FORMER Kiwis' star Tawera Nikau is hoping to restore Waikato rugby league "to past glories" as the province's new representative coach.
LARGE number of Bulldogs fans are expected to make the trip up the freeway to EnergyAustralia Stadium this Sunday for what is expected to the toughest battle yet in the Bulldogs extraordinary winning streak.
CRONULLA coach Chris Anderson says he has no intention of altering his policy on late team changes despite a request from the National Rugby League for clubs to pay more respect to the fans.
THE New Zealand Warriors today announced it had contracted two more promising young Kiwi players Vince Mellars and Karl Te Mata.
STORM linchpins Robbie Kearns and Robbie Ross are expected to make their return from injury this weekend against the Penrith Panthers as Melbourne looks to cement a top eight position on the NRL ladder.
A SPORTS medicine expert has called for Penrith's Martin Lang to quit the game and for the NRL to change its "crazy" policy on head knocks.
LEEDS have joined the chase for Preston Campbell, together with a number of other National Rugby League and Rugby Super League clubs all wanting to get the talented utility to put pen to paper. Last years Dally M NRL Player of the Year, Preston is a fast and exceptionally skilful player, with halfback being one of his stronger positions on the field, but also performing admirably at hooker, fullback and on the wings.
THE Mayor of Kogarah, Cr Jim Taylor, has recommended a maintenance program for Kogarah Jubilee Oval which will give the Dragons an opportunity to return for the 2003 season.
PARRAMATTA EELS vs BRISBANE BRONCOSFri Jul 26, Parramatta Stadium, 7.30pm
DUE to salary cap restrictions Melbourne Storm has today announce it will not be able to hold on to hooker Richard Swain for the 2003 season.
BRENT Webb has been named at five-eight with Vinnie Anderson in the centres and John Carlaw on the right wing.
ST George Illawarra Dragons have announced the signing of young halfback, Brett Firman (pictured) to a two year deal.
MANLY supremo Ken Arthurson has defended the Eagles' decision to bring former coach Bob Fulton back into the fold as a consultant despite his return already creating rumblings within the National Rugby League club.
MELBOURNE Storm today announced the signing of four of rugby leagues brightest stars ensuring a commitment to youth in the southern capital.
FORMER Super League Test winger Ken Nagas has retired after a radical new procedure on his damaged knee failed to save his career with the Canberra Raiders.