IN one of this club?s most impressive team performances since joining the NSW Rugby League?s flagship VB Premier League competition, Newtown defeated Western Suburbs by 30-10 at Campbelltown Stadium on Friday night. This was a genuinely tough encounter, with plenty of power-packed hits from both sides. Newtown?s uncompromising defence at critical stages of the game proved to be decisive in the end.
THE Australian Rugby League selection panel today named a 23-man squad for the Anzac Day Test match against New Zealand in Brisbane on April 22. It will be cut back to 17 on Sunday following the completion of St George Illawarra's clash with Brisbane in Wollongong.
NORTHS coach Wayne Treleaven joked he was trying to keep star back Greg Inglis secret from onlooker Craig Bellamy after the Melbourne Storm?s big 36-16 loss to Penrith on Friday.
A dominant first-half display from Warrington gave them a narrow 35-32 win after Bradford launched a second-half comeback in round nine of the engage Super League.
WARRINGTON Wolves V Bradford Bulls
HULL moved into third place in the engage Super League following a 32-28 win with a performance that offered more hope to ailing Widnes than John Kear?s title-chasing side.
THE Huddersfield Giants full back Paul Reilly has been granted a testimonial year beginning 1st January 2006 to mark his ten years loyal service to the Giants.
A few seasons ago, we experimented with the idea of the Sharks Den Mailbag, which at the time received an overwhelming response. We asked you to send in your thoughts, comments and questions and then put the most entertaining of those up onto the website.
ROUND 5, 8-10 April 2005
Melbourne?s Matt Orford and Canberra?s Clinton Schifcofske still head the leader board in this year?s Leagueunlimited.com Awards. The two form players of the competition remain in equal first place on seven points.
PENRITH Panthers coach Johnny Lang has named a strong side to play the Rabbitohs despite losing 2 of his best forwards to injury.
NORTH Queensland Cowboys coach Graham Murray has named his team to take on the in form Wests Tigers at Dairy Farmers Stadium on Saturday evening.
FOUR players have raised the ire of the judiciary this week, with New Zealand's Monty Betham heading the list with a grade three dangerous throw charge. The Kiwis back-rower faces an eight-week suspension for his spear tackle on Wests Tiger's prop Todd Payten.
PARRAMATTA Eels coach Brian Smith has named his team to take on the Storm at Olympic Park in Melbourne on Saturday evening.
NEWCASTLE Knights head coach Michael Hagan has named his starting line-up for the match at ENERGYAUSTRALIA STADIUM on Sunday afternoon against the Vodafone Warriors.
PANTHERS' forwards Joe Galuvao and Tony Puletua will undergo MRI scans today in order to determine the extent of the injuries they suffered in Friday night's victory over Melbourne.