It's here! This weekend sees the start of the fourth year of the
NZRL's National Competition.
The New Zealand Residents 16s and 18s rugby league teams will
both play two games against Australian sides in New Zealand this
It was a special day at the Rugby League Museum on Sunday when
two of the games most committed and admired administrators were
inducted as Life Members.
St Paul's College goes into the NZRL's National Secondary
Schools' Tournament as both the defending champions and the current
Auckland champions, but they're due to face the tournament's
strongest field yet.
Kiwi #778 Tohu Harris joins an elite club in being named as a
possible NRL Rookie of the Year for 2013.
New Zealand Rugby League's Pirtek National Premiership returns
to SKY TV on Monday nights from early September.
Volunteers from Dunedin and Invercargill were guests of New
Zealand Rugby League and the Southern Zone last weekend as part of
the Pirtek Volunteer Recognition series.
The Rugby League family was saddened to learn of the sudden
passing of Kiwis Manager Gary Cooksley, who died suddenly this
An opening try within minutes of kick off looked to set a fast
and intense pace for the 16s trial game at Rotorua International
There was a great atmosphere in the New Zealand Rugby League
Museum last Sunday as Kasey King, Counties Manukau General Manager,
with the support of NZRL and Pirtek, thanked the dedicated
volunteers of his zone.