‘Back-up crew’ retained by Warriors

Halfback Mason Lino, second rower Isaiah Papali’i and centre Anthony Gelling have all been named in the New Zealand Warriors’ starting line-up against the Melbourne Storm in the annual Anzac Day match at AAMI Park on Wednesday. Lino and Gelling again start in place of Shaun Johnson and Solomone Kata after helping the Vodafone Warriors […]


Regional roundup – April 21-22

Kiwileaguecentral.com brings you a wrap of last weekend’s premier club rugby league action from around the country. Northland Moerewa 46 Hora Hora 16, Otangarei 36 Portland 20, Northern Wairoa 18 Takahiwai 60. Auckland Northcote 12 Glenora 34, Richmond 12 Otahuhu 30, Marist 20 Mt Albert 28, Howick 52 Mangere East 34, Papakura 10 Pt Chevalier 11. […]


I was Kiwi #597 – Dean Lonergan

One of the few New Zealand league players who is better-known in retirement than he was as a player. These days he’s the driving force behind Duco Events, the NRL Auckland Nines and Joseph Parker, but in the 1980s and ’90s Lonergan was a terrorising figure for opposing forwards in the Auckland competition, where he played […]