THE Jimboomba area will have its own junior rugby league competition in 2004 and local hero?s Corey Parker and Andrew Gee will be the Ambassadors. The new club and competition will kick off with a public meeting and family fun day on Sunday 12th October at Hills International School playing fields from 10.00am.
THE Tongan national women's rugby league team have been cleared by immigration to arrive in New Zealand for the Women's Rugby League World Cup, to be played at North Harbour Stadium from September 28 until October 12.
FORMER Australian Rugby League Test captain George Peponis will have the honour of kicking-off when Greece takes on Italy in the historic Rugby League international this Saturday.
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.
THE Mitsubishi Electric Bulldogs Premier League team will play in the preliminary finals on Saturday (27 Sept @ 5.25pm) at Aussie Stadium against the St Marys-Penrith Cougars.
WARRINGTON Wolves announced the name of their new stadium, which is situated on the A49 Winwick Road, today.
TONY Rea has made just the one forced change to the line up to meet St Helens at Knowsley Road tomorrow night. Kick off is 8pm.
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.
PAUL Cullen has named a 20-man squad to face Wigan Warriors at the JJB on Saturday evening, kick-off 6.05pm.
THE Sydney Roosters booked their place in the National Rugby League Grand Final after a 10-point win over the Bulldogs at Aussie Stadium tonight.
TOMORROW night's National Rugby League preliminary final between the Sydney Roosters and the Bulldogs at Aussie Stadium is officially a sell-out. The last tickets for the match went this morning.
THE popularity of the NZ Warriors ticket give aways continued this morning at Aussie Stadium with the tickets disappearing in just over an hour
THE build up to this game between the Bulldogs and the Roosters have been huge, and the game sure lived up to the expectations at Aussie Stadium in front of a full house of 41,123 screaming fans where the Roosters defeated the Bulldogs by 28-18 and now cement their place in the NRL Grand Final next Sunday.
FINALLY the Mitsubishi Electric Bulldogs and Roosters meet in a game that means something.
YESTERDAY, I had the opportunity to indulge myself with a sneak peek at the much anticipated rugby league game for PC, PS2 and Xbox. The good people at HES allowed me to put the game through it?s paces on the Microsoft Xbox platform and having never played the Xbox previously, I found the game very easy to pick up.