Tag: New Zealand

Organisers of England versus Kiwis Test respond to The81stMinute’s story

Organisers of the historic England versus New Zealand Test match in Denver aren’t worry about a rugby union 7’s tournament being played in the local area at the same time. Replying directing to The81stMinute on Twitter, Rugby League Football International Challenge say they are promoting the game instead to fans of other Denver sports like […]

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Why the grumpy old men of rugby league can’t keep baby in the corner any longer

BY CURTIS WOODWARD @woodward_curtis There is so much happening in rugby league it isn’t funny. What a time to be alive. State of Origin II, England versus New Zealand in Denver, Women’s State of Origin and the return of Tonga. And these aren’t even first priority if you’re from Fiji, Samoa or Papua New Guinea. […]

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Historic Denver Test match to clash with rugby union tournament just down the road

The historic England versus New Zealand rugby league Test at the Mile High Stadium in Denver will clash directly with a rugby union 7’s tournament just twenty minutes’ drive down the road. Officials are expecting a crowd of around 30,000 for the International but it would be have been even sweeter to see many local […]

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Rugby League needs to go Mad Max and stop being a pussy

BY CURTIS WOODWARD @woodward_curtis  Canberra versus Manly in China, Penrith versus Brisbane in Hawaii and now England versus New Zealand in Denver. What do they all have in common? None of them happened. Lost to the rugby league world like only we can lose it. Have no doubt – England against the Kiwis at the […]

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Kidwell’s wimpy comments should have all Kiwi fans shaking in their boots

BY SCOTT DILLON Kiwi coach David Kidwell is happy to speak to Tongan defector Jason Taumalolo post-match and says his New Zealand side won’t be “tapping into any emotion” in the lead-up to their blockbuster match this weekend. Kidwell’s comments regarding emotion is the complete opposite to what their opponents Tonga have been doing – […]

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Addin Fonua-Blake to make Kiwi debut this weekend against Scotland

Addin Fonua-Blake will make his Test debut for the Kiwis this weekend against Scotland with New Zealand making a number of changes from the side that defeated Samoa. Te Maire Martin will start at five-eigth while Elijah Taylor will play hooker. Kiwis to face Scotland this weekend in Christchurch for the second pool match of […]

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