MELBOURNE winger Matthew Duffie and Brisbane fullback Gerard Beale are the two newcomers named tonight in the Kiwis' 19-man squad for Friday night's Anzac Test against the Kangaroos at Skilled Park in Robina on Australia's Gold Coast.
NEW Zealand Rugby League chief executive Jim Doyle today revealed player numbers had increased by more than 50 per cent this year capping off one of the best seasons in the game's history in this country.
THE Warriors entered 2010 with no expectations but a stunning surge in the second half of the season saw them finish at fifth on the ladder.
THE ARL Junior Kangaroos have been beaten by the Junior Kiwis in Rotorua this afternoon after the New Zealanders spectacularly recovered from twenty points down at halftime to run out 36-20 winners.
AS predicted the New Zealand Kiwis ran in plenty of points against Papua New Guinea this afternoon, but the Kumuls provided some fantastic second half entertainment in scoring two tries, losing 76-12 at Rotorua this afternoon
A double from Australian fullback Dane Gagai has helped the Junior Kangaroos to a 24-16 win over the Junior Kiwis at Westpac Stadium, Wellington.
THE Junior Kiwis' 32-man train-on squad named today by the New Zealand Rugby League's national selectors includes nine players with NRL experience.
THE NZRL has announced the official New Zealand test squad to take the field against Australia this Friday 7 May at AAMI Park in Melbourne.
WORLD Cup-winning Kiwi coach Stephen Kearney today said he's as excited as ever about being reunited with the New Zealand team for the 2010 Anzac Test against Australia at Melbourne's new AAMI Park on Friday week (May 7).
THE State Government of Victoria today announced the new rectangular stadium in the Olympic Park precinct will officially open with the ANZAC Day Test match between Australia and New Zealand.