Rugby League

‘Got a job for me? The phone call that reunited Benji Marshall and Wayne Bennett

Benji Marshall picked up the phone last week and called Wayne Bennett looking for a job. Not to ask if there was a spare spot for him as a player, but to gauge if there...

27th January

Meli chases Bati spot

Former Fiji Warriors rep Meli Nabura has forced his way into the Kaiviti Silktails rugby league side for the 2021 Ron Massey Cup in Australia. Nabura was given a chance to join his older brother and Super Rugby player Tevita Nabura in New Zealand, but because of COVID-19 he couldn’t travel overseas. Now after being...

Former Junior Kiwi and NRL player Masada Iosefa dies night before 33rd birthday

Former Panthers, Wests Tigers hooker and Samoan International Masada Iosefa has died in Australia following a tragic quad bike accident on Monday night. The talented hooker passed away just hours short of his 33rd birthday (Tuesday) and is being mourned by team-mates at Rockhampton, where he was set to captain the Emu Park team this...

23rd January

Super 7s: Raiwasa Taveuni to face Police Blue in Cup final

Raiwasa Taveuni will face Police Blue in the Cup final of the inaugural Super 7s Series. Taveuni thumped Ratu Filise 26-7 in the second semi final after leading 12-7 at halftime. The final kicks off at 6pm.    

21st January

Plans for local players

Local rugby league players have a chance to change the course of selecting the Fiji Bati team to this year’s Rugby League World Cup in England. Coach Jo Rabele has proposed to the Fiji National Rugby League that he wants to see at least six local-based players making the national side to the pinnacle of...