AMONG the talk of hoodoos, the return of Neil Wharton and the competition for representative places, one factor seemed to escape everybody?s attention in the lead-up to Redcliffe?s 20-10 win over Wynnum at Dolphin Oval.
LONDON Broncos will look to even up the score with Leeds Rhinos on Saturday 9th July when the club takes its round 20 home game on the road to the South of France.
WESTS Tigers Head Coach, Tim Sheens has announced his squad for the Wests Tigers v Cowboys Game at Dairy Farmers Stadium,Townsville
kick off at 7:30pm.
MELBOURNE Storm coach Craig Bellamy has named an unchanged 18-man squad for this weekend's round 6 NRL Telstra Premiership clash. The Storm (3-2) takes on the Parramatta Eels (2-3) at Olympic Park on Saturday night.
WHAT a sensational round of footy and with it comes another bumper League Unlimited Team of the Week. There's only two names in here from last week, proving even further that this year's comp is one of the most competitive and unpredictable to date. Given some of the fine displays over the weekend, I think side would capture the mantle as this season's finest.
REPRESENTATIVE centre Matt Cooper will return from injury to bolster the Dragons for the annual Steelers Heritage Clash against Brisbane at WIN Stadium this Sunday.
WARRIOR'S officials have decided to dispute the grading of a careless high tackle charge against their hooker Tevita Latu at the NRL judiciary tomorrow night. Latu was slapped with the grade five category and will be suspended for three matches if the club's bid to downgrade the charge fails.
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GIANT prop Jason King has been included in an 18 man Sea Eagles side to clash with unbeaten competition leaders Canberra at Brookvale Oval on Sunday.
VODAFONE Warriors fullback Brent Webb is under doctor's orders to follow a rest and recovery programme on his back injury.
The 24-year-old returned to the side against Wests Tigers last Saturday night after being withdrawn from the line-up for each of the Vodafone Warriors' previous two matches against North Queensland and South Sydney.
However, he was replaced early in the second half in Christchurch and didn't return. He ran with the team at training yesterday but the club's doctor Chris Hanna says Webb needs to rest his injury.
"We tested his strength yesterday and it had deteriorated since Saturday night's game," said Hanna.
"Brent has a small disc injury with some nerve irritation, which needs a period or rest and recovery."
FIREBRAND Panther Tony Puletua will undergo season-ending surgery this Thursday as the fallout from Friday's gruelling encounter with Melbourne continues. Puletua's injury, similar to that suffered by St George Illawarra's Luke Bailey in recent years, is a tear to his pectoral muscle.
DESPITE three consecutive losses, Roosters stars Craig Wing and Adrian Morley remain confident the club is close to stringing together a period of solid form heading into Friday night?s grand final replay against the Bulldogs.
THE Real Rabbitohs is pleased to announce its team to play the Penrith Panthers in round 6 of the 2005 Telstra Premiership this Saturday, April 16, kicking off at 5:30pm at Aussie Stadium.
CANBERRA prop Troy Thompson has shown confidence in the club?s future, extending his contract with the Raiders until the end of 2008.
MITSUBISHI Electric Bulldogs forward Mark O'Meley has been named in the Dogs team for this Friday night's round 6 blockbuster against the Sydney Roosters at Telstra Stadium. O'Meley returns after a 4 week lay-off due to a calf injury sustained in the Bulldogs opening round win over the Dragons.