THE itinerary for 2003 supporters Kangaroo tour has been announced. The package includes entry and transport to tour matches and the Rugby League Test Series between Australia and Great Britain.
WE'RE now at the business end of New Zealand's Bartercard Cup competition with the two semi finals up this weekend.
MELBOURNE Storm prop Kirk Reynoldson has today re-signed with the club for a further two years meaning the biggest beard in the NRL will remain with the Storm until the end of the 2005 season.
ST George Illawarra centre Mark Gasnier has been ruled out of this weekend's Dragons clash against the Newcastle Knights at Kogarah.
PANTHERS high flying winger Luke Rooney has been ruled out of tonight's clash with Manly due to a strained quad muscle.
THE Broncos like their flash new Suncorp Stadium address but they'd be happier playing on days where they can make enough to pay the rent.
TWO rounds to go and the race for the finals is really starting to hot up with some bumper matches this weekend. Only two of the seven matches have no bearing on the finals and in those two matches, the NRL will trial two referees on the field at once in an effort to improve the overall standard of officiating, which has come under intense scrutiny this year with some mind baffling decisions that have cost teams dearly at certain stages of the season.
The Panthers kept their hopes of winning the minor premiership alive with a come from behind 52-26 victory over the Eagles at Brookvale Oval this evening.
THE Eels are given themselves a glimmer of hope in making the Top 8 by beating the Broncos 16-14 at Suncorp Stadium.
SYDNEY Roosters coach Ricky Stuart believes he has a solution to criticism of NRL referees - put two men in the middle.
CRONULLA fullback David Peachey's appeal against a two-match suspension for contrary conduct has been upheld.
KANGAROOS captain-in-waiting Gorden Tallis has been given a stern rebuke by National Rugby League (NRL) chief executive David Gallop for not condemning Sunday's brawl at Ericsson Stadium involving the New Zealand Warriors and Brisbane.
CRAZY John's chief executive Brendan Fleiter says he knew nothing of Manly's decision to pull the pin on sponsorship negotiations with the mobile phone retailer until informed by the media.
CRONULLA fullback David Peachey's appeal of a two-week suspension for a grade three contrary conduct charge will be heard at NRL headquarters in Sydney from 9am AEST today.
CANBERRA'S impressive win over the Bulldogs has been tempered by a leg injury to veteran five-eighth Jason Croker.