THE Newcastle Knights continued their push for a top four birth on the weekend after a comprehensive 57-28 victory over the North Sydney Bears. The win puts the Knights in 5th position on the Jersey Flegg ladder.
THE Bears Jersey Flegg team recorded their highest points score of any match on Saturday achieving 5 tries to score 28 points.
THE Go Sport Balmain Tigers now find it difficult to make this year's semi-finals after going down to the second placed Cronulla Sharks 34-18 at Toyota Park on Sunday.
THE Go Sport & IGT Balmain Ryde-Eastwood Tigers have lost the Pringle-Ryan Shield following a tough 34-26 defeat by Newtown at Henson Park on Saturday.
THE North Sydney "Flair Bears" put on a stunning last quarter performance in front of a packed Newcastle crowd on Saturday afternoon at Energy Australia Stadium.
THE Newcastle Knights finals chances are still alive, but only just after they escaped with a 28-all draw against North Sydney, after leading 16-0 at the break and 28-4 with twenty minutes remaining. Only poor goal-kicking by the Bears was the saving grace.
WARRINGTON Wolves have officially confirmed the signing of Australian star Andrew Johns on a short-term deal.
ST Helens have agreed to release winger Darren Albert after completing the signing of New Zealand international Francis Meli.
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ST.GEORGE Bank Dragons captain Trent Barrett and Australian reps Luke Bailey and Shaun Timmins will be given until the morning of their Anzac Day clash with the Roosters this Sunday to prove their fitness to play in the challenge for the inaugural Anzac Cup at Aussie Stadium.
THE weekly column here at Leagueunlimited is to highlight what we here on the site think are the best players in each round of the 2004 NRL competition.
Based on the opinion received from the Leagueunlimited.com live updaters, we have put together what we think is the team of the week for round 6.
PARRAMATTA coach Brian Smith has named a strong squad to take on the Cronulla Sharks at Parramatta Stadium on Saturday. Key five eighth Daniel Wagon returns from suspension and the Eels will have two players backing up from the ANZAC Test, Nathan Cayless and Nathan Hindmarsh.
The team is:
BUNNIES skipper Bryan Fletcher (pictured) will spend a week holding tackle bags after submitting an early guilty plea to the NRL last night regarding his striking charge.
MITSUBISHI Electric Bulldogs coach Steve Folkes has named the same team that defeated the Warriors last Friday for this week's clash with the South Sydney Rabbitohs at Aussie Stadium.
NEWCASTLE Knights coach Michael Hagan has named his team to take on the Canberra Raiders at Canberra on Saturday.
Included in the team is Ben Kennedy who must be considered very unlucky at missing a spot in the Kangaroo team to play the Kiwis on Friday night.
3 other Knights players will back up after Friday nights ANZAC Test, Tahu,Matt Gidley and hooker Danny Buderus.
The Knights team is;