ROOKIE centre Paul Stephenson is a shock selection in the Sea Eagles side for the opening NRL premiership clash with the North Queensland Cowboys in Townsville on Saturday night.
AS host of 2SER?s rugby league program, ?A View From The Hill?, I decided to attend the opening of the Legends? Walk at Kogarah?s Jubilee Oval (06/03/2004).
IT'S an exciting team named by Ricky Stuart to take on the Rabbitohs this Sunday evening, with all but 3 players in the starting lineup having played at a representative level.
MITSUBISHI Electric Bulldogs coach, Steve Folkes, has named young sensation Sonny Bill Williams in the centres for this Saturday's round one NRL blockbuster against the Parramatta Eels. Williams will make his first grade debut alongside new recruit Willie Tonga in the centres.
THE South Sydney Rabbitohs is pleased to announce its teams to take on the Sydney Roosters this Sunday, March 14 at Aussie Stadium.
EELS coach Brian Smith has named a strong , no nonsense team to take on the Bulldogs at Telstra Stadium, 7-30 pm on Saturday March 13.
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NEWCASTLE Knights coach Michael Hagan has gone for experience in this weekends game against the reigning Premiers, The Penrith Panthers.
Captained by Andrew Johns in his first competion game since sustaining a serious neck injury the team is long on experience and short on youth.
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THE Bulldogs have lost a sponsorship deal potentially worth hundreds of thousands of dollars in the wake of the sex scandal that continues to trouble the club.
BULLDOGS Chief Executive Steve Mortimer says he was not aware that Police were investigating the possibility of a seventh player having information about last month's alleged sexual assault in Coffs Harbour.
PENRITH Panthers coach John Lang has the luxury of naming a near full strength team to take on the Newcastle Knights at Penrith Stadium this Friday night.
CRONULLA have named a near full strength team for their opening round match with the Wests Tigers. Nigel Vagana is the only notable omission, although the Sharks lose nothing with the chosen replacement, Australian international Phil Bailey.
TIM Mander has confirmed his status as the game's new number one referee, today being appointed whistle blower for the season opening clash between defending premiers Penrith and the Newcastle Knights on Friday night.
TWO potential debutantes have been named on the bench for the St George Bank Dragons? 2004 Telstra Premiership opener against the Raiders at Oki Jubilee Stadium this Sunday.
NORTH Queensland Cowboys coach Graham Murray has stuck with his tried and true formula in naming his team to take on the Manly Sea Eagles at Dairy Farmers Stadium.Kick off is at 8-30 pm on Saturday the 13th March.
PENRITH Panthers fullback Rhys Wesser will be out to claim his first State of Origin jumper this year with confirmation that Brisbane's Darren Lockyer is no longer a threat.