ROOSTERS captain Brad Fittler has just announced in the post-match press conference that he will retire at the end of the 2004 NRL season.
ONE way traffic right from the whistle this afteroon saw the Roosters easily defeat the Raiders at Aussie stadium by 28-8.
THE Bulldogs put their bite against a strong Broncos side in a close match at a sunny Telstra Stadium today, running out eventual winners by 25 to 18.
IT appears Cronulla have reverted to their usual selves, after being dished out a shellacking at the hands of arch rivals St George Illawarra. This leaves everyone vulnerable for elimination, after a few fine wins which saw Premier League players facing the axe.
SOME of the positives from Rugby Union oganisations received by Rugby League Ireland.
THE Irish Rugby Football Union (IRFU) have made attempts to block the Rugby League Ireland (RLI) in its attempts to establish League in Ireland.
DESPITE the positive responces shown towards Rugby League Irelands plans for a Conference Competition, The rugby unions governing body were about to show their true colours.
BRITISH rugby league has been given a cash boost with the agreement of a new five-year television deal worth STG53 million ($A127.48 million) from now until the end of the 2008 season.
TERRY O'Connor's Testimonial game Wigan Warriors versus London Broncos this Sunday 8th February has been moved from the JJB Stadium to Orrell Rugby Club, Edge Hall Road, Orrell and will now have a 2.00pm Kick Off.
BRADFORD Bulls Rugby Club has today announced that their Open Day, planned for this Sunday 8th February at Odsal, has been ?reluctantly? cancelled.
SKOLARS' start to the competitive season will have to wait another week as their Arriva Trains Cup game at Doncaster Dragons on Sunday was postponed. Heavy rain added to the flooding problems caused by last week's snow, but the call-off at 8.30 am on Sunday morning left coaching staff and players frustrated with the bus all set to depart and the side all fit and raring to go.
CRONULLA president Barry Pierce has confirmed that club fullback David Peachey has failed to show up for team training today, stating he's disappointed.
ST George Illawarra coach Nathan Brown is still a new chum by NRL standards.
JUST when you thought St George Illawarra's injury curse had ended, comes the news that the National Rugby League club has resigned itself to being without Jason Ryles this season.
THE National Rugby League and its players could be only weeks away from signing off on the game's landmark first Collective Bargaining Agreement.