New Zealand Rugby League

  • NZ Head Appointed For RL World Cup

    ... for the warm welcome and unique Kiwi flavour we deliver. “New Zealand has a proud Rugby League history and a strong grassroots support base, and we can’t forget that the Kiwis are currently ranked #1 in the world. “I look forward to working with New Zealand Rugby League, governments and our Australian partners to deliver a great World Cup that New Zealand can really get behind.” Prior to working on the FIFA Under-20s, Nelson led the brand and marketing communications team at Auckland To...

    Read more about "NZ Head Appointed For RL World Cup"...

  • Wigan To Play NZ Warriors In London?

    Wigan chairman Ian Lenagan has revealed ambitious plans for international expansion by suggesting to a New Zealand radio station – Trackside Radio - he wants to see his Warriors side take on New Zealand Warriors in London. Following the announcement that Wigan will play South Sydney in Australia in 2018, it appears Lenagan is open to further games against NRL opponents. Lenagan said “We, for example, have a very close relationship with New Zealand Warriors because there’s lots of Kiwis who...

    Read more about "Wigan To Play NZ Warriors In London?"...

  • MyRepublic To Sponsor All Blacks Tour

    Internet provider MyRepublic has signed as title sponsor to New Zealand's Northern Tour this November. The All Blacks will play the United States in Chicago followed by matches away to England, Scotland and Wales. MyRepublic, which also operates in Singapore, recently launched in New Zealand and aims to unleash the potential of fibre broadband for households throughout New Zealand. MyRepublic managed director Vaughan Baker said: "When we looked at partnerships, the All Blacks stood out with thei...

    Read more about "MyRepublic To Sponsor All Blacks Tour"...

  • Australia/NZ Beat South Africa To Become RLWC2017 Hosts

    The next Rugby League World Cup in 2017 will be hosted by Australia and New Zealand after the Rugby League International Federation chose their joint bid over the only other proposal from South Africa. The Rugby League heartlands Down Under were always favourites to be awarded the event over the ambitious bid from South Africa, which has no real heritage in the sport, but RLIF vice-chair Nigel Wood insists that it “was not a simple decision” and that the bid from the Rainbow Nation was a ver...

    Read more about "Australia/NZ Beat South Africa To Become RLWC2017 Hosts"...

  • BBC To Broadcast England V Kiwis Series

    The BBC has announced it has secured the rights to show the international Rugby League series between England and New Zealand, airing autumn 2018. The series sees England host the Kiwis three times in the UK with all matches playing out live on BBC TV, radio and online. The KCOM stadium in Hull will host the opener to the series as England face New Zealand on Saturday 27rd of October (2:30pm). International Rugby League will return to Anfield in Liverpool for the second Test on Saturday 3rd of N...

    Read more about "BBC To Broadcast England V Kiwis Series"...

  • Olympic Stadium To Host International Rugby League

    The Olympic Stadium in London will host international Rugby League for the first time in November 2015 when England face New Zealand in the second game of a three-match series. The 54,000-capacity all-seater stadium at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in London joins the KC Stadium in Hull and the DW Stadium in Wigan as one of three host venues named. The series will mark England’s first appearance on home soil since their defeat to New Zealand in the 2013 Rugby League World Cup semi-final at Wemb...

    Read more about "Olympic Stadium To Host International Rugby League"...

  • All Blacks Set For Chicago Test

    New Zealand are set to play a Test match against the US Eagles in Chicago in November ahead of the European autumn internationals, according to a report in the New Zealand Herald. The report suggests that an agreement has been reached that will see the world champion All Blacks take on the USA, who have recently qualified for the 2015 Rugby World Cup in England, at the 61,500 capacity Soldier Field in Chicago. News of the fixture comes on the back of New Zealand's trip to Japan last November, a...

    Read more about "All Blacks Set For Chicago Test"...

  • Holden Resigns From NZRL

    Phil Holden has resigned as CEO of New Zealand Rugby League citing family reasons for his sudden departure. He has informed staff that he is stepping down and said he wanted to put his family first, according to reports in the New Zealand media. "When I was appointed, this was really a dream job for me," Holden said. "Becoming CEO of a national sporting organisation was always something I aspired to, especially New Zealand Rugby League, given my past interaction with the game and many of its s...

    Read more about "Holden Resigns From NZRL "...

  • Adidas in price war over Rugby world cup shirts

    According to Rugbyweek.com sportswear giant Adidas has found itself locked in a dispute with New Zealand retailers in the lead up to this year's Rugby World Cup over the price of All Blacks' replica jerseys. Adidas released the New jersey last month, expecting strong sales as Rugby-mad New Zealand hosts the World Cup for the first time since 1987. But New Zealand retailers said the public had shunned the high-tech tops because Adidas set the local retail price too high at NZ$220 (£115 approx)...

    Read more about "Adidas in price war over Rugby world cup shirts"...

  • Ladbrokes Sponsor Four Nations

    The RFL has announced an agreement with leading bookmakers Ladbrokes that will see them become the official title sponsor of this year’s Four Nations tournament. Already title sponsor of the Challenge Cup and a First Utility Super League partner in 2016, Ladbrokes are extending their partnership with Rugby League into the international game which will see them strengthen their presence in the UK and Australian markets. Kicking off on Friday, October 28 in Hull, the Ladbrokes Four Nations featu...

    Read more about "Ladbrokes Sponsor Four Nations"...

Follow Us

LinkedIn Twitter RSS Feed

Follow us on Twitter

Twitter

Regular Features

Recruit Rugby Talent For Less

Special offer from £33+VAT for a 28-day listing. Until end November. Enter promo code "RL2018"

More jobs on people and jobs section.
Employers and candidates can register on www.rugby-jobs.com.