THE BARLA Great Britain Lions have been rocked by a double blow ahead of their Cumbrian showdown with France on Saturday 20th September, kick off 6:30pm.
GRAND Final day at Dolphin Oval on September 20 is tantalizingly close for the four sides still alive in the 2003 Queensland Cup.
THE Mount Albert Lions eliminated the Eastern Tornadoes 42-20 last weekend in the minor semi-final in Auckland to now face Marist-Richmond in the preliminary final.
IN Bull's Eye this week, Brian Noble and former Leed's star Karl Pratt look ahead to Sunday's Tetley's Super League Round 26 game at Odsal when the top two in Super League go head to head in 'the biggest game of all'!
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WIGAN Warriors have been boosted by the news that Scrum Half Adrian Lam is back in the side for Friday's Tetley's Super League clash against St Helens at Knowsley Road, 8pm kick off.
THE Melbourne Storm have come away with a comfortable 40-10 victory over a 12-man Manly Sea Eagles outfit at Olympic Park this evening.
THE Canterbury Bulldogs have overcome a determined but undisciplined Cronulla Sharks 28-14 at Shark Park this evening. The Bulldogs scored four tries to three and the Sharks were in the match until well past the 60th minute but the boot of Hazem El Masri again was worth it's weight in gold with the winger kicking six goals from six attempts.
PARRAMATTA captain Nathan Cayless says Penrith will smash the Eels tomorrow if his side worries about the 28-point victory it needs to sneak into the NRL finals.
THE NZ Warriors have shown they are more than ready for the play-offs with a convincing win over the Tigers tonight at a packed Ericsson Stadium by 32-16.
R2K would like to congratulate Anthony Mundine on becoming the WBA Super-Middleweight champion. Mundine silenced all of his critics by defeating Antwun Echols over 12 rounds at the Sydney Entertainment Centre on Wednesday night.
THE confirmation date for booking a seat on the Sydney Green Brigade coach trip to Canberra for the Raiders home semi final has now been extended to Sunday night. Therefore allowing people to book following the conclusion on this weeks NRL round.
DRAGONS got off to a flying start with tries to Shaun Timmins (3rd Min) and young winger Ben Creagh (10th Min) with both tries converted to have a 12-0 lead after 10 minutes. Both tries were from Broncos own mistakes.
THE final round of the NRL gets under way this evening and every match this weekend has an impact on the top eight. Whether it be final placing's within the eight or just qualifying for the eight, each match will hold it's own significance and the NRL will be stoked with that and well might they should as this years finals series promises to be one of the best on record.
WITH October being breast cancer awareness month, a charity golf day to be known as the Joanne Mackay Pink Ribbon Golf Challenge is being staged on the 26th September 2003 at Bankstown Golf Club. Proceeds from the day will go to the National Breast Cancer Foundation and the Joanne Mackay Helping Hand Foundation which will go into research and awareness programs.