COACH Rex Gamble is ready to slip preparations into high gear with his Fitzroy-Gracemere Sharks facing the CQU Norths Chargers at Browne Park, Rockhampton on Sunday, March 6 in round one of the CQ Extended League.
THE return of Comets utility Dallas Williams kicked the QR Comets Development Squad into gear in the sides 46-16 victory of a spirited Fitzroy-Gracemere Sharks A-grade side at Browne Park on Saturday, February 26 in the final round of the Minniecon & Burke Comets Pre-Season Challenge.
IT'S a new season a new coach and a new level of intensity for the North Sydney Premier League team as they begin their season against the Parramatta Eels at the Cabramatta Sports Ground, at 4:00pm on Saturday 5th March.
PETER McDonald, Bob Hilton and Garry (Bumper) Bryant are trying to organise the reunion, but need help for what is a huge assignment finding players who have turned out for Cowra over the 50 years of the locals involvement in Group 10.
ORSON Welles? famous 1938 War of the Worlds radio broadcast about a supposed alien invasion sent the populations of New York and New Jersey fleeing from their homes in mass hysteria, and hopefully Sydney Airport Jets supporters will turn out in similar force when Henson Park is ?invaded? on Saturday by another group of ?extra-terrestrial time travellers? ? the Parkes Spacemen RLFC from central western NSW.
WESTS Tigers coach Tim Sheens will be looking for an improved effort from his players in the Campbelltown City Cup Trial against Canberra Raiders at Campbelltown Stadium on Saturday, March 5, at 6pm.
COACH Neil Wharton has made a couple of changes to the side that defeated Brothers-Valleys last weekend coming back into the side are skipper Troy Lindsay back from one week suspension and Ben Jones back from injury. Nick Walker and Luke Bishop who both had good games last week will drop back to A grade. The full side is
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THERE have been unconfirmed rumours reporting that Robbie Paul and Leslie Vainikolo from the Bradford Bulls English Super League club, are able to play for the ANZAC test in Newcastle on April 23rd.
CLINTON Shifcofske is expected to be given the Australian fullback position for next weekend?s test against New Zealand at EnergyAustralia Stadium.
THE 2004 New Zealand Bartercard Cup competition finally kicks off across the country this weekend.
THE final of NZ's Kiwi Cup is to be held on Friday evening in Wellington as the curtain raiser for the NRL game between the Bulldogs and the NZ Warrioirs.
MANAGER Neil Baxter has named a 23-man squad for this year's Scottish Courage Cup competition.
R2K is entering a team in the `St.George Relay For Life' on May 1 at Oki Jubilee Stadium. Organised by the Cancer Council of NSW, the event is an outdoor community fundraising event where teams of 10-15 people take turns to run or walk around Jubilee Stadium to honour those who have had their lives touched by cancer.
MELBOURNE Storm enforcer Danny Williams will play his 200th National Rugby League match this Saturday night, when the Storm plays host to the South Sydney Rabbitohs at Olympic Park (7.30pm).
THE embattled Bulldogs have today finally announced some positive news: the signing of a new sponsor.