FORMER London Broncos half-back Chris Thorman takes his in-form Huddersfield side to his old club on Saturday for what he says is their biggest game for a decade.
A late try by Harrison Hansen gave Wigan a dramatic 24-22 victory over champions Leeds and kept alive their Super League play-off aspirations at the JJB Stadium.
BLOCKBUSTING winger Lesley Vainikolo scored a Super League record six tries as Bradford consolidated third place and brought Challenge Cup victors Hull crashing back to earth with a 49-6 win.
AS you are no doubt aware, Dustin Cooper is having a tremendous season with the Melbourne Storm as a winger/centre, and that he is in fact third on the NRL try-scoring table at the time of writing.
SATURDAY, May 22nd
VB Premier League
Newtown v. Canberra Raiders
Sunday, May 23rd
Jim Beam Cup
Newtown plays away to Cabramatta
A full round for Round 5 of New Zealand's Bartercard Cup after the split round of the last two weeks. Wai-Coa-Bay Stallions sit at the top of the ladder unopposed lucky to come away with a draw last week against the Glenora Bears.
A vocal crowd had turned out to see the Eels take on the Dragons at Parramatta Stadium with the Dragons putting on a fine display in the second half of the match to win by 37-6. With the score only 8-6 at the halftime break, the second half promised to be a tight affair, not the score blowout for the Dragons that eventuated.
BULLDOGS pair Mark O?Meley and Willie Mason along with Penrith forward Trent Waterhouse are currently at ARL headquarters answering questions relating to an obscene phone call left by Dragons star Mark Gasnier on the phone of a 27-year-old woman.
NORTH Queensland Cowboys club have signed up another NZ Bartercard Cup player, Waicoa Bay Stallions halfback Hayden Karena.
JUST when everyone thought it couldnt get any worse for the Warrior's nightmare season.
MANLY received a boost on Thursday with news that Steve Menzies and key forwards Anthony Watmough and Sam Harris have re-signed long-term contracts with the club.
DRAGONS forward Jason Ryles has been cleared to play in tonight?s National Round League clash against the Parramatta Eels at Parramatta Stadium.
THE Brisbane Broncos will keep two competition points initially stripped by the National Rugby League over an interchange breach earlier this season.
RUGBY league is in turmoil ? with further allegations of inappropriate behaviour against representative players set to be aired in the coming weeks.