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The Kiwis take on the Kangaroos in the opening match of the Four Nations, tonight in Brisbane. Herald on Sunday league writer Michael Burgess provides
Oct 25th 2014 @ 5:02pm 0
The Kiwis take on the Kangaroos in the opening match of the Four Nations, tonight in Brisbane. Herald on Sunday league writer Michael Burgess provides
Oct 25th 2014 @ 4:02pm 0
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After missing the Anzac Test in May, it's been great to be back in the Kiwis camp for the start of this Four Nations.
Oct 25th 2014 @ 11:03am 0
Kiwis forward Greg Eastwood is happy to be back in black after a frustrating 2013 season finished with him being relegated to a bit part player throug
Oct 25th 2014 @ 6:02am 0
Despite suffering an horrific jaw injury just over 12 months ago, Kiwis centre Shaun Kenny-Dowall will take the field tonight without a mouthguard.Ken
Oct 25th 2014 @ 6:02am 0
Putting on a brave face has become a necessary disposition for Shaun Kenny-Dowall since a badly broken jaw in last year's NRL premiership decider ruin
Oct 25th 2014 @ 6:02am 0
A week after the Wallabies were within four seconds of upsetting trans-Tasman rugby's natural order, the Kiwis have an even more tantalising opportuni
Oct 25th 2014 @ 6:02am 0
Kangaroos captain Cameron Smith has put the onus on senior players in his squad to step up in the Four Nations test against the Kiwis.
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Frank Pritchard presented the Kiwis' forward pack with their jerseys before May's Anzac test but tomorrow night he will play a more central role when
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As the Kiwis and Kangaroos head into battle tomorrow night, don't expect a repeat of the fiery haka duel that took place between their Junior counterp
Oct 24th 2014 @ 8:03pm 0
Australia will keep a respectful distance when the Kiwis perform their traditional pre-match haka in tomorrow night's Four Nations clash in Brisbane,
Oct 24th 2014 @ 8:03pm 0
As the Kiwis look to upset the odds tomorrow night, Brisbane is not a bad place to be.Relatively speaking, the Queensland capital has been a happy hun
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The Warriors have revealed their home and away jerseys to mark the side's 20th anniversary season in 2015.The two designs feature a stylised fern V on
Oct 24th 2014 @ 2:02pm 0
For someone who has yet to play a single minute of test football, there are huge expectations on Jason Taumalolo tomorrow night.The Cowboys back rower
Oct 24th 2014 @ 1:02pm 0
There is a new look to the Australian side that will take on the Kiwis tomorrow night but I don't expect their changes will unsettle them or affect th
Oct 24th 2014 @ 10:02am 0
The next four weeks could define Stephen Kearney's international coaching career.It's not quite make or break but the Kiwis' performances in the Four
Oct 24th 2014 @ 6:02am 0
He's not exactly having nightmares but Peta Hiku admits to trepidation about facing Greg Inglis tomorrow night.The fearsome Inglis is coming off one o
Oct 24th 2014 @ 6:02am 0
Mark Graham returns to the scene of one of his vaguest memories as Kiwis captain - and vividest recollection as a New Zealand rugby league fan - once
Oct 24th 2014 @ 6:02am 0
At 24 Shaun Johnson is coming of age.
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Samoan players Reni Maitua, Tautau Moga and Sauaso Sue have each been fined $A10,000 over their involvement in a brawl in Brisbane's Fortitude Valley
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The Kiwis not-so-secret-weapon heading into Saturday's test isn't hard to spot. He's 1.94m tall, around 114 kilos and regarded as one of the best play
Oct 23rd 2014 @ 7:02pm 0
South Sydney are set to become the most powerful sporting club in Australia, after James Packer joined Russell Crowe as a co-owner of the NRL premiers
Oct 23rd 2014 @ 7:02pm 0
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There is another professional footballer called Beale whose career is potentially at a crossroads - though thankfully the Kiwis' utility back is not i
Oct 23rd 2014 @ 5:02pm 0
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Paul Gallen has left little doubt about his thoughts on Dave Smith's NRL management by taking a swipe at League Central following the sacking of Cronu
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New Kiwis winger Gerard Beale admits he needs to repay the faith shown by Stephen Kearney, after his surprise call up for the opening Four Nations mat
Oct 23rd 2014 @ 2:02pm 0
Multi-millionaire Rick Penn has reportedly purchased his co-owner's share in the Manly Sea Eagles, a move likely to have significant ramifications for
Oct 23rd 2014 @ 2:02pm 0
Restless star forward Anthony Watmough could stay at Manly after multi-millionaire Rick Penn reportedly bought out his co-owner at the NRL club.
Oct 23rd 2014 @ 1:02pm 0
The Kiwis may hold the edge in experience but will still be wary of the young and dangerous looking Kangaroos side named for Saturday's Four Nations c
Oct 23rd 2014 @ 11:03am 0
It has been 86 long years since the Kiwis last played in Dunedin - but now we have only 16 days to wa
Oct 23rd 2014 @ 6:03am 0
Tickets for the first Kiwis test in Dunedin in 86 years are selling faster than at any other venue for t
Oct 23rd 2014 @ 6:03am 0
When South Auckland league administrators examined options to grow the 13-man code within the region, the Asian and Indian communities appealed as unt
Oct 23rd 2014 @ 6:03am 0
You can no longer say Stephen Kearney is a "lucky" coach.The injury enforced withdrawal of Dallin Watene-Zelzaniak, which followed the loss of Isaac L
Oct 23rd 2014 @ 6:03am 0
He may have an Aussie twang as strong as Crocodile Dundee's but Jason Nightingale feels he's as Kiwi as they come.
Oct 23rd 2014 @ 6:03am 0
Sharks boss Steve Noyce has been moved aside by the NRL club in a management restructure.
Oct 22nd 2014 @ 11:02pm 0
Sydney Roosters' NRL forward Frank-Paul Nu'uausala has been cleared of any wrongdoing after an incident that saw a man get punched in the face.
Oct 22nd 2014 @ 10:02pm 0
Ex-Tigers assistant Todd Payten has earned a new NRL gig as Paul Green's understudy at the Cowboys.
Oct 22nd 2014 @ 9:02pm 0
Broncos outcast Josh Hoffman has been brought into the Kiwis squad for the injured Dallin Watene-Zelezniak for the Four Nations tournament.
Oct 22nd 2014 @ 9:02pm 0
Former Dally M winner Ben Barba is poised to join Cronulla as Wayne Bennett takes full control at the Brisbane Broncos.
Oct 22nd 2014 @ 8:02pm 0
Reluctant front-rower Sam Thaiday has accepted the challenge to lead the way for Australia's under-sized forward pack against the Kiwis.
Oct 22nd 2014 @ 7:02pm 0
Josh Hoffman has been called into the Kiwis squad for their Four Nations campaign.
Oct 22nd 2014 @ 7:02pm 0
Rugby league legend Tommy Raudonikis appears to be winning his battle with throat cancer.
Oct 22nd 2014 @ 7:02pm 0
Gerard Beale has come into the Kiwi side for New Zealand's Four Nations opener against Australia for the injured Dallin Watene-Zelezniak.
Oct 22nd 2014 @ 7:03pm 0
Kiwis coach Stephen Kearney has made the surprise call to go with Dragon Gerard Beale on the wing for Saturday's Four Nations test against Australia.
Oct 22nd 2014 @ 7:03pm 0
The curse of Kiwis' wingers has continued, with exciting youngster Dallin Watene-Zelezniak ruled out of the Four Nations tournament.The Penrith star h
Oct 22nd 2014 @ 6:02pm 0
Detroit Lions head coach Jim Caldwell says he knows who Jarryd Hayne is, but has no idea if his NFL club is interested in signing the Aussie.
Oct 22nd 2014 @ 6:03pm 0
Samoan players Reni Maitua, Tautau Moga and Sauaso Sue shouldn't have been drinking at a Brisbane nightclub, according to coach Matt Parish.
Oct 22nd 2014 @ 3:02pm 0
Samoa coach Matt Parish has expressed his personal disappointment at the three players who were reportedly involved in a nightclub incident in Brisban
Oct 22nd 2014 @ 3:02pm 0
Samoan trio Reni Maitua, Tautau Moga and Sauaso Sue have not been considered for selection for Saturday's Four Nations opener against England due to a
Oct 22nd 2014 @ 9:02am 0
Dallin Watene-Zelezniak's debut for the Kiwis has been put on hold because of a fracture in his foot.
Oct 22nd 2014 @ 9:02am 0
England coach Steve McNamara reckons they have moved on from their heartbreaking World Cup semi-final loss - then memories came flooding back.
Oct 22nd 2014 @ 8:02am 0
Australia need to become a more consistent Twenty20 side according to star allrounder Shane Watson.
Oct 22nd 2014 @ 8:02am 0
Boom youngster Dallin Watene-Zelezniak is expected to be ruled out of the Four Nations with a broken foot despite being named in the Kiwi team.
Oct 22nd 2014 @ 7:02am 0
A 21-year-old debutant will need to provide much of the Kiwis' attacking impact on Saturday night against the Kangaroos - and from a (relatively) new
Oct 22nd 2014 @ 6:02am 0
The Kiwis have put the Kangaroos on notice as they look to unleash their latest weapon in Saturday night's Four Nations test in Brisbane.
Oct 22nd 2014 @ 6:03am 0
Greg Inglis is eyeing off more regular stints in Billy Slater's No.1 jersey.
Oct 21st 2014 @ 11:03pm 0
New Zealand have named three rookies in their squad to play Australia in the Four Nations opener in Brisbane on Saturday night.
Oct 21st 2014 @ 10:02pm 0
Parramatta great Peter Sterling has suggested the Eels could chase a top shelf NRL playmaker with the money opened up by Jarryd Hayne's departure.
Oct 21st 2014 @ 8:02pm 0
Reni Maitua, Tautau Moga and Sauaso Sue have not been considered for Samoan Test selection due to an NRL integrity unit investigation.
Oct 21st 2014 @ 8:02pm 0
Bulldogs enforcer James Graham will captain England in their Four Nations opener against Samoa this weekend for the injured Sean O'Loughlin.
Oct 21st 2014 @ 8:02pm 0
Kiwis coach Stephen Kearney has named two uncapped players in his side for Saturday night's Four Nations test against Kangaroos in Brisbane.
Oct 21st 2014 @ 8:02pm 0
Blockbusting forward Jason Taumalolo and teenage wing Dallin Watene-Zelezniak have been named for their Kiwis league debuts in the Four Nations opener
Oct 21st 2014 @ 8:02pm 0
Kangaroos coach Tim Sheens has named five Test rookies to make their international debuts against New Zealand in the Four Nations on Saturday.
Oct 21st 2014 @ 8:02pm 0
Representatives of Jarryd Hayne have contacted NFL officials about a meeting as he begins his attempts to make it in the US.
Oct 21st 2014 @ 3:02pm 0
New Zealand rugby league bosses have criticised Australia's "disrespectful" response to the traditional haka pre-match challenge after it almost spark
Oct 21st 2014 @ 3:01pm 0
Kiwis outside back Peta Hiku says the team shouldn't go into Saturday night's test against the Kangaroos feeling overly optimistic just because of the
Oct 21st 2014 @ 2:02pm 0
Australian coach Tim Sheens has challenged his side to replicate the defensive effort that helped them lift last year's World Cup, after the disappoi
Oct 21st 2014 @ 10:02am 0
Denver's Peyton Manning had just hours earlier become the greatest touchdown passer ever. Seattle coach Pete Carroll was still busy in St. Louis after
Oct 21st 2014 @ 10:02am 0
Veteran Robbie Farah says defence, not pride in the Australian jersey, is their major concern ahead of the Kangaroos' Four Nations opener.
Oct 21st 2014 @ 8:02am 0
Code-hopper Karmichael Hunt says he knocked back overtures from Broncos great Darren Lockyer to return to Brisbane before signing with the Reds.
Oct 21st 2014 @ 8:02am 0
Code hopper Karmichael Hunt says he knocked back constant overtures from Broncos great Darren Lockyer to return to Brisbane before signing with the Re
Oct 21st 2014 @ 8:03am 0
Kiwis five-eighth Kieran Foran believes his combination with Shaun Johnson is rekindling nicely ahead of this weekend's Four Nations opener against Au
Oct 21st 2014 @ 7:03am 0
League legend Steve Price has caused a stir in Waipu after buying the town's supermarket.The former Warriors' captain was introduced at the Waipu Busi
Oct 21st 2014 @ 6:02am 0
A test debut is now possible, and sooner than expected, writes DAVID LONG on the Gold Coast.
Oct 21st 2014 @ 6:04am 0
Plenty of intrigue surrounds the make-up of Stephen Kearney's Kiwis side to be named tomorrow ahead of Saturday's opening Four Nations clash against t
Oct 20th 2014 @ 9:02pm 0
Just days after quitting rugby league, Jarryd Hayne has landed in the United States determined to break into the NFL.
Oct 20th 2014 @ 9:03pm 0
Nose surgery may be booked for veteran Robbie Farah but he can still smell Four Nations success for the Kangaroos.
Oct 20th 2014 @ 8:02pm 0
A Brisbane weekend brawl involving the Samoa rugby league team is the subject of an investigation by the NRL integrity unit.
Oct 20th 2014 @ 6:03pm 0
Cowboys utility Tautau Moga has reportedly been arrested over a nightclub incident involving the Samoan rugby league team.
Oct 20th 2014 @ 4:02pm 0
Samoan rugby league management have confirmed some players are being investigated by police following a weekend incident at a Brisbane nightclub.
Oct 20th 2014 @ 3:02pm 0
Junior Kiwis coach Brent Gemmell says a "common sense approach" needs to be introduced to the performance of his team's haka to avoid the unruly scene
Oct 20th 2014 @ 2:02pm 0
The haka has New Zealand sporting links dating back to the New Zealand Native team in 1888 and was performed by the "Original" All Blacks in 1905. But
Oct 20th 2014 @ 1:02pm 0
Australian media are labelling it "one of the most aggressive hakas of all time" and Junior Kiwis coach Brent Gemmell admits the Junior Kangaroos' equ
Oct 20th 2014 @ 10:02am 0
Think the heavily depleted Kangaroos are vulnerable? Think again, says Australian forward Corey Parker.
Oct 20th 2014 @ 9:02am 0
Jarryd Hayne has been invited to meet NFL commissioner Roger Goodell and offered help to find coaches and an American agent who could assist his bid t
Oct 20th 2014 @ 9:02am 0
It was always going to be a very stiff challenge and in the end it did prove a bridge too far for the WaiCoa Bay Stallions.
Oct 20th 2014 @ 6:04am 0
Canterbury Bulls, 2014 national rugby league champions*.
Oct 20th 2014 @ 6:04am 0
There's none of that panicking around the Kiwis camp this week that's usually there before a big game in Australia.
Oct 20th 2014 @ 6:04am 0
NRL superstar Jarryd Hayne has set off for America saying he's under no illusions as to how tough it will be to earn a crack in the NFL.
Oct 19th 2014 @ 9:02pm 0
Halfback Matty Smith says England's heartbreaking 2013 World Cup semi-final loss to New Zealand will spur them on in the looming Four Nations.
Oct 19th 2014 @ 7:02pm 0
Veteran forward Corey Parker believes the looming Four Nations will be remembered for unveiling the Kangaroos' "generation next".
Oct 19th 2014 @ 5:02pm 0
The Sydney Roosters say they have informed the NRL integrity unit of an incident at a Sydney hotel in Double Bay yesterday morning that allegedly invo
Oct 19th 2014 @ 4:02pm 0
A tense exchange during the pre-match haka set the tone for a fiery and combative trans-Tasman test between the Junior Kiwis and Junior Kangaroos at M
Oct 19th 2014 @ 4:02pm 0
The Sydney Roosters have informed the NRL integrity unit of an incident at a pub that allegedly involved one of their players being in the vicinity.
Oct 19th 2014 @ 3:03pm 0
The Canterbury Bulls enjoyed a dominant seven tries to two National Premiership grand final win over the Wai-Coa-Bay Stallions at Mt Smart Stadium yes
Oct 19th 2014 @ 2:01pm 0
The Sydney Roosters have informed the NRL Integrity Unit of an incident at a Sydney Hotel involving one of its players.
Oct 19th 2014 @ 1:02pm 0
Rugby League International Federation boss Nigel Wood wants the sport to continue to make strides in the Pacific Islands.
Oct 19th 2014 @ 1:02pm 0
The Sydney Roosters have informed the NRL Integrity Unit of an incident at an eastern suburbs pub that allegedly involved one of their players.
Oct 19th 2014 @ 1:03pm 0
Ryan Hoffman feared his days with the Kangaroos were over, but instead of moving to Auckland to prepare for life at the Warriors he'll be going up aga
Oct 19th 2014 @ 1:03pm 0
The Detroit Lions have reportedly emerged as one of six NFL clubs chasing the signature of former rugby league star Jarryd Hayne.
Oct 19th 2014 @ 12:02pm 0
A field goal with 50 seconds remaining has handed New Zealand a 15-14 victory over Australia in their ju
Oct 19th 2014 @ 8:02am 0
It's impossible not to get behind Jarryd Hayne in his bid to break into the NFL. Not only is this Boy's Own stuff, but it's got the potential to chang
Oct 19th 2014 @ 8:03am 0
The Aussies never stood a chance when they offered high-flying Penrith winger Dallin Watene-Zelezniak a national schoolboys team jumper last year.
Oct 19th 2014 @ 8:03am 0
There's a long sad record of Auckland politicians getting it wrong in Auckland.
Oct 19th 2014 @ 7:02am 0
Australian rugby league coach Tim Sheens has labelled the Kiwis favourites heading into the Four Nations.That claim may be difficult to take seriously
Oct 19th 2014 @ 6:02am 0
The fourth rugby league Four Nations tournament kicks off in Brisbane next weekend with what promises to be a thrilling double header when Australia p
Oct 19th 2014 @ 6:02am 0
The Junior Kiwis have beaten the Junior Kangaroos by one point, 15-14, in a nailbiter played in sodden conditions at Mt Smart Stadium tonight.
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The Junior Kiwis have left it late to beat the Junior Kangaroos 15-14 in atrocious conditions in Auckland.
Oct 18th 2014 @ 10:02pm 0

The Canterbury Bulls have thrashed the Wai-Coa Bay Stallions 40-8 in the final of the New Zealand Rugby League national premiersh

Oct 18th 2014 @ 8:01pm 0
Gold Coast have granted backs Albert Kelly and Maurice Blair an early release from their contracts to play together at English Super League club Hull
Oct 18th 2014 @ 7:02pm 0
Coach Tim Sheens admits Australian teams of the past would have panicked but he has backed the current crop of youngsters to lift a depleted Kangaroos
Oct 18th 2014 @ 6:03pm 0
The Junior Kiwis have plenty of size and strike power but completing the basics will be their main focus when they take on their Australian counterpar
Oct 18th 2014 @ 6:02am 0
The top two sides in the NZRL National Premiership standings have been ruled out of today's competition final after they were found guilty of fielding
Oct 18th 2014 @ 6:02am 0
Kiwis halfback Shaun Johnson says his side face a tough start to their Four Nations campaign after the bulk of their squad spent the past six weeks ou
Oct 18th 2014 @ 6:02am 0
There was no shortage of big headlines in sport this week.
Oct 18th 2014 @ 6:02am 0
The WaiCoa Bay Stallions have suddenly found themselves in the final of the national premiership tonight.
Oct 18th 2014 @ 6:03am 0
Superstar Greg Inglis has given no guarantees over his NRL future but Kangaroos skipper Cameron Smith is convinced he will stay in league.
Oct 17th 2014 @ 10:03pm 0
Kangaroos captain Cameron Smith is still getting his head around Jarryd Hayne's decision to vie for a NFL career ahead of the Four Nations campaign.
Oct 17th 2014 @ 9:02pm 0
Former Knights forward Alex McKinnon has left hospital for the first time since suffering a spinal injury in an NRL game in March.
Oct 17th 2014 @ 8:02pm 0
MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Australian doping authorities resumed the case against 34 current and former players at Australian Rules club Essendon on Friday
Oct 17th 2014 @ 8:02pm 0
Henry Perenara will officiate in the Four Nations league tournament as New Zealand's appointed official.
Oct 17th 2014 @ 7:02pm 0
There is a Fijian connection at the Seattle Seahawks which could prove attractive for Jarryd Hayne in his daring cross-sport switch to the NFL.
Oct 17th 2014 @ 7:02pm 0
The Kiwis are in a familiar position entering a test match against the Kangaroos.
Oct 17th 2014 @ 6:02pm 0
Kangaroos coach Tim Sheens has cast doubt over Jarryd Hayne's chances of becoming a success in the NFL.
Oct 17th 2014 @ 5:02pm 0
Kiwis halfback Shaun Johnson is backing Bodene Thompson is make the step-up to international rugby league.
Oct 17th 2014 @ 4:03pm 0
The final of the New Zealand Rugby League national premiership has become a farce with the top two teams ruled out after both were found to have breac
Oct 17th 2014 @ 4:02pm 0
The New Zealand Rugby League's jury of appeal is currently working through a process to determine who will face the Canterbury Bulls in Saturday's NZR
Oct 17th 2014 @ 1:02pm 0
Sam Moa is the latest player to withdraw from the Four Nations rugby league tournament, citing a family illness as his reason for pulling out of the K
Oct 17th 2014 @ 1:02pm 0
West Tigers forward Bodene Thompson received a late call-up for the NZ Kiwis' Four Nations campaign, after Sydney Roosters prop Sam Moa withdrew due t
Oct 17th 2014 @ 1:02pm 0
West Tigers forward Bodene Thompson has received a late call-up into the Kiwis’ Four Nations squad.
Oct 17th 2014 @ 12:02pm 0
Sydney Roosters prop Sam Moa has withdrawn from New Zealand's Four Nations squad due to a family illness and been replaced by Bodene Thompson.
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