TO those with a background in 90's rock, the title will be instantly familiar. But in singing the song last night (in my best Ed Kowalcyzk voice of course), I wondered to myself, how can the NRL identify with the song?
IT'S been a long time for the red and green
Since 1989 the semis we've not seen.
The fans are left ruing what has gone wrong
The old Glory Glory is just another song.
THE Sydney Airport Jets totally overwhelmed Woy Woy by 74-14 in the NSWRL Jim Beam Cup match played at Henson Park last Saturday. The Jets had led 34-0 at half-time, and ran in thirteen tries in their best performance of the season. Centre Ryan Milligan (ex-Newcastle Knights) notched up what are almost certainly Newtown club records for points scored by an individual player and goals kicked in a game in his impressive haul of two tries and eleven goals. Jets coach Trevor Schodel had made a playing comeback because of the team?s injury situation, and was full of praise for the way in which his young squad stuck to their game plan and refused to let the visitors ?get a sniff? at any stage of the match.
AUSTRALIAN rugby league bad boy Julian O'Neill could play against the Kangaroos later this year after being given British citizenship.
RADISSON Maine Wests Tigers have continued their impressive build up to next year with Head Coach Tim Sheens announcing Penrith Panther, Shane Elford has signed with Wests Tigers for the next two years.
THE memory of the late Laurie Nicholls will be remembered at a special dedication ceremony to take place at Leichhardt Oval on Saturday evening 9th August 2003.
ST George Illawarra Dragons' utility player Shaun Timmins has been suspended for one match after being found guilty of a dangerous tackle by the NRL judiciary tonight. The verdict will see the Test five eighth miss this Sunday's match against the Warriors at Kogarah.
PARRAMATTA'S late run at the National Rugby League finals has hit a hurdle with prop Michael Vella ruled out for two matches with a knee injury. Vella has been diagnosed with a minor knee strain.
DRAGONS prop Chris Leikvoll has agreed to a 2 year deal with English Super League club Warrington Wolves.
THE long wait may soon be over for fans who have been hanging out for the new NRL computer game.
THE details of St.George-Illawarra's final game of 2003 at Jubilee Oval have been announced by the NRL. The Saints will play the Newcastle Knights on Sunday, the 31st of August at 3:00pm.
BRISBANE'S Ben Ikin has dropped out of tomorrow night's National Rugby League match against Penrith with a thigh injury. The Broncos five-eighth has been replaced by utility Casey Mcguire who has made a remarkable recovery from a shoulder injury suffered against the Sharks last weekend.
INJURED fullback Darren Lockyer says the Brisbane Broncos are hanging tough despite a post-Origin slide down the NRL ladder.
CANBERRA coach Matthew Elliott has publicly questioned the National Rugby League's crackdown on spear tackles as Cronulla prepares to take on the judiciary over the issue on Wednesday night.
SOUTH Sydney scapegoat Owen Craigie has vowed to fight his way back after being dumped again in the wake of the Rabbitohs' latest National Rugby League humiliation.