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ARLC & NZRL Joint Rugby League World Cup Statement

Thursday, 22 July 2021, 8:19 pm | New Zealand Rugby League

The Australian Rugby League Commission (ARLC) and New Zealand Rugby League (NZRL) today informed the International Rugby League (IRL) and Rugby League World Cup (RLWC) organisers that Australia and New Zealand will not compete in a 2021 World Cup because ... More >>

Central Districts To Take On Auckland This Weekend In NZRL National 20s Final

Thursday, 8 April 2021, 4:34 pm | New Zealand Rugby League

The final of NZRL’s inaugural National 20’s competition will kick off this coming Saturday 10th of April at Opaheke reserve. Unbeaten Auckland Blue and competition dark horse Central Districts will battle it out for the top spot at 2pm following ... More >>

Fisher-Harris And Rota 2020 New Zealand Rugby League Players Of The Year

Thursday, 17 December 2020, 6:10 am | New Zealand Rugby League

James Fisher-Harris and Krystal Rota have been named the 2020 New Zealand Rugby League Players of the Year for the first time in their careers, while Dylan Brown earned Young Kiwi Player of the Year for the second year running and Autumn-Rain ... More >>

Honey Hireme-Smiler Calls Time On Her 18-year Career

Sunday, 8 November 2020, 2:57 pm | New Zealand Rugby League

Veteran Kiwi Fern and trailblazer Honey Hireme-Smiler has today announced yesterday’s International against Fetu Samoa was her last.  Her 32 Test tenure in the Kiwi Ferns jersey includes four World Cups spanning 18 seasons. She was named in ... More >>

Rookie Leads Kiwi Ferns To Win Over Samoa

Sunday, 8 November 2020, 2:06 pm | New Zealand Rugby League

Rising five-eighth Autumn-Rain Stephens-Daly scored two tries and set up another on debut as the New Zealand Kiwi Ferns proved too powerful against a Fetu Samoa invitational side 28-8 at Mt Smart Stadium on Saturday. In a week when the Kiwi Ferns were celebrating ... More >>

2020 NZ Residents Named To Face NZ Māori Residents

Tuesday, 3 November 2020, 6:17 am | New Zealand Rugby League

New Zealand Rugby League is pleased to announce the following players have been selected to represent the New Zealand Residents who will take on the NZ Māori Residents this Sunday, 4 pm at Mt Smart Stadium.  The last time the two met was in ... More >>

11 Kiwi Fern Debutantes Named For Samoa International

Sunday, 1 November 2020, 2:44 pm | New Zealand Rugby League

Newly appointed Head Coach Ricky Henry has named 11 debutantes for the much-anticipated International against Fetu Samoa Invitational on Saturday, November 7 at Mt Smart Stadium in Auckland (4:00 pm kick-off local time).  The Kiwi Ferns squad ... More >>

Kiwi Ferns Wider Squad Announced Ahead Of Fetu Samoa Test

Friday, 23 October 2020, 2:25 pm | New Zealand Rugby League

New Zealand Rugby League wishes to congratulate those selected for the Kiwi Ferns wider squad ahead of their Test against Fetū Samoa Invitational on Saturday November 7th at 4pm.  In celebration of the 25th Anniversary of the Kiwi Ferns, the ... More >>

NZRL Schools V Clubs And NZ Residents V NZ Māori Matches Locked In

Thursday, 17 September 2020, 3:47 pm | New Zealand Rugby League

Mt Smart Stadium is set to host a jam-packed weekend of rugby league action as the inaugural NZRL Schools v Clubs (18s) match followed by an NZ Residents v NZ Māori Residents game have been scheduled for Sunday, November 8, following the Kiwi Ferns ... More >>

Kiwi Ferns To Celebrate 25th Anniversary Year With A Test Match Against Fetū Samoa

Wednesday, 16 September 2020, 11:51 am | New Zealand Rugby League

International rugby league is returning to New Zealand soil as the World Nines Champion Kiwi Ferns are set to take on Pacific rivals Fetū Samoa come Saturday 7 November at Mt Smart Stadium. A packed afternoon of women’s rugby league action celebrates ... More >>

Ricky Henry Appointed As Kiwi Ferns Head Coach

Tuesday, 15 September 2020, 4:35 pm | New Zealand Rugby League

New Zealand Rugby League has appointed Ricky Henry as the new Kiwi Ferns Head Coach ahead of the 2021 Rugby League World Cup.  The vastly experienced Henry takes on the role after coaching as an Assistant Coach on both the Kiwi Ferns and ... More >>

2020 NZRL National Competitions To Include First-ever Sky Sport Women’s Premiership

Thursday, 3 September 2020, 12:37 pm | New Zealand Rugby League

New Zealand Rugby League is pleased to announce the NZRL National Competitions are back for 2020 and bigger than ever before with the inclusion of the inaugural Sky Sport NZRL National Women’s Premiership. Thanks to the support of the NZ Government ... More >>

NZRL Postpones June International Tests

Friday, 20 March 2020, 2:06 pm | New Zealand Rugby League

Due to the COVID-19 international pandemic, New Zealand Rugby League regrets to inform that the Oceania Cup International Test matches scheduled for June between the Kiwis and Tonga Invitational XIII and the Kiwi Ferns and Fetu Samoa have been ... More >>

NZRL Announce New Partnership with OPRO

Tuesday, 4 February 2020, 11:00 am | New Zealand Rugby League

New Zealand Rugby League (NZRL) is pleased to announce, OPRO, the producer of the world’s most technically advanced mouthguard, is now the official mouthguard supplier of New Zealand Rugby League. As part of the three-year agreement, OPRO will provide ... More >>

CCL:Revera Talent Development Camp

Friday, 20 December 2019, 10:22 am | New Zealand Rugby League

New Zealand Rugby League (NZRL) will kick off the new year with the CCL:Revera Talent Development Programme (TDP). The camp will engage nearly 125 potential Kiwi and Kiwi Ferns players, arming them with resources and skillsets necessary to fulfil their ... More >>

Roger Tuivasa-Sheck wins prestigious Golden Boot Award

Monday, 18 November 2019, 8:30 am | New Zealand Rugby League

Auckland, New Zealand, November 17, 2019 – New Zealand Rugby League congratulates Kiwi #779, Roger Tuivasa-Sheck, on winning the prestigious IRL Golden Boot Award for 2019. The Otahuhu Leopards junior is now recognised as the best current player ... More >>

NZRL Announce New Apparel Partnership with BLK

Thursday, 14 November 2019, 9:58 am | New Zealand Rugby League

Auckland, New Zealand, November 14, 2019 – NZRL is pleased to announce that Australian based apparel brand, BLK, will be its official apparel provider from 1 January 2020 through to 31 December 2023. “We are no stranger to the quality BLK provide as ... More >>

Final Kiwis Test For 2019

Thursday, 7 November 2019, 2:04 pm | New Zealand Rugby League

See International rugby league at its biggest and best this Saturday November 9 at the Christchurch Double Header at Orange Theory Stadium! More >>

Johnson and Smith back for second test

Tuesday, 5 November 2019, 5:00 pm | New Zealand Rugby League

Christchurch, New Zealand, November 5, 2019 – Shaun Johnson and Brandon Smith have been recalled by the New Zealand Kiwis for Saturday’s second Test against the Great Britain Lions at Orangetheory Stadium in Christchurch (8.00pm kick-off). ... More >>

Blair's 50th, Foran recalled for Kiwis

Tuesday, 29 October 2019, 4:59 pm | New Zealand Rugby League

Auckland, New Zealand, October 29, 2019 – Adam Blair will achieve the rare honour of playing 50 Tests while Kieran Foran will make his first international appearance in more than two years when the New Zealand Kiwis meet the Great Britain Lions in ... More >>