WALES dominates the Czech Republic in the first round of the European Under 18s Championships.
GERMANY takes second place in the 2008 European Shield with a win over Czech Republic, following Italy's victories over each team earlier in the year.
GERMANY, Serbia and Czech Republic to play a three-way competition in July and August.
A PUBLIC memorial service for legendary Queensland Rugby
League referee Barry Gomersall is to be held at Suncorp
Stadium, 11.30am, Wednesday February 21
I have used some of the off season to look in more detail at some of the issues and challenges facing rugby league, and the NRL premiership in particular, in 2007.