QUEENSLAND players are threatening a torrid night for champion Blues halfback Andrew Johns in Wednesday's State of Origin decider.
THE thought of tackling 193cm, 110kg Queensland giant Petero Civoniceva doesn't scare NSW rugby league hard man Ben Kennedy.
PETERO Civoniceva says NSW will be wasting its time trying to bait Queensland Origin debutant Danny Nutley on Wednesday night.
TWEED HEADS SEAGULLS 40 defeat EASTS TIGERS 16
NORTHS DEVILS 42 defeat CENTRAL COMETS 16
NORTH QLD YOUNG GUNS 28 defeat SOUTHS-LOGAN MAGPIES 20
IPSWICH JETS 20 defeat BURLEIGH BEARS 16
WESTERN Suburbs made the Sydney Airport Jets work hard for their two competition points in the VB Premier League match played at Henson Park on Saturday. Wests led 8-0 early in this match and by 10-6 at half-time, but the big Jets forward pack took control in the second half, with Newtown coming away with an eventual 30-10 win. The Magpies had scored two tries in the first ten minutes of play and kept the Jets trapped at their own end of the field for an extended period in the first half.
FRIDAY 21st of May 2004
AFTER gushing with pride over a State of Origin selection he had all but given up on, Bulldogs prop Willie Mason admitted he had not ruled out turning his back on rugby league.
THE audacious promoters of a National Rugby League (NRL) franchise in Wellington have All Blacks captaincy candidate Tana Umaga at the top of their shopping list.
PENRITH will re-visit a failed experiment this weekend when Ryan Girdler plays five-eighth against North Queensland at Dairy Farmers Stadium.
COWBOYS coach Graham Murray has named his side to take on the Penrith Panthers at Dairy Farmers Stadium on Saturday night, kick off 7.30pm.
THE Bulldogs controversial policy not to name players fined internally has been given the thumbs up by National Rugby League boss David Gallop.
THE New Zealand Warriors management will respond to continuing lack of performance by the team with player changes, then a coaching change if that fails.