THIS weekend sees seven teams in the Bartercard Cup wind up their season while the top five qualifying teams head into the finals series with the grand final to be played on the 16th of September.
THE Melbourne Storm have comprehensively defeated the Penrith Panthers 42-10 at Olympic Park today laying claims to a top eight position.
THIS is a question that in previous years I wouldn't even contemplate, I would brush it aside as a rhetorical question.
THE Bulldogs had a point to prove after last week's loss to the Warriors, and that they did, soundly beating the Eels, 28-10.
ON Thursday 15 August, representatives from the National Rugby League, Channel 9 and Fox Sports met with representatives from St George Illawarra Dragons and St George DRLFC, and representatives from Kogarah Council to review the possibility of the Dragons playing at Kogarah Jubilee Oval in 2003.
CASTLEFORD are very pleased to announce that their 22-year-old prop forward Andy Lynch has signed a new two-year deal with the Tigers which will take him to the end of the 2004 campaign. Lynch, who joined the club from junior rugby in East Leeds in 1996, has graduated through the Tigers Academy ranks and this year has established himself in the first team starting line up and as one of the most promising young props in the game.
IN THIS WEEK?S EDITION OF BULLS EYE, COACH BRIAN NOBLE AND BRIAN McDERMOTT LOOK FORWARD TO FRIDAY?S BATTLE OF THE TOP TWO IN THIS SUPER LEAGUE VII ROUND 23 CLASH AT THE BRADFORD & BINGLEY STADIUM BETWEEN THE BULLS AND IAN MILLWARD?S ST HELENS.
A REMINDER TO ALL NEWTOWN JETS MEMBERS AND SUPPORTERS - SATURDAY'S GAME AT HENSON PARK IS THE LAST HOME GAME FOR 2002.
JETS PLUMMET FROM THE PENTHOUSE TO THE OUTHOUSE.
THE Newcastle Knights have received mixed news in the last twenty four hours with confirnation that Mark Hughes will not play again this season after tearing his cruciate ligament(knee) and will undergo a complete knee reconstruction and wont be available until next season.
IT'S "steady as she goes" at the New Zealand Warriors base this week as they prepare to host the No 2 side in the National Rugby League (NRL) with no over-reaction after dumping No 1.
THE Canberra Raiders have re-signed promising winger, Michael Robertson for a further three seasons as the Raiders look to keep their premiership hopes alive with a crucial match against the Roosters at Canberra Stadium on Saturday afternoon.
CANTERBURY BULLDOGS vs PARRAMATTA EELSFri Aug 16, Sydney Showground, 7:30pm
MANLY have continued on their impressive buildup for next year by adding outstanding Rugby Union centre, Sam Harris to a two year deal. Harris, who was formerly a Manly junior was ecstatci to be returning to Brookvale next year and said he always wanted to come back and play league, a move no doubt hastened by the signing of Lote Tuqiri, Mat Rogers and Nathan Blacklock by Union.
HULL KR LAUNCH NEW FINANCIAL SERVICES - In a move to diversify operations and income Hull Kingston Rovers have created a new revenue stream in the setting up of a financial services division.