Tuesday, April 23, 2024

New Zealand add more to squad for clash against Australia

By Richard Cowley, Date: 14/9/12

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

New Zealand Rugby League map

Rugby League Planet – New Zealand snapshot and rugby league results

NEW ZEALAND RUGBY LEAGUE NATION OVERVIEW

Information on this page was updated on the 3/5/14

Foundation Year - 1907

International Team - Kiwis

Highest finish in World Cup - Winner World Cup Final (2008)

Top level domestic competition - The Warriors are the only New Zealand based team that compete in the National Rugby League (NRL). 

2008 Rugby League World Cup

Ten best teams in 2007 look towards the 2008 RLWC

By Richard Cowley, 23/12/2007

The final qualifiers for the 2008 Rugby League World Cup finished up in November. Australia, New Zealand, England, France and Papua New Guinea automatically qualified. The remaining five spots have seen 14 teams compete in the qualifying rounds over the last 2 years. The end result will see arguably the best 10 rugby league nations in the World battle it out in next years World Cup.