THE first steps to make the 2008 Rugby League World Cup one of the most competitive in history have been laid with the announcement of an Under 16?s Rugby League tournament to be held in Moscow at the end of the year.
THE USA Tomahawks, the National Team of the American National Rugby League will take on the St.George Dragons Allstars with match proceeds to benefit:
WIGAN winger Brian Carney has called for Ireland to be included in the proposed 2008 World Cup as a stand-alone nation after Monday?s announcement that a tournament will be held to celebrate the centenary of the game in Australia.
IT is still four years out till the renegotiation period, but the Channel 7 camp has already started planning their battle plans to steal one of the jewels from Channel 9?s sporting crown, pulling together what is expected to be one of the largest contracts offered for Australian sport on Free to Air television.
ST GEORGE ILLAWARRA have expressed concerns about plans to dump more than 4000 tonnes of soil on WIN Stadium and turn it into a motorcycle track one month before their opening game of the season at the ground against Newcastle.
ON Sunday February 8th between 11am - 3pm Leichhardt Wanderers will be holding their 2004 Registration Day. On hand to say G'day to all current and future Wanderers will be three of our favourite old boys Robbie Farah, Bronson Harrison & Damien Braumann. As part of the days activities, and thanks to the generous support of our friends at XBOX & HES, you will be able to test your footy smarts against Robbie, Bronson & Damo on the new NRL Rugby League video game!
TRIPLE Champions Bradford Bulls have today announced that they will be joined by Penrith Panthers in a Family Open Day at Odsal Stadium as part of the build up to their forthcoming World Club Challenge Game against the NRL Champions.
THE UK?s most successful Rugby League Club, Bradford Bulls are launching a new healthy lifestyles initiative delivered by The Bradford Bulls development team, which will target key stage 2 children in the Bradford South and West area.
THE UK?s newest dedicated rugby store http://www.talkin-rugby.co.uk is offering to kit out an amateur club in a brand new playing strip when it opens its first ever store in Shaw, near Oldham next weekend (Saturday 7 February).
SUNDAY sees the Skolars start their second Arriva Trains Cup campaign with a trip to National League 1 side Doncaster Dragons. The potential encounter with former Skolar PJ Solomon is now dependent on the result of the league's disciplinary committee after he was sent off in a friendly last week.
BRADFORD Bulls skipper Robbie Paul is almost certain to miss next month's World Club Challenge clash with Penrith Panthers.
He is struggling to regain full fitness after breaking his arm last season and failed to get the all-clear when he visited a specialist on Wednesday.
SKOLARS' friendly game against Oxford University was called-off due to the students encountering problems with their transport en-route to the game. However, this did give the club a chance to see 34 players run-out in a competitive match between the squad.
DESPITE being significantly overdue, the `Legend's Walk' at Oki Jubilee Stadium will be officially opened on Saturday, 6 March 2004.
"ITS just a Matter of Faith" thats the chorus to the previous Warriors theme song.
Speaking of faith quite a number of Warriors are born again faithful Christians including Francis Meli, Jerry SeuSeu, Henry Fa'afili and Ali Lauiti'ti.
THE NRL will put the boot into the tardy goal kickers this season, today announcing that clubs would be slapped with fines of $2,000 and above each time a conversion or penalty takes more than 90 seconds to complete.