SOUTHS? first Queensland Cup outing may not have produced the Club?s desired results but the teams have regrouped in preparation for what is sure to be an explosive first home game this Sunday.
THE Sydney Airport Jets have completed their trials program, and are now ready for the real substance of any Rugby League season - the competition rounds.
The biggest news for Newtown this week is that half-back maestro Craig Field is due to return from a stint with the Pia club in France. Field made a sensational impact in the royal blue jersey last year, and no doubt coach Colin Murphy will be keen for the talented number seven to get back into the playing action as soon as possible.
WIGAN Warriors were the biggest winners in the Fifth Round of the Powergen Challenge Cup, as York City Knights and Whitehaven earned a place in the last eight alongside six Tetley's Rugby Super League teams.
Powergen Challenge Cup Fifth Round Results
RUGBY?S World Champions ? Bradford Bulls ? are delighted to announce that their new look website has received a record 3.1 million hits in its first live month since being launched in mid-February.
MANLY coach Des Hasler has named an unchanged side for Saturday's blockbuster against Sydney Roosters at Brookvale Oval.
FONE Zone Canberra Raiders Coach, Matthew Elliott, has named a preliminary twenty-man squad for the Raiders blockbuster clash with defending Premiers Penrith this Friday night at Canberra Stadium.
VETERAN South Sydney player Terry Hill has retired from rugby league following a tumultuous off season including a serious knee infection and a reported feud with coach Paul Langmack.
COACH Wayne Bennett has added forward trio Dane Carlaw, Neville Costigan and Tom Learoyd to the Broncos squad for this Sunday's clash with arch rivals the Parramatta Eels at Suncorp Stadium.
THE man who plays the role of the Penrith Panthers mascot, Paws, has lost the part following his conviction for welfare fraud.
THE team to play the Eagles this Saturday night at Brookvale has been announced. Both Michael Crocker and Craig Wing are out, and Stuart Webb & Peter Cusack move into hooker & the bench respectively.
JUST one week after facing a premature end to his sparkling National Rugby League career, Melbourne Storm halfback Matt Orford has been named in the club?s season opener against the Newcastle Knights this Sunday.
MITSUBISHI Electric Bulldogs coach Steve Folkes has made only the one change to the team that recorded a resounding win over the Parramata eels last week for this Saturday's clash with the Cronulla Sharks at the Sydney Showground.
Jamie Feeney has recovered from injury to take his place on the interchange bench in place of Reni Matua.
THE Newcastle Knights have named an 18 man side for their round two clash against the Melbourne Storm.
THE Dragons have named an unchanged line-up for their second round 2004 Telstra Premiership clash with the Warriors in Auckland this Saturday.
WESTS Tigers Head Coach, Tim Sheens has announced his squad for the game against the South Sydney Rabbitohs, on Sunday 21st March 2004 at Aussie Stadium. Kick off is at 3.00pm.