THE second round of the Bartercard Competition in New Zealand, saw just 3 games being played over the Easter break, with the remaining 3 games in the round to be played next weekend.
THE Sydney Airport Jets claimed their first win of the Premier League season in defeating Manly-Warringah 30-16, in the match played at Brookvale Oval on Easter Sunday. This might not have been the prettiest of wins, but the final score probably understates the extent to which Newtown dominated the game.
THE results in so far from Round 2 of the Premier League competition in NSW.
MELBOURNE Storm centre AARON MOULE has retired from rugby league.
LANCE Hohaia is recovering from a groin strain and will not be used if he has not recovered sufficiently by the weekend to ensure he can also back up against the Canterbury Bulldogs in Wellington on Friday, May 2.
CRONULLA face a $10,000 fine after being issued with a breach notice for using an unregistered player, Laloa Milford, during last Sunday's National Rugby League clash with Newcastle.
MELBOURNE Storm centre Aaron Moule has today announced his retirement from rugby league.
BULLDOGS playmaker Braith Anasta is confident of passing a fitness test today and making a triumphant National Rugby League return at Canberra on Saturday night.
DRAGONS coach Nathan Brown has named an unchanged line-up for this Friday's Anzac Day clash with defending premiers the Roosters at Aussie Stadium.
THE National Rugby League judiciary has charged two more players this afternoon.
MELBOURNE Storm centre Junior Langi is set to return from an ongoing shoulder injury for this weekends clash against the Cowboys at Dairy Farmers Stadium (7.30pm).
THE Brisbane Broncos are set for a showdown with the National Rugby League judiciary after star halfback Shaun Berrigan was charged with contrary conduct today.
THE Newcastle Knights have named Ben Kennedy in the starting side for this weekend's match against the Wests Tigers at Energy Australia Stadium this Saturday.
THE Bulldogs' National Rugby League loss to St George Illawarra has been compounded by the loss of fullback Luke Patten and possible withdrawal of halfback Brent Sherwin through injury.
NATHAN 'Tingha' Blacklock is set to return to St George as early as next week following further indications that the NSWRU are ready to grant a release.