Merv Whittaker helped fundraise to build Halswell rugby league’s now earthquake-doomed clubrooms back in the 1970s - so he was appropriately given the honour of opening its successor.
The race for a Canterbury league premiership finals spot tightened up at the weekend after the Hornby Panthers nabbed a crucial win and the Northern Bulldogs went down convincingly at home.
The Kiwis outclassed a youthful Mate Ma'a Tonga outfit to win 26-6 in their test at Mt Smart Stadium in Auckland last night. .
Scott Pawson knows New Brighton rugby inside out, yet even he has been caught off guard by the club’s resurgent Christchurch Metro Premier campaign.
To coincide with the Papanui Tigers' centenary this year, the club's proud history has been documented in a new book.
Three second-half turnarounds highlighted a thrilling eighth round of the 2022 CRL Bartercard men’s league premiership.
The Eastern Eagles look like Canterbury Rugby League premiership contenders as they get ready to take on the Lions tomorrow.
Linwood ran in 20 tries to overwhelm Papanui and become the only unbeaten team in the CRL men’s premiership.
NRL boss Andrew Abdo has once again backed the idea of expanding the competition to include a second New Zealand-based team.
A familiar foe may have effectively hung up his boots but Hornby will still face a significant thorn in their side when the CRL premiership holders face their arch-nemesis on Saturday.
Budding rugby league players in volcano-ravaged Tonga will soon be running around in Halswell Hornets colours.
Former rugby league star Manu Vatuvei has been sentenced to three years and seven months in prison for importing at least $200,000 of methamphetamine from India.
New Zealand rugby league great Olsen Filipaina has died in Australia after a severe bout of kidney failure.
A long-awaited community facility with a price tag of more than $2 million will open soon at Halswell Domain.
The Warriors have been hit hard by the recent Covid-19 outbreak in Australia, with coach Nathan Brown estimating "around two thirds" of the Redcliffe-based squad have tested positive over the last...
The death of an Auckland rugby league stalwart from Covid-19 has left the sporting community stunned, with a close mate warning people not to be complacent against the virus.
Bronson Reuben faces a steep learning curve on, and off, the field next year when the talented league player relocates to Sydney to pursue his NRL dream.
After 19 years of watching Benji Marshall dazzle rugby league audiences, Wayne Bennett summed it up best at the star's retirement on Wednesday.