Knights Too Good At Aussie Stadium

THE Newcastle Knights kept their slim semi final hopes alive with a tough 31-22 victory over the South Sydney Rabbitohs in a surprisingly good game at Aussie Stadium today.

Manly upset the Raiders

THE Manly Sea Eagles have defeated the Canberra Raiders 36-22 today at Brookvale Oval today.

Welsh team named to face Scotland

WALES have named an 18 man squad to travel to Scotland for their Parkhouse Recruitment Rugby League Conference International this Saturday at Hamilton RFC (kick-off 2.30pm). Wales have won this trophy for the past two years and a win over Scotland will give them a great chance of obtaining a hat-trick.

Injury blow - Sculthorpe sidelined

WIGAN prop Danny Sculthorpe could be out of action for upto three months with a shoulder injury.

Blacklock pays the price

DRAGONS winger Nathan Blacklock has become the second player this week to be dumped to Premier League for missing a training session.

Carroll to miss three matches

BRISBANE Broncos forward Tonie Carroll was last night ynsuccessful in securing a spot in the deciding State of Origin match on Wednesday by the NRL judiciary.

Rabbitohs sign Scott Logan

THE South Sydney Rabbitohs has today announced the signing of front row forward Scott Logan from English Club Hull for the remainder of 2004 and the 2005 season.

Storm fullback ready to take his turn

AFTER finding himself in the shadow of Storm and Queensland sensation Billy Slater, Melbourne fullback Steve Turner is ready to take his chance against his former club Penrith, when the Storm hosts the Panthers at Olympic Park tomorrow night.

Newtown RLFC is 96 years old on Thursday, January 8, 2004

THE Newtown RLFC, Australia?s first Rugby League football club and proud to be sponsored by Sydney Airport, is 96 years old on Thursday, January 8, 2004.

Youngster signs one year deal

A new face on the 2004 Wigan Rugby League squad photograph of 2004 is young forward Bob Beswick.

Saints Snare 2 Samoan Union Internationals

SAMOA internationals Maurie Fa'asavalu and Dom Feaunati have switched codes to league by signing for Super League side St Helens. The Pacific Islanders' arrival was hailed as a huge boost for the 13-man game.

PNG name Sevens side

THE Papua New Guinea Rugby Football League (PNGRFL) has announced its 10-man squad for the 2004 Rugby League World Sevens. The squad is as follows:

Barrett re-signs to 2008

ST George-Illawarra five-eighth and captain Trent Barrett has put pen to paper with the club until the end of 2008, diffusing speculation about his future and allowing him to focus on the up-coming 2004 NRL Season.

NRL's Patience Being Stretched

THE National Rugby League on Tuesday released a statement warning it was "losing patience" with the ongoing collective bargaining agreement (CBA) negotiations with the players union.

Bulls Star Likely to Miss World Club Challenge

BRADFORD Bulls skipper Robbie Paul is almost certain to miss the World Club Challenge against Penrith Panthers on 13 February. The New Zealander's injured arm has not responded to the bone-graft operation he underwent before Christmas.