NEXT Wednesday?s Harvey Norman State of Origin match brought to you by Philips at Telstra Stadium is a virtual sell out with just 94 ?single? tickets left for sale in the 80,000 seat stadium.
VETERAN Wests Tigers lock Terry Hill is under consideration for a surprise State of Origin recall if N-S-W forward Craig Fitzgibbon succumbs to an eye injury this week.
BILL Harrigan has been appointed to referee the second match of the 2003 Harvey Norman State of Origin Series supported by Philips at Telstra Stadium on Wednesday June 25.
FORMER New Zealand Test prop Quentin Pongia could be set to move to an English Super League club - and Wigan are amongst the favourites to sign him.
ST Helens have ended weeks of speculation by announcing the signing of Canterbury centre Willie Talau.
THE Manly Sea Eagles today fined winger John Hopoate $5,000 for his rash decision to play a half game of fifth grade rugby union last week. Hopoate met with Manly management and his own manager Wayne Beavis early today and accepted the fine with good grace.
YOUNG Warriors hooker Tevita Latu has been given another chance to fill in for PJ Marsh when the team hosts Canberra at Ericsson on Sunday.
HENRY Perenara hopes his maiden start for St George-Illawarra will be the springboard to a prolonged stay in first grade at the National Rugby League (NRL) club.
IT doesn't amount too much but the Canberra Raiders reckon 66kg has helped them muscle into the top tier of the National Rugby League (NRL).
NORTH Queensland second rower Chris Muckert will miss Saturday night's clash with Parramatta after being found guilty of a grade one dangerous throw by the National Rugby League judiciary.
THE National Rugby League (NRL) has threatened to fine clubs up to $A50,000 ($NZ57,930) for criticising referees.
CANBERRA Raiders? lock Tyran Smith today secured a new two-year contract with the Club, which will likely see him through to the end of his NRL career.
PARRAMATTA utility back Luke Burt has suffered a recurrence of a collarbone injury and is unlikely to play again this year in the NRL.
ST George Illawarra captain Lance Thompson will play against South Sydney with a fractured cheekbone at WIN Stadium on Saturday night, despite fears the Rabbitohs will target him.
HURSTVILLE Council tonight endorsed their Draft Management Plan and budget, which included a $50,000 donation to the Jubilee Oval Community Appeal. The Jubilee Oval donation is now a part of the final budget and it should be signed off just after the beginning of July. Following the meeting, a Hurstville Councillor informed an R2K representative that it's very unlikely that the donation will be rejected in the final budget.