WHAT a game! Go Panthers! Tough luck Roosters.
A study on the incidence of injury in junior rugby league in the Penrith & District Junior Rugby League area has revealed some interesting statistics on both the safety of junior footy and other sports which are commonly promoted as the ?safe sport? options.
THE Penrith Panthers have put together a tremendous display of wet weather footy to defeat the Roosters 18-6 at Telstra Stadium and claim the 2003 NRL Premiership.
EAST meets West in the battle for Rugby League supremacy. There are a thousand clich?s that can be used to describe the first Sydney grand final since 1996 and by now, I?m sure you?ve heard them all ad nauseam so I won?t bore you with the socio-economic differences between the two teams, their fans and cultures.
MELBOURNE Storm prop Robbie Kearns? stellar season has continued today after the 31-year-old was named vice-captain of the Australian Kangaroo side for the upcoming tour of Great Britain.
THE Kangaroo side for the upcoming Ashes series against Great Britain has been chosen with some major selection shocks.
THE Newcastle Knights have today announced four new signings to their senior squad line-up for the 2004 season.
THE Canberra Raiders surpassed almost everyone?s expectations except maybe their own. When I did my season preview I tipped the Raiders to finish sixth and they did eventually finish sixth after ending the regular season in fourth place with 16 wins and eight losses. The turnaround is nothing short of remarkable as most of the Rubgy League experts had Canberra finishing well outside the top eight and some even tipped the Raiders to win the wooden spoon.
FROM the time referee Bill Harrigan blew time on, until the siren signaled the end of 80 minutes, the rugby league world experienced one of the truly epic encounters in recent memory.
The two best sides of 2003 put on a display that warranted not only a Grand Final but also a place in rugby league folklore.
AUSTRALIAN Kangaroos coach Chris Anderson has announced a 23 man squad for the upcoming tour to New Zealand, France and Great Britain.
NEW Zealand Kiwis coach Daniel Anderson has named a 21 man squad to face the Kangaroos on October 18 at North Harbour Stadium. The notable omission being injured halfback Stacey Jones.
INTERNATIONAL Rugby League is on the rise, and just like Lebanon, Italy and Greece, now people who are based in Australia, England or New Zealand who were either born, or have parents/grandparents who are from Singapore now have a chance to represent their nation in the greatest game of all.
BARLA Great Britain U23s Manager Neil Baxter has announced his squad for the forthcoming games against the Combined Services and their Australian counterparts.
JAMIE Peacock made it a clean sweep at the Bradford Bulls Player of the year Awards at Odsal last night.
LONDON Broncos have today confirmed that the playing squad for 2004 will assemble in Dubai in late November for a two-month warm weather training camp.