THE last 24 hours have been hell...
STATE of Origin football has provided so many wonderful contests, moments and memories over its first 25 years and with the recent decision to include the Gold Coast as the NRL?s 16th team, it?s likely that trend will continue as more youngsters eligible for Queensland make their way into the NRL.
THE Newcastle Knights hosted the Sharks in their round 14 Jersey Flegg encounter. The Sharks started as favourites as they were running 3rd, 2 points off the competition lead. The Knights stayed in 6th position even after their shock (and at times controversial) last round loss to the Magpies.
Results: Tweed Heads 34 d Toowoomba 22, Norths 40 d Ipswich 14, North Queensland 22 d Easts 16, Burleigh 56 d Redcliffe 6, Wynnum 52 d Souths Logan 22. Tweed Heads bye.
POOR goal kicking nearly cost the Parramatta Eels in their round 14 match against Newcastle.
THE Mitsubishi Electric Bulldogs announced today that Cameron Phelps and Corey Hughes had re-signed with the Club for the 2006 and 2007 seasons.
FRIDAY, 17th June 2005
MALCOLM Noad,(pictured) CEO Mitsubishi Electric Bulldogs, announced today that Mitsubishi Electric had signed on for a further two years as naming rights sponsor of the Bulldogs, with a one-year option.
AFTER a stirring win last weekend at Oki Jubilee over the Cowboys, the Dragons this week face an opponent finding some rare form in the South Sydney Rabbitoh's.
BOOM youngster Jamie Soward will be out for up to a month after injuring his ankle at training yesterday.
ROUND 14 saw some upsets with teams taking advantage of their opposition missing rep players. There were also a few gritty contests with the mettle of a few clubs being tested in their star?s absence. As you?d expect with the results that took place, the Tigers, Bunnies and Eels dominate the Round 14 League Unlimited Team of the Week. There?s plenty of points in this outfit and they?d be unbackable at the TAB is they were running around last week.
A frustrated rugby league spectator who invaded the field late in Newcastle's 50-0 NRL thrashing by Parramatta has apologised to Knights CEO Ken Conway.
WHEN Mitsubishi Electric Bulldogs winger Hazem El Masri runs out on to the Sydney Showground this Sunday against the Raiders he will need just four points to join Daryl Halligan as the most prolific point scorer in Bulldogs history. Five points will see him hold top spot on his own.
WARRINGTON Wolves' Halliwell Jones stadium is bracing itself for a Scandinavian invasion on Thursday (16 June 2005) when it hosts the second semi final of WOMEN'S EURO 2005, with Wolves' fans set to ditch their normal allegiances and get behind the Vikings.
MICHAEL Vella and Daniel Wagon have agreed to terms with Parramatta for another two years.