CAN you name the 17 players, coach and referee who have best defined the quality and character of the Queensland Wizard Cup? Back yourself and you could win an exclusive package of State of Origin merchandise.
ONCE again the Auckland weather will be spectacular this weekend with all the local competitions either at the semi-final stage or finishing.
THE Bartercard Cup competition in New Zealand is now down to the four top teams fighting it out for the two Grand Final positions.
NORTHS v REDCLIFFE, Bishop Park, Saturday 2pm, September 3.
AS you are probably aware, the United States of America have been ravaged by Hurricane Katrina - a tragedy that has been described as the worst natural disaster in United States? history. Hurricane Katrina - leaving entire cities destroyed in it?s wake - has resulted in over a hundred deaths, and almost a million people being left homeless across Louisiana and Mississippi.
LEEDS have the chance to atone for their Challenge Cup final disappointment by reclaiming top spot in Super League when they take on Wigan at the JJB Stadium.
LEEDS Rhinos confirmed one of the worst-kept secrets in the sport on Thursday when they announced the signing of Bradford captain Jamie Peacock for 2006.
WARRINGTON have crossed off Australian utility back Graham Appo to make way for the arrival of Australian legend Andrew Johns.
ST Helens have announced the signing of Bradford?s Great Britain international Leon Pryce on a three-year contract starting 2006.
WAKEFIELD Trinity Wildcats have confirmed the signing of Kiwi international Monty Betham, 27, on a two-year contract from New Zealand Warriors for the start of the 2006 Super League season.
CHALLENGE Cup winners Hull have an opportunity to leapfrog form team Bradford into third place in Super League when they meet at Odsal.
MANLY skipper Michael Monaghan has backed the Sea Eagles to ignore criticism and finally seal an NRL finals spot against the Raiders at Canberra tomorrow night.
BRISBANE rugby league legend Allan Langer has hailed Shane Webcke as a superman after the ex-Test prop completed another miracle recovery to play in the Broncos' crucial NRL clash at Parramatta tonight.
Parramatta Eels 28 v Brisbane Broncos 14
LAST week?s results shook the tree a little, with the Sea Eagles unselfishly allowing the comp to stay alive into the 26th round, in the meantime permitting the Warriors to bow out with a modicum of honour. The Tigers stumbled as the Storm stood up to them, the Cowboys consolidated and the Eels pushed ahead. The Dragons got a bit of Mad Monday practise whilst the Broncos would probably rather be on Mad Monday.