PONDER this question for a moment, ?What does it take to make a great scrum-half??. Imagination? Flair? Great hands? Eye for a gap? Flawless kicking game? Ability to marshal his troops round the field? A game breaker? Courage?
AT the start of the 1909 season, the New South Wales Rugby League was losing the battle with the NSW Rugby Union for footballing supremacy in Sydney; yet by the end of 1910 RL was firmly established as the dominant code. This post recounts how a Wallabies v Kangaroos series played a crucial role in tipping the balance decisively in favour of the 13-a-side game.
KIWI Ferns coach Lawrence Brydon is taking nothing for granted in front of his side's second women's league world cup game, against Tokelau at Albany today.
INFLUENTIAL playmaker Stacey Jones has been ruled out of the rugby league Test against Australia in Auckland on October 18.
SIMPLICITY is the key word New Zealand secondary schools rugby league coach Paul Bergman has been emphasising to his team ahead of tomorrow night's international against the Australian Schoolboys at Arena Manawatu.
A host of Australian league hardmen have endorsed New Zealand Warriors' prop Richard Villasanti's selection in the Kangaroos preliminary training squad for the tour of Great Britain and France.
RESULTS are in for Round 2 of the Lion Foundation Womens 2003 World Cup, and are as follows:
QUEENSLAND and Brisbane Broncos captain Gorden Tallis has announced his immediate retirement from representative rugby league.
MAURICE Lindsay involved in TV Negotiations:
WINS to Saints and Wigan this weekend in the play-offs in England.
THE New Zealand Warriors will play a National Rugby League (NRL) match at Christchurch's Jade Stadium (Lancaster Park) in each of the next three seasons, thanks to Sydney club Wests Tigers.
THE Sydney Roosters and Penrith Panthers have named unchanged squads for Sunday's National Rugby League Grand Final Telstra Stadium.
2003...THE year of the 'Gunna'
SYDNEY Roosters pair Craig Fitzgibbon and Shannon Hegarty were cleared to play in Sunday's National Rugby League grand final against Penrith.
THE Dragons are close to finalising their 2004 roster with 12 new signings confirmed, including four backrowers, four outside backs, two front row forwards plus three ?triangles?.