Te Maire Martin and Thomas Leuluai have held their tongues on Jason Taumalolo's Rugby League World Cup defection from New Zealand to Tonga.
The Kiwis have named a depleted squad with five debutants for the Rugby League World Cup.
Jason Taumalolo is the leading an eight-player revolt of New Zealand rugby league stars who have opted to play for Tonga at the Rugby League World Cup.
New Zealand's World Cup campaign is in tatters after North Queensland superstar Jason Taumalolo withdrew from their team today.
Playing just one game for Australia since winning the World Cup in 2013, Billy Slater is itching to get back in the green and gold.
Melbourne bolter Felise Kaufusi has been confirmed as one of seven Storm players named in Australia's 24-man squad for the upcoming Rugby League World Cup.
The Otago Whalers standout season came to a frustrating finish on Saturday, with the Bay of Plenty Lakers edging them 26-24 in a thrilling contest at Puketawhero Park in Rotorua.
A chance to make history is on the minds of the Otago Whalers today.
Simply seeing Johnathan Thurston's now trademark chest bump in the coach's box is enough to inspire North Queensland these days, Michael Morgan says.
Melbourne captain Cameron Smith has broken yet another NRL record by becoming the oldest player to claim the the Dally M medal, 11 years after winning his first.
According to North Queensland coach Paul Green, Jason Taumalolo isn't having his best NRL season.
Cameron Smith can kick off a record-breaking end to the rugby league season at tonight's Dally M Awards, where he is expected to claim the top gong.
Kieran Foran has been officially ruled out of the Rugby League World Cup.
Better than Cooper Cronk? Don't make Michael Morgan laugh.
The Warriors may not be playing but New Zealand league fans will still have plenty to cheer about in Sunday's NRL grand final between Melbourne and North Queensland - however the same can't be said for New South Wales supporters.
The Otago Whalers came away with a hard-fought 22-18 win over the Wellington Orcas in their first match of the national championship at Kettle Park on Saturday.
In what will be a massive blow to New Zealand's hopes of winning the Rugby League World Cup, star half Kieran Foran is reportedly set to pull out of the tournament due to lingering injury concerns.
Blue and gold are just the latest colours Vila Apuula has worn in a career in which he has played for some of rugby league’s most famous clubs.
After admitting nerves got the best of them in Cameron Smith's record-breaking game, Melbourne are promising not to blow their gilt-edged opportunity to win another NRL title.
Former Kiwis captain Benji Marshall's hopes of making an international comeback have been dashed.