Rugby League

1st October

Fiji teams in learning experience after losses

“If we want to be the best we have to play against the best and Australia is one of the best teams.” Those were the words of the Fiji Schoolboys Under-18 Rugby League team manager...

30th September

Former Black Ferns Olympic champion Gayle Broughton seeks to back up with NRL women’s title

Former Black Fern Gayle Broughton has a shot at adding a NRL women’s rugby league premiership title to her Tokyo Olympic Games gold medal. The 26-year-old from Taranaki will play fullback for the Parramatta Eels in the NRLW grand final against the Newcastle Knights in Sydney on Sunday. Broughton is joined in the Eels squad...

Fiji schools to use match as learning experience

The Fijian schoolboys and schoolgirls rugby league teams’ inaugural clash against their Australian counterparts in the Vuvale Challenge Shield at Albert Park in Suva today will be used as a learning experience. Both team captains have expressed a keen desire to showcase their talent as they take on Australia, and gain as much as they...

28th September

Baptism of fire – Raketekete prepares for first rugby league game

Ruth Raketekete has never played rugby league before but this Friday she will be thrown into the deep end as she leads the Fiji School Girls side against a touring Australia team at Albert Park in Suva on Friday. Rakatekete, 18, will lead a team made up of secondary schools girls from around the country,...

27th September

Sivo keen to get parents to watch grand final

Fijian Parramatta Eels rugby league player Maika Sivo will reunite with his parents after three years during the NRL Telstra Premiership grand final on Sunday. According to the NRL website, Sivo’s parents Joeli and Mere will make the mad dash from their small village in Momi, Nadi to watch their son play in person for...

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