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New Zealand Rugby League

Sonny Bill Williams in Kiwis line-up to take on Samoa

Date: 26/10/13

The first Kiwis team of the Rugby League World Cup has been named and it includes all five players in the squad from the NRL grand final-winning Sydney Roosters side. Two of them – Sam Moa and Roger Tuivasa-Sheck – are set to make their Kiwi Test debuts, while Sonny Bill Williams will play his first game for the Kiwis since the ANZAC Test of 2008. 

New Zealand Rugby League

New Zealand name 2013 RLWC team for Samoa match

Date: 26/10/13

New Zealand coach Stephen Kearney has named his 19 man squad to play Samoa at Halliwell Jones Stadium on Sunday

New Zealand Rugby League

Kiwis name 2013 RLWC train-on squad

By Richard Cowley, Date: 12/9/13

The New Zealand Rugby League have announced the train-on squad for this years end of season world cup.

New Zealand Rugby League

International rugby league heads to Whangarei in New Zealand


Auckland, New Zealand, August 20, 2013 – International rugby league is heading to Whangarei with the announcement that the NZ Residents 16s and 18s teams will both play Australian sides at Toll Stadium on Monday, September 30.

The NZ Residents 16s play the Queensland Academy of Sport 16s, while the NZ Residents 18s meet the very strong Australian Schoolboys team.

New Zealand Rugby League

NZ Rugby League make changes to the National Schools tournament

Date: 29/5/13

Auckland, New Zealand, May 29, 2013 – Strong growth in rugby league at secondary school level has seen the NZRL introduce selection criteria for this year’s NZRL National Secondary Schools Tournament. Previously the tournament had an open invitation, but this year places will first be offered to the best performing schools in each of the NZRL’s seven zones. That should see a real spread of the country’s talent on show from September 2-6 at Bruce Pulman Park in Papakura.

Simon Mannering replaces Benji Marshall as New Zealand’s rugby league captain

By Richard Cowley, Date: 1/3/13

Current New Zealand Warrior's skipper Simon Mannering has been named as the new captain of the Kiwis. Mannering will have plenty of pressure on his shoulders as New Zealand look to defend their World Cup title later this year when the Rugby League World Cup kicks off in the UK.

New Zealand name squad for clash against Australia

By Richard Cowley, Date: 2/10/12

New Zealand have named a 19 man squad for their clash against Australia in Townsville on the 13th of October.  Sam Kasiano and Dean Whare will join the Kiwi squad for the first time.

Kiwis add three and remove one from train-on squad

By Richard Cowley, Date: 26/9/12

New Zealand have left out Steve Matai when adding players to the squad preparing for the clash against Australia at Dairy Farmers Stadium in Townsville on October 13th.

NZ – Rugby League Development Officer Mid to Far North

NZRL , Date: 25/9/12

Due to the departure of a Development Officer a position has come available in the Mid to Far North. Rugby League Northland in partnership with KiwiSport is looking to employ another Rugby League Development officer.

Kiwis add another three to train-on squad

By Richard Cowley, Date: 19/9/12

New Zealand have continued their preparation for their clash against Australia at Dairy Farmers Stadium in Townsville on October 13th.

Three players Josh Papalii, Jason Taumalolo, Antonio Winterstein, have been added to the train-on squad.