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Archive for April 2019

RED AND BLACK REPORT 2019: EDITION NO.7

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 Jazz Tevaga made four runs and 14 tackles in 14 minutes of the Warriors’ courageous 13-12 loss on Anzac Day before leaving the field injured.…

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Monday Night Rugby League

Monday Night Rugby League After communication with the council and the strong likelihood that our current weather conditions will not subside before the planned commencement of tonight’s games a decision has been made to cancel both the 16’s and 18s games scheduled for his evening at Ngā Puna Wai. Canterbury Womens Big Sis, Little Sis…

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CRL ROUND 4 WRAP

Hornby Panthers posted 10 tries in a 52-20 victory over Papanui Tigers at Leslie Park to remain the only unbeaten team in the Massetti Cup after four rounds. Outside backs Regan Stanton, Dene Grace and Phillip Vaifale all dotted down twice, while captain James Baxendale finished with a personal haul of 16 points as the…

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Canterbury Bulls – Open Skills Sessions

Canterbury Rugby League Open Skills Sessions – Led by Canterbury Bulls coaching staff  These open skills sessions are an opportunity for all eligible players (18yrs+) to receive positional specific coaching to aid them in their development and potential journey towards Canterbury Bulls selection in July. Please register your attendance with Canterbury Rugby League.   Open…

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RED AND BLACK REPORT 2019: EDITION NO.6

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 Burnham Chevaliers junior Jazz Tevaga produced another workhorse effort in a disappointing Warriors loss in Round 6, racking up a game-high 48 tackles as his…

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CRL ROUND 3 WRAP

The Massetti Cup provided three days of high-quality Eastern action in Round 3, with Riccarton, Hornby and Northern each chalking up important wins. Riccarton Knights got off the mark for 2019 with a convincing 30-18 win over Halswell Hornets in a rare Thursday night fixture at Crosbie Park. The Knights led 16-4 at halftime and…

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CRL LEGEND SERIES NO.6: BILL WHITEHEAD

Last month Bill Whitehead – better known in Canterbury Rugby League circles as ‘Rugby League Bill’ – was named as a Lifetime Achievement Award recipient at the Canterbury Sports Awards. Decades-old friend Sir Peter Leitch presented the award to Bill at his nursing home when ‘The Mad Butcher’ was in Christchurch for the Manly Sea…

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RED AND BLACK REPORT 2019: EDITION NO.5

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 Kodi Nikorima started and finished a brilliant score-levelling try in the 65th minute and Jamayne Isaako slotted four goals, but the under-fire Brisbane Broncos were…

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CRL ROUND 2 WRAP

Big scorelines were the order of the day in Round 2 of the Canterbury Rugby League Men’s Premiership, with all four games decided by margins of 20-plus points. Surprise packets Eastern join perennial heavyweights Linwood and Hornby as the only unbeaten teams at the end of the Massetti Cup’s opening fortnight. Hornby Panthers celebrated their…

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BIG YEAR A CRUCIAL JUNCTURE FOR WOMEN’S RUGBY LEAGUE

Following last weekend’s successful Nines tournament at Canterbury Park, the 2019 Canterbury Rugby League Women’s Premiership gets underway this Sunday. This year’s competition features five clubs: Hornby, Celebration, Eastern, Burnham and defending champs Linwood. Papanui and Woolston have opted to not field sides in 2019. The Keas will be targeted as the team to beat,…

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