Pack changes for Broncos clash

Bunty Afoa comes into the starting line-up and veteran Adam Blair returns on the bench for the New Zealand Warriors’ NRL Indigenous Round clash against the Brisbane Broncos at the temporarily renamed Rarotonga Mount Smart Stadium on Saturday night (7.30 kick-off). Afoa has been called in from the interchange to replace suspended Agnatius Paasi (out […]


Regional roundup – May 18

Kiwileaguecentral.com brings you a wrap of last weekend’s premier club rugby league action from around the country. Northland Northern Wairoa 22 Hora Hora 24, Portland 0 Takahiwai 30 Auckland Glenora 48 Richmond 16, Marist 43 Papakura 22, Pt Chevalier 26 Bay Roskill 22, Otahuhu 14 Howick 24, Northcote 44 Mangere East 20, Mt Albert 30 […]


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 […]