A preliminary Queensland squad was named today for the 2004 State of Origin rugby league series with New South Wales.
MAGPIE rookies Tanu Wulf and Bob Blair showed a big improvement in their Queensland Cup performances, with sound try-scoring displays against the Burleigh Bears last weekend.
TYPICALLY understated Toowoomba coach John Dixon used Saturday?s blockbusting 34-26 win over Redcliffe to find an answer he?d dearly been looking for.
HEAD Coach Paul Cullen has announced his squad to face current Super League Champions Bradford Bulls tomorrow night:
THE Wigan club today revealed that their Head Coach Mike Gregory has developed a chronic bacterial infection which will require Mike to enter hospital for treatment.
THE Wests Tigers have rewarded Tim Sheens for the National Rugby League club's improving form by granting a two-year extension to his contract.
PENRITH Panthers coach John Lang has named a full strength team to take on the high flying Wests Tigers team at Penrith Stadium ,7-30 Friday night.
After the dissapointment of last weekends loss to the Broncos, Lang is certain to have his team firing for this game.
The team is;
IN a devastating blow to their already flagging prospects, the Wests Tigers have lost halfback Ben Reynolds for the rest of the National Rugby League season with a double leg fracture.
STORM prop Alex Chan has received his second charge this season for a careless high tackle after the National Rugby League match review committee had a look at the thump he gave North Queensland's Micheal Luck at the weekend.
SYDNEY City Roosters coach Ricky Stuart has stuck with his tried and true team this week and has not made any changes to his side which beat the Dragons in the ANZAC day thriller last Sunday.
Stuarts team is;
MELBOURNE Storm prop Rodney Howe may make his return to the NRL this week after he was named in the Storm?s 20-man squad for Sunday?s clash with the New Zealand Warriors in Auckland.
ST.GEORGE Bank Dragons captain Trent Barrett and Test prop Luke Bailey will return from injury to play the Sharks in the local derby at Toyota Park this Saturday.
NEWCASTLE Knight's coach Michael Hagan has named his 1st grade side to take on the South Sydney Rabbitohs at EnergyAustralia Stadium on Saturday evening.
SOUTH Sydney's plight has fallen deeper into crisis following yesterday's 34-8 demolition at the hands of NRL heavyweights and competition leaders the Canterbury Bulldogs.
THE South Sydney Rabbitohs is pleased to announce its teams for Round 8 to take on the Newcastle Knights this Saturday, May 1 at EnergyAustralia Stadium.