A fast start has proved to be the crucial difference in the 2008 Centenary Test with Australia emerging 28-12 victors over New Zealand at the SCG.
JOHNATHAN Thurston passed a fitness test on his injured ankle Friday morning and will play in Friday night's Centenary Test against New Zealand at the SCG.
KANGAROOS coach Ricky Stuart took the unusual action of telephoning Titans No.7 Scott Prince to personally explain why he was overlooked as a standby player.
AUSTRALIAN halfback Johnathan Thurston is in serious doubt for tomorrow night's rugby league Centenary Test after rolling his ankle at training today.
KANGAROOS forward Willie Mason has launched an impassioned plea with fans to support Friday night's Centenary Test.
THE honour of leading Australia in the Centenary Test with New Zealand at the SCG rates highly in Cameron Smith's career accolades.
ENGLISHMAN Ashley Klein has been appointed referee for Friday's Centenary Test between Australia and New Zealand at the Sydney Cricket Ground.
COACH Ricky Stuart says claims that his star-studded Australian backline is one of the greatest is unwarranted.
QUEENSLAND'S representatives on the national selection panel don't expect any opposition when they submit Darren Lockyer's name for next month's Centenary Test.
ENGLISH club Castleford have included Australian Brendan Hlad in their side for this weekend's Super League clash after securing his services from Penrith.