Nine players from the 2013 Rugby League World Cup (RLWC) has been named in the preliminary train-on squad for the World Cup qualifying match against Tonga next month.
The Tupapa Panthers masters rugby league team has returned home from another successful tour of New Zealand where the side played in the International Masters Tournament last week.
Young gun Valentine Holmes has signed a contract-extension that will see him remain at the Sharks through until at least the end of the 2019 season.
Despite a flying start to their 2017 rugby league campaign, the mighty Ngatangiia/Matavera Sea Eagles remain rooted to the ground as they prepare to take another “humble” approach this weekend.
A first-quarter points-scoring blitz has propelled the Indigenous All Stars to a thoroughly deserved 34-8 win over their World All Stars counterparts.
Valentine Holmes has admitted how close he came to leaving Cronulla before realising how silly a move away from the NRL premiers would have looked.