YESTERDAY'S announcement of an in principle agreement between the Newtown RLFC and Cronulla-Sutherland RLFC has caused a lot of confusion among fans of both clubs and fans of Rugby League in general.
THIS Saturday the North Sydney Bears return home to the world's most beautiful sporting ground, North Sydney Oval. The North Sydney Bears play the Parramatta Eels in Jersey Flegg and Premier League. There will also be other attractions including an appearance by the Honey Bears, The North Sydney Cheer Girl Squad. Also Bears Merchandise and Food and drink will be on sale.
EASTERN Tornadoes and Otahuhu Ellerslie have already played their Round 12 match so will not be playing this weekend.
WIGAN Second Row Forward Danny Tickle has today put pen to paper on a new two year contract which will keep him at the JJB until the end of 2006.
TIME to separate the men from the boys. Round 20 starts tonight with the Bulldogs traveling to Campbelltown to take on the Wests Tigers, who are playing for their season tonight. The Bulldogs are sitting pretty in second spot whilst the Tigers are languishing in eleventh position on 18 competition points.
THE National Rugby League Referees Coach, Robert Finch, has sought a ruling from both the ARL and RFL in the UK after his referees' exposed an anomaly in the existing laws of the game.
ST.GEORGE Bank Ltd have installed some additional seating for their
staff and customers for Sunday's clash against the Sharks at OKI Jubilee Stadium.
DRAGONS prop Ashton Sims failed a fitness test today and has been ruled out of Sunday's clash with the Sharks at Oki Jubilee Stadium.
SHARKS star fullback David Peachey has signed off on a new contract that will see him remain at the Cronulla club in 2005.
THE Canterbury Bulldogs have beaten the Wests Tigers 24-20 in one of the most absorbing and entertaining matches of the season at Campbelltown Stadium.
WESTS vs Helensburgh. 3pm Saturday July 24 - Parrish Park
MELBOURNE Storm has begun bolstering its forward pack in readiness for next season following the signings of Bulldogs prop/second-rower Dennis Scott and young Manly prop Ian Donnelly, both on two-year deals.
ST George Dragons legend, Billy Smith will be just inside the General Admission Entrance of Oki Jubilee Stadium this Sunday (25th July) from 2:00pm to 3:00pm to sign copies of his book, A SAINT FROM HEAD TO TOE.
PENRITH has decided against appealing the nine-week NRL suspension of Ben Ross.
THE Canberra Raiders have signed Michael and David Howell from the Dragons as the Raiders continue their buildup to season 2005. Both Michael and David have signed two year deals with the Raiders with Michael making 14 first grade appearances and David six, all for the Dragons.