THE Canberra Raiders have defeated the St George Illawarra Dragons 25-14 in today's Premier League preliminary final at Telstra Stadium.
ONE of the Newtown club's oldest points-scoring records was broken this season, when Sydney Airport Jets centre Ryan Milligan clocked up 30 points in a Jim Beam Cup competition match on August 2nd.
HAVE you ever wondered what it would be like if Andrew Johns played for the Rabbitohs? Or if Brad Fittler left the Roosters and joined Manly? No?
Well I know I have and soon enough Rugby League fans across Australia, New Zealand, and the UK will have the opportunity to play the greatest game of all.
NEW Zealand halfback Stacey Jones admitted he was no certainty to play against Australia in next month's one-off rugby league test in Auckland.
QUEENSLAND and Brisbane Broncos captain Gorden Tallis has announced his immediate retirement from representative rugby league.
THE Lion Foundation Womens Rugby League 2003 World Cup kicked off yesterday.
THE Junior Kiwis played the Australian Schoolboys in a tough encounter on Saturday afternoon at North Harbour Stadium. Both teams struggled to score and the final scoreline was an indication of how tough the game was.
AFTER the disappointing loss to Penrith yesterday, the NZ Warriors at least have something to smile about with the in form front rower being added to the train-on squad for Australia's end-of-season rugby league tour of England and France on Monday.
WINS to Saints and Wigan this weekend in the play-offs in England.
THE Sydney Roosters and Penrith Panthers have named unchanged squads for Sunday's National Rugby League Grand Final Telstra Stadium.
BILL Harrigan will referee Sunday night's National Rugby League grand final between the Sydney Roosters and Penrith at Telstra Stadium.
SYDNEY Roosters pair Craig Fitzgibbon and Shannon Hegarty were cleared to play in Sunday's National Rugby League grand final against Penrith.
"...AND then were two."
So its come down to this. The demise of the Bulldogs on Saturday and the Warriors on Sunday has left just two teams, the Roosters and the Panthers to fight it out for premiership glory.
THE Penrith Panthers have completed a stunning 28-20 victory over the New Zealand Warriors at Telstra Stadium today, lining themselves up against the Sydney Roosters in a week?s time for the 2003 NRL Grand Final.
THE Dragons are close to finalising their 2004 roster with 12 new signings confirmed, including four backrowers, four outside backs, two front row forwards plus three ?triangles?.