IN front of over 300 in the small Rhondda Valley town of Treorchy, Australia retained their unbeaten record in their UK leg of their Academic Ashes tour with a 38-10 win over Wales.
ONE of Queensland?s most faithful wing servants has confirmed his retirement from State of Origin, with Matt Sing opting to focus on club commitments.
QUEENSLAND Rugby League (QRL) broke new ground in 2004 when the Gold Coast?s Burleigh Bears won the Queensland Cup Grand Final in ?golden point? time, the result setting a new standard for football in the Sunshine State. It was the first time that the competition decider went into extra time with Easts Tigers and the Bears playing for 17 anxious minutes after the fulltime whistle.
WIGAN have welcomed their four new overseas signings - Australians Dennis Moran and Luke Davico and New Zealanders David Vaealiki and Jerry Seu Seu - to the club, but there is still no word on whether Mike Gregory will be involved in their coaching next season.
WARRIORS coach Tony Kemp will be the boss at the NRL club in 2005, despite the army of coaching talent at his disposal.
THE Dragons will give captain Trent Barrett and Lance Thompson until the eve of their clash with the Roosters to determine their fitness for Friday night's game at Aussie Stadium.
A message from Once Were Warriors actor Temuera Morrison was instrumental in getting Ruben Wiki to sign for the New Zealand Warriors, but the solving of his sister's whereabouts also clinched it for the rugby league star.
INSPIRATIONAL captain Steve Price on Monday set his sights on leading the Bulldogs to the 2004 premiership after announcing he was leaving the NRL co-leaders to join the New Zealand Warriors.
SIX players have been charged by the NRL judiciary for offences committed in round 18.
COWBOYS? forward Raul Rauhihi is doing what he does best and has broken away from the pack in Leagueunlimited?s player of the year awards. The powerhouse front rower scored two points over the weekend and takes outright first position with 21 points overall.
BULLDOGS captain and Kangaroo representative Steve Price has announced he is to join the New Zealand Warriors next season on a three-year NRL deal.
THE BARLA Great Britain Lions set off for Australia on Saturday full of confidence as they look to retain the "Perpetual Trophy".
THE Canberra Raiders have beat the cold and defeated a rudderless Cronulla Sharks 26-16 at a chilly Canberra Stadium tonight.
IN what is probably the greatest night since their return to the NRL, a courageous South Sydney side has defied the odds and chalked up a close 28-26 win against the Melbourne Storm.
THE North Queensland Cowboys have tonight recorded a 30-6 victory over the Newcastle Knights at Dairy Farmers Stadium.