NEW South Wales coach Phil Gould says he expects to make a decision on his rugby league State of Origin future later this week.
PHIL Gould has met with the editor of the Daily Telegraph to discuss his problems with some of the newspaper's reporters that have caused him to consider his future as NSW State of Origin coach.
BRADFORD has overcome a determined Wigan 36-22 to set up an all-Yorkshire challenge rugby league cup final against Leeds at the Millennium Stadium on Saturday week.
THE Brisbane Broncos could be without forwards Andrew Gee and Petero Civoniceva for Friday night's game against the Sydney Roosters after both were charged with careless high tackles by the National Rugby League judiciary today.
THE Sydney Roosters have re-signed Craig Fitzgibbon for a further three seasons which will see the star backrower based at Bondi until 2006.
FRIDAY 18th April 2003SYDNEY ROOSTERS v BRISBANE at Aussie Stadium at 7.35pm
AN emergency meeting of the Auckland Regional Council (ARC) yesterday decided to raise a loan for a $23 million upgrade of Ericsson Stadium, home of the New Zealand Warriors rugby league team.
IN a body blow of monumental proportions, Brisbane props Andrew Gee and Petero Civoniceva will miss Friday night's National Rugby League blockbuster against the Sydney Roosters after pleading guilty to high tackle offences.
ST George Illawarra captain Trent Barrett says he's sorted out his differences with Nathan Brown and, in his own words, will cop his coach's slap on the chin.
CRONULLA captain Brett Kimmorley believes the Sharks are still capable of finishing in the National Rugby League top four despite their winless start to the season.
A PLAYER driven out of Australia by the Department of Immigration after he overstayed his visa has now sparked a major row between two of the NRL's proudest clubs.
NEW Zealand Warriors second-rower Awen Guttenbeil has been included in the starting line-up to play the North Queensland Cowboys at Ericsson Stadium, Auckland on Monday.
INTERNATIONAL centre Shaun Timmins will start at lock for the Dragons in his second week back from knee surgery in the Easter Saturday clash with the Bulldogs at Telstra Stadium.
AFTER all four teams involved in this Saturday's Easter Double Header lost in round 5, each club will be desperate to get a positive result. The Bulldogs earlier this season set down a team goal as to never have two losses in a row, and after the Newcastle contest last week they will be suitably prepared for the unpredictable Dragons.
MELBOURNE Storm has made widespread changes, including the return of five-eighth Scott Hill, to the side that will take on Manly this Sunday at Brookvale Oval (2.30pm).