WHO ever said International Rugby League was dead should have been at Ericsson number two last night, as Cook Islands and Tonga battled it out in the 3rd Round of the Pacific Rim Tournament.
NZ Maori has progressed to the Pacific Rim Grand Final after destroying a Samoan side in the final round of pool play Auckland last night.
PACIFIC RIM RESULTS
BRITAIN?S most successful Rugby Club, World Champions, Bradford Bulls, have announced the signing of Forwards, Ryan Hudson and Andy Lynch from Castleford Tigers.
Come along and join the excitement of ?Tiger Tag?. A non-contact, 8 per side, Rugby League competition.
NORTHS legend Greg FLorimo and now General Manager of the North Sydney Football club has called on all Bears fans and interested foundation club supporters to get down to North Sydney Oval this coming Tuesday night.
THE British Amateur Rugby League Association is delighted to announce that Britain's biggest Union, the GMB, have agreed to continue their sponsorship of the BARLA National Cup for the 2005 competition.
A hard bruising encounter at Loftus Road in London in heavy rain culminated with the Kangaroos running out easy victors over the Kiwis by 32-12.
The Kiwis are holding on to hope of having winger Lesley Vainikolo available for next month's two tri-series league tests against Great Britain.
CARDIFF Demons have accepted an invitation to play in the 2005 Powergen Rugby League Challenge Cup, the final of which will be played in the Millennium Stadium on August 27.
KIWIS coach Daniel Anderson is accepting Bradford's decision not to release winger Lesley Vainikolo for the tri series tests against Great Britain
WALES must beat Scotland by 14 points or more in Glasgow this Sunday (kick-off 3pm) to have any chance of qualifying for the Rugby League European Nations Cup Final writes Ian Golden.
SCOTLAND have named nine new caps to face Wales in the European Nations Cup on Sunday, including 17-year-old Ross Marshall. The Arran second rower is joined on the bench by fellow Scotland A team graduates Pete Shaw and Andy Brown of Fife Lions, with Glasgow Bulls' Andy McPhail starting on the left flank in a side featuring four Super League players.
THE Cook Islands have progressed to the Pacific Rim Grand Final after a narrow 20-12 victory over the ANZ Fiji Bati side.
THE Kangaroos are expecting tommorow mornings Tri-Nations Test against New Zealand to be every bit as tough and tight as last week's series opening draw, but at least they'll have
more room to move.