THE Tongan national women's rugby league team have been cleared by immigration to arrive in New Zealand for the Women's Rugby League World Cup, to be played at North Harbour Stadium from September 28 until October 12.
FORMER Australian Rugby League Test captain George Peponis will have the honour of kicking-off when Greece takes on Italy in the historic Rugby League international this Saturday.
NEWCASTLE centre Matthew Gidley is expected to find out today if he joins a growing list of players to miss the Kangaroo tour after scans revealed he had a torn shoulder tendon.
DRAGONS v Canberra Raiders
1.20pm - Sunday, September 28
Coach: Michael Potter
LEE Briers, one of the stars of the heroic Welsh performance in the 2000 World Cup semi-final defeat by Australia, will be named as Captain of Wales for both the tour match against the Kangaroos at Bridgend on Sunday, November 2 and the newly established six-team European Nations Cup.
WARRINGTON Wolves announced the name of their new stadium, which is situated on the A49 Winwick Road, today.
>THREE stars from the successful St Albans Centurions Rugby League squad have been voted onto the National League Three Dream Team! In their first season at National League level, and just eight years after the club was founded, St Albans finished fourth in the league, going out in the second round of the play-offs away at eventual winners Warrington Woolston Rovers.
Warriors coach Daniel Anderson issued a warning on Tuesday to his National Rugby League club's finals rivals: Beware Ali Lauiti'iti.
A black market ticket seller who purchased about $22,000 worth of tickets to this year?s NRL Grand Final has been forced to hand the valuable tickets back.
COACHES? coach of the year John Lang will remain with the Penrith Panthers for ?whatever time he wants?, chairman Barry Walsh said last night.
SATURDAY 27th September 2003
Sydney Roosters v Bulldogs at Aussie Stadium, 7.30 pm
THE push is back on for a second NRL franchise in New Zealand with a Belgian billionaire ready to finance the side, according to the NZ Rugby League.
THE popularity of the NZ Warriors ticket give aways continued this morning at Aussie Stadium with the tickets disappearing in just over an hour
FINALLY the Mitsubishi Electric Bulldogs and Roosters meet in a game that means something.
YESTERDAY, I had the opportunity to indulge myself with a sneak peek at the much anticipated rugby league game for PC, PS2 and Xbox. The good people at HES allowed me to put the game through it?s paces on the Microsoft Xbox platform and having never played the Xbox previously, I found the game very easy to pick up.