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SYDNEY LEAGUE NEWS
ST ALBANS CENTURIONS have invited amateur rugby league clubs from the game's heartlands to combine their trip to the Challenge Cup Final with an appearance at the MX9s tournament. The Centurions are hosting a qualifying event for the Middlesex Nines competition at their Woollams ground on Sunday 16 May 2004 and want clubs to call in on their way back home from Cardiff for an afternoon of entertaining nine-a-side rugby league.
A tough, exciting battle at Penrith Stadium tonight in front of nearly 20,000 screaming fans, has seen the defending Premiers lose to a very determined Knights outfit, by 20-14.
JOHN Ribot has today announced he is standing down as executive director and chief executive of Melbourne Storm, but will continue to have a close involvement with the National Rugby League club.
MELBOURNE Storm will break from tradition when it stages its annual Family Day tonight, with thousands of Storm fans poised to march through Melbourne?s CBD.
IN another boost for Oki Jubilee Stadium, Kogarah's Liberal Party candidates have expressed their support for the next stage of improvements to the Dragons` spiritual home. If elected by Kogarah ratepayers on March 27, the Liberal Party candidates will throw their full support behind the next stage of enhancements that will further transform the famous venue.
PLENTY of tickets are still available for the tonight's opening game of the Telstra Premiership between the Panthers and the Knights at Penrith Stadium.
MELBOURNE Storm chief executive John Ribot has reportedly been sacked on the eve of the NRL season's kickoff.
BRISBANE Broncos legend Allan Langer is back at the club - but not as a player. The veteran halfback has been called in to training by coach Wayne Bennett to help fine-tune the game of Brett Seymour, who lines up against Stacey Jones when the Broncos play the Warriors at Suncorp Stadium on Sunday.
TESTS today have revealed that Melbourne Storm halfback Matt Orford is not suffering from a blood clot to the brain, but in fact has an inner-ear infection, as first diagnosed two weeks ago.
THE National Rugby League competition is not expected to expand beyond its 15 teams, with submissions from the Central Coast, Gold Coast and Wellington expected to be knocked on the head next month.
THE St.George Bank Dragons have moved quickly to fill the sleeve sponsorship left vacant by the upgrading of St.George Bank to Major Sponsor last Friday, announcing today that Globe Project Group has agreed to terms.
MELBOURNE Storm halfback Matt Orford will continue to undergo neurological testing this afternoon for swelling of the brain.