NZRL Legends of League inducts four Kiwi Ferns for the first time
For the first time in its history, the NZRL has inducted four Kiwi Ferns to its prestigious Legends of League.
Kiwi Fern legends, Luisa Avaiki, Nadene Conlon, Trish Hina and Leah Witehira now join the esteemed Legends’ Club alongside eight new Kiwis inductees; Kevin Iro, Stacey Jones, James Leuluai, Sir Graham Lowe, Dane O’Hara, Quentin Pongia, Howie Tamati and Ruben Wiki.
The key criteria to be recognised for the Legends of League were longevity, leadership, achievement, and performance at international level (first and foremost), as well as club and provincial level; enhancing rugby league’s standing in New Zealand; and post-playing contribution to the game.
Having been retired for at least five years – a directive since the establishment of the Legends of League in 1995 – remains a requirement. READ MORE