Eels pull out a late victory again

THE Parramatta Eels have beaten the North Queensland Cowboys 24-22 with a try in the dying moments to David Veaeliki.

Forum Sevens: Rugby's Great Split, book review

MANY Rugby League (R.L.) fans will probably be at least vaguely familiar with the story of the game's origins: in 1895 at a meeting at the George Hotel in Huddersfield, 22 clubs broke away from the Rugby Football Union (R.F.U.) over arguments about 'broken-time' payments and formed the Northern Rugby Football Union (N.U.); similar arguments in Australia led to the formation of the New South Wales Rugby League (N.S.W.R.L.) in 1907; over the subsequent decades, changes to the laws of the game, enacted by the N.U. and the N.S.W.R.L. evolved a distinctive form of rugby football, known throughout the world from 1922 by its Australian title: Rugby League. However, possibly fewer fans will be aware of precisely why the broken-time debate could not be resolved, or why the breakaway bodies felt compelled to change the laws of the game to such an extent. In Rugby's Great Split, Tony Collins (currently, the official R.L. archivist) provides answers to these questions which should be of interest to R.L. supporters throughout the world.

Forum Sevens: Interview with Craig Fitzgibbon

?I?M ready,? I said, speaking with the simplicity of a great star who had somehow managed to retain the common touch. As I glided along in my BMW 3 Series coupe, I had never felt more like a Roosters Supporter in my life. The Latte drinking BMW driving ?rich bitch? tag was certainly an image I could handle.

Lockyer fails to complete training

QUEENSLAND fullback Darren Lockyer has failed to complete today's training session on the Gold Coast.

Berrigan And Ikin Want To Make Amends

QUEENSLAND halves Shaun Berrigan and Ben Ikin want to redeem themselves after sharing the bulk of the blame for the opening State of Origin loss.

The County of Origin

THE County of Origin reverts to one game in 2003, with Yorkshire hosting Lancashire at the Bulls' Odsal Stadium, Bradford. The game will be played on Wednesday 2 July, with an 7.45pm kick off.

Super League Friday - Review

ST Helens and Hull FC got back to winning ways with victories over Halifax and Castleford Tigers on Friday night, while Leeds Rhinos remain at the top of the Tetley's Rugby Super League table following a 48-12 defeat of Wakefield Trinity Wildcats. Saints had picked up just three points from their last six games, but were comfortable 58-2 winners against the basement side Halifax at Knowsley Road.

Seuseu Says Goodbye

KIWI league player Anthony Seuseu has parted company with relegation-threatened Super League club Halifax after both parties came to mutual agreement.

Wolf Mail

PAUL Cullen has named his squad for the Round 15 clash with local rivals Widnes Vikings this Sunday at the Halton Stadium.

Dragons win comfortably

THE St George Illawarra Dragons have comfortably defeated the South Sydney Rabbitohs 34-20 in a strong second half performance at WIN Stadium this evening.

Sea Eagles demoralise Sharks

THE Manly Sea Eagles bet the Cronulla sharks 36-18 in an enthused performance at Brookvale Oval.

So Long Quentin

ST George-Illawarra maintains there is no animosity with former Kiwis captain Quentin Pongia who leaves the National Rugby League (NRL) for England after just two matches.

Bulldogs wear down the Storm

A tough battle in Melbourne for the Bulldogs, but they come away with the win over the Storm by 26-12.

Warriors triumph over Raiders in must-win Game

THE New Zealand Warriors have walked away with two competition points they desperately needed after a tough yet entertaining 26-18 victory at Ericsson Stadium today.

Eels pull out a late victory again

THE Parramatta Eels have beaten the North Queensland Cowboys 24-22 with a try in the dying moments to David Veaeliki.

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