Who is the captain of the New Zealand rugby league team?

January 10, 2019 Off By idswater

Who is the captain of the New Zealand rugby league team?

In December 2007 the NZRL held its annual awards dinner. Being one hundred years since the inception of rugby league in New Zealand, a 13-man New Zealand team of the century was named on the evening, with Cliff Johnson named at captain.

Where was the rugby league World Cup held in 2000?

The 2000 Rugby League World Cup, held in Britain, featured teams from 16 countries, but the 2008 iteration returned to a 10-team format. Results of the Rugby League World Cup are provided in the table.

When did New Zealand win the rugby league World Cup?

The 2008 New Zealand rugby league tour of Australia was a tour by the New Zealand national rugby league team to compete at the 2008 Rugby League World Cup. New Zealand came second in Group A of the tournament before winning their semi-finals against England and defeating Australia 34-20 in the final to win the World Cup for the first time.

Where was the rugby league World Cup played in 2008?

Played between New Zealand and Australia on 22 November 2008 at Brisbane ‘s Lang Park, the match was a re-play of the 2000 Rugby League World Cup final and its outcome determined who became World Cup -holders for the following five years.

Who was the New Zealand rugby league team in 2000?

The 2000 New Zealand rugby league season was the 93rd season of rugby league that had been played in New Zealand. The main feature of the year was the inaugural season of the Bartercard Cup competition that was run by the New Zealand Rugby League. The Canterbury Bulls won the Cup by defeating the Otahuhu Leopards 38–24 in the Grand Final.

Why did New Zealand play in the 2000 World Cup?

With some controversy, the team participated in the 2000 World Cup as Aotearoa Māori. The Super League International Board had agreed to give a place in their World Cup to the New Zealand Māori team as they attempted to gain allies during the Super League war.

In December 2007 the NZRL held its annual awards dinner. Being one hundred years since the inception of rugby league in New Zealand, a 13-man New Zealand team of the century was named on the evening, with Cliff Johnson named at captain.

When did the New Zealand rugby league team compete in the World Cup?

Like its union counterpart, the rugby league team competes in international competitions. With some controversy, the team participated in the 2000 World Cup as Aotearoa Māori.