auckland nines

Brisbane Tens was doomed from the start

Brisbane Tens was doomed from the start

Concept simply comes across as a clunkier version of sevens.

Nines form has McQueen primed for big season

Nines form has McQueen primed for big season

Former Red Ant shows form at Auckland Nines.

Rookie puts name up in lights for Roosters

Rookie puts name up in lights for Roosters

Robinson has guaranteed Auckland Nines hero a role in his top 17

Bernard Lewis the unlikely Roosters hero

Bernard Lewis the unlikely Roosters hero

Bleached blonde curls steal the show

Nines showcase thrilling talent ... and bad haircuts

Nines showcase thrilling talent ... and bad haircuts

Tony Durkin looks at some of the left-field highlights.

Unfancied Roosters secure surprise Nines title

Unfancied Roosters secure surprise Nines title

The Chooks disposed of Penrith in a thrilling tournament finale.

Cowboys star stuns with top try at Nines

Cowboys star stuns with top try at Nines

Gideon Gela-Mosby provided the highlight of the two-day tournament.

Kahu drops a clanger as Broncos bow out

Kahu drops a clanger as Broncos bow out

The Roosters sprung an upset on the heavily favoured Broncos.

Jillaroos score first ever win over Kiwi Ferns

Jillaroos score first ever win over Kiwi Ferns

Speedster Chelsea Baker scored first for the Jillaroos

Jillaroos confident of ending Nines hoodoo

Jillaroos confident of ending Nines hoodoo

Kezie Apps believes the time is right for Aussies to end losing run.

Thurston wants to share the love for Nines

Thurston wants to share the love for Nines

Cowboys superstar wants to see the pre-season tournament on move.

Cowboys name star-studded Nines line-up

Cowboys name star-studded Nines line-up

Johnathan Thurston will make his first appearance at tournament.

Fittler slams Gould's criticism of Auckland Nines

Fittler slams Gould's criticism of Auckland Nines

Legend has called ex-coach a "dinosaur” for not supporting concept.

Titans to test combinations at Nines

Titans to test combinations at Nines

The Titans ready to use different combinations.

Eels spring a Nines surprise by naming Radradra

Eels spring a Nines surprise by naming Radradra

The winger is bidding to repay the faith the club has shown him.

Your ultimate guide to the NRL pre-season

Your ultimate guide to the NRL pre-season

We give you the full run-down in the lead-up to the season.

How Jillaroos coach plans to avenge Nines defeats

How Jillaroos coach plans to avenge Nines defeats

Aussies hellbent on reversing the result from last year.

Nines designs inspired by Maori culture

Nines designs inspired by Maori culture

Alex Glenn and Jordan Kahu had a hand in the Broncos' jersey.

Hayne joins long list of stars at Nines

Hayne joins long list of stars at Nines

Titans star will be lining up at next year's Auckland Nines.

Time for players to stop whinging about burnout

Time for players to stop whinging about burnout

Time to stop whinging about burnout and just step aside

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