Ex-NRL Star Ordered To Pay Abuse Damages

A former NRL player has been ordered to pay damages to the tune of NZ$528,700 to his ex-wife. Michael Jennings is being accused of verbal as well as sexual abuse by former spouse Kirra Wilden. Their relationship finally ended in May 2016. According to Wilden, Jennings would regularly drink and ….

Adam Elliot Suspended Over Kissing Incident

Controversial Canterbury forward Adam Elliot is in the news once again over yet another discolouring incident. Elliot this past weekend got booted from a Gold Coast restaurant for an unsavory incident involving himself and NRLW player and friend Millie Boyle. The Bulldogs have reportedly now stood down Elliot in lieu ….

Nathan Brown Blames Inconsistent Bans For Recent Loss

Nathan Brown, the Warriors coach, has blasted the NRL for their inconsistency in managing COVID-19 rules and restrictions. This comes after the Warriors’ most recent loss against the Sharks. Brown has voiced his outrage after Warriors players Josh Curran and Euan Aitken were forced to isolated for 14 days after ….

Dallin Watene-Zelezniak Leaves Bulldogs To Join Warriors

Dallin Watene-Zelezniak has officially signed his contract to join the Warriors through to the end of the 2024 season. This comes after he was released from his current contract with the Bulldogs. HE made the move following team frustrations within the Bulldogs. With immediate effect, former Kiwi’s captain Watene-Zelezniak will ….

New Warriors Signee May Miss NRL Season

Chances are good new Warriors signing Addin Fonua-Blake could miss the remainder of the NRL season due to a serious injury to the rower’s knee. According to a recent medical report, the marquee signing’s injury might be far worse and long-lasting than initially anticipated. Fonua-Blake sustained the injury during last ….

NRL Says Its Open To Change Over New Rules

The NRL has declared itself open to “change” and flexibility in the event some new rules recently implemented in order to increase the entertainment value of the game don’t work. A number of players have been expressing concern over the faster style of play and how the increase in speed ….

Pasifika Names Still Being Mispronounced

Despite Pasifika making up at least half of all players in Super Rugby and the National Rugby League, sports broadcasters and commentators in New Zealand are still habitually mispronouncing Pacific Island names. The fact that current as well as former players across all codes are still having their names mangled ….

Raiders Players Charged With Drink Driving

Last year’s underage sex scandal was apparently not wake-up call enough for Raiders forward Corey Harawira-Naera, as he now once again faces possible sanctions by the NRL and Canberra after being charged with drink driving by ACT Police on Christmas Eve. Harawira-Naera and teammate Corey Horsburgh have in fact both ….

Masada Iosefa Killed In Quad Crash

Samoan International and former Panthers and Wests Tigers hooker Masada Iosefa has died. Iosefa died Monday night, on the eve of his 33rd birthday, after he was fatally injured in a quad bike accident. Born in Samoa, he was set to captain Rockhampton this coming season. He moved to Sydney ….