AS my old Maths teacher used to say whilst chalking up a complex equation - ?there are more ways to kill a cat than choking it with butter?. Sure, but on the first Sunday in October, we want to hand Norm and Arthur to the most worthy of clubs.
AFTER reading through my tale of woe, I?d forgive you for thinking that I?m one heck of a mixed up kid, carrying all manner of mental scars and psychoses. I sure hope you do, since playing with people?s minds is the only coping mechanism I?ve got. Anyway, here is my story. Enjoy.
AD?DIC?TION (n.) Compulsive physiological and psychological need for a habit-forming substance.
THE Dolphins Premier Grade side booked themselves a spot in the preliminary final against Burleigh after a comprehensive victory over North?s at Bishop Park last Saturday.
GREAT Britain captain Jamie Peacock has pledged to inject more passion into the national team when they launch their bid to win the end-of-season Gillette Tri-Nations Series.
WESTS Tigers five-eighth Benji Marshall looks set to be the next player the NZRL approaches as they strive to get a competitive side together for the upcoming tri-series.
WARRINGTON Wolves climbed above Hull for the crucial fourth spot in the engage Super League thanks to a dominant second-half show against Salford that resulted in a 32-22 victory.
ST Helens moved three points clear at the top of engage Super League with a crushing 78-4 win over already relegated Leigh at Hilton Park.
RELEGATED Widnes were put to the sword 46-6 by a Wakefield team eager to please coach Tony Smith and their suffering fans after three straight defeats.
AS we move into the semis from the most exciting regular season in a long, long time there is an air of anticipation that the normal will take place. This year has been full of upsets and you get the feeling that the comp is ready to sort itself out this week.
MORLEY arrives at Odsal
ALTHOUGH he has the lowest profile of the three players making the short-term switch to engage Super League from the NRL, Sione Faumuina is hoping to impress enough to pave the way for a longer stint in the future.
THE FINALS ARE UPON US!!
NORTH Queensland and Parramatta have both suffered blows to their NRL finals campaigns after an unsuccessful night at the judiciary last night. Cowboys prop Carl Webb and Eels backrower Fui Fui Moi Moi were both rubbed out for the entire finals series as well as the early rounds of the 2006 season.
CULLEN Sports chairman Maurice Kidd today named Ivan Cleary as the new Vodafone Warriors head coach.