BRISBANE Broncos forward Tonie Carroll was last night ynsuccessful in securing a spot in the deciding State of Origin match on Wednesday by the NRL judiciary.
THE South Sydney Rabbitohs has today announced the signing of front row forward Scott Logan from English Club Hull for the remainder of 2004 and the 2005 season.
AFTER finding himself in the shadow of Storm and Queensland sensation Billy Slater, Melbourne fullback Steve Turner is ready to take his chance against his former club Penrith, when the Storm hosts the Panthers at Olympic Park tomorrow night.
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NEWTOWN icon Tom Raudonikis helped inspire the Sydney Airport Jets to a disciplined and impressive 34-10 win over the Newcastle Knights in the VB Premier League match played at the Energy Australia Stadium on Saturday evening.
COACH Des Hasler has named injured trio Shane Dunley, Sam Harris and Chad Randall in a 19 man squad to play Premiers Penrith at Brookvale Oval on Sunday.
WINGER Francis Meli has been called straight back into the starting line-up for the club?s match against the Canberra Raiders in Auckland this weekend. Meli sat out last week?s loss to the Roosters due to a one-match suspension for a striking charge from the previous week?s game against South Sydney.
SYDNEY City Roosters coach Ricky Stuart has named his side to take on the Bulldogs on Friday night at Telstra Stadium.
Fullback Anthony Minichiello
Left Wing Chris Walker
Left Center Justin Hodges
Right Center Ryan Cross
Right Wing Todd Byrne
Five-Eigth Brad Fittler (c)
Halfback Brett Finch
Prop Peter Cusack
Hooker Craig Wing
Prop Jason Cayless
Second Row Michael Crocker
Second Row Craig Fitzgibbon
Lock Luke Ricketson
Reserve Chad Robinson
Reserve Chris Flannery
Reserve Stuart Webb
Reserve Anthony Tupou
DESPITE having several players under an injury cloud, Melbourne Storm has named an unchanged line-up for this week?s clash with the Wests Tigers at Olympic Park (5.30pm).
THE Newtown RLFC, Australia?s first Rugby League football club and proud to be sponsored by Sydney Airport, is 96 years old on Thursday, January 8, 2004.
SAMOA internationals Maurie Fa'asavalu and Dom Feaunati have switched codes to league by signing for Super League side St Helens.
The Pacific Islanders' arrival was hailed as a huge boost for the 13-man game.
THE Papua New Guinea Rugby Football League (PNGRFL) has announced its 10-man squad for the 2004 Rugby League World Sevens. The squad is as follows:
ST George-Illawarra five-eighth and captain Trent Barrett has put pen to paper with the club until the end of 2008, diffusing speculation about his future and allowing him to focus on the up-coming 2004 NRL Season.
THE National Rugby League on Tuesday released a statement warning it was "losing patience" with the ongoing collective bargaining agreement (CBA) negotiations with the players union.
BRADFORD Bulls skipper Robbie Paul is almost certain to miss the World Club Challenge against Penrith Panthers on 13 February.
The New Zealander's injured arm has not responded to the bone-graft operation he underwent before Christmas.