NZ Rugby League and SKY Television have confirmed a
blockbuster doubleheader that will highlight the game's best
domestic talent, as well as the next wave of future
Sydney Morning Herald
"We're going to change you."
They were some of the first words South Sydney coach Michael
Maguire exchanged with Issac Luke in a heated phone call.
Sarah Harvey, Sunday News
The New Zealand Rugby League is setting up academies to stop a
trans-Tasman drain of young players, who head to the lucky country
with high hopes and can end up adrift.
For every bet placed on the Warriors home game against the Manly
Sea Eagles on Sunday, July 27, the TAB will donate $1 (to a maximum
of $16,000) to the #RiseForAlex fund, in support of injured
Newcastle Knights player Alex McKinnon
The NZ Kiwis inside pairing of Kieran Foran and Shaun Johnson
seem to be hitting their straps at the right time of the NRL
season, earning praise from their international coach, Stephen
Akarana second rowers Dylan Clark and Mose Esera were named Most
Valuable Players at the NZRL 16s & 18s national trials at
Rotorua International Stadium.
Tickets for the Rugby League Four Nations doubleheader at
Suncorp Stadium - including the NZ Kiwis v Australia - are now on
sale to the general public at www.nrl.com/TicketsShop.
National coaches have named their line-ups for tomorrow's NZRL
16s & 18s trials at Rotorua International Stadium.
While most of the NZRL National Performance Camp is about
realising an elite rugby league dream, the players have taken some
time out to consider their other options.
Talent alone will not be enough to take New Zealand's most
promising rugby league players to careers with the NRL and the NZ
Kiwis, Canterbury Bulldogs coach Des Hasler told the NZRL National