The National Coach - Position Description

I am of the opinion that if an NRL coach is expected to be a full-time employee, then the National coach should be too. Done properly and resourced sufficiently, all rugby league administrators, coaches, players and fans would benefit enormously.

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Thank you Phil! Now was that so hard?

ASSUMING you didn't watch the news or read the papers, what would your opinion of Phil Gould be? No, wait! Don't tell me, I think I know this one. Simply put, you think he is a good coach right?

It's not the end of the road for this week's Welsh winners

SATURDAY August 7th is finals day in the Total Welsh Rugby League Conference. The day starts at 11am with an under 17 match between Aberavon Fighting Irish and Cardiff Demons. The Shield Final between Newport Titans and Cardiff Demons kicks off at 12.30 while the Welsh Grand Final between Bridgend Blue Bulls and Aberavon Fighting Irish has a 2.30pm start.

Sydney Airport Jets hang on in thriller against Roosters

THE Sydney Airport Jets upset the VB Premier League competition leaders the Sydney Roosters 22-20 in a drama-packed match played at Henson Park on Saturday. The Roosters led 14-8 at half-time and by 20-8 midway through the second half, but then Newtown drew level with two converted tries in quick succession. A penalty goal by acting captain David Hall six minutes from full-time gave the Jets a two-point lead that they clung to determinedly until the final siren.

Warriors squad named for Broncos game

A couple of major positional switches for the Warriors for their clash with the Brisbane Broncos at Ericsson Stadium on Saturday night.

Russian National team is preparing for the tour to New Zealand.

RUSSIAN National team is going to New Zealand to prepare for the International tournament ?Victory Cup?. There are 26 players in the delegation, the representatives of four clubs ? ?Locomotive? and ?Dinamo? (Moscow), ?Strela? and ?Energy? (Kazan). The training session is taking place in four cities of the South island. The first test match will take place on the 12th of April in Nelson. Our National side will meet with the ?Tasmans? and will continue to get acquainted with the techniques of the New Zealand model of playing during the matches with the teams ?West Coast? (Greymouth) ? April 18th , ?Canterbury? (Christchurch) - April 21st, and will finish the series of friendly matches with ?Otago? (Dunedin). The forthcoming series of the meetings with the New Zealand is the first one in the history of the development of Russian rugby-13, and that is why the players of the National team are waiting with impatience for the moment of getting the unique experience in the country where Rugby League is a national game gathering thousands of spectators in the stadiums. The Head of the delegation Vladimir Nekrasov says that the tour to New Zealand ?will give wonderful souvenirs to all?, and what is really very important is that a world known coach Robert Baily will work with the National team. The results of the planned matches in New Zealand will determine the players for the National team of Russia for the season 2004. List of players for New Zealand Tour 1. Akhmetshin Aidar 2. Baskakov Valentin 3. Bojoukov Evgueni 4. Dobrynine Serguei 5. Fedchuk Vadim 6. Gavrilin Igor 7. Gvozdev Ian 8. Joukov Oleg 9. Chamsoutdinov Rinat 10. Katerinchuk Vitaly 11. Lebedev Vladimir 12. Lysenkov Alexander 13. Makovetski Alexey 14. Mamochka Andrey 15. Mishukov Danila 16. Nechaev Victor 17. Nisiforov Mikhail 18. Ovtchinnikov Roman 19. Ovtchinnikov Vladimir 20. Safiullin Adel 21. Sidorov Serguei 22. Sokolov Oleg 23. Trofimov Vladimir 24. Yakubov Rafael 25. Yamanaev Maxim 26. Zagoskin Nikolay 27. Koulemine Kirill 28. Vinogradov Georgy

The Russians Arrive

THE Russian rugby league team looks pretty much as you'd expect - big and imposing.

Yet Another Fine for Raiders Kicker

DESPITE being one of two goalkickers to exceed the National Rugby League's 90-second "shot clock" last weekend, Canberra fullback Clinton Schifcofske was the only one to draw a breach notice on Wednesday.

Honesty is the best Policy

STAND out Warriors second rower, Epalahame Lauaki, has learned a lesson the hard way.

Bird an NRL Scapegoat - Rogers

CRONULLA CEO Steve Rogers last night accused the NRL judiciary of using Greg Bird as a scapegoat after the Sharks five-eighth was suspended for 10 matches.

Bulldogs Secure Sponsorship

EMBATTLED National Rugby League club the Bulldogs have received some good news with the announcement of a sponsorship deal with Vibe Clothing.

QRL Executive Endorse Gold Coast Bid

THE Gold Coast effort to become the 16th National Rugby League team gained considerable momentum on Wednesday by gaining an endorsement from the QRL executive.

ARL launches player register

THE Australian Rugby League has launched the game's first official Australian Players Register which embraces the game's greatest ever names and it youngest hopefuls.

City v Country tickets on sale today

TICKETS for the AAMI City v Country Origin match at Express Advocate Stadium on Friday May 7 go on sale today.

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