FROM QRL press release Friday 19 November:
THE Board of the Queensland Rugby League (QRL) has today determined that the 2005 Queensland Cup season will be contested by the following 11 clubs:
QUEENSLAND Rugby League representative calendar for Season 2005:
BROTHERS ? Luke Bishop (Redcliffe), Trent Callaghan (Norths), Brendon Currie (Redcliffe), Matt Eaborn (Easts), Sam Fillery (Redcliffe), Liam Georgetown (Redcliffe), Tony Gould (Norths), Ben Masoe (New Zealand), Paul Mitchell (Norths), Josh Morris (St George Illawarra), Michael Munday (New Zealand), Ron Poll (Redcliffe), Liam Tallon (Balmain), Tony Tui (New Zealand), Anthony Zipf (Norths).
THE New Zealand Women's Rugby League have announced the coaching and management staff for the 2007 World Cup campaign.
FRANCE, mooted as a possible addition to the Tri Nations tournament, was expected to be cannon fodder for Australia in their rugby league international in Toulouse on Monday.
AUSTRALIAN captain Darren Lockyer is expected to make his return from injury in Sunday's clash against France.
Lockyer has not played since injuring his ribs in the game against New Zealand three weeks ago but has returned to training without problem.
THE Great Britain Lions have gone to the top of the Tri-Nations table with a 26-24 victory over the New Zealand Kiwis at Hull's Kingston Communications Stadium today.
THE final round of the inaugural Tri-Series will take place this weekend, with Great Britain tackling New Zealand at KCS Stadium in Hull at 5.15am AEDST.
KIWI captain Ruben Wiki has been sidelined out of the final match in the Tri-Nations series against Great Britain this weekend because of a jaw injury.
THE Kiwis used 27 players in just four Tests during the Tri Nations rugby league tournament, which will be decided here on Saturday without them.
ONE the UK's biggest universities with a long-standing reputation in sport, Leeds Metropolitan University, is to sponsor the 2005 Rugby League World Club Challenge between reigning Super League Champions Leeds Rhinos and Australian NRL Premiers Canterbury Bulldogs.
THE Sydney Roosters will play at Aussie Stadium until at least 2011 after today extending a deal with the Sydney Cricket Ground and Sports Trust.
WITH some of the old Melbourne Storm pack leaving, a new one is starting to build and in the mix is Antonio Kaufusi.
CANBERRA?S most decorated player, Jason Croker, has been appointed Raiders club captain for season 2005.
NEW Zealand Warriors rugby league club co-owner Mark Hotchin says he and fellow owner Eric Watson are a long way from buying English Super League club the London Broncos.