Several of New Zealand's top teenage rugby league stars will do
double international duty over the next two weeks, after being
named in the NZ 18s side.
There are so many ways for you to catch the NZ Kiwis in action
during the Four Nations …
Opportunities like this don't come along very often, but
Counties Manukau coach Rod Ratu is trying to remain calm ahead of
what could be a season-defining grand-final rematch against Pirtek
NZRL National Premiership champions Akarana on Saturday.
Six players have been added to the extended NZ Kiwis
squad, after the weekend's round of NRL playoffs.
When Kiwi Ferns star Sarina Fiso attended the Dick Smith NRL
Auckland Nines this year, six-year-old son Luke scored a prized
souvenir - the trademark headgear belonging to Penrith five-eighth
The New Zealand Universities and Tertiary Students Rugby League
Council has named Kenny O'Brien as its new national team coach
until March 2015.
World-leading technical sports apparel brand 2XU (Two
Times You) has joined the New Zealand Rugby League family as
"official compression supplier" to the NZ Kiwis and Junior
Central Vipers have continued their turnaround season in the
Pirtek NZRL National Premiership, with a resounding 74-16 win over
Northern Swords at Wanganui.
Player of the tournament Erin Clark (Manurewa High School) and
finals Most Valuable Player Junior Pauga (Kelston Boys High School)
feature in the NZ Secondary Schools team selected from this month's
national championship at Papakura.
Two late tries from wing Jeremiah Faaumuumu saved defending
national champions Akarana Falcons from further embarrassment, as
they survived a tough examination from visiting Wellington Orcas
36-22 at the Ellerslie Domain.