ROUND seven of the Queensland Cup kicks off with the Ipswich - Souths Logan match at Bendigo Bank Oval on Friday night, with Ipswich looking to retain a share of third spot while the Magpies are chasing their first win.
INJURIES have forced Central Falcons coach Peter Sixtus to re-shuffle his team for tomorrow's national league match against the Manurewa Marlins in Auckland.
A reminder to all Newtown RLFC supporters that the boys in royal blue are back in action at Henson Park this coming Saturday, May 3rd.
TOP of the table Parramatta take on The Rooster side at Parramatta Stadium. With three out of three, the Eels side are full of confidence, while the Roosters coming to the Stadium with just 1 win so far, will be looking to prove their worth.The game is to be played at Parramatta Stadium. Kick off is at 5.30pm.
THE first game of the third round of NZ's Bartercard Cup, is the curtain raiser to the Bulldogs / Warriors NRL clash where the home side Wellington takes on their neighbours from the South Island, the Canterbury Bulls.
IN this week's Bulls Eye, Coach Brian Noble and Leon Pryce look ahead to Friday's TetleyS Super League Round 8 clash at the JJB when Challenge Cup winners Bradford Bulls take on Wigan Warriors.
TEAM News - Round 8
THE work of the Wigan Rugby League Junior Development Programme has borne yet more fruit with the selection of no fewer than nine of the young Warriors for the Lancashire Under 18s Junior Academy County of Origin squad.
THE Canberra Raiders have continued on their winning ways after beating the South Sydney Rabbitohs 34-12 at Aussie Stadium last night. Canberra were far from their best but they did enough to get the two points and now look to next weeks clash against the Melbourne Storm at Olympic Park.
IN what has turned out to be a gripping contest between two improving sides, the Penrith Panthers have snuck home in sensational circumstances to win 30-29 over the Manly Sea-Eagles.
THE Brisbane Broncos have defeated the Wests Tigers 38-6 at Leichhardt Oval this afternoon. The conditions were wet and blustery but only one team turned up to play football.
THE spiritual home of rugby league for the Dragons side certainly inspired them to soundly defeat the Sharks by 28 - 12.
PENRITHS try scoring freak, Rhys Wesser, Plans to test his worth on the open market come July 1st. Wesser says he would like to stay with the Panthers but also wants to see what other clubs offer him before committing to a new deal.
MELBOURNE have handed down a thumping to an injury depleted Newcastle Knights winning 46-6.
THE Canberra Raiders have cotinued their good early season for and unbeaten record tonight, crushing the South Sydney Rabbitohs 34-10.