THE Canberra Raiders have defeated the St George Illawarra Dragons 25-14 in today's Premier League preliminary final at Telstra Stadium.
ONE of the Newtown club's oldest points-scoring records was broken this season, when Sydney Airport Jets centre Ryan Milligan clocked up 30 points in a Jim Beam Cup competition match on August 2nd.
HAVE you ever wondered what it would be like if Andrew Johns played for the Rabbitohs? Or if Brad Fittler left the Roosters and joined Manly? No?
Well I know I have and soon enough Rugby League fans across Australia, New Zealand, and the UK will have the opportunity to play the greatest game of all.
NEW Zealand halfback Stacey Jones admitted he was no certainty to play against Australia in next month's one-off rugby league test in Auckland.
JUNIOR Kiwis coach Tony Benson says his players' Bartercard Cup rugby league experience could prove crucial against the Australian Schoolboys at North Harbour Stadium today.
THE Lion Foundation Womens Rugby League 2003 World Cup kicked off yesterday.
THE Junior Kiwis played the Australian Schoolboys in a tough encounter on Saturday afternoon at North Harbour Stadium. Both teams struggled to score and the final scoreline was an indication of how tough the game was.
AFTER the disappointing loss to Penrith yesterday, the NZ Warriors at least have something to smile about with the in form front rower being added to the train-on squad for Australia's end-of-season rugby league tour of England and France on Monday.
ITALY has recorded a two point victory over Greece, in what was an excellent game despite the terribly windy conditions at Oki Jubilee Stadium. The win to Italy was not a surprise with the team going into the match as favourites, however the close scoreline has already raised interest in next years clash between the two sides.
WIGAN Warriors Coach Mike Gregory has named the following side for Saturday's Tetley's Super League Elimination Play-Off game against Warrington Wolves at the JJB Stadium, 6.05pm Kick Off.
BILL Harrigan will referee Sunday night's National Rugby League grand final between the Sydney Roosters and Penrith at Telstra Stadium.
"...AND then were two."
So its come down to this. The demise of the Bulldogs on Saturday and the Warriors on Sunday has left just two teams, the Roosters and the Panthers to fight it out for premiership glory.
THE Penrith Panthers have completed a stunning 28-20 victory over the New Zealand Warriors at Telstra Stadium today, lining themselves up against the Sydney Roosters in a week?s time for the 2003 NRL Grand Final.
SYDNEY Roosters second rower Craig Fitzgibbon may be in doubt for next week?s Grand Final after sustaining a thumb injury in the victory over the Bulldogs.
THE Dragons are close to finalising their 2004 roster with 12 new signings confirmed, including four backrowers, four outside backs, two front row forwards plus three ?triangles?.