GROWING up as an avid supporter of the Broncos, I?ve been spoilt with premierships, constant success and having the opportunity to cheer on some of League?s greatest players.
IMAGINE for a moment, that a sport has decided the future lies in abolishing its traditional clubs, deeply rooted in their communities, and replaced them with new teams. Nobody really cares about the new sides so a population, previously so passionate about that sport that in some ways it even defined their nationality, begins to lose interest and the game goes into a steep decline.
SOUTHERN Orcas chairman Andrew Chalmers vows the Wellington rugby league franchise has not given up of joining the NRL despite being pipped by the Gold Coast for a spot in the competition for 2007.
SOUTHS LOGAN MAGPIES 22 defeat NORTHS DEVILS 20
TWEED Heads Seagulls 36 defeat Wynnum Seagulls 10
WINNING start for Wigan boss Millward
Aussie Stadium is set to explode on Friday night when the resurgent Roosters tackle the high-flying Sea Eagles in a clash set to revive memories of one of rugby league?s great rivalries.
SONNY Bill Williams will make his return for the Mitsubishi Electric Bulldogs this Saturday. Having been plagued by early season injuries Williams is fully recovered and eager to take on the Bunnies at the Sydney Showground.
THE Real Rabbitohs are pleased to announce its team to play the Bulldogs in Round 13 of the 2005 Telstra Premiership this Saturday, June 4, kicking off at 7:30pm at Sydney Showground.
NORTH Queensland Cowboys coach Graham Murray has named his team to take on the Sharks up at Dairy Farmers Stadium on Saturday afternoon.
Coach Murrays team is;
CRONULLA front rower Jason Stevens will contest a knee lifting charge at the NRL judiciary on Wednesday night in a bid to play in this weekend's clash against North Queensland in Townsville.
MELBOURNE Storm coach Craig Bellamy has named a 19-man squad for this weekend's round 13 NRL Telstra Premiership clash against Wests Tigers. The Storm (6-5) take on the Tigers (5-6) at Leighhart Oval in Sydney on Sunday, June 5th at 2:30pm AEST.
PENRITH Panthers coach John Lang has named his team to take on the Eels at Penrith Stadium on Sunday afternoon.
Coach Langs team is;
SYDNEY Roosters face an uphill battle retaining Maroon State of Origin forward Michael Crocker with at least three rival NRL clubs chasing his signature for next season.
PENRITH has given star five-eighth Preston Campbell permission to negotiate a deal with the new Gold Coast NRL franchise.