Rugby League

NRL chief backs second NZ club to rival Warriors

NRL chief executive Andrew Abdo is keen to have a second team in New Zealand to “create tribalism’’ and “a new rivalry’’ with the Warriors. A second Brisbane team has been mooted to take the...

26th February

Silktails serenade openly at quarantine hotel

PEOPLE around Sydney’s Central Business District came to a halt at the Sofitel Wentworth Hotel on Wednesday, as members of the Kaiviti Silktails team serenaded openly to celebrate the end of their 14-day isolation period in quarantine. Team pastor Suliasi Cakautabu said it was only right for the team to thank the Lord and hard...

25th February

Fijian rugby league club team sing their hearts out from quarantine hotel balconies

Members of the Fijian rugby league team, the Kaiviti Silktails, have sung a heartfelt hymn to thank the staff of a Sydney hotel where they have spent two weeks in quarantine. From their individual room balconies at the Sofitel Wentworth Hotel in central Sydney, the Fijian players sung and clapped in unison, while other guests...

24th February

Girl power – Khan breaks barriers, is a level three rugby league coach

IN a very male-dominated sport renowned for brazen burly men bulldozing their way across the field, Mahezabeen Farzana Khan is making heads turn. The 37-year-old Nasikawa Vision College principal is a level three rugby league coach. And her passion for the sport was ignited in 2018 when a colleague at the Korolevu, Sigatoka, school encouraged...

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