MONDAY, 06 June 2005
In Premier League Western Suburbs were up against the Knights who were sitting in equal third position on the ladder, however the Magpies were looking to follow on recent good form after last weeks win against the Rabbitohs. The result showed however that Wests struggle to compete with the quality sides of the competition and their season is hanging by a thread. To add to the misery the news for Wests just gets worse with chief play maker Ben Reynolds suffering a potentially season ending injury.
THE Sydney Roosters' Premier League outfit have continued their surge up the ladder with a commanding 36-10 victory over Manly at Aussie Stadium tonight.
WITH the Sydney Airport Jets having the bye in the VB Premier League, Newtown?s Jim Beam Cup side held centre-stage at Henson Park on Saturday afternoon and maintained their winning form with a thumping 56-8 win over the Central Coast club Erina.
SUPER League clubs are in danger of seeing their top players being snapped up by a wealthy new Australian club.
SAINTS Run Riot, Wolves Sneak Home, Wakefield back to winning ways, and Craigie hat-trick gives Widnes win.
FOLLOWING the capture of Australian forward Bryan Fletcher, Wigan today announced that they have signed West Tigers Winger Pat Richards for the 2006 and 2007seasons.
LEAGUE Wrap: Round 13, 3-5 June 2005
Cowboys? fullback Matt Bowen continues to set a blistering pace in this year?s Leagueunlimited.com Player Awards. Another man-of-the-match performance and another three points sees Bowen at the top of the leader board on 19 points, five points clear of the field.
THIS week we?ve got it all! At the halfway mark of the competition there were several stirring performances from individuals over the weekend and a few were unlucky to miss out. All teams were out doing their best to improve or consolidate their positions on the ladder and as a result the Round 13 League Unlimited Team of the Week will run down the tunnel, burst onto the park foaming from their frontal orifices, giving those pretty ladies holding pom-poms a wink as they go by?
MELBOURNE Storm has signed a new three year with deal with its star centre Matt King. King has become one of the NRL's hottest properties, and his new deal will see him stay in Melbourne with Melbourne Storm until at least the end of 2008.
ARMTOUR (Athletes as Role Models tour) and the Melbourne Storm will be making the dreams of 15 children come true this week (Tuesday) when they make the trip from the community of Yirrkala (600km east of Cairns) in North-East Arnhem Land to Melbourne where they will meet and have fun with their Melbourne Storm heroes.
MELBOURNE Storm stars Billy Slater and Cameron Smith have once again been selected to represent Queensland in State-Of-Origin Two, as has Matt King for New South Wales for the clash at Telstra Stadium on June 15.
PARRAMATTA coach Brian Smith is praying winger Eric Grothe won't be playing for anyone but the Eels next season.
THE Gold Coast would field an impressive backline when it debuts in 2007 if it signed the players linked to the NRL's newest club.
THE NRL will issue a breach notice to the Sydney Roosters over comments made by coach Ricky Stuart in a newspaper column yesterday.
THE Michael Monaghan drama will take an unexpected and dramatic twist with Manly poised to offer the spurned halfback a three-year contract during a secret meeting.