EASTERN Tornadoes and Otahuhu Ellerslie have already played their Round 12 match so will not be playing this weekend.
NEW Zealand Rugby League officials have confirmed that North Harbour Stadium will be the venue for the test match between the Kiwis and the Kangaroos on October 16.
WE have been playing Masters Rugby League in New Zealand and Australia for over 10 years and this has included an annual tournament at the end of each regular season. These tournaments have included over thirty teams and have been held both sides of the Tasman. There are plans to hold an International Masters tournament, this year in Sydney, which will include up to fifty teams.
RUBEN Wiki looks likely to skipper the Kiwis in the end of season Tri-Nations series against the Kangaroos and Great Britain.
A New Zealand 'A' (NZA) team selected from the Bartercard Cup will play New South Wales Country (NSWC) early in July.
THE tri-nations rugby league series will kick off in New Zealand between the Kiwis and the Kangaroos on October 16.
SATURDAY 22 May 2004
Marist Richmond Brothers vs Eastern Tornadoes Grey Lynn Park, Auckland
Marist Richmond Brothers 38
T. Ropati, B. Perenara, J. Tavita (2), R. Henry (4) : Tries
G. Rota (3) : Goals
Eastern Tornadoes 36
J. Murphy (2), N. Ngametua (2), K. Fakalata (2) : Tries
Z. Luisi, H. Rangi (5) : Goals
Halftime Score : 20 - 12 Marist Richmond Brothers
THE final of NZ's Kiwi Cup is to be held on Friday evening in Wellington as the curtain raiser for the NRL game between the Bulldogs and the NZ Warrioirs.
T. Ione, P. Taviti , R. Dixon , J. Parata , V. Maea , M. Matekohi tries
J. Gunn 4 goals
THE NZRL has been inundated with calls from Rugby League Development personnel throughout the country following a news item on TV One news about the introduction of 'Rippa Rugby' to NZ Schools.