THE winning team in the Tri-Nations tournament will receive Stg100,000 ($NZ271,000) in prize money, England's Rugby Football League said today.
ALI Lauitiiti is looking forward to the prospect of pulling on the Kiwis rugby league jersey for the first time in more than a year.
PROP Nathan Cayless says the pressure is growing on the New Zealand rugby league team to notch up their first win in the Tri-Nations rugby league tournament.
THE Kiwis are ready to break some hearts at Huddersfield on Sunday morning (NZ time) in what will be the 100th encounter between the New Zealand and Great Britain sides since 1907.
NEW Zealand Maori forward Kererua Savage has signed a 12-month contract with glamour Australian National Rugby Leauge club the Sydney Roosters.
A "warm" welcome waits for former Eels pivot Adam Dykes when the Cronulla Sharks open their NRL pre-season schedule.
AUSTRALIAN rugby league star Andrew Johns will make yet another comeback on Monday after being cleared to resume training with NRL club the Newcastle Knights.
MELBOURNE prop Alex Chan will return to the Storm side this Sunday to take on his former club Parramatta, after serving his second two-match suspension of the year.
SYDNEY City Roosters coach Ricky Stuart has named his side to take on the Cronulla Sharks at Toyota Park on Saturday evening.
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THE South Sydney Rabbitohs is pleased to announce its teams for Round 10 to take on the North Queensland Cowboys this Saturday, May 15 at 7:30pm at Central Coast Express Advocate Stadium.
NEWCASTLE Knights coach Michael Hagan has named his side to face the Brisbane Broncos on Friday night at Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane.
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 9...
ONCE upon a time, though not so very long ago, a man named Chris Anderson told the rugby league world that he was going to teach Cronulla how to win. He told us that he was going to do away with the idea that near enough is good enough. He told us that we shouldn?t be content to merely make the eight, and that anything less than a premiership was an abject failure. In short, he told us that he was going to install a ?winning culture?.
FOUNDATION Cup 16's
Auckland Crowns vs Wellington Cornwall Park, Auckland
Auckland Crowns 38
Kingi Akauola, Patrick Ah Van, Kurt Tehira, Leeson Ah Mau, Scott Jones, Tamihana Hawea (2) : Tries
Matthew Parata (5) : Goals
Michael Lealava'a, Brendan Hikaka, Tautara Reihana-Gerrard : Tries
Brendan Hikaka : Goal
THE Bulldogs coming off a bye, looked great in the first half in the second match of the Easter double header at Telstra Stadium, and held out a determined fight back by the Sea Eagles in the second half to narrowly defeat the Manly side by 28-26.