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Blair pushes test claims with Tigers

Thursday, 24 April 2014, 12:37 pm | New Zealand Rugby League

Veteran forward Adam Blair continued to stake his claim for a return to the NZ Kiwis with another strong performance in the NRL over the weekend. Blair (Kiwis #732) turned in another barnstorming display for the Wests Tigers in their 21-18 victory, running ... More >>

NZRL's Holden sizing up Forsyth Barr

Monday, 21 April 2014, 3:47 pm | New Zealand Rugby League

NZ Rugby League chief executive Phil Holden will visit Dunedin’s Forsyth Barr Stadium tomorrow, scene of what looms as the NZ Kiwis’ most important international outing this year. More >>

Test candidates catch Kearney's eye

Wednesday, 16 April 2014, 3:35 pm | New Zealand Rugby League

With only three weeks until the Anzac Test in Sydney, NZ Kiwis coach Stephen Kearney is encouraged by the performances of players in contention for team spots. "For me, there were a few that stood out," he reflects on Round Six of the NRL. More >>

“Playbook” presentation goes on the road

Sunday, 13 April 2014, 12:28 pm | New Zealand Rugby League

The local league communities now have a chance to see the vision for the game, with NZRL chief executive Phil Holden beginning his national tour to present his "Playbook" strategic plan. More >>

Wellington hosts Four Nations climax

Thursday, 10 April 2014, 3:13 pm | New Zealand Rugby League

Whangarei, Dunedin and Wellington have early opportunities to show they’re ready for 2017 Rugby League World Cup fixtures, when they host games in this year’s Four Nationstournament. More >>

Youngster catches Kearney's eye

Thursday, 10 April 2014, 10:10 am | New Zealand Rugby League

Teenage wing Dallin Watene-Zelezniak made quite a splash in his first grade debut for Penrith, scoring two tries and impressing NZ Kiwis coach Stephen Kearney with his accomplished performance. More >>

Carter surrenders NZRL helm

Sunday, 6 April 2014, 2:45 pm | New Zealand Rugby League

NZ Rugby League chairman Scott Carter is stepping down from his leadership roles with the game’s domestic and international bodies. More >>

Catching the (assistant) coach's eye

Thursday, 3 April 2014, 2:47 pm | New Zealand Rugby League

Thomas Leuluai’s return to action for the NZ Warriors was the highlight of the Kiwis performances in this week’s NRL round. With regular hooker Issac Luke extremely doubtful for the upcoming Anzac Test, Leuluai (Kiwi 704) came back from a nagging ... More >>

Aussie McFadden joins Kiwis camp

Thursday, 27 March 2014, 1:52 pm | New Zealand Rugby League

NZ Warriors assistant coach Andrew McFadden will fill that same role for the NZ Kiwis at the Anzac Test against Australia in Sydney on May 2. Embodying the Anzac spirit, Aussie-born McFadden will have Kiwis coach Stephen Kearney’s back for the trans-Tasman ... More >>

Nightingale flies high with Dragons

Wednesday, 26 March 2014, 5:03 pm | New Zealand Rugby League

St George Illawarra wing Jason Nightingale has ridden his team’s surprise unbeaten run to produce one of this week’s best Kiwi performances in the NRL. More >>

League leads education initiative

Thursday, 20 March 2014, 5:01 pm | New Zealand Rugby League

Best known for its exploits on the field, NZ Rugby League has an exciting opportunity to showcase its programmes in the community over the next two weeks. More >>

NZRL focuses on concussion issue

Friday, 14 March 2014, 4:35 pm | New Zealand Rugby League

With the media and public scrutiny intensifying over sporting head injuries, NZ Rugby League believes it’s well placed to deal with concussion cases on and off the field. More >>

Catching the coach's eye

Wednesday, 12 March 2014, 12:43 pm | New Zealand Rugby League

Hooker Isaac Luke, and second-rowers Alex Glenn and Jason Taumalolo have grabbed the attention of NZ Kiwis coach Stephen Kearney through the 2014 NRL’s opening round. More >>

NZ Kiwis Coach Named

Friday, 21 February 2014, 1:30 pm | New Zealand Rugby League

Incumbent Stephen Kearney has been confirmed for at least two more seasons as head coach of the NZ Kiwis. More >>

NZ, Australia to co-host 2017 World Cup

Thursday, 20 February 2014, 2:59 pm | New Zealand Rugby League

Rugby league’s wave of popularity gathers more momentum this week with the decision to award the 2017 World Cup to New Zealand and Australia as co-hosts. More >>

Four compete for NZ Kiwis job

Wednesday, 5 February 2014, 10:21 am | New Zealand Rugby League

The race for the NZ Kiwis head coach position is down to four, after applications closed last Friday. More >>

NZRL adds to management team

Thursday, 23 January 2014, 10:07 am | New Zealand Rugby League

New Zealand Rugby League has bolstered its line-up with the addition of fulltime commercial general manager Sarah Lewis and communications manager Grant Chapman. More >>

Wanted – NZ Kiwis head coach

Tuesday, 21 January 2014, 4:46 pm | New Zealand Rugby League

NZ Rugby League has formally advertised the role of NZ Kiwis head coach, previously held by Stephen Kearney. More >>

Kieran Foran Named Kiwis Player of the Year 2013

Tuesday, 10 December 2013, 12:21 pm | New Zealand Rugby League

Kiwis five-eighth Kieran Foran was tonight named winner of New Zealand Rugby League’s supreme award. As NZRL Player of the Year Foran is also the second recipient of the Steve Watene Memorial Medal, which was first awarded to the Player of the Year (Jeremy ... More >>

Kangaroos Take World Cup Title

Monday, 2 December 2013, 12:19 pm | New Zealand Rugby League

This wasn't supposed to be how the Rugby League World Cup final should go. Not according to New Zealand hopes and calculations anyway. But the fact is that the Kangaroos had one of those days when they could do little wrong - and they wound up with a ... More >>



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