Pacific Rim and Pacific Cup Finals results

PACIFIC Rim Results:

Cook Islands survive Tongan onslaught

WHO ever said International Rugby League was dead should have been at Ericsson number two last night, as Cook Islands and Tonga battled it out in the 3rd Round of the Pacific Rim Tournament.

NZ Maori thrash Samoa

NZ Maori has progressed to the Pacific Rim Grand Final after destroying a Samoan side in the final round of pool play Auckland last night.

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Bradford sign Castleford duo

BRITAIN?S most successful Rugby Club, World Champions, Bradford Bulls, have announced the signing of Forwards, Ryan Hudson and Andy Lynch from Castleford Tigers.


NORTHS legend Greg FLorimo and now General Manager of the North Sydney Football club has called on all Bears fans and interested foundation club supporters to get down to North Sydney Oval this coming Tuesday night.

Wests Tigers make a splash

WESTS Tigers players Bryce Gibbs and Liam Fulton took to the water in the name of charity at the Whitlam Leisure Centre, Liverpool, on Saturday.

GMB extend National Cup sponsorship

THE British Amateur Rugby League Association is delighted to announce that Britain's biggest Union, the GMB, have agreed to continue their sponsorship of the BARLA National Cup for the 2005 competition.

Kangaroos triumph over Kiwis but at what cost?

A hard bruising encounter at Loftus Road in London in heavy rain culminated with the Kangaroos running out easy victors over the Kiwis by 32-12.

Cardiff Demons to play in 2005 Challenge Cup

CARDIFF Demons have accepted an invitation to play in the 2005 Powergen Rugby League Challenge Cup, the final of which will be played in the Millennium Stadium on August 27.

Henry Fa'afili brought into Kiwis squad

KIWIS coach Daniel Anderson is accepting Bradford's decision not to release winger Lesley Vainikolo for the tri series tests against Great Britain

Scotland v Wales preview

WALES must beat Scotland by 14 points or more in Glasgow this Sunday (kick-off 3pm) to have any chance of qualifying for the Rugby League European Nations Cup Final writes Ian Golden.

Scotland Team v Wales

SCOTLAND have named nine new caps to face Wales in the European Nations Cup on Sunday, including 17-year-old Ross Marshall. The Arran second rower is joined on the bench by fellow Scotland A team graduates Pete Shaw and Andy Brown of Fife Lions, with Glasgow Bulls' Andy McPhail starting on the left flank in a side featuring four Super League players.

Cooks into Pacific Rim Grand Final

THE Cook Islands have progressed to the Pacific Rim Grand Final after a narrow 20-12 victory over the ANZ Fiji Bati side.

Roo's Expect a Tough Match

THE Kangaroos are expecting tommorow mornings Tri-Nations Test against New Zealand to be every bit as tough and tight as last week's series opening draw, but at least they'll have more room to move.