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Archive for April 2017

CRL Premiers Massetti Cup Rd 4 Results

CRL PREMIERS MASSETTI CUP – ROUND 4 RESULTS & SCORERS Papanui Tigers 34 ( Steven Knights, Tane Suavine, Kyle Pauro, Darren Tonihi, Isaac Malitota, Izic Placid tries. Izic Placid 5 goals) bt Halswell Hornets 14 ( Ben Ilalio, Willie Davies, Jamie Nuttridge tries. Jamie Nuttridge 1 goal) Hornby Panthers 36 ( Tauvale Tauvale, Christian Eric 2, James Baxendale 2,…

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Baxendale leads Hornby to third straight win

Via The Press Photo Credit: John Kirk-Anderson The Hornby Panthers will take some stopping in the Canterbury Rugby League premiership based on early-season form. Jeremy Lawrie’s side had their third consecutive win on Saturday, beating the Northern Bulldogs 36-8 to remain the only unbeaten side in the Massetti Cup. Canterbury Bulls captain James Baxendale and Christian Eric both…

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Brown Named For Star-Studded Samoa

Hornby Panthers junior and Cronulla Sharks utility Fa’amanu Brown has been named in a star-studded Toa Samoa squad for next week’s historic Test against England at Campbelltown Sports Stadium. The 22-year-old debuted for the island nation on the corresponding representative weekend in 2016, playing five-eighth kicking three goals in an 18-6 win over Tonga. Brown…

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Ferns Call-ups Highlight Women’s League’s Progress in Canterbury

It’s been a watershed week for women’s rugby league in Canterbury, with two local players named in New Zealand’s squad to take on Australia in Canberra on Friday, May 5. Papanui Tigers duo Bunty Kuruwaka-Crowe and Corrina Whiley have earned maiden Kiwi Ferns call-ups for the Anzac Test clash with their archrivals, the Jillaroos. Meanwhile,…

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Red and Black Report: Edition No.8

Each week we’ll be keeping you up to date with how our Canterbury Rugby League products are performing in Australia’s elite and lower-grade competitions. Here’s how they went in Round 8: NRL Lewis Brown featured in Manly’s dramatic golden point win over Canberra, playing a season-high 50 minutes off the bench and making six runs for…

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CRL Massetti Cup Round 3 Wrap

Via The Press/Tony Smith The return of two Canterbury Bulls front rowers gave the Linwood Keas a timely boost as the Canterbury rugby league champions bounced back from a heavy first round defeat to beat the Papanui Tigers. Linwood lost to early pacesetters Hornby 38-12  on opening day but the subsequent two-week break gave coach…

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Flashback Friday: Jason Williams’ ’94 grand final try

This week Flashback Friday remembers one of the great moments produced by a Cantabrian in an Australian premiership grand final – Canterbury Bulldogs winger Jason Williams’ long-range intercept try against the Canberra Raiders in the 1994 decider at the Sydney Football Stadium. Williams, simultaneously with Raiders front-rower Quentin Pongia, became just the third ex-Canterbury (NZ)…

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Red and Black Report: Edition No.7

Each week we’ll be keeping you up to date with how our Canterbury Rugby League products are performing in Australia’s elite and lower-grade competitions. Here’s how they went in Round 7: NRL Making his maiden NRL start just a week after returning to Brisbane’s first-grade squad, utility Kodi Nikorima filled injured halfback Ben Hunt’s boots superbly in…

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Injury-hit Keas Use Layoff To Their Advantage

They say the best thing about a loss is that it’s only a week until the next game, but circumstances have consigned defending champs Linwood Keas to a frustrating 21-day wait to make amends for their heavy Round 1 loss to Hornby Panthers. Following the 38-12 grand final rematch defeat, the injury-hit Keas were foiled…

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Canterbury Rugby League seek Sponsorship & Marketing Manager

Sponsorship and Marketing Manager • Newly Created Role • Career development opportunity • High Profile Sporting Organisation Our Client Canterbury Rugby League (CRL) has built a strong and loyal following across Canterbury over the past 100 years. The sport continues to increase in popularity with the success of the NRL, the Kiwis, the Canterbury Bulls…

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