PIRTEK NZ General Manager Chris Bourke joined NZRL CEO Jim Doyle and Kiwis coach Stephen Kearney at Cornwall Park, Auckland today to announce that Pirtek would be re-joining New Zealand Rugby League as principal sponsor.
INTERNATIONAL rugby league is heading back to Eden Park with the NZRL confirming today that the first of their two 2012 clashes against Australia will be
NEW Zealand Rugby League Chief Executive Jim Doyle announced today that registered player numbers for 2011 are up more than 38% from those of 2010.
KIWIS captain Benji Marshall and Vodafone Warriors player Shaun Johnson were both acknowledged for their stellar performances during the 2011 year at the NZRL Awards held at the Raye Freedman Arts Centre in Epsom tonight.
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VODAFONE Warriors centre Krisnan Inu has withdrawn from the Kiwis' touring squad for Sunday's one-off Test against the Kangaroos in Newcastle and the following 2011 Four Nations in England.
A clean sweep proved elusive for the NZ Residents 18s when they played their second match against the Australian Secondary Schools Rugby League (ASSRL) team this afternoon at Bruce Pulman Park.