FIJI A has joined Tonga and the Cook Islands in the Wollongong Sevens.
THE Mitsubishi Electric Bulldogs have announced the team that will head to the UK for the 2005 World Club Challenge match against the Leeds Rhinos on February 4.
LEEDS CEO Gary Hetherington has rubbished reports widely circulated at the weekend that the Rhinos have asked New Zealand rugby union star Justin Marshall to play for them in the forthcoming World Club Challenge.
BRADFORD Bulls have announced that Second Row Forward Jamie Peacock will be the new Team Captain for Super League X. He takes over from Robbie Paul who will remain as Club Captain.
FORMER New Zealand Test captain Quentin Pongia has joined the coaching staff at Super League side Widnes.
SALFORD City Reds are moving to a new ?30m stadium at Barton in 2007 but rugby league is set to live on at The Willows.
THE GMB Union National Cup Final 2005
Bank Holiday Saturday, 28th May 2005
Bloomfield Road, Blackpool FC
NATHAN Blacklock scored a try on his debut as Hull overcame their rivals Hull KR 54-12 in a friendly on Sunday.
The former Australian Test winger went over on 62 minutes and then celebrated his feat with a trademark back flip.
RUMOURS are abound concerning the Rabbitohs signing former halfback Darrell Trindall to an NRL contract.
ORARA Valley Axemen rugby league club have released the draw for the upcoming Sevens tournament to be held at the Coramba Sportsground in Coffs Harbour on Australia?s east coast in two weeks.
THE NRL have been in secret negotiations with the Gold Coast Dolphins consortium as their bid for entry into the NRL starts to gain some much needed momentum with the NRL, ARL and News Limited all showing bi-partisan support for the bid.
OVER 20,000 tickets have been sold for the Carnegie World Club Challenge match between Leeds Rhinos and Canterbury Bulldogs.
TO protect the JJB Stadium pitch for the rest of the football season and the start of Super League X, which is now just over a month away, it has been decided that the proposed pre-season games between Wigan Warriors and Salford City Reds and Wigan Warriors and London Broncos will now take place at alternative venues
HULL coach John Kear is confident his side can match the might of Leeds and Bradford following the signing of Kiwi duo Stephen Kearney and Motu Tony.
"When we first joined Super League we were here to participate," said Kear.
BRADFORD Bulls have beaten off competition from several Super League clubs to capture 17 years Loose Forward Mark Flanagan from Saddleworth Rangers.