DAIRY Farmers Stadium, Bishop Park and Pizzey Park will host decisive QRL finals this coming weekend.
HERE are the reports from Bridgend and Kevin Ellis' remarkable Cup double
this weekend. Ellis coached both Brynteg School and Bridgend Blue Bulls to National Final victories in the Powergen Champions Schools Year 7 and Total RL.com RLC Conference Premier Finals respectively.
FANS from Challenge Cup Finalists, Leeds Rhinos and Hull FC were in the crowd at the Brewery Field on Friday to night to see a Wales Presidents XIII outclass but not disgrace a valiant Lebanon Espoirs (a word that roughly translates as hopefuls or emerging) side.
PAUL Cooke touched down three minutes from time as Hull snatched the Powergen Challenge Cup from Leeds? grasp at the Millennium Stadium with a 25-24 win.
SENIOR fitness causes stir
THE second last round of the season has given us a pretty tough team to beat. With the Australian fullback, wing, halfback, lock and plenty of others who have rep jumpers to their credit, the Round 25 League Unlimited Team of the Week has all the ingredients to be one of our best ever. Have a go at these boys!
LEAGUE Wrap: Round 25, 26-28 August 2005
And then there were two?
KNIGHTS 44 v SHARKS 14
WARRIORS coach Tony Kemp, whose position at the New Zealand Warriors is under review, said he hoped to be back at the helm of the National Rugby League club next season.
ST George Illawarra has fined club captain Trent Barrett $2,000 for his involvement in a drunken incident at a New South Wales South Coast hotel last week. Injured teammate Mathew Head has been slapped with a $1,000 fine for unruly behaviour during a drinking session at a Warrawong pub last Monday night.
TELSTRA Premiership title favourites St George Illawarra will investigate a drunken incident involving "leading players" at a Wollongong hotel.
South Sydney Rabbitohs 16 v North Queensland Cowboys 30
Parramatta Eels 48 v Canberra Raiders 10
Manly Sea Eagles 20 v New Zealand Warriors 22
BULLDOGS 6 v PANTHERS 28