REGULATION OF THE SOUTH AUSTRALIAN KANGAROO
St James' Park has held big-time rugby league only once before, more than a century ago when the 1909 Australian Kangaroos
tackled Great Britain in only the second ever international test match.
Picture story books about the Australian kangaroos
have a long and distinguished history and kangaroos have long been part of the literature for children in this country.
NANOL: Former Australian Kangaroos
and Clive Churchill Medal winner, Dennis Ward is in Papua New Guinea to help promote the concept.
"I have today advised the chairman of the ARL, Colin Love, that I will not be putting my name forward for consideration to coach the Australian Kangaroos
in 2009," Stuart said in the statement.
POWER PLAY: Keith Senior of England breaks through a tackle during the World Cup Pool 1 match between the Australian Kangaroos
and England at the Telstra Dome; BELIEF: Paul Sculthorpe says England can rise to the occasion
The nugget series unfortunately ended there; since 1989 Australian gold bullion coins have carried depictions of kangaroos, and so, although they used to be referred to as "Australian Nuggets" (and some people still do call them that), the coins are now more generally referred to as "Australian Kangaroos
He first came to Tyneside as part of the Fiji 2000 World Cup side, which took on the Australian Kangaroos
at Gateshead International Stadium.