BILLY Slater was last night named the inaugural international rugby league player of the year.
RESULTS from the opening round of the Centenary Quad Series.
A preview of Friday night's mid-season international between the European top seeds to be played in Toulouse.
WARRINGTON stalwart and Welsh rugby league hero Lee Briers rules himself out of the 2008 RLWC finals.
MALTA and Japan are set to put up one considerable fracas at the Colosseum, the BCU International Stadium in Coffs Harbour.