THE New Zealand Rugby League today announced an audited profit of $315,000 for the 2010 financial year, an increase on the $158,000 surplus reported in 2009.
NEW Zealand Rugby League chief executive Jim Doyle today revealed player numbers had increased by more than 50 per cent this year capping off one of the best seasons in the game's history in this country.
RECALLED Kiwi Shaun Kenny-Dowall's year hit another high point in Wellington yesterday (Thursday) when he collected the premier Player of the Year award at the New Zealand Rugby League's annual awards.
SHAUN Kenny-Dowall and Jeremy Smith both return to Test football after long absences when the Kiwis face Toa Samoa in the first-ever international between the two sides at Mount Smart Stadium on Saturday night.
AFTER seven hard fought rounds and games played all around the country, the NZRL's new National Competition is so tight that the finalists for all three competitions have been decided by points for and against.
THE Junior Kiwis' 32-man train-on squad named today by the New Zealand Rugby League's national selectors includes nine players with NRL experience.
WITH only five days to go until the kickoff of the new National Competition, NZRL Football Manager Tony Kemp is anticipating a competitive new look competition in all three grades.
IN an exciting addition to the International Rugby League calendar, the English have confirmed that they will play NZ Maori in a test at Mt Smart Stadium, Auckland on 16 October.
WORLD Cup-winning Kiwi coach Stephen Kearney today said he's as excited as ever about being reunited with the New Zealand team for the 2010 Anzac Test against Australia at Melbourne's new AAMI Park on Friday week (May 7).
ASSISTANT Kiwi coach Tony Iro and former international Tawera Nikau were today confirmed as national selectors for the next two years.