VODAFONE Warriors prop Ben Matulino and Wigan utility Thomas Leuluai are both back in the Kiwis' line-up for Friday night's Gillette Four Nations opener against Kangaroos at The Halliwell Jones Stadium in Warrington.
THE news so far this week at a glance...
VIC taste tests rugby league's international delicacies...
WINGER Bill Tupou has become the latest Vodafone Warriors NRL grand finalist to be chosen for the Kiwis' end-of-season tour incorporating Sunday's one-off Test against Australia and the 2011 Four Nations.
VODAFONE Warriors centre Krisnan Inu has withdrawn from the Kiwis' touring squad for Sunday's one-off Test against the Kangaroos in Newcastle and the following 2011 Four Nations in England.
NRL grand finalists Krisnan Inu and Elijah Taylor plus North Queensland winger Kalifa Faifai Loa have today been called into the Kiwis' touring squad for their one-off Test against the Kangaroos and the 2011 Four Nations in England.
VIC casts his eye over the upcoming Internationals...
DARREN Lockyer and seven Broncos teammates have been added to the Australian squad along with four Melbourne players.
AN amazing long range try in the 79th minute has seen New Zealand steal a breathtaking 16-12 win over Australia in the Four Nations final at Suncorp Stadium in front of nearly 37,000 supporters
THE criticism of rugby league after the scenes at Eden Park on Saturday night is unfair. From Sir Peter Charles Leitch, Ambassador NZRL