2ND February 2003-02-02 Hi everyone ! This is my blog (web log) !
Angela the marketing assistant came to training and asked if anyone wanted to make a blog ? Everyone pointed at me and Dicko went and told her what my name is.
So here I am, dear diary ?
Angela came to the unit (sponsors is Megaplex) and showed me how to turn on and where to tipe.
Had my first ?beep test? today and Channel 8 was there. I guess they called it a beep test because they have to beep out all the swearing ? Retch was so out of breath, he could hardly swear. The beeptest is f***ing hard. can I say that ?
QUEENSLAND Rugby League have unvieled the new jersey that the team will wear into battle against New South Wales next season.
THE news of Adrian Morley not getting suspended was great news not only for the Lions but also for International Rugby League. A judiciary panel ruled the sending off was sufficient penalty and did not ban him from the remaining two Tests. There was also more good news on the International Rugby League front today, with Chairman of the Rugby League International Federation, Colin Love , has revealed that a World Cup in 2007 is firmly on the agenda. After the recent test matches between the three big nations of Rugby League getting closer and closer, it has proven that International Rugby League has a future.
THE Man of the Match in next Sunday's European Nations Cup Final will be presented with The Jean Galia Medal.
GREAT Britain prop Adrian Morley has been fined ?2,000 following his sending off for a reckless high tackle in the Think! Road Safety First Test against Australia on Saturday.
The Sydney Roosters forward was dismissed after only 12 seconds of the clash following his challenge on Robbie Kearns in the opening tackle of the game.
AUSTRALIA will wear black armbands in Saturday's Think! Road Safety Second Test with Great Britain, in tribute to former captain Peter Gallagher.
Gallager passed away on Tuesday afternoon following a long battle with illness, and the Kangaroos will honour his memory before Saturday's clash in Hull.
IT may have been a predictable final even months before the tournament actually kicked off, and whilst Ireland and Scotland went very close to causing an upset and knocking the French out of the tournament, the Chanticleers have made the final of the inaugural European Nations Cup, taking on the English rising stars at Warrington's Wilderspool Stadium.
KANGAROOS coach Chris Anderson, believes that the officials had encouraged dirty play in the remaining Ashes Tests by failing to suspend Great Britain prop Adrian Morley. With ARL director John McDonald, telling other panel members Morley would have been suspended for six weeks in the NRL, they ignored his plea and fined the Lions forward. NRL judiciary commissioner Jim Hall said Morley, because of his record, would have been liable for a suspension of up to eight weeks if found guilty in a premiership match.
AUSTRALIA has made one change from the team that defeated Great Britain and Ireland in the first test, Michael De Vere has been named in the centres to replace the injured Phil Bailey.
TETLEY?S Super League Champions, Minor Premiers and Powergen Challenge Cup winners Bradford Bulls today announced a lucrative new five-year Kit deal with Australian Sportswear giants ISC.
WIDNES Vikings have boosted their squad with the capture of former Melbourne Storm centre Aaron Moule.
The Vikings were dissapointed when Manly scrum-half Jason Ferris suddenly decided against a move to the Tetley's Super League after agreeing terms.
THE New Zealand Warriors big off season buy , Tony Martin , sports a goalkicking success rate hovering around the 80 per cent mark but will be no certainty to start for the New Zealand Warriors in the National Rugby League (NRL) next year.
AN injury-plagued 2003 was the main reason behind Wests Tigers winger Robbie Beckett's decision to retire from the National Rugby League.
MAJOR changes to the Warriors management with CEO Mick Watson standing aside from the day-to-day running of the club.
AUCKLAND'S Hale Vaa'sa has signed with the North Queensland Cowboys for the 2004 National Rugby League season.