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Adelaide Rams The Adelaide Rams were an Australian professional rugby league team created by Super League (Australia) in an attempt to grow the sport in the state of South Australia. The Rams played two seasons at the top level, Super League in 1997 and the National Rugby League in 1998. 18
Oldham must resume their fight for Super League survival after the stubborn Rams blunted their hopes of another World Club championship upset.
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Adelaide's defence proved their trump card in a game that kicked off an hour late after the Rams were stuck in a huge traffic jam for nearly three hours following a motorway smash.
Oldham, conquerors of the North Queensland Cowboys The North Queensland Cowboys are an Australian professional rugby league football team based in Townsville, Queensland, and compete in Australasian premier rugby league competition, the National Rugby League premiership. last Friday, rarely got into their stride against an Adelaide side determined to put the record straight after their own shock defeat by Leeds.
Bears coach Bob Lindner Bob Lindner is an Australian former rugby league player and coach. He represented his country in the sport and is one of a handful of players to be man-of-the-match in State of Origin football more than once. commented: "I'm not disappointed. The Rams' defence was magnificent and made us work hard for everything."
Papua New Guinea Papua New Guinea (păp`ə, –y international lose forward Bruce Mamando was a massive influence for Rod Reddy's side with his powerful running and handling.
The Bears best chance fell to Paul Topping in the second half but he spilled the ball with the line at his mercy.
Oldham's committed defence had restricted Adelaide to a four-point interval lead.
The Bears had gone ahead with a fifth-minute penalty from Luke Goodwin.
But the Rams went in front when scrum half Stuart Topper Topper
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Hopalong Cassidy’s faithful horse. , Mamando and full back Kirk Wrigley made the running to send centre Danny Grimley over.
Bears prop Brett Goldspink was inches short in a rare Oldham threat before Memando charged through a big gap only to drop the ball over the line in the force of a tackel from Oldham full back Paul Atcheson.