ROUND 13 of New Zealand's Bartercard Cup competition has everyone back on an even keel after split rounds and postponed matches.
THE Sydney Airport Jets stormed home to an eleventh-hour victory over the Balmain Tigers in yet another Henson Park thriller on Saturday. Played in front of one of the season?s biggest crowds, Newtown won this VB Premier League match by 34-26 after having trailed by 22-6 at half-time. The Jets maintained their unbeaten record in Premier League matches at Henson Park this year and also won the Trevor Ryan-Neil Pringle Shield, the trophy contested annually between the two inner-western clubs.
TOOWOOMBA will have to overcome history and deep mental scarring if it is to make this year?s Queensland Wizard Cup grand final, following a 44-22 loss to Burleigh on Saturday.
WYNNUM coach Neil Wharton says the Seagulls ?probably don?t deserve? to make this year?s finals, despite being given a chance at a minor miracle after a 28-22 win over Ipswich.
AFTER going down to the Australian Schoolboys in the first of a two test series, the Junior Kiwis were determined to turn things around for their second encounter.
WARRINGTON'S sensational recruit Andrew Johns was celebrating a new contract that will give him "the best of both worlds".
TWO players have been charged following all the action of round 21 at the weekend.
THE rugby league community today is in mourning following the passing of St George Dragons legend and Football Club Chief Executive Robert Stone.
LEAGUE Wrap: Round 21, 29-31 July 2005
With just five rounds remaining, the race to decide the winner in this year?s Leagueunlimited.com Players Awards is hotting up. Cowboys? full back Matt Bowen is still in front on 22 points and Storm half back Matt Orford is looking solid on 20 points.
WESTS TIGERS V CANBERRA RAIDERS
NRL Round 22
Sunday 7 August 2005
2.30pm Kick Off
THE Manly Sea Eagles side to play the Brisbane Broncos at Brookvale Oval on Sunday is:
Brett Stewart, Paul Stephenson, Terry Hill, Ashley Alberts, Chris Hicks, Sam Harris, Michael Monaghan (c), Jason King,Chad Randall, Brent Kite, Steve Menzies, Luke Williamson, Ben Kennedy.
Replacements: Shayne Dunley, Nathan Tutt, Kylie Leuluai, Mark Bryant.
THE Mitsubishi Electric Bulldogs team to take on the Knights at Telstra Stadium in Round 22 of the Telstra NRL Premiership is:
CAN THE TIGER CUBS CREATE HISTORY?
ST George Illawarra Coach Nathan Brown has named an unchanged line-up for the Dragons Round 22 clash against the Cowboys this Friday night in Townsville.
AFTER months of hard work on the training paddock the Redcliffe Pepsi Dolphins finally get to show their wears on the playing field. With new looking sides the Club is not easing it?s way into the competition with easy trials they are playing the reigning Queensland Cup premiers the Burleigh Bears in three grades at Pizzey Park this Saturday.