Mob: 021 994 494
Duane’s return to the role renews his association with Canterbury Rugby League, having been employed as General Manager from 2004-08 during the Bartercard Cup era. It also extends his long involvement in rugby league – Duane has managed NZ Army, Junior Kiwis and NZ Residents teams, while he was the Whangarei-based General Manager of Rugby League Northland from 2016 until early-2018.
Duane has held leadership roles in the not-for-profit and business sectors, both as a volunteer and in a professional capacity, for the past 15 years. He brings vast and valuable experience in sports administration into the role, as well as a deep understanding of rugby league at all levels.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.