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Rugby League in Australia

Crowe fights one-armed bandits one club at a time

It's not quite life imitating art, but Russell Crowe's latest screen battle with a hoodlum in American Gangster bears more than a passing resemblance to his fight against one-armed bandits.

Sunday, 6 January, 2008, 12:00am

Calendar girls ignore the date for a good cause

Ana Rivera, Rosemary Vandenbroucke and Lisa Selesna are three models featured in a calendar that runs from this month and was shot to raise money for the Hong Kong Breast Cancer Foundation.

8 Jun 2007 - 12:00am

Hockeyroos take target practice against England

The Hockeyroos from Down Under continued their barnstorming finish at the women's Champions Trophy in Macau, defeating England 2-0 yesterday to keep their hopes alive of reaching Sunday's final.

29 Aug 2002 - 12:00am

Court ruling sets the stage for defections

AT least two Australian Rugby League clubs are set to defect to the Super League following the rebel code's stunning court victory in Sydney on Friday.

The game in Australia is again in a state of chaos, with the likelihood of two rival competitions, in the wake of the Federal Court's decision to uphold the Super League appeal.

6 Oct 1996 - 12:00am

Lamb leads Bulldogs to victory

Ageless five-eighth Terry Lamb celebrated his 250th first grade game for Canterbury by leading the Bulldogs to a 22-4 win over Parramatta in the Australian Rugby League premiership yesterday.

In the Bulldogs' best performance of the year, they outclassed a disappointing Eels team in all departments to finish convincing winners.

17 Jun 1996 - 12:00am

Panthers roar back into the race

Penrith coach Royce Simmons claimed the Panthers were back on track for the finals after a hard-fought 20-12 victory over South Sydney in yesterday's Australian Rugby League premiership round 10.

3 Jun 1996 - 12:00am

Raiders' double loss as Stuart injured in shock defeat

Canberra's semi-final hopes suffered a double blow against a rejuvenated Parramatta in Australian Rugby League premiership action yesterday. The Eels upset the Raiders 20-14 at Bruce Stadium but the real tragedy for the home side came midway through the second half when star half-back Ricky Stuart hobbled from the field with a knee injury.

8 Apr 1996 - 12:00am

Axe to fall on ARL old guard if Super truce becomes reality

THE representative careers of Australian coach Bob Fulton and his State of Origin counterparts Phil Gould and Paul Vautin are certain to come to an abrupt end under any compromise between the ARL and Super League.

26 Nov 1995 - 12:00am

Seagulls out of ARL

THE Gold Coast Seagulls have pulled out of next year's Australian Rugby League (ARL) competition, citing financial reasons.

Des Bolster, the chairman of the Gold Coast club, said a financial rescue package offered by the ARL was insufficient to secure the future of the team, who are expected to return to a local competition.

31 Aug 1995 - 12:00am

Saints slay Warriors in savage style

ST GEORGE continued their late charge towards the semi-finals with a stunning 47-14 win over Auckland in the Australian Rugby League premiership yesterday.

7 Aug 1995 - 12:00am

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