THE Mad Butcher Fox Memorial Grading Round
HENHAM Park, home of the Otahuhu Leopards, and today, the venue for the clash between Otahuhu and the Ellerslie Eagles. Otahuhu and Ellerslie, bedfellows in the Bartercard Cup competition but rivals in the Auckland Rugby League Premier Grading Round.
WINGER Trent Purdon and full back Reggie Cressbrook have spearheaded a nine try bonanza for the Burleigh Bears, the home side running out convincing 46-10 winners over the Central Comets in today's Queensland Cup encounter on the Gold Coast.
KIWIS coach Daniel Anderson remains adamant the future of New Zealand rugby league is looking rosy after unearthing two genuine test stars in Benji Marshall and Jerome Ropati.
BARTERCARD CUP COMPETITION ? ROUND 2 RESULTS
Sunday 24 April 2005
NINETY two points scored in a game. Not a great defensive look, in any game, but that was number scored in today's early Bartercard Cup game at Ericcson Stadium, where Otahuhu Ellerslie rolled Waicoa Bay, 58/34.
LEEDS skipper Kevin Sinfield led from the front as the champions strengthened their place at the top of the engage Super League with a 42-20 win against Widnes.
PATCHED-UP Wigan produced a courageous display against a rejuvenated Bradford - but it was not enough to prevent a record-equalling third successive Super League defeat by 40-8.
STUART Littler grabbed his second hat-trick of the season as high-flying Salford made it three engage Super League victories in a row against bottom club Leigh at the Willows by 42-6.
WARRINGTON V Hull
Newcastle Knights 20 v Bulldogs 24
HAS the bubble burst? A week off with the bye and suddenly all of Cronulla's well earnt momentum has come to a screeching halt, bucked by the Broncos in front of another big home crowd.
Manly 48 v Souths 14
Raiders 10 v Storm 46