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Kiwis abroad – March 16


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

Bill Tupou scored a crucial try inside the final 10 minutes for Wakefield in their 24-22 win over Salford.

It was a heartbreaking result for the Red Devils, but Auckland-born Ben Murdoch-Masila was a standout, scoring a try and making a game-high 37 tackles.

The Castleford Tigers continued their unbeaten start to 2017 with a commanding 34-0 win over Widnes, with Junior Moors causing chaos off the bench in running for 163 metres and getting four offloads away. The beaten Vikings team had Aaron Heremaia, Hep Cahill and MacGraff Leuluai take the field.

Former New Zealand Warriors Carlos Tuimavave (Hull FC) and Dominique Peyroux (St Helens) both scored tries as FC won their clash 24-14, while Harrison Hansen scored a try for Leigh as they won their second game of the season, downing Huddersfield 30-0.

Anthony Gelling scored one of Wigan’s seven tries, while Thomas Leuluai contributed plenty in playmaking, as the Warriors beat Warrington 38-16 in a rematch of last year’s Super League grand final.

Down in the Championship Tyla Hepi and Andrew Bentley helped Toulouse Olympique to a 36-28 win over Swinton. Kiwi fans should also check out the below piece of sublime skill from former Kiwi Iafeta Paleaaesina.

Another level down in League 1 the Toronto Wolfpack got past Whitehaven 24-10, with Quentin Laulu-Togagae a strong performer at fullback.

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