NEWTOWN 34 (A Duncan 2, A Le Breton 2, C Field, B Vaeau, S Helu tries; A Duncan 2, T Barnes goals)
Newcastle 32 (B Tighe 2, C Hall, B Wallace, K Henderson, W Crosbie tries; B Tighe 3, B Wallace goals)
THE Sydney Airport Jets survived a nerve-wracking final ten minutes to defeat the Newcastle Knights 34-32 in the VB Premier League competition match played at Henson Park on Saturday, after leading 24-16 at half-time.
WESTS Tigers Head Coach, Tim Sheens has announced his squad for the game against the Broncos, on Sunday 28th March 2004 at Campbelltown Stadium. Kick off is at 2.30pm.
INTERNATIONAL St.George Bank Dragons prop Luke Bailey is the only change to the line-up to play the Storm in Melbourne this weekend, with coach Nathan Brown rewarding the side which upset the Warriors last Saturday.
CANBERRA Raiders captain Simon Woolford will miss this weekends clash with North Queensland after submitting an early guilty plea on a high tackle charge.
FORMER Penrith rookie Steve Turner will make his Storm debut this Sunday when Melbourne hosts the St George Illawarra Dragons at Olympic Park.
AFTER just two rounds, the Bulldogs and the Roosters occupy the top two spots on the ladder ? with many critics already believing Friday?s game could be a preview of the 2004 grand final.
THE Canberra Raiders have named Brad Drew at hooker for Saturday night?s clash with North Queensland and have confirmed that veteran Ruben Wiki will captain the side in the absence of Simon Woolford.
DEFENDING premiers Penrith have named the same line-up that stormed home against Canberra last Friday night to take on the New Zealand Warriors at Ericsson Stadium on Sunday afternoon.
DRAGONS centre Mark Gasnier returned to training with the St George Bank Dragons today as planned.
HOOKER Chad Randall,rookie Kane Cleal and veteran Albert Torrens have been chosen in an 18 man Sea Eagle side to play Cronulla Sutherland at Shark Park on Saturday at 5.30 p.m.
PARRAMATTA Eels coach Brian Smith has stuck with the same squad which beat the Brisbane Broncos last weekend, to play the Newcastle Knights at Parramatta Stadium on Saturday night.
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MATT Utai has been named on the wing for the Mitsubishi Electric Bulldogs for this Friday nights with rookie Sonny Bill Williams moving to the interchange bench.
A major chance has presented itself for exciting Warriors standoff Jerome Ropati against the Penrith Panthers at Ericsson Stadium this Sunday.