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Waterview Laundromat local Q&A – Sarina Clark

Sarina Clark (formerly Sarina Fiso) is one of the best female rugby league players ever to come out of New Zealand. Last year, ahead of the birth of her third child, she stepped aside from the game, and with that the curtain on a spectacular career appeared to come down. Fast forward a few months […]

Waterview Laundromat local Q&A – Jase McCarthy

If you have watched top-level domestic rugby league in New Zealand during this decade, then chances are you’ve seen Jase McCarthy hovering around the back of the field barking orders at his players. Across an 18-year career as a rugby league trainer, he’s worked with some of the biggest club and representative teams around. We […]

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 […]

Waterview Laundromat local Q&A – Joseph Green

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Despite still being at school this year, Joseph Green (left) has been a revelation on the local refereeing scene, securing appointments for a number of major games and marking his name down as one to watch in the future. Here’s our chat, looking back on 2018. It’s been a big year for you as a […]

Waterview Laundromat local Q&A – Richie Blackmore

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Richie Blackmore is returning to the Auckland first division in 2019, taking up a new role as head coach of the Mangere East Hawks. We sat down with him to talk about the year ahead.  After a couple of years away from an official coaching role, what’s made you decide to come back? Passion for […]

Waterview Laundromat local Q&A – Fita Hala

In October Fita Hala guided the Auckland Vulcans U15 side to the national title for the very first time, upsetting perennial heavyweights Akarana and Counties Manukau along the way. Here’s our chat with coach Hala about the achievement. Has it sunk in yet that you coached, what is perceived as a third-string Auckland team, to […]

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 – Soape Kavaliku

Soape Kavaliku is one of the most experienced, and feared, props running around in the Auckland competition. After several seasons with Mt Albert, the hulking forward has been a key figure for Glenora as they have developed into a Premiership force. Here’s our chat with Soape on 2018 and what’s next. Glenora dominated the majority […]

WATCH: England v Kiwis second Test highlights

Catch the highlights of the second Test between England and the Kiwis, played at Anfield in Liverpool on Saturday, November 4.