LONDON Broncos moved into the top six of Tetley's Rugby Super League with a 40-18 win over Widnes Vikings in Aberavon on Sunday.
The Broncos took their Round 13 clash to Wales, and they followed up last week's win at Bradford with a comfortable defeat of a Widnes side who trailed 34-6 at half time.
PLAYER by Player analysis for the Queensland and New South Wales sides to play in Wednesday night's opening Rugby League State of Origin game at the rejuvenated Lang Park, aka Suncorp Stadium.
CHANNEL Nine has dispatched yet another kick in the guts to loyal Rugby League fans by revealing that it will not be showing game one of the State of Origin series live in Melbourne, Adelaide or Perth. Instead AFL dominated states will have to wait until 9:30PM (Melbourne), 10:30PM (Adelaide) or 12:10AM (Perth) to see the replay.
NEW South Wales forward Ben Kennedy has been cleared to lead the Blues pack into State of Origin I after passing a fitness test on his hamstring.
LAST call for the State of Origin Fund Raising Dinner for the Newtown Rugby League Football Club and the Randwick-Petersham Cricket Club.
Special guests will include former State of Origin players from New South Wales and believe it or not Queensland, home of those dreaded Cane Toads! Mike Whitney will be the evening's Master of Ceremonies.
Wednesday, 11th June 2003, 6.30 pm
7 Regent Street, Petersham
$75.00 per person (includes a top class 2 course meal plus beer, wines, soft drinks.)
Raffles and great auction items, including tickets and accommodation for 2 to the second State of Origin game in Sydney.
Tickets are available from:
Petersham RSL - contact the Reception.
Newtown RLFC - contact Annie on 95500999
Randwick-Petersham Cricket Club - contact Chris Sullivan on 0410619019
STORM coach Craig Bellamy has signalled at least one change to the side that was soundly beaten by the Rabbitohs last Sunday, as Melbourne prepares for this week's clash with Penrith.
RADISSON Maine Wests Tigers Head Coach, Tim Sheens has announced his team for the game against the Sharks, on Saturday 14 June 2003 at Toyota Park. Kick off is at 5.30pm.
MANLY halfback Jason Ferris will receive a two-week suspension if found guilty of a grade one dangerous throw charge when he fronts a National Rugby League judiciary hearing tonight.
THE National Rugby League has today served the Sydney Roosters and the Penrith Panthers with breach notices following Round 13 of the Telstra Premiership.
DRAGONS winger Nathan Blacklock is one of three players who will line?up in first grade with St George Illawarra for the first time this season against the Knights in Newcastle on Friday.
VODAFONE Warriors head coach Daniel Anderson has named Queensland State of Origin hooker PJ Marsh in his starting line-up for Saturday night?s game against the Eels in Sydney.
PENRITH Panther and Australian center, Ryan Girdler has been named to take his place in the Panthers team for their game against the Melbourne Storm at Penrith Stadium on Saturday.
Girdler has missed all of this season through injury and will add increased depth and experience to the Panthers backline.
THE struggling Cronulla Sharks say signing unsettled Kiwis rugby league centre Nigel Vagana is their top priority for next season.
THE Canberra Raiders have named a 19-man side for their top of the table clash with the Brisbane Broncos on Sunday at Canberra Stadium.
TWO former Test wingers will make their long-awaited returns to the National Rugby League this weekend. St George Illawarra flyer Nathan Blacklock and Newcastle's Adam Macdougall will meet each other in Friday night's clash at Newcastle.