Jed Lawrie has a new twist on the old 'if you can't beat them, join them' mantra after coaching Hornby to a long-awaited Canterbury league premiership.
The Hornby Panthers broke their title drought on Sunday, ending Linwood's epic run as Canterbury rugby league champions.
The Pat Smith Trophy has been Canterbury Rugby League’s ultimate prize for more than half a century - and this Sunday it will be on the line again. Will Evans looks at the classic grand finals of yesteryear.
The 2021 Canterbury Rugby League grand finalists have been decided after a gripping preliminary final weekend.
Halswell have cleared a major hurdle in their bid to make their first Canterbury league premier grand final since 2014. Now their next obstacle - the Hornby Panthers - await them in Saturday's preliminary final.
The Linwood Keas will contest their seventh straight grand final after a gripping victory at the weekend over the Hornby Panthers.
Frank Endacott has dealt with an extensive injury toll this year, but the loss of a non-playing member of the Northern Bulldogs has hurt this Canterbury Rugby league premiership campaign the most.
A resurgent Halswell are about to take on another Canterbury league powerhouse this weekend as the title race is reduced to three genuine contenders.
Riccarton Knights playmaker Sean Spooner marked his 300th premier grade game in the penultimate round of the Canterbury league premiership at the weekend.
Linwood extended their lead in the Bartercard NZ CRL Men’s Premiership, while Halswell and Celebration Lions have consolidated their top four spots after the latest round.
If you thought some previous Warriors losses this season were the stuff of nightmares, this one reached a new low.
Halswell have one hand on a semi-final berth with three weeks of the Bartercard NZ CRL men’s premiership regular season left, thanks to a come-from-behind win on Saturday.
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A group of former and current NZ Warriors took time out to promote rugby league during a code-boosting roadshow targeting Christchurch schools this week.
Former Warriors halfback Shaun Johnson has signed a two-year deal to return to the club that made him a star.
The Linwood Keas put almost 100 points on the board against the Papanui Tigers in round 10 of the Canterbury men’s league premiership.
With five weeks left in the regular season, Hornby and Linwood have asserted their dominance over the Bartercard NZ CRL men’s premiership, while a log-jam is forming in the middle of the table.
The Hornby Panthers, Linwood Keas and Halswell Hornets solidified their positions at the top of the Bartercard NZ CRL Men’s Premiership with convincing wins over the weekend.