths Logan Magpies have claimed the scalp of the Burleigh Bears in one of the Club?s most successful pre-seasons to date.
SYDNEY Airport Jets' formidable Head Coach Colin Murphy was reasonably pleased with his team's 20-12 win over North Sydney, in the NSW Premier League trial played at Henson Park on Saturday afternoon.
THE Wigan Warriors home fixture with Huddersfield Giants scheduled for Sunday 4th April 2004 will now be played Sunday 13th June 2004 with a 3pm kick off at the JJB Stadium. Wigan will therefore now be away to Huddersfield on Sunday 4th April 2004 at the McAlpine Stadium also with a 3pm start.
LONDON Broncos are delighted to announce the launch of 'Broncos Breaks' in partnership with the new Premier Lodge located just 300m from the Bronco's home ground at Griffin Park.
THE 2004 Rugby Super League season has gotten off to its best start ever with a record crowd of 69,499 watching all six matches of the weekend. The crowd record, which breaks the old aggregate record of 62,274 set in 1999 and the old record for an opening round of 55,040 set in 1997.
LEEDS have shown they are ready to go one step further in 2004, running out comprehensive winners against the London Broncos 58 ? 14 at Headingley in front of over 15,000 people.
HUDDERSFIELD have come away with the points in their opening match for Super League IX with a surprise 26 ? 22 victory over the Castleford Tigers at The McAlpine Stadium on Sunday afternoon.
THE Salford City Reds have welcomed back their entry into Super League after spending 2003 in National League 1 with a surprise victory over the Widnes Vikings at The Willows.
MELBOURNE Storm halfback Andrew McFadden is expected to be fit for this Saturday night?s clash with the Canberra Raiders at Wagga, but injured back rower Dallas Johnson is in some doubt.
THE flying Tigers winger, Pat Richards will miss the start of the NRL season after breaking his leg during his side's 20-10 pre-season loss to the Rabbitohs.
A young woman has accused as many as six Bulldogs rugby league players of sexually assaulting her at a resort, a year after another woman claimed members of the team molested her at the same hotel.
MANLY winger John Hopoate has requested coach Des Hasler name him in the Sea Eagles squad for their final trial match against South Sydney this weekend.