Roosters win 2017 Auckland Nines

Roosters win 2017 Auckland Nines

The Roosters have survived an epic second-half comeback from the Panthers to hold on for a gripping 10-8 win to claim the Downer Auckland Nines trophy for the first time.  Down by 10 points at the interval, Penrith hit back with two second-half tries and had a chance...

Jarryd Hayne joins stellar line-up for 2017 Nines

Two-time Dally M player of the year and international cross-code sensation Jarryd Hayne will join Johnathan Thurston, Shaun Johnson and a massive line-up of rugby league superstars at the 2017 Downer NRL Auckland Nines, it can be confirmed today. “I’ve been watching...

Johnson looks to go one better at Nines

League fans can again plan to spend Waitangi Weekend at Eden Park next year, with the fourth edition of the Downer NRL Auckland Nines confirmed for February 4-5, 2017. While the Warriors are still reeling from their recent disappointing NRL season finish, halfback...

NRL stars to light up Auckland again at the Downer NRL Auckland Nines

Eden Park is once again the place to be over Waitangi Weekend, with the fourth edition of the  spectacular Downer NRL Auckland Nines confirmed for Saturday February 4 and Sunday February 5, 2017. A host of NRL stars  – 49 Kangaroos; 46 Kiwis; 46 State of Origin;...

Superstars to kick for charity at Downer NRL Auckland Nines

Rugby league Immortal Andrew Johns, three-time Golden Boot winner Johnathan Thurston, Superboot Daryl Halligan and former All Black and Blues rugby star Carlos Spencer will go head-to-head in the Beko Legends Kick-Off charity goal kicking challenge at the Downer NRL...