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Leivaha Pulu Q&A

He was a late bloomer by usual NRL standards, but Leivaha Pulu was worth the wait. The 27-year-old made his first-grade debut last year for the Gold Coast Titans and has since become a kay part of their Kiwi-dominated forward pack. We caught up with the Auckland-born Marist Saints junior to get the lowdown on […]

Patrick Sipley Q&A

Corey Harawira-Naera Q&A

Corey Harawira-Naera joins a growing list of Northland league talents plying their trade in Australia’s best competitions, and is on the verge of cracking the NRL with a Penrith Panthers side stacked with young talent. We caught up with the 21-year-old forward to talk footy and growing up in Opononi. KLC: Let’s start with 2016, […]

Te Maire Martin Q&A

Q&A: Francis Meli

In his pomp Francis Meli was one of the most devastating wingers to put on a New Zealand Warriors jersey. A prolific try-scorer and a brutal hitter on both sides of the ball, Meli enjoyed a 16-year career in both the NRL and Super League. Kiwileaguecentral.com caught up with him recently to discuss life in […]

Leivaha Pulu Q&A

Issac Luke Q&A

Kiwileaguecentral.com caught up with Kiwis hooker Issac Luke for a one-on-one chat ahead of the 2016 Four Nations final at Anfield. KLC: The draw with Scotland was a huge shock result, but have the camp been able to take any positives out of it ahead of the final? IL: 100 per cent there were some […]

Kiwis caught in Scotland draw

Solomone Kata Q&A

New Zealand Warriors centre Solomone Kata has made a strong start to his international career with the Kiwis, holding down the left centre spot in the opening two Tests of the 2016 end-of-year campaign. We caught up with the 21-year-old powerhouse to see how he is fitting in to the camp and the style of […]

England v NZ: Player ratings