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Draw sets up thrilling pool clashes in NRL Auckland Nines 2016

It didn’t take long for the pool of death to emerge for the 2016 NRL Auckland Nines. The Canterbury Bulldogs, Manly Sea Eagles, New Zealand Warriors and Brisbane Broncos were the first four teams drawn out of a barrel by Kiwi supermodel Kylie Bax in Auckland this... read more

Nines club programme returns for 2016

Sixteen rugby league clubs across the Auckland region have been chosen to take part in the 2016 Dick Smith NRL Auckland Nines club programme. Cronulla Sharks five-eighth Ben Barba is in Auckland for the announcement of the participating clubs today at Mangere East... read more

Billy Slater targets comeback at 2016 Nines

Record-breaking Melbourne Storm fullback Billy Slater has provided the NRL Auckland Nines an unexpected boost, signalling to organisers his intention to play next year. The 25-test Australian star was at Mount Smart Stadium on Sunday 12th July for the Round 18 clash... read more

Nines returns Waitangi Weekend 2016

Circle Waitangi Weekend on your calendar for the Dick Smith NRL Auckland Nines next year! The NRL, Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic Development (ATEED) and Duco Events have today confirmed The Greatest Weekend of Rugby League will be staged on Saturday 6 &... read more

I’ve always wanted to play in the Auckland Nines, it’s such a dynamic tournament and I think it suits my style of play. I can’t wait to be there in 2016!

Billy Slater

Legend, Melbourne Storm