NRL action returns to Melbourne for the first time in 2009 this Saturday night from 6.00pm when the Melbourne Storm takes on the Newcastle Knights in their second pre-season trial match of the year.
JETSTAR Gold Coast Titans players Brad Meyers and David Mead, along with assistant coach Trevor Gillmeister have touched down in Darwin a day ahead of their Titans teammates.
NORTH Queensland arrives in Auckland later today (Wednesday) with a strong 25-man squad
MAT Rogers remembers Darwin as the place where a starry-eyed teenager once watched the Canterbury Bulldogs in a rare game of top-level rugby league in the Top End.
THE Jetstar Gold Coast Titans will unleash a host of stars in Darwin for Saturday night
AFTER the match the entire Melbourne squad visited the Vodafone Warriors
THE Vodafone Junior Warriors made an encouraging start to their preparations for the 2009 National Youth Competition with a seven tries-to-one victory over a Waikato Selection in their trial at Waikato Stadium in Hamilton tonight.
MULTIPLE record-holding Vodafone Warriors halfback Stacey Jones is poised to play for the club for the first time in 1265 days next Thursday night.
FULL list of NRL trial matches & results for the 2009 pre-season. Compiled by Phil Essam at LeagueUnlimited.com
FIXTURES for trials involving NRL teams during the 2008 pre-season (January-March) - plus results as they come to hand...