THE NSW Aust Uni Sport East Rugby League Rep team is still looking for two COLTS players, preferably forwards (one min forward), to go on the representative trip to cofs and Brisbane leaving next Wednesday(21st) and coming back next Sunday(25th), 4 day trip. Total cost $550. Includes shorts, socks, jersey, tracksuit, polo shirt, accom, transport and some meals. The team will play Queensland COLTS next Saturday night in Brisbane.
NEW South Wales chairman of selectors Bob Mccarthy has set the scene for a gripping City-Country game by declaring 15 spots are up for grabs in the Blues side for the opening State of Origin game.
ROUND 5 of the NSWRL Premier League came up with some interesting results, none more so than top of the table Parramatta beaten by an impressive looking Newtown Jets side.
JUST when it seemed the Warriors injury situation was improving Coach Stuart Raper has revealed that Full Back Kris Radlinski is ruled out of action for up to three months with a re-occurence of a wrist injury.
IT hasn?t got quite the local rivalry of a Leeds Rhinos v Bradford Bulls match, but newly enlarged SMg Risk Solutions has certainly got a lot to shout about.
LONDON Broncos have taken prop Tommy Gallagher on one month's loan from Leeds, and Austin Buchanan has returned to the Rhinos following his spell in the capital.
Gallagher, 19, has been in good form for the Rhinos' Under-21 side this season, playing in a variety of positions in the pack after returning from a loan spell at York earlier in the year.
He was the club's Academy Player of the Year in 2002, and capped a fine campaign by being a member of the England Academy side, which historically defeated the Australian Schoolboys, scoring a superb long-range try in the First Test.
SOUTH Sydney has granted Queensland State of Origin centre Chris Walker a release from his contract with the National Rugby League club.
SATURDAY 17th May 2003
MELBOURNE Storm coach Craig Bellamy has named an unchanged side for this Sunday?s clash with the Brisbane Broncos at ANZ Stadium (2.30pm).
KIWIS centre Nigel Vagana's days with the Bulldogs look to be numbered as the National Rugby League club has given the try-scoring centre permission to negotiate with rival clubs.
BISBANE Broncos coach,Wayne Bennett, has made no changes to his team which last week demolished the North Queensland Cowboys.
THE National Rugby League clubs have agreed to retain the existing $3.25 million salary cap next season and put off talks on increasing the cap for 2005 until later this year.
DYNAMIC Panthers 2nd rower, Tony Puletua, makes a welcome return to the Panthers team for this weeks round 10 clash with competition leaders, the Canberra Raiders at Bruce Stadium.
DESPITE being the cornerstone of the NRL's league leading forward pack, Luke Davico was passed over for selection in the Country Origin side announced on Sunday night.
FOLLOWING the signings last week of three players from Dudley Hill ARLFC, Powergen Challenge Cup holders, Bradford Bulls have announced the signing of three more junior players.