THE screening of franchise license applications for Bartercard Cup was completed Friday 30 September with all NZRL Directors endorsing the recommendations of the review panel headed by Vice Chairman Sel Bennett.
IT was standing room only in the Wests Tigers dressing room at Telstra Stadium last night, across the corridor Paul Rauhihi quietly contemplated the end of his Australian rugby league career.
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RESULTS of fixtures Sunday 2nd October
THE NZRL has named a squad of 40 players for this year's Tri-Nations competition against Australia and Great Britain.
JOE Grima (Malta) has named Malta?s starting team for this Saturday night?s International rugby league friendly at Fairfax Community Stadium (formerly Gabbie Stadium) at Seven Hills in Sydney?s west.
MELBOURNE Storm centre Matt King has capped off a remarkable 2005 by being selected in the final 23-man squad to take on New Zealand and Great Britain in the 2005 Gillette Tri-Nations Series beginning on October 15th.
KIWI captain Ruben Wiki is out of tomorrow night's Anzac league test against Australia after the National Rugby League (NRL) judiciary suspended him last night for five matches.
THE Taranaki Rugby League Development Grade Competition has started with four premier clubs being part of the draw. Waitara, Ngati Ruanui, Western Suburbs and Coastal Rugby League Clubs are participating in this competition that will run through the season to coincide with the Lile Shield Finals Series at the end of July.
THE Rugby Football League has said the investigation into allegations of a betting scandal involving two St Helens players will take as long as necessary.
Sean Long and Martin Gleeson are alleged to have won almost ?1,000 each after betting against their team.
WIGAN chairman Maurice Lindsay is confident Union Treiziste Catalane will be playing Super League rugby in 2006.
The French side were told on Tuesday they must wait until 26 May to find out if their application was successful.
MELBOURNE Storm forward David Kidwell is preparing himself for what could be one of the most memorable weeks of his footballing career.
THE Bulldogs and Melbourne will each have $2,000 less in their bank accounts after both were fined following matches last weekend.
LESS than a week after being controversially left out of the New Zealand test side, Warriors halfback Stacey Jones has re-affirmed his commitment to the game, and to the club.
ON Sunday 25 April at Aussie Stadium, General Peter Cosgrove, AC MC, Chief of the Defence Force will present the inaugural ANZAC Day trophy sponsored by the Sydney Cricket & Sports Ground Trust and Aussie Home Loans to the winning team of the 2004 ANZAC Day NRL match.