Kiwis earn convincing win in third Test

The Kiwis thumped England 34-0 at Elland Road in Leeds, picking up their only victory of the 2018 UK tour. Having lost the opening two Tests in Hull and Liverpool, the Kiwis played like a weight had been lifted off their shoulders in Yorkshire. The game wasn’t even 10 minutes old when Ken Maumalo battled […]


Waterview Laundromat local Q&A – Rusty Matua

Rusty Matua orchestrated one of the greatest female rugby league seasons on record in 2018, while players raised under his coaching also played a key role in the NRL Women’s Premiership. Here’s our one-on-one with the coach on all things women’s league. You went undefeated with the Manurewa women’s team this year. What does that […]


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 […]