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  • NZRL's Hayton Resigns

    New Zealand Rugby League (NZRL) chair Reon Edwards has announced the resignation of CEO Alex Hayton. “Alex has been a great servant to the game over the last decade and has seen through a number of major milestones in his time as both CFO and CEO. “The discussions leading up to his decision to leave have been entirely amicable.” After 10 years’ service with NZRL, Hayton said he’s looking forward to a New challenge. “We’re starting a New World Cup cycle which coincides with our 2018...

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  • 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...

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  • NZRL Saves Profits In Anticipation Of Lean 2017

    New Zealand Rugby League has been able to put aside NZ$300,000 (£147k) to go towards the $1.1 million (£539k) it needs to make it through next year's Rugby League World Cup. The national body announced a surplus of $342,000 for its 2015/2016 financial year last week, a significant turnaround from the $32,000 deficit the previous year. However, as the Kiwis will play in the World Cup late next year, it will need to build up a significant war chest before then. The tournament is jointly hosted b...

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  • Chalmers And Lowe Revealed As Owners Of New Bradford Club

    Ex-NZRL chief executive, Andrew Chalmers and renowned coach, Graham Lowe have been confirmed as the New owners of the professional Rugby League club created in Bradford. The two arrived late yesterday from New Zealand and immediately met a 25 strong playing group, interim management and coaching staff. Speaking about the creation of the New club, Andrew Chalmers, said: “I am delighted that we have been given the opportunity to create what we hope will be a strong and stable club in Bradford. T...

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  • NZ Head Appointed For RL World Cup

    Experienced major events professional Andrea Nelson has been appointed as New Zealand operations general manager for the Rugby League World Cup 2017 (RLWC2017). Nelson joins the RLWC2017 local organising committee, having previously held the role of marketing and communications director for the FIFA U-20 World Cup, delivering promotions and fan activations across New Zealand. “This is an exciting opportunity for me to work on another major global event and help showcase all that New Zealand ha...

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  • 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...

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  • 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...

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  • 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...

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  • 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...

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  • 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...

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