Akarana Falcons overcame the absence of several front-line
players to begin their Pirtek NZRL National Premiership defence in
brutal fashion, spanking Wai-Coa-Bay Stallions 56-10 at Birkenhead
Bernard Gregorius' hat-trick of tries has guided Wellington
Orcas to the top of the Pirtek NZRL National Premiership table on
opening day of the 2014 season.
There are very few things you can absolutely count on in life,
but you can now consider adding Kiwis prop Jesse Bromwich to death
In their quest to continue their string of Pirtek NZRL National
Premiership titles since the revamped competition began in 2010,
the Akarana Falcons are already on the back foot.
The off-field exploits of Kiwis Jason Nightingale, Siliva
Havili, Sam Perrett and Jerome Ropati are among those honoured in
the 2014 NRL-RLPA Academic Team of the Year.
This year's Rugby League Four Nations will provide the catalyst
for five New Zealand representative sides - not just the NZ Kiwis -
to showcase their talents on the international stage.
Rugby league has lost one of its staunchest supporters in the
business world, with the passing of NZRL life member David Robinson
Without Sonny Rata, rugby league in Manawatu wouldn't be the
Jamie Searle, Southland Times
The Southland Rams are off to a flying start in the South Island
inter-district rugby league competition.
Junior Warriors assistant coach Kelvin Wright gets a chance for
career advancement, when he joins the NZ Kiwis staff for the
upcoming Rugby League Four Nations campaign.