?IF I saw him on the road, I?d run the bastard over?
WATCHING the Tri-Nations final at Elland Road was a surreal experience. I had expected a close game, a gripping contest - as had many others. The British press had been rightly praising the national team following their defeat of the Kangaroos at Wigan two weeks earlier. The British crowd around Leeds that day and inside the ground were buzzing with anticipation. And come kick-off time, we got our gripping contest? for all of four minutes!
THERE?S a common saying that goes ?statistics are like a bikini ? they show everything but the important bits?. Other people say that ?statistics mean nothing?, and further still, there are some who believe that you can analyse a game of rugby league by looking at a sheet of paper. This essay will investigate the use of player statistics in rugby league, how much can be inferred about a player from his statistics.
IT?S all back on this Saturday, February 5th at Henson Park, with Newtown taking on Western Suburbs in an official NSWRL Premier League trial kicking off at 6.00pm.
There?s a full afternoon of Rugby League at Henson Park, with the Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks and Wests Magpies clashing in three junior representative competition games starting at 1.30pm.
SOUTH JUNIORS TRIALS
GREAT Britain stand-off Danny McGuire has been cleared to play in Friday night?s Carnegie World Club Challenge against Canterbury Bulldogs at Elland Road.
SOUTH Sydney, the famous Rabbitohs in the National Rugby League, has secured Real Insurance, a new major entrant in the Australian insurance market, as its major sponsor for the next two years.
WESTS Tigers Head Coach, Tim Sheens has announced his squads for the Trial Games in Ulladulla, on Saturday 5th February 2005 at Mollymook Oval.
MEET Willie Mason, Mark O?Meley, Sonny Bill Williams,Willie Tonga, Andrew Ryan and the whole Bulldogs squad at the Overflow at Sydney Olympic Park
HISTORIAN Helen Elward and Graeme `Changa' Langlands have released the biography of Billy Smith. The biography is called `Billy Smith - A Saint From Head To Toe'.
BULLDOGS chief executive Malcolm Noad would like to see the Coffs Harbour issue dealt with as soon as possible so the club can get on with life.
FRIDAY 16th April 2004
THE National Rugby League has fined Sydney Roosters coach Ricky Stuart for comments he made towards on-field officials during last Friday night?s clash with Brisbane at Aussie Stadium.
PARRAMATTA have named a unchanged side for the round 6 clash with Manly at Brookvale Oval this Sunday.
SHARKS off-season signing Nigel Vagana will front the NRL judiciary tonight to contest the grading of his careless high tackle.