Mar 16, 2003: BRISBANE, March 16 AAP - Steve Waugh's killer Test instincts helped propel NSW back to the top of Australian cricket with a thumping win over Queensland in the Pura Cup final at the Gabba today
Mar 15, 2003: BRISBANE, March 15 AAP - Stuart MacGill spun Queensland into a Pura Cup nightmare today as New South Wales' hardened Test men set the Bulls up for a final drubbing at the Gabba
Mar 14, 2003: BRISBANE, March 14 AAP - Queensland paceman Joe Dawes knocked over NSW's batting kingpins tonight to ensure the Bulls survived one of the best centuries of Michael Slater's career in the Pura Cup final at the Gabba
Mar 9, 2003: MELBOURNE, March 9 AAP - Victoria showed heart but lacked voice here today as it beat Western Australia by 10 wickets in the season-ending Pura Cup cricket match at the MCG.
Mar 8, 2003: MELBOURNE, March 8 AAP - Victoria is seven wickets from an outright win over Western Australia in their Pura Cup cricket match at the MCG, but it would be an empty win.
Mar 8, 2003: ADELAIDE, March 8 AAP - All-rounder Mark Higgs followed a quickfire century yesterday with two wickets today to push South Australia close to an outright victory over Tasmania on day three of their Pura Cup match at Adelaide Oval.
Mar 8, 2003: SYDNEY, March 8 AAP - New South Wales will go into next week's Pura Cup final with the psychological edge over Queensland after crushing the defending champion by 241 runs at the Sydney Cricket Ground today.
Mar 7, 2003: SYDNEY, March 7 AAP - Steve Waugh, cricket's patron saint of hopeless causes, today answered the prayers of the New South Wales' faithful, scorned the
Mar 7, 2003: MELBOURNE, March 7 AAP - Whatever happened to Brad Hodge during the last drinks break at the MCG here today, it certainly worked.
Mar 7, 2003: ADELAIDE, March 7 AAP - Three last-session wickets from young South Australian paceman Shaun Tait left Tasmania facing a huge challenge to remain competitive after day two of their Pura Cup cricket match at Adelaide Oval today.
Mar 6, 2003: ADELAIDE, March 6 AAP - South Australian opener David Fitzgerald batted throughout the opening day to put the Redbacks in firm command of their Pura Cup match at Adelaide Oval today.
Mar 6, 2003: MELBOURNE, March 6 AAP - Victorian leg-spinner Cameron White relished the giant hole in the MCG here today as he snared his first five-wicket haul in Pura Cup cricket.
Mar 6, 2003: SYDNEY, March 6 AAP - Stuart MacGill's spin almost cancelled out Ashley Noffke's pace as NSW and Queensland found contrasting ways to humiliate each other on the opening day of their Pura Cup match at the Sydney Cricket Ground.
Mar 2, 2003: PERTH, March 2 AAP - Unflappable Mark Waugh continued New South Wales' late-season charge with an unbeaten half-century to guide the Blues to a thrilling two-wicket Pura Cup victory over Western Australia.
Mar 2, 2003: HOBART, March 2 AAP - Last-placed Tasmania had little trouble ending South Australia's slim final hopes in the Pura Cup with an eight wicket victory at Bellerive Oval today.
Mar 1, 2003: PERTH, March 1 AAP - Chris Rogers' and Marcus North's outstanding 369-run partnership put Western Australia back in with a chance in the Pura Cup cricket match against NSW at the WACA Ground.
Mar 1, 2003: HOBART, March 1 AAP - South Australia's hopes of reaching the Pura Cup final were all but dashed today by a fiesty Tasmania on day three of their rain-marred clash at Bellerive Oval.
Mar 1, 2003: BRISBANE, March 1 AAP - Victoria added another chapter to its book of Gabba nightmares today when Queensland surged into its fifth consecutive home Pura Cup cricket final.
Feb 28, 2003: BRISBANE, Feb 28 AAP - Gabba hitmen Michael Kasprowicz and Adam Dale gave Victoria another Brisbane belting today as Queensland virtually booked itself a berth in the Pura Cup cricket final.
Feb 28, 2003: HOBART, Feb 28 AAP - South Australia will be tempted to make an attacking declaration at Bellerive Oval tomorrow in their desperate pursuit of an outright win over Tasmania.