Rugby League

20th January

Silktails to play Tigers in build-up match

THE Kaiviti Silktails will have a chance to test their mettle with a series of build-up matches planned next month including a game against Papua New Guinea Digicel Cup champions Lae Snax Tigers rugby league...

Cook Islands Rugby League undaunted by ‘group of death’

The Cook Island Rugby League team is undaunted by being drawn in what many are calling the ‘group of death’ at the 2021 Rugby League World Cup in England. The draw was made on Friday with Fiji grouped with champions Australia, Scotland and Italy and New Zealand have been drawn alongside, Lebanon, Jamaica and Ireland....

Ravoravo Rabbitohs brace for tough league season

UNDER the scorching Nadi sun, Fiji National Rugby League’ (FNRL) western-based club, Premier Logging Ravoravo Rabbitohs held its trials on Saturday in Nadi. The champion side is preparing for a tough encounter against the Papua New Guinea champion team next month in Lautoka. More than 35 rugby league enthusiasts attended the trials. “The aim of...

Panthers ready for long haul in local league competition

NADERA Panthers rugby league team coach Vulaono Dakuitoga is optimistic it will be a good year for his side during the 2020 Vodafone Cup competition. This is despite the team undergoing a rebuilding phase. “It is a rebuilding phase for us in terms of many of our senior players who will not be available for...

Coach plans ahead

FIJI rugby league coach Brandon Costin believes the Vodafone Fij Bati team has an early chance to gauge themselves after being placed in Pool B with defending champion, the Australian Kangaroos after the Rugby League World Cup 2021 pool draws were conducted at Buckingham Palace, London, England, on the weekend. “We are in a the...

17th January

2021 RLWC Pools drawn

THE Vodafone Fiji Bati side has been drawn in a tough pool for the 2021 Rugby League World Cup. Fiji has been drawn with defending champions Australia, Scotland and Italy in Pool B. Pool A has hosts England, Samoa, France and Greece. Pool C sees former champions New Zealand face Lebanon, Jamaica and Ireland while...

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