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Waterview Laundromat local Q&A – Barb Murphy

Kiwileaguecentral.com catches up with New Lynn Stags chairperson Barbara Murphy to discuss how things are going at the west Auckland club. Talk us through your background with the club? My family has always been involved with the New Lynn Stags, and it’s my way of being involved and giving something back to this community. I […]

Waterview Laundromat local Q&A – Phil Gordon

Once the man who helped Kelston to become the kings of New Zealand secondary school rugby league, Phil Gordon will return to west Auckland in 2019 as one of the new co-coaches of the Te Atatu Roosters in the Auckland second division.  Here’s our catch up with him ahead of the pre-season getting underway. 2019 […]

England edge past Kiwis in Test opener

England have gone 1-0 up in the Test series against New Zealand, with a late try to Oliver Gildart securing a 18-16 victory on Sunday morning NZT. Scores were locked at 12-all at the break, and after trading scores through the second 40, England struck the killer blow with 12 minutes to play. Former New […]

Kiwis named for first Test v England

Head coach Michael Maguire has retained the same 17 players used in the win over the Kangaroos for the Kiwis’ first Test against England at Hull’s KC Stadium on Saturday (2.30pm kick-off local time). Photo: Evan Semón Photography. The only change is on the extended bench where Canberra second rower Joseph Tapine is included as 19th […]

2019 NRL draw released

The 2019 NRL Premiership draw has been released, with the full 25-round fixture list for every club confirmed, along with kick off times. CLICK HERE TO VIEW CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD

England name squad for first Test

England coach Wayne Bennett has named the following 19-man squad for this weekend’s first Test against New Zealand at the KCOM Stadium in Hull (kick-off 2.30am Sunday NZT). John Bateman George Burgess Tom Burgess Daryl Clark Jake Connor Oliver Gildart James Graham Chris Hill Josh Hodgson Jonny Lomax Tommy Makinson Jermaine McGillvary Richie Myler Sean […]

Waterview Laundromat local Q&A – Jody Henry

The Franklin Storm were the big surprise package of 2018 in the Auckland Rugby League Premiership competitions, powering through to the finals in their debut year with a string of impressive results. Kiwileaguecentral.com sat down with the driving force behind the Storm, player/coach Jody Henry, to review the season. In the team’s first year of […]

Former Kiwi international to coach Mangere East

The Mangere East Hawks have pulled off a major signing ahead of the 2019 season, with the club today announcing former Kiwi international and Fox Memorial Premiership winner Richie Blackmore as their new coach. Blackmore has spent the last two years without an official coaching role, instead assisting a number of clubs as an advisor, […]

Waterview Laundromat local Q&A – Zane Pocklington

After a couple of seasons with Pt Chevalier in the Auckland first division, Zane Pocklington is heading across town to Marist in 2019 to assume the head coaching role with the Saints. Here’s our chat with him ahead of the pre-season kicking off.  Congratulations on the new gig, Zane. Talk us through what made you […]