PAUL Simpkins has been appointed to referee the first State of Origin match at Suncorp Stadium on May 25.
THE term ?mate-ship is bandied about the breadth of this sunburned county of ours; a term that invokes passion and pride, exemplified by the ideals of the ANZAC tradition we honour once a year.
FLICK on the television during Friday Night Football and you?ll hear it. Tune into Fox?s weekend coverage of the NRL and unless Laurie Daley further mangles the English language, you?ll probably hear it there too. You can?t escape it.
COME along and celebrate the 90th anniversary of Queensland?s oldest rugby league club.
Results: North Queensland 56 d Central 14.
FOUR tries by Davis Myles helped the North Queensland Young Guns wallop Central 56-14, maintaining the club?s unbeaten record at home this season.
ESL club St Helens is poised to appoint New Zealand coach Daniel Anderson to succeed his fellow Australian Ian Millward who was sacked last week.
EXPERIENCED outside-back Shane Marteene will make his debut for St George Illawarra at Energy Australia Stadium this Saturday night when a vastly different Dragons team, take on the Knights.
PENRITH Panthers coach John Lang has taken a harder line on non performers in his squad.Its a case of shape up or ship out.
Paul Franze has bourne the brunt of his coaches wrath, sidelined in favour of Danny Galea for this weekends game against the Sharks at Penrith Stadium on Sunday.
Coach Langs team is;
PARRAMATTA Eels coach Brian Smith has named his team to take on the competition co-leaders, the Manly Sea Eagles at Parramatta Stadium on Friday night.Smith has a near full strength squad at his disposal and coming back from last weekends bye, his squad will be refreshed and ready to play.
Coach Smiths team is;
STACEY Jones is to take over the Warriors captaincy in Saturday night's NRL encounter with the Rabbitohs in Sydney.
MELBOURNE Storm coach Craig Bellamy has named an 18-man squad for this weekend's round 11 NRL Telstra Premiership clash. The Storm (5-4) takes on last years Premiers the Canterbury Bulldogs (3-6) at Olympic Park in Melbourne on Saturday at 5:30pm AEST.
NEWCASTLE Knights coach Michael Hagen has named his team to take on the St George/Illawara Dragons at Energy Australia Stadium on Saturday evening.
Coach Hagens team is;
WESTS Tigers Head Coach, Tim Sheens has announced his squad for the Wests Tigers Vs Raiders Game at Campbelltown Stadium, kick off at 2.30pm.
RABBITOHS captain Bryan Fletcher has inked a two-year deal with English Super League club the Wigan Warriors, starting next season.