RESULTS from the weekend's Bartercard Cup matches.
HULL KINGSTON ROVERS 13 - ROCHDALE HORNETS 12
NSWRL First Division.
ST George Illawarra front rower Luke Bailey and Newcastle forward Josh Perry have been cited to appear before the NRL judiciary on Wednesday night following allegations of biting against Bailey.
STORM halfback Matt Orford believes Melbourne is a better side than recent form suggests.
BRISBANE BRONCOS vs SYDNEY ROOSTERSFri Aug 9, ANZ Stadium, 7:30pm
ROOKIE Jonathan Thurston steps in to replace Braith Anasta at five-eighth when the Bulldogs meet the New Zealand Warriors at Ericsson Stadium on Saturday night. Prop Mark O'Meley has been named on the bench after missing the past eight rounds with a broken jaw and Todd Polglase will return to first division.
I would like to congratulate both Kogarah Council and Robert Stone from the St.George DRLFC for their continual effort and commitment towards a genuine return to Kogarah Jubilee Oval.
MELBOURNE five-eighth Scott Hill has expressed his disappointment at having to address rumours of quitting the Storm despite being contracted until the end of 2003.
X-RAYS today confirmed that Bulldogs five-eighth Braith Anasta requires surgery after breaking his thumb in Saturday's game against the North Queensland Cowboys. The injury is expected to keep him out for 4-6 weeks.
LANCE Hohaia will make his return to the New Zealand Warriors after a month out with a groin strain against the toughest team in the NRL competition on Saturday but his coach has no worries the teenager can handle the job.
THE St George Illawarra Dragons have named 22 year old Jason Kent (pictured) at fullback for the clash with Northern Eagles at Aussie Stadium (SFS) this Sunday.
THE Parramatta Eels season continues to go from bad to worse after another loss this afternoon, this time to the Northern Eagles at Brookvale Oval, 19-10.
THE Wests Tigers have delivered a stunning footballing lesson to the South Sydney Rabbitohs thrashing them 50-4 at Aussie Stadium (SFS) today.
A strong wind and plenty of sunshine made an afternoon in Penrith very pleasant for the Warriors, who beat the Panthers 38-24