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This article contains information on rugby league played in 2007. The season commenced with the World Club Challenge and concluded with the New Zealand All Golds Tour in November.

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St. Helens 18–14 Brisbane Broncos 23 February 2007 20:00 – Reebok Stadium, Bolton
Ref: Steve Clark (Australia)
Attendance: 23,207
Tries: Ade Gardner (2), Paul Sculthorpe Tries: Corey Parker, Darius Boyd
Goals: Paul Sculthorpe (3) Goals: Corey Parker (3)

MarchEdit

AprilEdit

MayEdit

3 - Coffs Harbour, Australia: In the annual City vs Country Origin match City NSW defeat Country NSW 12-6 at BCU International Stadium before a crowd of just over 8,000.

JuneEdit

JulyEdit

AugustEdit

SeptemberEdit

OctoberEdit

NovemberEdit

DecemberEdit

Test MatchesEdit

ANZAC TestEdit

20 April 2007
Australia   30–6   New Zealand
Try: Hindmarsh
King
Tate
Hunt
Lockyer
Goal: Thurston (5)
Match Report Try: Vatuvei
Goal: Marshall
Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane
Attendance: 35,241
Referee:   Steve Ganson
Man of the Match: Karmichael Hunt

Frontline TestEdit

22 June 2007
Great Britain   42–14   France
Try: McGuire 10' m
Burrow (2) 28' c, 50' c
Langley 36' c
Wild 43' m
Morley 47' c
Sykes 55' m
Roby 67' c
Goal: Sinfield (5)
Try: Grésèque (2) 20' m, 24' c
Anselme 60' m
Goal: Bosc

One off TestsEdit

Trans-Tasman TestEdit

  • Cameron Smith became the 67th player to captain Australia and did it in style scoring 1 try and 6 goals in Australia's 58–0 victory over New Zealand.

By playing in this match, Australian three-quarter back Israel Folau became the youngest Kangaroos test player in history at 18 years and 194 days.[3]


28 October 2007
France   46–16   Scotland
Try: Rinaldi 10'
Stacul 13'
Planas 20'
Houles 34'
Anselme 38'
Bosc 63'
Grésèque 70'
Moly 78'
Goal: Grésèque (7)
Try: Benn 27'
Nanyn 44'
Paterson 60'
Goal: Nanyn (2)

Gillette Fusion All Golds' Centenary TourEdit

20 October 2007
Northern Union   18–25   All Golds
Try: McGuire (2)
Clarke
Yeaman
Goal: Rooney (3)
Try: Lauitiiti (2)
Eastwood
V. Anderson
Toopi
Goal: Jones (5)

Three points for a try, as per inaugural Test in 1907.


27 October 2007
Great Britain   20–14   New Zealand
Try: Fa'asavalu 29'
Raynor 49'
Burgess 62'
Goal: Burrow (4)
Try: Hape (2) 3', 75'
Whatuira 34'
Goal: Hohaia

3 November 2007
Great Britain   44–0   New Zealand
Try: Peacock 2' c
Pryce (2) 14' c, 77' c
Raynor 39' m
Wellens 50' c
Gardner 56' m
Burrow 63' c
Senior 71' c
Goal: Sinfield (5)
Burrow

10 November 2007
Great Britain   28–22   New Zealand
Try: Graham 32'
Senior 36'
Hodgson 40'
Burrow 44'
McGuire 54'
Goal: Burrow (4)
Try: Stanley 7', 66'
Whatuira 11'
Tuiaki 80'
Goal: Smith (3)

17 November 2007
France   14–22   New Zealand
Try:
Goal:
Try:
Goal:
Paris

Domestic CompetitionsEdit

AustraliaEdit

National Rugby LeagueEdit

The 2007 NRL Season will run from 16 March 2007 to 30 September 2007, with the latter date hosting the Grand Final at Sydney's Telstra Stadium.

Team Pld W D L B PF PA PD Pts
1   Melbourne 24 21 0 3 1 627 277 +350 44
2   Manly Warringah 24 18 0 6 1 597 377 +220 38
3   North Queensland 24 15 0 9 1 547 618 −71 32
4   Warriors 24 13 1 10 1 593 434 +159 29
5   Parramatta 24 13 0 11 1 573 481 +92 28
6   Bulldogs 24 12 0 12 1 575 528 +47 26
7   South Sydney 24 12 0 12 1 408 399 +9 26
8   Brisbane 24 11 0 13 1 511 476 +35 24
9   Wests Tigers 24 11 0 13 1 541 561 −20 24
10   Sydney 24 10 1 13 1 445 610 −165 23
11   Cronulla-Sutherland 24 10 0 14 1 463 403 +60 22
12   Gold Coast 24 10 0 14 1 409 559 −150 22
13   St George Illawarra 24 9 0 15 1 431 509 −78 20
14   Canberra 24 9 0 15 1 522 650 −128 20
15   Newcastle 24 9 0 15 1 418 708 −290 20
16   Penrith 24 8 0 16 1 539 607 −68 18

State of OriginEdit

2007 State of Origin series

EuropeEdit

Super League XIIEdit

The Super League is the top club competition in Europe. In 2007 there are eleven English teams and one French team in the 2007 season, known as Super League XII

Carnegie Challenge CupEdit

The Rugby League Challenge Cup is the most prestigious knock-out competition in the world of Rugby League. It features teams from across Europe including England, Scotland, Wales, France and Russia.

Catalans Dragons become the first non-English side to reach the final. They will play holders St. Helens at Wembley Stadium on 25 August.

UK National LeaguesEdit

The National Leagues kick off on 5 April. There are two divisions, and the top team in National One has the opportunity to enter SuperLeague, subject to minimum standards.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ ARL (2007). "Australian Rugby Football League Annual Report 2007" (PDF). Australian Rugby League Limited. p. 2. Archived from the original (pdf) on 13 September 2009. Retrieved 15 July 2009.
  2. ^ Purcell, Charles (6 September 2007). "Final whistle". The Sydney Morning Herald. Australia: Fairfax Media. Retrieved 2 October 2010.
  3. ^ Walter, Brad (29 November 2007). "Young performer: Israel Folau". Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved 9 January 2014.

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