NORTHS DEVILS 72 defeat SOUTHS-LOGAN MAGPIES 8
WYNNUM SEAGULLS 42 defeat TWEED HEADS SEAGULLS 28
BURLEIGH BEARS 28 defeat EASTS TIGERS 26
IPSWICH JETS 36 defeat CENTRAL COMETS 14
RUGBY League Ireland (RLI), the governing body for rugby league in this country started the year by stating that it wanted to ?escalate the popularity of the game, increase the playing numbers and improve on 2004?. So far, this season, these aspirations have come to pass; we have witnessed a season with all these components, we have seen the game go onward in terms of growing stronger, people are starting to sit up, listen and pay attention to the voice of rugby league in Ireland.
THE Tradewind South London Storm won their first major trophy Saturday by defeating West London Sharks in the TotalRL.com Southern Premier grand final, 24-6.
A broken hand is set to sideline Parramatta centre Timana Tahu until the second week of the NRL finals series. Tahu will miss Sunday's blockbuster against St George Illawarra at Oki Jubilee Stadium after x-rays revealed a small break to his right hand.
ALICE Springs will host a trial match between Penrith and Newcastle early next year.
WHILST the Dragons are on fire and all of us fans are getting pumped about our prospects the reality is we have not achieved anything of substance as yet and it is important everyone involved with the Club; players, management, coaches and supporters keep our feet on the ground and focus on the hard slog ahead.
INJURY riddled Manly have been forced to name a 21 man squad for Sunday's vital clash with the Cronulla Sharks at Toyota Park.
NEW Zealand Warriors hooker Monty Betham will decide today whether he will fight a dangerous throw charge that threatens to end his NRL season.
ST George Illawarra has knocked back a $200,000 windfall to retain home ground advantage for this Sunday's NRL blockbuster against Parramatta.
NEWCASTLE Knights coach Michael Hagan has named his team to play the Warriors at Ericsson Stadium on Saturday evening.
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CANBERRA Raiders coach Matt Elliott has put all but one of his available players on call for this Saturday?s match against the North Queensland Cowboys in Townsville.
MANLY coach Des Hasler is sweating on the fitness of Test backrower Ben Kennedy after naming the injured Sea Eagles forward in a 21-man squad for Sunday's NRL clash against Cronulla at Toyota Park.