22 March 2021

Earlier this month 18-year-old Christian Pese suffered a stroke while playing for the South Island against Auckland Blue in the NZRL National 20s, and right now continues to fight for his life in hospital in Christchurch. 

Most of Christian’s immediate family are from Auckland, while his older brother Caleb is currently working to get home from Australia to be by his side. 

A Givealittle fundraising page has been set up to help support the Pese family through this time.