Check out the latest news involving our Kiwis playing league outside of New Zealand and Australia, with kiwileaguecentral.com’s wrap of the action from around Europe.
Hull FC put an end to a horror 13-match losing streak with an emphatic 23-22 golden point victory over Wigan at the DW Stadium.
Mt Wellington Warriors junior Carlos Tuimavave scored a try for FC in the victory, taking the field alongside fellow Kiwis Bureta Faraimo and Sika Manu.
— Betfred Super League (@SuperLeague) February 24, 2019
It was a much less dramatic scene down in London, as Castleford made light work of the newly-promoted Broncos, with Junior Moors and Jesse Sene-Lefao crossing for tries in the 40-6 win.
Elsewhere in the Super League, Ben Murdoch-Masila scored as Warrington beat Huddersfield, Konrad Hurrell got over the line for Leeds in a losing effort v St Helens and Bill Tupou and Tinirau Arona both helped Wakefield to a home victory over Catalans.
In the Championship, Chase Stanley and Bodene Thompson both started for Toronto in their trip to Leigh, with the latter scoring an important try in the 14-8 win.
TRY! 54' Quick hands from the Wolfpack gets the ball out wide and former Centurion Bodene Thompson runs in over the Leigh line!
The ball hits the post on the conversion.@LeighCenturions 2 – 14 @TOwolfpack #HuntingSZN pic.twitter.com/rTzEKh1Jcl
— Toronto Wolfpack (@TOwolfpack) February 24, 2019
Fullback Quentin Laulu-Togagae scored for Halifax in a heavy defeat to Featherstone, while Constantine Mika was among Toulouse’s try-scorers in a 26-24 victory over Swinton.
Meanwhile, the immediate playing future of the Widnes Vikings’ squad – which includes New Zealanders Krisnan Inu, Anthony Gelling, Harrison Hansen, Hep Cahill and MacGraff Leuluai – remains up in the air, after the club went into administration this week.