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Our Team


Shane Collins

Mob: 027 536 5855

Prior  to joining Canterbury Rugby League in July 2016,  Shane worked for several organisations involved in the rebuild of Christchurch.  She has over 25 year senior management experience in business development, programme management, change and stakeholder management.   

Shane has a lifelong passion for sport and has been involved in sport  as player, coach and administrator and board member. She  has also  consulted to a range of international sporting organisations in the UK, Africa and South America on ways to use sport as  tool to achieve social outcomes.  Shane has represented New Zealand in hockey and has a doctorate in sport policy.

Shane is  excited to be involved in Canterbury Rugby League and is incredibly passionate about seeing rugby league grow in Canterbury.  She  is looking forward to working with our partners, community and Clubs to grow the game at all levels ensure the financial sustainability of our sport.   

George Lajpold

George Lajpold

Club Capability Manager
Mob: 027 542 5443

For George it has been a life time of involvement in Rugby League, having coached, managed and trained junior, men's, and women's teams. He has served as chairperson of Randwick Rugby League club and is a life member of the Randwick Rugby League Kingfishers.

George is relishing the opportunity to play his part in growing the sport of Rugby League in Canterbury, connecting with clubs and the wider community, and working to strengthen the region's clubs through the programmes and activities we run.


Rochelle MacPherson

Office Manager
Ph: 027 621 6867

Having managed the Canterbury Rugby League office for 25 years there aren't many questions that Rochelle can’t answer. Rochelle’s role revolves a lot around the registration programme Leaguenet and she really enjoys being able to assist clubs and individuals with increasing their ability and use of this great tool.

Rochelle loves the passion and dedication our people have for the sport, and she feels lucky to have seen so many players achieve their dreams, coming through the grades from a young age and now playing at the highest level.


Tracy Fleet

Club and Game Development Officer
Mob: 021 855 063

Tracy joined Canterbury Rugby League in May 2017, having previously worked for the Otago Touch Association and Football South.  As an active member and volunteer within the sports sector Tracy understands the pressures that many club volunteers face, and fully appreciates the commitment they all make.

In her role, Tracy believes that clear communication and consistency are paramount to ensuring that everyone involved can have a positive experience in Rugby league.

Kylie O'Loughlin

Kylie O'Loughlin

Junior Development Officer

Mob: 021 499 494

Kylie has been involved in rugby league since the age of four, playing for numerous teams including the Women's NZ Development side and various local representative sides.

Kylie has been coaching and involved in the management and organisation of multiple clubs through Christchurch and bring a vast other club knowledge and experience to the Canterbury Rugby League environment.

Kylie has a huge passion for the game at all levels, in particular she is keen to be instrumental in developing females in League through improving pathways and opportunities.


Soon to announced

Sponsorship and Marketing Manager

Will Evans

Communications Consultant

Mob: 022 674 9218

Will is freelance sports journalist and editor, specialising in rugby league, and has provided media coverage and communications services for Canterbury Rugby League since 2015 after returning to New Zealand from a six-year stint in Brisbane. 

He has had four rugby league books published, while his other roles include writing for Australian magazines Big League and Rugby League Review magazines, and running the This Warriors Life website.  

Will enjoys covering the game at a grassroots level for Canterbury Rugby League, as well as telling the stories of the clubs, players, officials and volunteers - past and present - who deserve recognition.