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Archive for July 2018

RED AND BLACK REPORT 2018: EDITION NO.20

Each week the Red and Black Report will keep you up to date with how our Canterbury Rugby League products are performing in Australia’s elite and lower-grade competitions.   NRL Jamayne Isaako passed over the goalkicking duties to Jordan Kahu in Brisbane’s Thursday night clash with Cronulla due to a leg injury, but the new…

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CRL MASSETTI CUP RD 14 WRAP

The Canterbury Rugby League men’s premiership top-four finalists are locked in after a frantic final round of the 2018 Massetti Cup. Despite a 36-20 loss to Hornby Panthers at Leslie Park, Halswell Hornets retained fourth spot – and the club’s first finals appearance since winning the 2014 title – thanks to Northern Bulldogs’ 30-10 defeat…

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MASSIVE INJURY TOLL FORCES TIGERS’ HAND

An extraordinary injury toll has forced Papanui Tigers into the difficult decision to default their Massetti Cup men’s premiership and Canterbury Cup premier reserves games this weekend. Papanui currently has 27 unavailable premier players – 16 of those with season-ending injuries – and more than 40 injured players across both grades. The Tigers had to…

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STABILITY KEY AS BURNHAM CHASE DIV ONE TITLE

Burnham Chevaliers’ connections with the Burnham Military Camp is an important part of the club’s culture, but this presents challenges which can be hard to handle when it comes to mounting a challenge for the CRL Division One grand final. “Having a team that’s mostly soldiers is hard because of exercises and work commitments, to…

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RED AND BLACK REPORT 2018: EDITION NO.19

Each week the Red and Black Report will keep you up to date with how our Canterbury Rugby League products are performing in Australia’s elite and lower-grade competitions.   NRL Jamayne Isaako was switched to his specialist fullback spot – with Brisbane coach moving skipper Darius Boyd to centre – but halfback Kodi Nikorima was…

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CRL MASSETTI CUP ROUND 13 WRAP

The battle for second spot will go down to the wire and fourth position is still up for grabs after a high-scoring penultimate round of Canterbury Rugby League’s Massetti Cup. Hornby Panthers entered Round 13 in second, ahead of Northern Bulldogs by a mere six for-and-against points. But the Bulldogs’ 64-24 thrashing of Papanui –…

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FLASHBACK FRIDAY: CANTERBURY UPSETS 1990 LIONS TOURISTS

With the NRL recently spruiking the return of Kangaroo Tours and the likes of Canterbury juniors Jamayne Isaako, Kodi Nikorima and Jazz Tevaga firming as inclusions for the NZ Kiwis’ end-of-year trip to England and France, Flashback Friday revisits one of Canterbury’s most memorable days hosting an international touring team. This season marks 28 years…

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CRL ACKNOWLEDGES NZCT’S ONGOING SUPPORT

Grassroots rugby league relies heavily on the generosity of the NZ Community Trust, the largest Gaming Trust in New Zealand. NZCT has been a long-time benefactor of Canterbury Rugby League, which has recently received another vital grant to help administer the game, allowing CRL to deliver its many initiatives and support its clubs and players.…

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WATCH: NZRL VOLUNTEER OF THE YEAR – JACK NEWSON

Earlier this year at an awards night in Auckland, Hornby Panthers stalwart Jack Newson was honoured for his immense contribution to the club and the game of rugby league with the New Zealand Rugby League Pirtek Male Volunteer of the Year award. NZRL has put together a fantastic short documentary on the 75-year-old local legend:

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RED AND BLACK REPORT 2018: EDITION NO.18

Each week the Red and Black Report will keep you up to date with how our Canterbury Rugby League products are performing in Australia’s elite and lower-grade competitions.   NRL Brisbane Broncos duo Jamayne Isaako and Kodi Nikorima were expected to be the Canterbury juniors smiling at fulltime on Sunday at Suncorp Stadium, but instead…

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