CRL 2024: ROUND 7 CLUB WRAP

Greymouth Greyhounds’ maiden CRL Whitehead Plumbing & Gas Men’s Premiership campaign netted a historic first victory in Round 7, while Riccarton Knights and Linwood Keas finished the weekend level atop the Massetti Cup standings. The Greyhounds have been knocking on the door of a breakthrough win – and it came via a gripping 24-20 result…

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CRL 2024: ROUND 6 CLUB WRAP

The CRL Whitehead Plumbing & Gas Men’s Premiership ladder has received another shake-up, with Halswell Hornets and Riccarton Knights producing big second-half performances in Round 6 to jump into equal-first alongside Linwood Keas, who were run down by Club Day-celebrating Eastern Eagles in a thrilling draw. The Eagles’ 24-all result against the Keas followed on…

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CRL 2024: ROUND 5 CLUB WRAP

Eastern Eagles have claimed back-to-back big scalps and Riccarton Knights are also surging on a three-match winning streak, but it’s Linwood Keas who have jumped to the top of the Massetti Cup standings after another absorbing round of CRL Whitehead Plumbing & Gas Men’s Premiership matches. After handing Halswell Hornets their first loss of the…

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STAGE SET FOR EXPANDED CRL WOMEN’S PREMIERSHIP’S OPENING ROUND

The Canterbury Rugby League season ramps up courtesy of Sunday’s opening round of the 2024 CRL Women’s Premiership, completing the ongoing full weekend schedule of senior club football. Two-time defending premiers Linwood Keas, 2022-23 runners-up Sydenham Swans, Woolston Rams, Eastern Eagles and Burnham Chevaliers will be joined this year by Addington Magpies and Hornby Panthers…

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CRL 2024: ROUND 4 CLUB WRAP

Just two points separate the top five teams in the CRL Whitehead Plumbing & Gas Men’s Premiership after stunning home victories from Riccarton Knights and Eastern Eagles over previously unbeaten teams in Round 4 of the Massetti Cup. The Knights marked their inaugural Old Boys’ Day – which doubled as a 20th anniversary celebration of…

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BIG ASSIGNMENTS FOR PREMIERSHIP’S HOME TEAMS IN ROUND 4

The early-season rust is starting to smooth out and this weekend’s CRL Whitehead Plumbing & Gas Men’s Premiership matches present a key opportunity for a trio of home teams to stay in touch with the front-runners – and for the three away sides to consolidate their position at the pointy end of the Massetti Cup…

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KNIGHTS’ INAUGURAL OLD BOYS’ DAY CELEBRATES 20 YEARS SINCE LAST TITLE CHARGE

Strengthening the frayed links with their rich history is the chief motivation behind Riccarton Knights’ first-ever Old Boys’ Day this Saturday. The special occasion coincides with 20th anniversary celebrations for the club’s most recent top-grade triumph – the 2004 grand final victory over Linwood – with the Knights’ ISC Canterbury Cup (1pm) and CRL Whitehead…

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CRL 2024: ROUND 3 CLUB WRAP

Canterbury Rugby League’s second annual Ngā Puna Wai Magic Round delivered three successive absorbing CRL Whitehead Plumbing & Gas Men’s Premiership encounters in perfect conditions, with Linwood Keas flexing their attack muscle, Riccarton Knights chalking up their first win of the season and Halswell Hornets staying unbeaten with an impressive derby victory. It was Greymouth…

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