WARRINGTON Wolves have signed Mike Forshaw from Grand Final winning side Bradford Bulls on a one-year deal. Mike is a back-row forward who joined the Bulls from Saracens Rugby Union club in April 1997 after a career with Wigan, Wakefield and Leeds. Renowned for his phenomenal work rate and consistency. Forshaw toured with Gt. Britain Lions to the Southern Hemisphere in 1999. He was in outstanding form for the Bulls last term and was brought out of International retirement to face New Zealand in last Autumn's Test Series. He played in all three games impressing everyone with his work rate an never say die attitude.
TETLEY?S Super League Champions and Powergen Challenge Cup holders Bradford Bulls have announced that Centre Toa Kohe?Love has a signed a three?year contract with the club.
IT seems John O?Neill is none too pleased with the Kangaroos decision to tour the U.K while his beloved world cup continues to bore audiences the world over. Sure, the atmosphere may be great, but the product leaves an awful lot to be desired. We?ll get to that later. O?Neill has publicly questioned why the RLIF would decide to schedule the three tests on the same day as the major finals games in the rugby world cup, including the grand finale at Telstra Stadium.
LONDON Broncos, who are hosting Tuesday night's International match between England 'A' and Australia, are set to announce a new player signing for the 2004 season. Spectators at the game who purchase a match magazine will get the news first.
ST Albans Centurions face a daunting trip to Bradford in the first round of the Powergen Rugby League Challenge Cup - but thankfully they will not be playing holders Bradford Bulls! Instead, the Woollams-based Cents will make their Challenge Cup debuts against Birkenshaw from the Pennine League Premier Division, on November 29, having received a bye in the Preliminary Round.
CENTRAL Comets 2003 Players' Player award winner David Faiumu left Rockhampton this week bound for Townsville and a shot at the big time with the North Queensland Cowboys.
INJURED Australian Test rugby league captain Andrew Johns has been cleared to resume weight training after being told he probably won't require surgery on his injured neck. The Newcastle halfback had mentioned the possibility of retirement if surgery was needed.
SOURCE: North Queensland Cowboys Fan Arena
IN all likelihood Australia is very soon to relinquish the coveted title of Rugby Union World Champions.
FORMER Great Britain centre Allan Bateman will make his return to international league in the opening round of matches in the inaugural European Nations Cup.
SCOTLAND have added two players from the Scottish domestic league for their European Nations Cup match with Ireland at Old Anniesland in Glasgow.
AUSTRALIAN Darren Burns will lead Warrington against New Zealand A in a match that will mark the Wolves' final appearance at Wilderspool.
BARLA Great Britain U23s Manager Neil Baxter has announced that Ince Rose Bridge's Shaun Boylan will lead the BARLA side in Saturday's game
against the Combined Services at HMS Caledonia.
THE New Zealand A rugby league team were beaten by British National League Two 8-27 at Courgar Park in Keighley, England today.
MELBOURNE Storm prop Robbie Kearns will captain his country for the first time when the Kangaroos take on a French selection side this weekend as part of Australia?s six-match tour of France, Wales and Great Britain.