NZ Player of the Week – Rd 15

Each week fans on our social media accounts vote for their NZ Player of the Round, with a running leaderboard which decides the 2017 kiwileaguecentral.com NZ Player of the Year. Round 15 NZ Player of Week points: Jason Taumalolo – 4 points Jesse Bromwich – 3 points Malakai Watene-Zelezniak – 2 points Manu Ma’u – 1 point VOTE | […]


Fox Memorial Premiership Team of the Week – Rd 11

Kiwileaguecentral.com brings you our Fox Memorial Premiership Team of the Week following Round 11 of the Auckland first division. Fullback: Morgan Timoti-Cook (Northcote) Wing: Jesse Kevin (Howick) Centre: Roydon Gillette (Howick) Five-eighth: Francis Leger (Pt Chevalier) Halfback: Kevin Locke (Pt Chevalier) Prop: Soape Kavaliku (Glenora) Hooker: Aaron Booth (Glenora) Second row: Taylor Daniels (Northcote) Lock: […]


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 […]