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THE Bartercard Cup competition in New Zealand is now down to the four top teams fighting it out for the two Grand Final positions.
NORTHS v REDCLIFFE, Bishop Park, Saturday 2pm, September 3.
GREAT Britain prop Adrian Morley is set to spend the rest of the season with Bradford, but only if his current side Sydney Roosters fail to reach the NRL play-offs this weekend.
WAKEFIELD Trinity Wildcats have confirmed the signing of Kiwi international Monty Betham, 27, on a two-year contract from New Zealand Warriors for the start of the 2006 Super League season.
CHALLENGE Cup winners Hull have an opportunity to leapfrog form team Bradford into third place in Super League when they meet at Odsal.
ST George Illawarra backrower Ben Creagh has hit back at suggestions the Dragons could crumble under the pressure-cooker atmosphere of the NRL finals.
CANBERRA forward and former New Zealand test player Tyran Smith has retired from rugby league.
ROOSTERS workhorse Craig Fitzgibbon is closing in on one of the few records he is yet to possess ? finishing an NRL season as top tackler.
MANLY skipper Michael Monaghan has backed the Sea Eagles to ignore criticism and finally seal an NRL finals spot against the Raiders at Canberra tomorrow night.
SELLOUT crowds, increased revenue, the closest season in decades. The news just keeps getting better for the NRL.
AFTER just 15 rounds the Newcastle Knights couldn't wait for the NRL season to end. Now they are wishing it would go on just a little longer.
BRISBANE rugby league legend Allan Langer has hailed Shane Webcke as a superman after the ex-Test prop completed another miracle recovery to play in the Broncos' crucial NRL clash at Parramatta tonight.
Parramatta Eels 28 v Brisbane Broncos 14
LAST week?s results shook the tree a little, with the Sea Eagles unselfishly allowing the comp to stay alive into the 26th round, in the meantime permitting the Warriors to bow out with a modicum of honour. The Tigers stumbled as the Storm stood up to them, the Cowboys consolidated and the Eels pushed ahead. The Dragons got a bit of Mad Monday practise whilst the Broncos would probably rather be on Mad Monday.