Matt McIlwrick signs with Parramatta

The Parramatta Eels Club have signed former South Sydney Rabbitohs hooker Matt McIlwrick on a one year contract, through until the end of the 2019 NRL season. The Halswell Hornets product has previously played for the Roosters, Sharks, Tigers and most recently at the Rabbitohs. He played for the Junior Kiwis in 2010 against the […]


Auckland Fox Championship Rd 1 match reports

A wrap of the action from round one of the Crown Lift Trucks Fox Championship Qualifiers.  Te Atatu 34 Manukau 18 A hat-trick to new recruit David Dyer helped lift Te Atatu to a comfortable victory over Manukau. After an evenly contested first half, the Roosters led just 8-6 at the break, but were the […]


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 […]