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Kiwis abroad – April 5


Check out the latest news involving our Kiwis playing league outside of New Zealand and Australia, with our wrap of the action from around Europe.

MacGraff Leuluai and Manase Manuokafoa both came off the bench to help Widnes to a 37-24 result over the Leigh Centurions last week, for what was the Vikings’ first win of the year.

Across at Stade Gilbert Brutus in the south of France, Krisnan Inu went over for a try for Catalans but couldn’t prevent them being comfortably beaten by Wakefield 38-18.

The Wildcats had Dunedin-born Tinirau Arona and Bay Roskill Vikings junior Bill Tupou take the field.

Castleford remained top of the Super League table with a 52-16 romp of the Huddersfield Giants, with former Kiwi internationals Ben Roberts and Jake Webster both scoring tries for the Tigers.

Auckland-born forward Junior Moors was also one of the leading metre-eaters for ‘Cas’.

Down in the Championship Tyla Hepi and Andrew Bentley both played for Toulouse in their 52-14 demolition of Rochdale, while former New Zealand Warriors Mark Ioane and Api Pewhairangi both took the field for the London Broncos in a 32-20 loss to Sheffield.

(Main photo: Thomas Leuluai. Credit: photosport.nz).