VODAFONE Warriors prop Ben Matulino and Wigan utility Thomas Leuluai are both back in the Kiwis' line-up for Friday night's Gillette Four Nations opener against Kangaroos at The Halliwell Jones Stadium in Warrington.
NZ Resident 16s played the Queensland Academy of Sport (QAS) rugby league team in a one off game today in front of a good crowd gathered at Massey Park in Papakura.
NEW Zealand Rugby League has today named the NZ Residents Premiers team for 2011.
WINGER Bill Tupou has become the latest Vodafone Warriors NRL grand finalist to be chosen for the Kiwis' end-of-season tour incorporating Sunday's one-off Test against Australia and the 2011 Four Nations.
VODAFONE Warriors centre Krisnan Inu has withdrawn from the Kiwis' touring squad for Sunday's one-off Test against the Kangaroos in Newcastle and the following 2011 Four Nations in England.