NSW coach Phil Gould has all but confirmed Bulldogs youngster Braith Anasta as five-eighth for the opening game of the 2003 State of Origin rugby league series.
AN irritated Andrew Johns has virtually dared NSW selectors not to pick him for game one of this year's much-hyped State of Origin rugby league series.
QUEENSLAND coach Wayne Bennett has expressed grave concerns over the Australian Rugby League?s decision to introduce the ?golden point? rule to Origin football following the rule's spectacular failure on the weekend.
NEW South Wales coach Phil Gould has defended his selectors' decision to omit in-form Manly winger John Hopoate from the Blues' 25-man State Of Origin rugby league squad.
IN this the first of two Bulls Eyes this week, coach Brian Noble looks at the biggest game in Super League as first placed Leeds Rhinos travel to second placed Bradford Bulls with top spot being the prize on offer at Friday's clash at Odsal Stadium.
R2K strongly encourages St.George-Illawarra fans to write in support of both Rockdale & Hurstville Council's Draft Management Plans for 2003 to 2006. Both Rockdale & Hurstville have allocated $50,000 towards the Jubilee Oval Community Appeal in their draft budgets, which are subject to public comment.
NAMING rights sponsorship to the St George Illawarra Dragons is on the market for the first time since the joint merger formed in 1999.
ADAM MacDougall and the Newcastle Knights have managed to resolve their differences with the representative winger now being listed as a likely starter for the Knights in two weeks time.
THE Newcastle Knights have sensationally sacked injury-prone Adam MacDougall this afternoon.
HOT on the heels of star halfback Brent Sherwin re-signing with the Bulldogs for another five years, teammate and New Zealand international Nigel Vagana is also tipped to sign a long-term deal, most likely on Monday.
DEPENDABLE, hard working and a rock solid defender. Vodafone Warriors centre Vinnie Anderson has heard all the terms to describe his play. He wants much more. "I've been reasonably happy with my defence," says the 24-year-old. "But I'm looking to expand my attacking skills. I've been watching videos of some of the best attacking centers in the game, guys like Justin Hodges, Jamie Lyons and Brent Tate, just to see what their strengths are."
BRISBANE'S ironman hooker Richard Swain has lost the battle to keep his 146 game streak going against the Bulldogs in Sydney tomorrow night.
RUMOURED betting on the Manly-Souths game in round seven at Brookvale Oval is now being investigated by the NRL.
BULLDOGS' playmaker Braith Anasta has vowed to take on the Brisbane defensive line in tomorrow night's National Rugby League match of the round at Telstra Stadium.
BULLDOGS halfback Brent Sherwin has signed a contract which will keep him at the Canterbury-based club for five more years.