THE Newtown Rugby League Football Club will be holding its annual players, officials and supporters reunion at Henson Park on Saturday, August 23, 2003.
THE Round starts with a bottom of the table clash featuring the Newcastle Knights and North Sydney Bears. Newcastle comes off a win against Manly while the Bears lost narrowly to the Sharks. The Knights won?t expect to be as strong as last weekend though with their front row pair Kennedy and Tanner in first grade this week.
HIBISCUS Coast Raiders, Canterbury Bulls, Mt Albert Lions, Marist Richmond Brothers and Eastern Tornadoes make up the top five in this year's Bartercard Cup competition in New Zealand. The jostling for positions on the ladder for the Top 5 will continue for the remaining rounds.
THE garden city of Toowoomba is the centre of attention this weekend with the home side the Clydesdales? season on the line.
AN interesting weekend lies ahead and while some games are crucial in making the top eight picture a little clearer but the talk could be for all the wrong reasons. There are rumours that just won?t go away that a high profile Sydney club will be exposed as salary cap cheats in the coming days. At this stage Newcastle have been cleared but many fans will be waiting with baited breath to see if anything eventuates or whether it is just someone?s vivid imagination getting the better of them.
THE Wolves are delighted to announce the signing of St. George Illawara Dragon's front rower, Chris Leikvoll.
WIGAN Warriors look set to be without star Scrum Half Adrian Lam for up to three weeks due to an ankle injury. Adrian hobbled off during Sundays 18-16 win at Wilderspool and will see a further specialist about the problem.
IN Bull's Eye this week, Brian Noble and second row forward Jamie Peacock look ahead to tomorrow night's Teteley's Super League Round 22 game at Headingly when the Bulls travel to meet the Rhinos in the biggest game of all. First and second go head to head!
MELBOURNE Storm prop Mitchell Sargent has been suspended for two matches and will miss this Sunday?s clash with the Bulldogs after he was found guilty of a grade one dangerous throw at the NRL judiciary tonight.
SOUTH Sydney has lured former Australian schoolboys halfback Joe Williams to the National Rugby League club next season.
THE Broncos host the Panthers in the NRL tonight and Casey McGuire has the perfect opportunity to claim the Brisbane No.6 jumper for next season.
AN assault charge against New Zealand Warrior and Kiwi rugby league international Logan Swann was today set down to be heard in Auckland District Court in February.
PARRAMATTA'S late run at the National Rugby League finals has hit a hurdle with prop Michael Vella ruled out for two matches with a knee injury. Vella has been diagnosed with a minor knee strain.
THE Penrith Panthers have defeated the Brisbane Broncos 13-6 at Suncorp Stadium this evening.