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WARRIORS OUTLAST ROCKCOTE BULLS IN NGĀ PUNA WAI TRY-FEST

Canterbury Rugby League entered a new era on Saturday courtesy of the first matches played at the code’s new home, Ngā Puna Wai Sports Hub. Blazing sunshine – rather than the forecast rain – greeted the crowd, which pushed towards the 1,000 mark. The opening encounter was a women’s trial requested by the Warriors’ NRLW…

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FLASHBACK FRIDAY: WARRIORS AND CANTERBURY PLAY TO PACKED SHOW GROUNDS

Ahead of tomorrow’s historic Ngā Puna Wai opener, our first Flashback Friday of 2019 relives a landmark Christchurch encounter between the Canterbury provincial team and the fledgling Auckland Warriors. The Warriors InTrust Super Premiership team’s clash with the Rockcote Cantebury Bulls sees the club come full circle as it heads into its 25th season –…

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NZ RESIDENTS 16s AND 18s WIDER SQUADS ANNOUNCED

Via NZRL After a highly successful Talent Development Programme held in Cambridge last month, New Zealand Rugby League wishes to announce and congratulate those players who have been selected in the New Zealand Resident 16s and 18s, 26-man squads. 80 of the best 16s and 18s players in the country were put through their paces…

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2019 Representative applications are open

Canterbury Rugby League invites applications for Coaches, Managers & Trainers positions for the following teams. Canterbury Bull’s (Coach, Assistant Coach, Manager, Trainer +1) Canterbury Women’s (Coach, Assistant Coach, Manager, Trainer +1) Canterbury 19’s (Coach, Assistant Coach, Manager, Trainer) Canterbury 17’s (Coach, Manager Trainer +1) Canterbury 15’s (Coach, Manger, Trainer + 1) Canterbury 14’s (Coach, Manager,…

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CRL 2018 SENIOR PRIZE-GIVING – LIST OF AWARD WINNERS

Canterbury Rugby League’s best and brightest were honoured at Hornby Workingmen’s Club on Friday night at the annual CRL Senior Prize-giving. MC’d by Craig Kerr, our night of nights featured stirring addresses from CRL Board Chairperson Simon Doig, CRL CEO Duane Fyfe and Rockcote Canterbury Bulls coach Andrew Auimatagi, while the likes of Frank Endacott…

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SOUTHERN ZONES 19S TOURNAMENT WRAP

Canterbury emerged from the Southern Zone Rugby League 19s tournament undefeated, but West Coast and Otago returned home from two action-packed days in Christchurch with their heads held high after some encouraging results. The teams played four games each across a gruelling Saturday and Sunday schedule at Knights Stream Park. Canterbury and West Coast kicked…

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BLACK-AND-WHITE MAGIC! KIWIS DOWN ‘ROOS IN STIRRING DISPLAY

Burnham Chevaliers junior Kodi Nikorima played a key role in a famous Kiws win over the Kangaroos – but every player in a black-and-white jumper was a hero in the 26-24 triumph in Auckland. A dominant performance in the middle of the park, the mastery of Shaun Johnson and a couple of stunning debut outings…

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JUNIOR KIWIS AND FERNS GALLANT IN TRANS-TASMAN DEFEAT

Canterbury products Jordan Riki and Sui Pauaraisa made excellent international debuts for the Junior Kiwis and Kiwi Ferns respectively, but both endured defeat in thrilling clashes against their Australian counterparts.  Australia has edged out New Zealand in a 26-24 women’s Test thriller at Mount Smart Stadium. The Kiwi Ferns fought back from an early 12-point…

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