CANBERRA led 16 to nil at halftime with the Bears playing well in parts but unable to cross the line. In the second half the Raiders scored 16 more points before the Bears scored their first. Then with 15 minutes left in the match Arnold Mano tackled a Raiders player which sparked an all in brawl. Arnold and Michael Morris were both sent off, while a Raiders player was sin binned. Final score 44-10 to the Raiders.
ON a cold, wet and miserable Friday in May 1998, Marathon Stadium played host to a rare event in the inaugural premiership season of the National Rugby League. Due to the infamous situation of Rugby League having two separate premierships in Australia during 1997, dispute over which of the respective premiers was superior was a hot talking point over the off-season.
AS I was walking down the hallway towards the locker room I feel?sad? Nope that?s not it, frustrated? A little bit?desperation? That?s it! Desperation. I feel desperate.
WITH the Newtown Rugby League Football Club?s Centenary rapidly approaching in January 2008, all former Jets players and officials are invited to make contact with the club to ensure that their name, address and other contact details are added to the club?s data base of ex-players and officials.
THE North Sydney Bears finals dreams are well and truly alive after winning an exciting second half of football against third placed Canberra 26 to 20. Achieving their third straight win at Bear Park Captain Kyle Arnold lead one of the most mature and consistent defensive performances to date in the second half. While the flashy back line showed spectacular flair and agility running in 5 tries to 4.
THIS Saturday the Mighty North Sydney Bears head west to Campbelltown Stadium to take on fellow foundation club Western Suburbs. The Magpies have now lost 6 on the trot while the Bears have won 3 at home and achieved a narrow loss against the fifth placed Bulldogs.
THE New Zealand Rugby League conducted their High Performance Camp at Kings College, Otahuhu over the last 4 days which included the top 30 boys in both the Under 16?s and the Under 18?s age groups and 5 elite ladies players.
ENGLAND 4 New Zealand 34
FELLOW Dragons Supporters,
MELBOURNE captain Robbie Kearns says he will consider joining Cronulla or the Wests Tigers if he can't seal a one-year NRL deal with the Storm.
THIS Saturday (16th July) 2SER FM?s ?A View from the Hill? will be taking calls from listeners on whatever you would like to talk about in Rugby League.
WITH all the upset action from last round and player movements during the week, League fans and punters around the globe have maintained the enthusiasm throughout. Conversation around the water cooler has been dominated by who?s going where, Trent?s tickle on PJ, the abomination at Penrith Park and the Tiger?s chances of finally making the Top 8.
CANBERRA captain Simon Woolford will miss the rest of the NRL regular season after tonight being banned for eight weeks for a dangerous throw in last week's loss to the Melbourne Storm.
IPSWICH hosts its last State League fixture of the season this week and there is little doubt Trevor Gillmeister?s men would love to claim another big scalp on home soil.
THE Dolphins Colts and A Grade sides enjoyed victory last weekend over Tugun at Dolphin Oval while the Premier went down in a hard fought battle against the North Queensland Young Guns in the Wizard Cup.