WALES Students hope to be the first side to beat the Australians on their 2004 Academic Ashes tour as the two teams meet in Treorchy this Sunday (kick-off 2pm).
THE Kangaroos only just avoided one of the biggest upsets in rugby league history before scoring a 36-24 win over the USA Tomahawks at Franklin Field in Philadelphia today.
THE Emerging nations will be the biggest beneficiaries from the cash windfall generated by the overwhelming success of the inaugural Gillette Tri-Nations Series.
INJURIES to key Kangaroos following the game against the Tomahawks have caused a stir back in Australia.
GREAT Britain coach Brian Noble has admitted his players will continue to struggle against Australia until they learn to cope with high-pressure matches.
AUSTRALIA Students got their tour up and running after last weeks 22-10 defeat to France Students with an 18-12 victory over the England Students at Blackheath RUFC, London.
AN Australian who has played in the NFL says NRL stars Willie Mason and Anthony Minichiello would be stars if they switched to the American game.
GREAT Britain full-back Paul Wellens has said the future for British rugby league is still bright, despite the 44-4 thrashing by Australia in the Tri-Nations final.
SALFORD City Reds today revealed Australian superstar Anthony Minichiello has been added to their most wanted list for the 2006 season.
WESTS Tigers has scheduled five blockbuster home games at Telstra Stadium for the 2005 NRL premiership.
WORLD Champions Bradford Bulls have today announced they will be bringing forward their kick off time for all Sunday games from 6.00pm to 3.00pm.
WE'RE back up and running for a whole new season in London and there is plenty to get excited about.
WIDNES Vikings are set to give a month?s trial to New Zealand A international Karl Guttenbeil.
HE was once the greatest point-scoring machine in rugby league, but now Daryl Halligan will be passing on a few pointers to the Canberra Raiders.
AFTER a brilliant 2004 season Melbourne Storm half-back Matt Orford was rewarded, taking out the Footy Show?s PLAYER OF THE YEAR AWARD on Channel 9.