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RIKI AND NEAME NAMED IN JUNIOR KIWIS SQUAD

Canterbury product Jordan Riki and West Coast's Griffin Neame, who also spent time in Canterbury's junior grades, have been named in the Junior Kiwis' 19-man squad to take on Australian Schoolboys in Redcliffe late this month.  Via NZRL New Zealand Rugby League is pleased to announce the following players have...

ROCKCOTE BULLS STUN FALCONS IN EMPHATIC UPSET

The Rockcote Canterbury Bulls have taken a huge step towards their first NZRL National Premiership final in four years, opening up their 2019 campaign with a convincing 28-18 victory over defending champs Akarana Falcons at  Pulman Park. The Bulls overcame the demands of travelling to Auckland on the morning of...

ROCKCOTE BULLS GEAR UP FOR BUMPER SCHEDULE

Canterbury Rugby League’s move to its new home at Ngā Puna Wai Sports Hub in 2019 has coincided with the Rockcote Canterbury Bulls’ most jam-packed schedule in years. The season kicked off in February with a historic clash against the Warriors’ Canterbury Cup team in the official Ngā Puna Wai...

FLASHBACK FRIDAY: EDWARDS’ LATE TRY STUNS AUCKLAND

Ahead of the Rockcote Canterbury Bulls’ opening NZRL National Premiership clash with Akarana Falcons on Saturday, Flashback Friday relives a famous, drought-breaking win by the red-and-blacks over our overbearing archrivals from the north. Canterbury had only defeated Auckland three times in more than three-quarters of a century: at Monica Park in...

JUNIOR KIWIS CLASH WITH AUSTRALIAN SCHOOLBOYS CONFIRMED

Thanks to the support of Sky Sport, the Under 19 Junior Kiwis will take on the Australian School Boys Sunday, September 29th in Queensland. The Junior Kiwis Under 19s will take on their Trans-Tasman rivals at Redcliffe’s Dolphin Stadium with kick-off scheduled for 1 pm NZT; the game will be...

RED AND BLACK REPORT 2019: EDITION NO.26

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 made 89 running metres and 22 tackles in the Warriors’ final match of the season, but the...

Flashback Friday: Bulls’ 2000 Bartercard Cup Triumph

With the Rockcote Canterbury Bulls’ 2019 NZRL National Premiership campaign just a week away, Flashback Friday revisits one of the Canterbury provincial side’s greatest triumphs since taking on the Bulls moniker – the 2000 Bartercard Cup success. Coached by Gerard Stokes, Canterbury finished second in the 22-round minor premiership behind...

RED AND BLACK REPORT 2019: EDITION NO.24

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 set up a brilliant try for Ken Maumalo with a sizzling line-break and kick ahead, but the...

Canterbury 13’s Team Announcement

Canterbury Rugby League and the Canterbury 13’s staff are pleased to announce the following players have been selected in the travelling team to represent Canterbury at the Southern Zone 13’s and 14’s Tournament which will be held in Dunedin on the 28th and 29th September. Coach: Sam Kakoi Manager: Jess...

FLASHBACK FRIDAY: CANTERBURY WINS 1985 RUGBY LEAGUE CUP

As the start of the Rockcote Canterbury Bulls' NZRL Premiership campaign draws near, this week's Flashback Friday celebrates the province's memorable 1985 season, in which it clinched the Rugby League Cup. The code was enjoying a resurgence in New Zealand during the mid-1980s courtesy of the Graham Lowe-coached Kiwis' drought-breaking...

RED AND BLACK REPORT 2019: EDITION 22 & 23

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 Aranui product Jamayne Isaako’s late-season resurgence has continued, scoring two brilliant four-pointers, running for over 200 metres and kicking...

KEAS SURGE TO RECORD-EQUALLING FOURTH STRAIGHT GRAND FINAL TRIUMPH AT NGĀ PUNA WAI

Linwood Keas have achieved the record-equalling feat of four straight Pat Smith Trophy triumphs in a titanic inaugural Men’s Premiership grand final at Ngā Puna Wai, downing Hornby Panthers 28-12 in front of a horde of passionate and parochial fans. The showcase piece of  Grand Final Day at Ngā Puna...