ROUND - 5, Sunday 6th June 2004.
AS Melbourne Storm prepares for Sunday?s showdown with the Bulldogs, coach Craig Bellamy has admitted his side needs to adopt the same hardness that has seen the Bulldogs perennial finalists in recent times.
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NORTH Queensland Cowboys coach Graham Murray has named his team to take on the in form Canberra Raiders at Canberra Stadium on Saturday.
Coach Murrays team is;
INCOMING South Sydney coach Shaun McRae is looking forward to turning the Rabbitohs into a premiership force - but called on the NRL club's supporters to remain patient.
TALENTED Dragons teenager Ben Creagh will continue his transition to the backrow when he replaces the injured Lance Thompson as the starting second rower against the Broncos at WIN Stadium this Friday night.
WESTS Tigers Head Coach, Tim Sheens has announced his squad for the game against the Sea Eagles, on Sunday 11th July 2004 at Brookvale Oval. Kick off is at 2.30pm.
MITSUBISHI Electric Bulldogs coach Steve Folkes has named his team to meet the fourth placed Melbourne Storm this Sunday after at the Sydney Showground.
PENRITH Panthers coach John Lang has named his team to take on the South Sydeney Rabbitohs at Aussie Stadium on Sunday.
Still smarting after last weeks hammering at the hands of the Storm, you can be sure the Panthers team was well drilled up at Penrith this week.
There is some speculation that this weeks game will see the return of centre Ryan Girdler from injury.
Coach Langs team is;
ROOSTERS, NSW and Australian legend Brad Fittler has answered the call and has made himself available for selection for NSW in the second State of Origin Match to be played at Suncorp Stadium on June 16.
REDFERN All Blacks 12 v 52 BARLA Great Britain Lions Erskinville Oval, Erskinville, Sydney
RESULTS from Henson Park, Saturday, June 5th.
NSWRL VB Premier League.
TAWERA Nikau's Stallions travel to Henham Park, in Auckland, today to meet Otahuhu, coached by former stand-off James Leuluai, in round seven on the Bartercard Cup national rugby league competition.
THE Redcliffe Dolphins must beat Souths Logan this Sunday to keep in touch with the top 5 in the Queensland Cup. After 5 losses in 6 weeks the Dolphins have gone from competition leaders to crash to 7th place.
WIGAN maintained their stranglehold over St Helens at the JJB Stadium with a crushing Super League win on Friday.
The Warriors notched up their 12th successive home victory over Saints to exact some revenge for their Challenge Cup final defeat three weeks ago.