REDCLIFFE will walk the semi finals tight rope after capitulating to Easts 46 ? 36 in a heart wrenching Queensland Cup loss on Saturday.
CONGRATULATIONS to all those who had a go at last week's Goodscore.com Trivia Quiz. Dozens of entrants were spot on with the answer of Billy Thompson, the English referee who adjudicated the first State of Origin in 1982.
THE English U18 Acadamy side bult up a solid lead before beating the Junior Kiwis 22-20 in an age group rugby league international at North Harbour Stadium on Sunday.
THE 2004 RLI Conference final next Saturday will be an all Dublin affair after both Clontarf Bulls and Dublin Blues successfully negotiated their respective semi finals. At Castle Avenue, Clontarf gave Waterford Vikings a lesson in finishing, running out 44-14 winners. Despite a gallant fight from the Vikings, the Bulls were too strong on the day, Paul Mullins scoring two of Clontarf's eight tries.
THE weekly column here at Leagueunlimited is to highlight what we here on the site think are the best players in each round of the 2004 NRL competition.
Based on the opinion received from the Leagueunlimited.com live updaters, we have put together what we think is the team of the Round 22.
ST.GEORGE Bank Dragons coach Nathan Brown has named an unchanged team to play the Warriors at WIN Stadium this Saturday night.
PENRITH Panthers coach John Lang has named his side to play the Roosters at Aussie Stadium on Friday night.
With confidence riding sky high after last weeks demolition of the Manly Sea Eagles, Lang has to bring his team back to reality for this eagerly awaited clash.
Youngster Garret Crossman will make his debut off the bench.
Coach Langs team is;
CRONULLA Sharks coach Stuart Raper has named his side to take on the Parramatta Eels on Saturday afternoon at Toyota Park.
Coach Rapers team is;
WITH 23 points overall, Cowboys? forward Paul Rauhihi still leads the field in the 2004 Leagueunlimited.com player awards. But with just four rounds remaining, the challenge has been thrown down with Dragons? half back Mathew Head and Bulldogs? prop Steve Price both scoring maximum points and moving into second place. They join last year?s winner, Storm half back Matt Orford on 20 points.
BRISBANE will welcome back prop Shane Webcke from injury this weekend, when they take on the ladder-leading Bulldogs in front of what is expected to be a massive crowd at Suncorp Stadium.
BEN Harris has been named as the centre replacement for the injured Jamaal Lolesi for the Dogs game in Brisbane this Sunday against the Broncos.
CONFIRMATION today that current Parramatta half Adam Dykes will return to his former club, Cronulla, in 2005. He has signed to a deal which will see him wear the black, white and blue for three years in a major boost for the Shire team.
SYDNEY Roosters coach Ricky Stuart has named his side to take on the Penrith Panthers on Friday night at Aussie Stadium.
CURRENT Castleford back, Paul Mellor, has signed a deal which will see him return to the Cronulla Sharks in 2005. Mellor, a Shark between 1999 and 2002, originally left the Shire amid controversial circumstances amid the tenure of former coach Chris Anderson.
THE Manly Sea Eagles today named an unchanged 17 for Sunday's Brookvale