NZ Rugby League has formally advertised the role of NZ Kiwis
head coach, previously held by Stephen Kearney.
A renewed focus on Sunday afternoon blockbusters at major
venues, a spectacular year-long array of major event matches and an
action packed opening four rounds including a Grand Final replay
are among the key features of the 2014 NRL Telstra Premiership
Kiwis five-eighth Kieran Foran was tonight named winner of New
Zealand Rugby League's supreme award.
All 16 NRL clubs will visit 16 local Auckland clubs in a
trailblazing Auckland Rugby League community initiative in the
lead-up to the inaugural Dick Smith NRL Auckland Nines at Eden Park
(February 15-16, 2014).
World champions Australia have cemented their number one
ranking according to the RLIF, following their win over New Zealand
in the final of Rugby League World Cup 2013 at Old Trafford,
Manchester, on Saturday.
The Kangaroos had one of those days when they could do little
wrong - and they wound up with a 34-2 victory before a record crowd
of more than 74,000 at Old Trafford in Manchester
Stephen Kearney has named his 19-man squad for Saturday's Rugby
League World Cup final against the Kangaroos at Old Trafford,
Manchester, UK: Sonny Bill Williams was tonight named Rugby
League International Federation Player of the Year for 2013.
The finest Rugby League players on the planet will gather to
learn who is the greatest of them all tomorrow (Wednesday UK-time)
when Manchester hosts the 2013 Rugby League International
Federation Player of the Year awards.
New Zealand Rugby League's GM of Community and Football, Dain
Guttenbeil, was named Sports Administrator of the Year at the NZ
Pacific Island Sports Awards last weekend.