Rugby League

21st November

Finals format and women’s tournament in pipeline for Oceania Cup

THE 2020 Oceania Cup is set to include a final to determine the winner and there are also plans to introduce a women’s tournament. The absence of a final at the end of pool games...

Kamikamica extends contract with storm

MELBOURNE Storm has locked in contract extensions with four members of its forward pack, including Fiji Bati front-rower Tui Kamikamica. Kamikamica and New Zealand Kiwis and Dally M Second-Rower of the Year finalist Kenny Bromwich, who are coming off career-best seasons in 2019, have signed on with Storm through to the end of the 2022...

20th November

Sivo rushed from Fiji to Sydney after mystery infection flares up

PARAMATTA Eels officials insisted Maika Sivo fly home from Fiji for an operation on his hand after a mystery infection flared up on his return home to the Pacific island village of Momi. “Maika went to hospital in Fiji after it flared up. He then contacted the Eels and they requested he fly back to...

Police rules league

The Fiji Police Force made a clean-sweep of the 2019 Sukuna Bowl rugby league challenge winning both the senior reserves and premier challenge at the ANZ Stadium in Suva yesterday. The Police Sharks beat the Army Bears 20-4 in the first match before taking the main game 28-14 retaining the titles they lost last year....

Kiwis knock Kangaroos from No.1 spot in world rankings

SYDNEY, 20 NOVEMBER 2019 (NRL) – New Zealand has usurped Australia as the top nation in the International Rugby League world rankings after the conclusion of the 2019 season. The Kiwis have built on their 2018 wins over Australia and England and their recent 2-0 series defeat of Great Britain and victory in the mid-season...

19th November

Sukuna Bowl 2019: Police claim rugby league title

THE Fiji Police Force are the 2019 Sukuna Bowl rugby league champions after beating the Republic of Fiji Military Forces 28-14 at the ANZ Stadium today. Police led at the half by 14-4 through tries. Three tries and a conversion in the second half sealed the win for the men in blue. Army closed the...

17th November

Cook Islands book last spot at RLWC

THE Cook Islands have claimed the last spot at the 2021 Rugby League World Cup with a 38-16 win over the United States at the University of North Florida. Coached by former New Zealand international Tony Iro, Cook Islands took an early 12-0 lead thanks to tries from Troy Dargan and former Warriors centre Anthony...

15th November

Golden Boot nominees shortlisted

THE shortlist for the 2019 Golden Boot award has been trimmed to three, with the award potentially going to a front-rower and/or a non-Tier 1 player for the first time ever. The award recognises the best player in international games over the past 12 months, and with Australia playing just two Tests in the voting...

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