There was plenty of cause for celebration for Kiwis players in
the NRL especially those in the only two teams to have not yet
recorded a win this season, with both the St George Illawarra
Dragons and the Warriors securing solid wins.
Easter weekend and the North Queensland Cowboys are bringing an
unchanged team across the ditch to take on the Warriors.
NZ match officials don't have to travel far to work this weekend
with Shane Rehm one of two referees in the Holden Cup match at Mt
Smart Stadium on Monday where he will be joined by touch judges
Anthony Elliot and Daniel Caddy.
Round three of the NRL sees David Fa'alogo, who was recently
named by the Sunday News as a Kiwi to watch in 2013, make his debut
for the Newcastle Knights alongside Jeremy Smith in their game
against the Cowboys.
Super League Grand Final & Tri Nations winning coach Brian
McClennan is returning to the UK to coach the Exiles in the 2013
International Origin Game against England.
There's lots of free fun and giveaways to be had at our rugby
league community carnivals, so if you're going to be nearby why not
bring your children along and join in.
With the season starting soon, now's the time
to register your children for Mini & Mod footy, or to get down
to your local club and register yourself.
As thousands of teachers, students and their families made their
way around the Polyfest last week, they couldn't miss the presence
of Rugby League thanks to the efforts of Kasey King and his team
from the Counties Manukau Zone of the NZRL.
Kiwi #743 Jeff Lima will play his 100th NRL game
Monday night when he takes the field for South's in their match
against the Sharks.
Kiwis five eighth Kieran Foran was amongst the first of the
wider squad to make his mark in the opening round of the NRL this