THE New Zealand Warriors have defeated the North Queensland Cowboys at Mt Smart Stadium in front of 11,260 fans.
THE Manly Sea Eagles have defeated the Canterbury Bulldogs 16-14 in a tight tussle at Telstra Stadium tonight to maintain their undefeated record after five rounds.
THE Melbourne Storm have ground out a 24-10 win over the St-George Illawarra Dragons at Kogarak Jubilee Oval tonight.
FORMER Canterbury Bulls coach Gerard Stokes is confident he will be back at the helm of Workington Town despite being suspended by the English rugby league club.
BEN Matulino is an example of what the new New Zealand Rugby League regional academy in Wellington is trying to achieve.
MIKE Saunders, fullback Layne Green and teenage stand-off Darren Tonihi will make their Bartercard Cup debuts for the Canterbury Bulls today in this seasons Bartercard Cup openener when the Bull face Waitakere Rangers in Auckland.
A late try and surprising last minute field goal by Eels forward Ian Hindmarsh sealed a comprehensive victory for the Parramatta side, which fought hard for its 27 points to triumph over a gallant 14 point Penrith Panthers at CUA Stadium.
THE Gold Coast Titans have produced a great team performance to hand the Brisbane Broncos their fourth loss in five games by running out 28-16 winners over the defending champions at a packed Suncorp Stadium this evening.
NEWS ahead of tonight's local derby in QLD.
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THE under 20's competition - A welcome move
THE NRL yesterday launched a national under-20s competition, the Toyota Cup, for 2008 with emphasis being placed on the development of players both on and off the field