(CURTAIN Raiser To Warriors vs Penrith)
Auckland Crowns vs Canterbury Ericsson Stadium, Auckland
Auckland Crowns 30
Robinson Godfrey, Mataika Vatuvei, Fabian Soutar, Dean Shepherd, Dion Leuila-Briggs, Joel Fitzgerald : Tries
Brett Clarke (3) : Goals
Lewis Brown, Daniel Metcalf, Michael O'Brien : Tries
Michael Jordan (4) : Goals
FOUNDATION Cup 16's
Waicoa Bay vs Auckland Sea Lions League Park,Ngaruawahia
Waicoa Bay 26
Tamahou Skipper, Mattew Wade, Issac John, Shaun Kenny-Dowall (2) : Tries
Mattew Wade (3) : Goals
Auckland Sea Lions 24
Eli Pillay, Sonny Fa'i, Saipani Aiolupo, Paul Tusa, William Peace : Tries
James Swalger (2) : Goals
THE Redcliffe Dolphins made it three wins from three games today when they powered home to beat the Souths Logan Magpies 44 - 16 at Davies Park.
IT only took three rounds, but Cronulla have finally posted a win on the competition table. Last night's game was a messy affair, punctuated by moments of brilliance.
THE weekly column here at Leagueunlimited is to highlight what we here on the site think are the best players in each round of the 2004 NRL competition.
Based on the opinion received from the Leagueunlimited.com live updaters, we have put together what we think is the team of the Round 3.
THE Brisbane Broncos are set to be stripped two competition points for an illegal interchange during yesterday?s victory over the Wests Tigers at Campbelltown Stadium.
THE Canterbury Bulldogs will lose their 4 competition points if their fans continue to brawl at Bulldogs games. This drastic measure was implemented by the National Rugby League in order to try and put a halt to the ongoing problems occurring with Bulldogs fans.
ANOTHER sensational round of NRL footy with the upset of the round going to the Eels who defeated the Knights 38-34; a match which saw no less than 12 tries scored.
THE Panthers turned their match with the Warriors into a one-sided affair as they came out on top with a 42-22 thrashing at Ericsson Stadium.
IN a scrappy game against Manly, Cronulla showed patches of brilliance amid a quagmire of errors. Nevertheless, some players were outstanding for the Sharks and others continue to prove their critics wrong.
IT was "a crazy sort of a game" as Johny Lang said in the postgame TV interview.
MELBOURNE Storm prop Alex Chan faces a two week stint on the sidelines after being charged with a grade one reckless high tackle on St George Illawarra?s Ryan Powell, during the first half of Sunday?s 28-point win over the Dragons.
THE Brisbane Broncos could be stripped of the competition points they earned against the Wests Tigers yesterday after confirmation that an investigation is underway into the possibility that the club had 14 players on the field at one point during the game.
MELBOURNE Storm coach Craig Bellamy has praised his player?s professionalism, following today?s 34-6 drubbing of the St George Illawarra Dragons at Olympic Park.
NEWCASTLE Knights captain Andrew Johns is anxiously awaiting the results of an MRI scan which will determine the full extent of a season-ending knee injury.