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NZ -Teacher offers educational opportunity if student dumps league for union

08 November 2014 - 04:10 AM

Didn't realise it was this bad in new zealand and that they seem so comfortable with it that it's seems to be treated as a bit of a laugh in the article

https://au.news.yaho...-about-bribery/

"Nikoro was a talented schoolboy, both on the sports fields of Auckland's Mount Albert Grammar and in the classroom where he wanted to move into a higher maths stream.

His maths master was happy to accept him - but the teacher was also the school under-15 rugby coach and suggested that a switch from league to union might smooth the way.

Nikoro was happy to oblige.

"I was trying to get into the higher stream and when I asked the teacher he said 'only if you trial for my team'," Nikoro said.

"I thought I'd give it a go. I made the team and he put me into the maths class.""

NRL to set up base in Fiji

07 November 2014 - 07:52 PM

The Pacific Strategy is up and running..

http://fijisun.com.f...t-up-base-here/

league merging with union in South Africa?

06 November 2014 - 11:05 AM

Very interesting developments in south africa. Not sure what to think of this
http://www.sarugbyle...or-rugby-league

$100 million revenue for state of origin 2015

05 November 2014 - 06:30 PM

Quite a prediction this..

http://m.dailytelegr...3-1227113837568

Is it time for England to join NRL?

03 November 2014 - 07:22 AM

Interesting piece in the Sydney Morning Herald suggesting England should join the NRL.

What are your thoughts?

http://m.smh.com.au/...103-11g0nz.html