BRADFORD Bulls have today announced the capture of Centre Ben Harris from the NRL Club, Canterbury Bulldogs.
A well-drilled South London Storm side produced a devastating first half to defeat the Ipswich Rhinos 82-6 in the first match of the Rugby League Conference Premier South. Against an Ipswich side which never gave up, South London delivered some powerful running and exciting backline play to close the game out at halftime with a 48-0 lead before going on with the job in the second half in a 14-try display.
WESTS Tigers Head Coach, Tim Sheens has announced his squad for the Wests Tigers v Newcastle Knights game at Energy Australia Stadium, Sunday 15 May kick off at 2.30pm.
PENRITH Panthers coach Johnny Lang will be a happier man this week with the news that his star playmaker, Preston Campbell has returned from injury along with Joe Galuvao and Luke Lewis.
Lang has the enviable task of having an almost full strength squad to call on as he names his starting line up for Friday nights blockbuster against an in form Dragons outfit at Win Stadium.
Coach Langs team is;
THE Mitsubishi Electric Bulldogs announced today Ben Harris will be leaving the Club this week due to family reasons.
MITSUBISHI Electric Bulldogs coach Steve Folkes has again named a rookie to make his first grade debut for the Club this Saturday in the Dogs Telstra Stadium clash against the Sea Eagles. Youngster Cameron Phelps will start alongside Jamaal Lolesi in the centres.
NORTH Queensland Cowboys coach Graham Murray has stuck with his team for this weekends Queensland derby when the Cowboys take on the high flying Brisbane Broncos at Dairy Farmers Stadium on Saturday night.
With what promises to be the game of the round, the Cowboys have to put last weekends dissapointment against the Eels behind them and concentrate on their natural, flamboyant game.
Its going to be a ripper !
THE National Rugby League has stepped in as an attempt to remove the dangerous and controversial grapple tackle through a set of guidelines to help referees police the dangerous tactic.
THE Real Rabbitohs is pleased to announce its team to play the Melbourne Storm in Round 10 of the 2005 Telstra Premiership this Saturday, May 14, kicking off at 7:30pm at Aussie Stadium.
CRONULLA Sharks coach Stuart Raper has named his team to take on the Canberra Raiders in Canberra on Sunday afternoon.The Sharks are currently travelling well and coach Raper could be excused for a feeling of confidence after last weekends last gasp win over the Warriors in Perth.
His team is;
1 DAVID PEACHEY
2 DAVID SIMMONS
3 NIGEL VAGANA
4 PAUL MELLOR
5 LUKE COVELL
6 ADAM DYKES
7 BRETT KIMMORLEY
8 JASON STEVENS
9 MATT HILDER
10 DANNY NUTLEY
11 REECE WILLIAMS
12 PHIL BAILEY
13 PAUL GALLEN
THE Brisbane Broncos have received a massive boost ahead of this Saturday?s round 10 blockbuster against North Queensland with defensive weapon Tonie Carroll set to return from injury.
IN form representative props Brent Kite and Jason King have been named in the Sea Eagles side to play the Bulldogs at Telstra Stadium at 5.3o p.m. on Saturday.
MELBOURNE Storm coach Craig Bellamy has named a 19-man squad for this weekend's round 10 NRL Telstra Premiership clash. The Storm (4-4) takes on the second from bottom South Sydney Rabbitohs (2-6) at Aussie Stadium on Saturday night at 7:30pm AEST.
NECASTLE Knights coach Michael Hagan has named his side to take on the Wests Tigers in Newcastle on Sunday afternoon.
ROUND 9 of the NRL saw a couple of upsets take place and as a result we've got a fresh faced 17 raring to take on any comers. The past few weeks have yielded sides that faced scrutiny from some quarters, but there is no arguing that the Round 9 League Unlimited Team of the Week would do a number on anyone in the comp. Just look at the backline which oozes points and the forwards who could run over the top of any opposing pack!!!