THE following players have been selected to represent the Kiwi Ferns at the NZWRL Oceania Tournament to be held on the 7th and 8th of September 2002 at Walter Massey Park Auckland and will be coached by Lawrence Brydon (Bay of Plenty):
GREAT Britain head coach David Waite has started his preparations to face World Cup finalists New Zealand in November's three-Test series in this country by naming a 32-man training squad.
TO all Newtown RLFC members and supporters:
THE Knights are resigned to losing Mark Hughes for the remainder of the season with cruciate ligament damage to his knee while Robbie O'Davis will be out at least two weeks with a groin injury.
CRONULLA have today signed exciting St George Illawarra outside back Jason Kent to a two year term. Kent who has played four games in his debut season at centre and fullback rejected a lucrative two year deal from the Dragons to try and cement a position in the Sharks backline.
NEWCASTLE'S premiership defence lay in tatters on Sunday, with a lengthening queue of contenders led by a rampant Cronulla ready to take advantage of the ailing premier.
BRISBANE will be harder next weekend. That is the sobering thought for the Warriors as they recover from the high of beating the competition's best.
SIDELINED skipper Monty Betham could be poised to make a stunning return to the Warriors in time for next month's NRL playoffs.
HUDDERSFIELD GIANTS 50 - HULL KINGSTON ROVERS 16
ANDY Johnson returns to the Tiger's squad after missing the last two games and loose forward Ryan Hudson also figures after withdrawing late from last week's Halifax game. Academy youngster Adam Thaler retains his place in the nineteen whilst Mitch Healey misses out although his two-match suspension has now been halved after appealing.
A beautiful day, a packed ground, and the home team on fire. The Sharks demolish the Knights by 64 - 14
(PIC: Steven Menzies and Lance Thompson)
THE Parramatta Eels have completely outclassed the Souths Sydney Rabbitohs by 54-0 at Parramatta Stadium tonight.
THE New Zealand Warriors have handed the Bulldogs their first defeat since round one of the NRL Telstra Premiership season as they run out convincing 22-14 winners at Ericsson Stadium this evening.
THE Melbourne Storm have beaten the North Queensland Cowboys, 40-30 in a high scoring encounter played in heatwave conditions in Townsville this afternoon.