MARK my words, there are a few surprises left in this comp. Last week saw some incredible footy played with the Dragons and the Tigers, with either side trading barbs as to who can lay claim to the entertainers tag. They both have some quality flesh running around and one wonders if Gasnier and Marshall should perhaps enter ?Dancing with the Stars? just to realise the full potential of their fancy footwork.
THIS Saturday (6th August) 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.
THIS week?s Forum Sevens article is a recollection of the famous first State of Origin encounter in 2004. Written by Maelgwnau, it makes interesting reading in light of this season?s golden point victory, also in Game I.
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KIWI coach Daniel Anderson rubbished claims his current outfit was the Kiwis' "worst team ever" and would be hammered in Friday night's ANZAC test against Australia in Newcastle.
BOOM Penrith rookie three-quarter Luke Lewis has been handed a green and gold jersey with the number 18 on the back as he joins the squad for the Kangaroos side to take on New Zealand at Newcastle on Friday night.
RESULTS in from the last round of the NSWRL Premier League competition, held last weekend.
SYDNEY City Roosters coach Ricky Stuart has named a strong lineup for Sundays ANZAC day clash at Aussie Stadium against the St George Bank Dragons.
Stuarts team is;
THE South Sydney Rabbitohs is pleased to announce its teams for Round 7 to take on the Bulldogs this Monday, April 26 at Aussie Stadium.
OUTSTANDING colts Brett and Glenn Stewart have been added to the NRL squad for Sunday's premiership match against Wests Tigers at Leichhardt Oval.
KIWI captain Ruben Wiki believes the National Rugby League has overreacted with his citing just days out from the ANZAC test against Australia.
FONE Zone Canberra Raiders Coach, Matthew Elliott, has shown faith in his squad despite their lacklustre Round 6 showing against the Sharks at Toyota Park.
BRONCOS star prop Petero Civoniceva is out of Sunday?s huge clash with the Penrith Panthers and will miss at least the next two matches with a medial ligament strain in his right knee.
PENRITH Panthers coach John Lang has named his side to take on the Brisbane Broncos at Suncorp Stadium on Sunday.
Coach Lang will have 5 players backing up from Friday nights ANZAC
Test, Gower, Clinton, Galuvao, Puletua and Pritchard.
The squad is;
THERE is speculation star NZ Warriors forward Ali Lauiti'iti is set to leave the club by the end of the week.