ROUND 13 of New Zealand's Bartercard Cup competition has everyone back on an even keel after split rounds and postponed matches.
THE Sydney Airport Jets stormed home to an eleventh-hour victory over the Balmain Tigers in yet another Henson Park thriller on Saturday. Played in front of one of the season?s biggest crowds, Newtown won this VB Premier League match by 34-26 after having trailed by 22-6 at half-time. The Jets maintained their unbeaten record in Premier League matches at Henson Park this year and also won the Trevor Ryan-Neil Pringle Shield, the trophy contested annually between the two inner-western clubs.
TOOWOOMBA will have to overcome history and deep mental scarring if it is to make this year?s Queensland Wizard Cup grand final, following a 44-22 loss to Burleigh on Saturday.
WYNNUM coach Neil Wharton says the Seagulls ?probably don?t deserve? to make this year?s finals, despite being given a chance at a minor miracle after a 28-22 win over Ipswich.
THE Canberra Raiders have rushed leading prop Troy Thompson straight back into the starting team for Sunday?s vital clash against the in-form Wests Tigers at Canberra Stadium.
KNIGHTS v Bulldogs First Grade Round 22
Tuesday, August 02, 2005 - Newcastle Knights
NEWCASTLE v BULLDOGS AT TELSTRA STADIUM
NRL Round 22 - Sydney Roosters v Penrith Panthers
Kick-off: Sunday, August 7, 2005 at 3:00pm
Refereee: Jason Robinson
Venue: Aussie Stadium
PENRITH Panthers NRL side to take on the Sydney Roosters at Aussie Stadium, Sunday 7th August, 3:00pm.
THE North Queensland Toyota Cowboys have announced the teams to play this weekend.
PARRAMATTA EELS TEAM FOR ROUND 22
NRL vs NZ Warriors
@ Ericsson Stadium on
Saturday 6 August @ 7:30pm
WESTS TIGERS V CANBERRA RAIDERS
NRL Round 22
Sunday 7 August 2005
2.30pm Kick Off
THE Manly Sea Eagles side to play the Brisbane Broncos at Brookvale Oval on Sunday is:
Brett Stewart, Paul Stephenson, Terry Hill, Ashley Alberts, Chris Hicks, Sam Harris, Michael Monaghan (c), Jason King,Chad Randall, Brent Kite, Steve Menzies, Luke Williamson, Ben Kennedy.
Replacements: Shayne Dunley, Nathan Tutt, Kylie Leuluai, Mark Bryant.
THE Mitsubishi Electric Bulldogs team to take on the Knights at Telstra Stadium in Round 22 of the Telstra NRL Premiership is:
ST George Illawarra Coach Nathan Brown has named an unchanged line-up for the Dragons Round 22 clash against the Cowboys this Friday night in Townsville.
AFTER months of hard work on the training paddock the Redcliffe Pepsi Dolphins finally get to show their wears on the playing field. With new looking sides the Club is not easing it?s way into the competition with easy trials they are playing the reigning Queensland Cup premiers the Burleigh Bears in three grades at Pizzey Park this Saturday.