PENRITH fullback Rhys Wesser, the man most likely to benefit from Darren Lockyer's move to five-eighth, isn't getting carried away with his chances of playing State of Origin this season.
THE Australian Rugby League has confirmed today that former Queensland State of Origin, and current Brisbane Broncos coach, Wayne Bennett, will take over the reigns of the Australian Philips Kangaroos from Chris Anderson.
NEW Zealand rugby league coach Daniel Anderson says he's looking forward to trading blows with newly-appointed Australian coach Wayne Bennett at international level.
THE Australian Rugby League have played the safe card in their recent decsion to host the ANZAC test match between Australia and New Zealand at Newcastle?s EnergyAustralia Stadium rather than the larger Suncorp Stadium (Lang Park) in Brisbane.
THE new-look Souths Logan Magpies have claimed the scalp of the Burleigh Bears in one of the Club?s most successful pre-seasons to date.
SYDNEY Airport Jets' formidable Head Coach Colin Murphy was reasonably pleased with his team's 20-12 win over North Sydney, in the NSW Premier League trial played at Henson Park on Saturday afternoon.
THE Wigan Warriors home fixture with Huddersfield Giants scheduled for Sunday 4th April 2004 will now be played Sunday 13th June 2004 with a 3pm kick off at the JJB Stadium. Wigan will therefore now be away to Huddersfield on Sunday 4th April 2004 at the McAlpine Stadium also with a 3pm start.
LONDON Broncos are delighted to announce the launch of 'Broncos Breaks' in partnership with the new Premier Lodge located just 300m from the Bronco's home ground at Griffin Park.
THE 2004 Rugby Super League season has gotten off to its best start ever with a record crowd of 69,499 watching all six matches of the weekend. The crowd record, which breaks the old aggregate record of 62,274 set in 1999 and the old record for an opening round of 55,040 set in 1997.
A young woman has accused as many as six Bulldogs rugby league players of sexually assaulting her at a resort, a year after another woman claimed members of the team molested her at the same hotel.
BULLDOGS winger Matt Utai has pleaded guilty to a grade three reckless high tackle on Raiders winger Steve Franciscus in Coffs Harbour last Saturday night.
NEWCASTLE Knights fans will experience a new look EnergyAustralia Stadium in 2004.
THERE is still no Stacey Jones in the Warriors team to play the Penrith Panthers in a pre-season NRL game at North Harbour Stadium on Sunday.
MELBOURNE Storm will field a full-strength side for Saturday?s pre-season trial match with the Canberra Raiders at Eric Weissel Oval in Wagga (6.30pm).
MANLY winger John Hopoate has requested coach Des Hasler name him in the Sea Eagles squad for their final trial match against South Sydney this weekend.