ONE of the Newcastle Knights favourite sons Steve Simpson has today drawn the curtain on his long and distinguished career by announcing his retirement after 12 seasons with the Knights.
TUESDAY'S Expert recaps all the games from Round Twenty-two which saw the Rabbitohs claim a golden point thriller and St George stamp their authority with an impressive win over Sydney.
CANBERRA have produced an excellent second half to record a memorable 30 points to 26 victory to keep their faint finals hopes alive
THE injury to North Queensland Toyota Cowboys halfback Johnathan Thurston's right ankle has been confirmed today as a medial ligament tear, which will see Thurston rested for 6-8 weeks.
THE Country Rugby League of NSW today announced the finalists of its annual CRL Holiday Inn Volunteer of the Year award.
REG Gasnier a worthy choice...
ALL the info regarding the finalists to meet at Wembley in 3 week's time...
INTRUST SUPER CUP - ROUND 19(Split Round Week 2)Saturday 7 AugustSUNSHINE COAST SEA EAGLES 42 (Filinga Filiga 2, Terence Seu Seu, Daly Cherry-Evans, Chris Boss, Jamie Buhrer, Jason Wardrop tries; Dennis Sandow 7 goals) def NORTHS DEVILS 10 (Daniel Ogden, Troyden Watene tries; Troyden Watene goal) at Bishop Park.IPSWICH JETS 40 (Luke Walker 3, Marshall Chalk 2, Jacob Ling, Michael Fisher, Ramon Filipine tries; Smith Samau 2, Jacob Ling 2 goals) def TWEED HEADS SEAGULLS 26 (Shannon Walker, James Wood, Brad Davis, Josh Graham tries; Brad Davis 5 goals) at North Ipswich Reserve.INTRUST SUPER CUP - POINTS TABLE AFTER ROUND 19Souths Logan 28, Norths 27, Burleigh 23, Wynnum Manly 23, Sunshine Coast 22, Northern 22, Redcliffe 21, Mackay 20, Tweed Heads 14, Easts 10, Central 10, Ipswich 8NEXT WEEK'S GAMES Saturday 14 AugustNorths Devils v Burleigh Bears 2:00pm Bishop Park *Sunshine Coast v Ipswich Jets 2.00pm Stockland ParkMackay Cutters v Tweed Heads Seagulls 5:30pm Mackay JuniorsSouths Logan Magpies v Central Comets 7.00pm GladstoneSunday 15 AugustRedcliffe Dolphins v Northern Pride 2:30pm Dolphin OvalWynnum Manly v Easts Tigers 3.00pm BMD Kougari OvalFOGS CUP - ROUND 19(Split Round Week 2)Saturday 7 AugustNORTHS DEVILS 24 (Bladen Baird 2, Scott Ellis, Ben Poasa, Simona Vavega tries; Luke Samoa 2 goals) def SUNSHINE COAST SEA EAGLES 4 (Zane McCarthy try) at Bishop Park.IPSWICH JETS 30 (Jarrod McInally 5, Dan Pollock tries; Nathan Carney 3 goals) def TWEED HEADS SEAGULLS 18 (Aaron Zimmerle 2, Steve Harding tries; Steve Harding 3 goals) at North Ipswich Reserve.FOGS CUP - POINTS TABLE AFTER ROUND 19Redcliffe 32, Wests 26, Burleigh 26, Wynnum Manly 23, Norths 21, Easts 21, Sunshine Coast 15, Souths Logan 8, Ipswich 7, Tweed Heads 1NEXT WEEK'S GAMES Saturday 14 AugustNorths Devils v Burleigh Bears 12:15pm Bishop ParkSunshine Coast v Ipswich Jets 12:15pm Stockland Park Sunday 15 AugustRedcliffe Dolphins v Wests Panthers 12:45pm Dolphin OvalWynnum Manly v Easts Tigers 1:15pm BMD Kougari OvalSouths Logan Magpies v Tweed Heads Seagulls 1:15pm Davies ParkFOGS COLTS CHALLENGE - ROUND 19(Split Round Week 2)Saturday 7 AugustNORTHS DEVILS 24 (Dylan Galloway, Byron Creighton, Jayden Sheck, Stephen Tunnicliffe tries; Stephen Tunnicliffe 4 goals) def SUNSHINE COAST SEA EAGLES 16 (Rowan Klein, Trevor Collett, Steven Kingi tries; Rowan Klein, Matt Chapman goals) at Bishop Park.TWEED HEADS SEAGULLS 28 (James Toole, Guy Borgus, Sam Saville, Shaun Carney, Danny Kerr tries; Shaun Carney 2, Joel Munro 2 goals) def IPSWICH JETS 14 (David Faamita, Matt Parcell, Callum Waldrum tries; Chris Naidu goal) at North Ipswich Reserve.FOGS COLTS CHALLENGE - POINTS TABLE AFTER ROUND 19Norths 24, Tweed Heads 23, Easts 18, Souths Logan 18, Ipswich 18, Wynnum Manly 18, Redcliffe 17, Sunshine Coast 16, Wests 16, Burleigh 12NEXT WEEK'S GAMES Saturday 14 AugustNorths Devils v Burleigh Bears 10:45am Bishop ParkSunshine Coast v Ipswich Jets 10:45am Stockland Park Sunday 15 AugustRedcliffe Dolphins v Wests Panthers 11:15am Dolphin OvalWynnum Manly v Easts Tigers 11:45am BMD Kougari OvalSouths Logan Magpies v Tweed Heads Seagulls 11:45am Davies Park
THE tickets for the QRL's event of the year, the Intrust Super Cup Grand Final are now on-sale.
A determined performance from the St George Illawarra Dragons has seen them triumph with a nail biting 19-12 victory over a error-riddled Sydney Roosters at a packed Sydney Cricket Ground.
FOR the last few weeks the Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs have held on to that last throw of the dice to keep their 2010 season alive but the dice rolled nothing but snake eyes as they crashed to a 30-6 defeat against a red-hot Newcastle Knights.
THE New Zealand Warriors have given the Cronulla Sharks a rugby league lesson in a 37-10 thrashing at Toyota Park tonight in front of 7,510 hearty souls.
AUSTRALIAN, Queensland and NQ Toyota Cowboys halfback Johnathan Thurston underwent scans today on an injured right ankle.
THE South Sydney Rabbitohs have emerged 90th minute 34-30 victors over a disappointing Wests Tigers outfit in front of 23298 mostly delirious fans at ANZ Stadium.