THE Broncos once again returned to the pacesetters group in 2004, but once again they fell by the wayside when the business end of the season came along.
LONDON Broncos have secured the services of Parramatta?s utility forward Lee Hopkins for the new season.
ALI Lauitiiti is looking forward to the prospect of pulling on the Kiwis rugby league jersey for the first time in more than a year.
PROP Nathan Cayless says the pressure is growing on the New Zealand rugby league team to notch up their first win in the Tri-Nations rugby league tournament.
THE Kiwis are ready to break some hearts at Huddersfield on Sunday morning (NZ time) in what will be the 100th encounter between the New Zealand and Great Britain sides since 1907.
THE weekend just past saw an amazing display of talent take part in the Oceanic-Pacifica Rugby League Cup competition .It was a hugely successful event and promises to be even bigger and better next year.
ENGLAND scored eight tries to crush France 42-4 in Avignon on Saturday and book a place in the European Nations Cup final against Ireland next weekend.
Leeds duo Mark Calderwood and Rob Burrow both scored hat-tricks with Hull wing Gareth Raynor and Salford forward Andy Coley adding further tries.
NEW Zealand Maori forward Kererua Savage has signed a 12-month contract with glamour Australian National Rugby Leauge club the Sydney Roosters.
A "warm" welcome waits for former Eels pivot Adam Dykes when the Cronulla Sharks open their NRL pre-season schedule.
AUSTRALIAN rugby league star Andrew Johns will make yet another comeback on Monday after being cleared to resume training with NRL club the Newcastle Knights.
FOUNDATION Cup 16's
Auckland Crowns vs Wellington Cornwall Park, Auckland
Auckland Crowns 38
Kingi Akauola, Patrick Ah Van, Kurt Tehira, Leeson Ah Mau, Scott Jones, Tamihana Hawea (2) : Tries
Matthew Parata (5) : Goals
Michael Lealava'a, Brendan Hikaka, Tautara Reihana-Gerrard : Tries
Brendan Hikaka : Goal
THE Bulldogs coming off a bye, looked great in the first half in the second match of the Easter double header at Telstra Stadium, and held out a determined fight back by the Sea Eagles in the second half to narrowly defeat the Manly side by 28-26.
THE St George Illawarra Dragons have convincingly defeated Wests Tigers 39-10 in the opening match of the Easter Double Header at Telstra Stadium today.
THE Penrith Panthers have defeated the Melbourne Storm this Easter Sunday in a game of two halves by 30-26 at Penrith Stadium.
ANOTHER week, another loss to Cronulla. After last night's dismal showing against the Cowboys, it's time to take aim and vote off another poor soul from Sharks Den Survivor.