Rugby League

18th January

Vuniyayawa eyes 2021 Fiji Bati RLWC ticket

Fiji Bati forward King Vuniyayawa, who has three Test caps, is hoping to press his claim for a place in the Fiji National Rugby League squad to the Rugby League World Cup later this year...

17th January

Former Warrior King Vuniyayawa signs for Super League club Leeds Rhinos

Fijian test forward King Vuniyayawa has found a new home in Super League after being released by the Warriors after his maiden NRL season. The 25-year-old has signed a one-year deal with the Leeds Rhinos for the 2021 season due to start in March. Vuniyayawa made his NRL debut for the Warriors in round one...

15th January

Queensland hunt for new State of Origin league coach as Wayne Bennett bows out

Queensland are searching for a new State of Origin coach after Wayne Bennett stepped down to focus on South Sydney’s NRL title hopes in 2021. After leading the Maroons to an historic victory in November, the Rabbitohs mentor has told Queensland officials he won’t be taking up the job again this season. Bennett had stepped...

Rugby league tournament to promote women, children

This week’s Nadroga-Navosa 9s rugby league tournament at Prince Charles Park in Nadi is to promote and help develop women’s rugby league. That includes helping raise awareness on the sport at grassroots level. This was confirmed by tournament co-ordinator Selai Domolailai yesterday. “This tournament is basically to pave way into the selection of talented women...

New clubs join FNRL

A shot in the arm for Fiji National Rugby League amid preparation for the 2021 season. With the organisation preparing for the year-long Vodafone Cup and other tournaments, interests to form more clubs have reached an all-time high. FNRL acting chief executive officer Don Natabe said applications had been received for the formation of more...

13th January

9s tournament to develop women’s rugby league

This week’s Nadroga-Navosa 9s rugby league tournament at Prince Charles Park in Nadi is to promote and help develop women’s rugby league. That includes helping raise awareness on the sport at grassroots level. This was confirmed by tournament co-ordinator Selai Domolailai yesterday. “This tournament is basically to pave way into the selection of talented women...

NRL stars warned for flashing gang signs during games and post-match interviews

The NRL will speak to players and clubs about their links to gang culture after it was revealed rap gangs may be using unauthorised footage of footballers making symbols or gestures after scoring tries or during post-match interviews. A number of high-profile stars including Josh Addo-Carr, Jack Wighton and Brian To’o have made public gestures...

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