ROUND 1 10-12 March 2006
Knights v Eels
Rabbitohs v Roosters
Sea Eagles v Raiders
Broncos v Cowboys
Warriors v Storm
Tigers v Dragons
Bulldogs v Panthers
AUSTRALIA go into Saturday?s showdown with Great Britain as hot favourites to continue their supremacy over the old enemy but with a dire warning from their coach.
GREAT Britain player and Leeds captain Kevin Sinfield writes regularly for BBC Sport.
HOOKER Keiron Cunningham wants Great Britain to be boring against Australia when they attempt to get their Gillette Tri-Nations show back on the road at Wigan on Saturday.
WESTS Tigers scrum-half overcomes bereavement and a twice broken leg to earn surprise call-up against Great Britain, writes Dave Hadfield.
GREAT Britain has punted on a new halfback combination for Saturday's Tri Nations Test against Australia.
LANCE Hohaia has a chance to nail down the number seven jersey for next week?s Gillette Tri-Nations clash with Great Britain when he makes his comeback from injury against England at Warrington on Sunday.
WALES are expected to be unchanged for the Rugby League European Nations Cup Final against France on Saturday in Carcassonne (kick-off 5pm CET, 4pm GMT).
NEW South Wales coach Phil Gould has announced that he will be quitting the Blues at the conclusion of the current State of Origin series.
MANLY have continued bolstering their forward pack for the 2005 National Rugby League season by signing Dragons star Brent Kite to a four-year deal.
REDCLIFFE have lost two on the trot now and face a tough task next week against Burleigh at Pizzey park.
FOLLOWING a three point performance at Brookvale Oval, Manly pivot Andrew Walker has surged into second place in Leagueunlimited?s player of the year awards. Walker is just two points shy of Sharks halfback Brett Kimmorley who still heads up the leader board on 15 points..
Nathan Hindmarsh and Darren Lockyer are still clinging onto equal third position on 13 points while Knights hooker Danny Buderus is joined by Melbourne?s Robbie Kearns on 11 points.
NOT a flash game at Aussie Stadium, but enough for the Warriors to climb off the bottom of the NRL ladder wit their win over the Rabbitohs by 26-12.
ANDREW Walker must be thinking what he?s done to deserve the hand he?s been dealt this year, after failing to take a game to Golden Point extra time for the second time this season with Cronulla out-lasting Manly by 30-28 at Brookvale Oval.
THE Newcastle crowd gave a warm reception to the Kiwis and the Kangaroos with the Kangaroos defeating the Kiwis by 37-10.