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TICKETS for the Griffin Park international between England 'A' and world champions, Australia are now on sale.
London Broncos, who will host the match at their West London Brentford base, will retain similar match day pricing as home Tetley's Super League fixtures in an attempt to make this blue chip game affordable for families in the local community.
HIS Royal Highness Prince Phillip, Duke of Edinburgh, yesterday opened the Millom Amateur Rugby League Club's new ?204,000 Changing Rooms and Community Centre.
THE National Rugby League has warned clubs they face the loss of competition points if they field unregistered players after slapping the Bulldogs with a $10,000 fine.
CANBERRA and South Sydney will lose their captains to suspension for at least one week unless they successfully fight high tackle charges at the National Rugby League judiciary on Wednesday night.
MELBOURNE Storm rookie Dallas Johnson may have played his last game of the season following scans today that revealed the lock/forward would be sidelined for four to six weeks after he tore his right medial ligament during Sunday?s loss to the Bulldogs.
HAZEM El Masri has equalled an all-time premiership goal-scoring record as the Bulldogs crushed Melbourne 50-4 in the National Rugby League match at Sydney Showground yesterday.
WIGAN Warriors host Halifax in the Tetley's Super League at the JJB Stadium on Sunday afternoon (10th August) with a 3pm kick off.
BRADFORD Bulls moved two points clear at the top of Tetley's Rugby Super League with a narrow 18-16 win at Leeds Rhinos on Friday night.
The Bulls have now won their last seven matches to overhaul the Rhinos and, while they will meet again before the end of the season, they took a huge boost in the race to finish on top of the ladder.
TONY Rea has lost the services of Steve Hall (groin) for Sunday's game away at Wakefield, however, will see the return from injury of either Rob Purdham or Mat Toshack.
THE Warriors downed the St George Illawarra Dragons 30 - 20 at Kogarah Jubilee Oval this afternoon. Both teams are hovering around the bottom of the top eight and the match was crucial for both the Warriors and the Dragons finals aspirations.
THE Canberra Raiders have beaten Manly 51-16 with only twelve men at Brookvale Oval this afternoon. In the 8th minute of play Raiders captain Simon Woolford was marched for a high shot on former Raider Luke Williamson. While the shot was bad from Woolford, there have been worse tackles this year in which players have managed to stay on the field. To put it bluntly, it was a knee jerk reaction from referee Paul Simpkins after the crowd started howling for Woolford's blood.
A fine display by the Bulldogs to cement their spot in the top 4 at this stage of the competition.
MANLY Sea Eagles interchange prop Aaron Cannings has been ruled out of today's match against Canberra Raiders at Brookvale Oval due to an infected arm.
BRETT Firman never had much time for an education, although he is a keen student of rival National Rugby League (NRL) halfbacks.