THE Auckland Rugby League Mad Butcher Fox Memorial Grading Round is now complete. No major surprises in the final weekend?s games, although, new comers, East Coast Bays finishing in second place in Section 1 will raise a few eyebrows. A winning margin of 50 points over the Glenora Bears will have them brimming with confidence as they head in to compete, for the first time, for the Mad Butcher Fox Memorial
NORTH CONFERENCE v SOUTH CONFERENCE
THE Toulouse Spacers are the only remaining hope for an upset in this years Powergen Challenge Cup after defeating National League 2 club Doncaster Dragons last weekend. The French Elite 1 club is the only remaining non-ESL team to qualify for the quarterfinals, which are to be played on the last weekend of June.
BRONCOS look to break losing streak
GIANT teenager Karl Pryce terrorised the Reds defence with his first hat-trick as Bradford found their scoring touch at the Willows and got past Salford 58-0.
MARK Calderwood notched a clinical hat-trick as reigning champions Leeds tightened their grip on the engage Super League leadership with a crushing 60-4 demolition of relegation-threatened Leigh.
ST Helens suffered an engage Super League mauling at the hands of a vibrant Hull by 44 points to 6 on Friday night at a stone cold KC Stadium - highlighting the wind of change currently howling through the famous club.
THIS week we have a talented bunch of players with some playing out of their regular spot, but can certainly handle the task at hand. Looking at the squad, some selections may come as a surprise to the untrained eye. But here at LU, our keen live updaters give us the goods on the best players in each game, and that?s what we?re all about. So here?s the Round 10 League Unlimited Team of the Week and let me give you the tip, you?d be hard pressed to outgun this mob!
ANOTHER week, another win - the Cronulla season just keeps picking up momentum. This week, it was a highly impressive victory over an equally impressive Raiders team, led by the precision play of Jason Smith.
LEAGUE Wrap: Round 10, 13-15 May 2005
Both Storm half back Matt Orford and Cowboys? full back Matt Bowen have scored maximum points to progress to equal first place in this year?s Leagueunlimited.com Player Awards.
SOUTHS have been the hardest hit from the weekend, with winger and top try scorer Luke MacDougall charged with a grade four dangerous thrown on Storm five-eighth Scott Hill.
Warriors 6 v Roosters 10
Rabbitohs 12 v Storm 38
Wests Tigers 32 v Newcastle Knights 16
CANBERRA RAIDERS 26 v CRONULLA SHARKS 32