Niue national rugby league team

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Niue
Badge of Niue team
Governing body Niue Rugby League
Region Oceania
Head coach Bman Perenara
Captain Dene Halatau
Home stadium Niue National Stadium
RLIF ranking -th
Colours
First international
 Cook Islands 22–8 Niue 
(Rarotonga, Cook Islands; 1986)
Biggest win
 Cook Islands 12–42 Niue 
(Auckland, New Zealand; November 1992)
Biggest defeat
 Samoa 36–18 Niue 
(Suva, Fiji; 19 October 2004)

The Niue national rugby league team pronounced New-ay represents Niue in rugby league football. It has been participating in international competition since 1986.

Niue has participated in the Pacific Cup in 1986 and 1992 and the Pacific Rim Competition in 2004.

Results[edit]

Winning team given first

Pacific Cup 1986[edit]

  • Cook Islands 22 - 8 Niue
  • Niue 16 - 32 New Zealand Māori

Pacific Cup 1992[edit]

  • Tonga 24-8 Niue
  • Cook Islands 23-22 Niue
  • Niue 14-10 Fiji
  • Western Samoa 41-28 Niue
  • Niue 42 Cook Islands 12

Pacific Rim Competition 2004[edit]

Cabramatta International Nines[edit]

In recent years, Niue have entered squads into the International 9 a side tournament held at Cabramatta Stadium, Sydney, Australia.

  • 2009 results: Niue 6 NSW Universities 0, Australian Indigenous 24 Niue 6, Tonga 40 Niue 4, Bowl semifinals: Mounties 30 Niue 4
  • 2011 results: Cook Islands 24 Niue 6, Tonga 22 Niue 14, Trophy Quarterfinals: Niue 20 Cook Islands 16, Trophy Semifinals: Mounties 34 Niue 12

2011 Niue 9s squad: Captains David Mike Filimona & Les Hipa Players: Greg Malaki, Aaron Tutoka, Alex Seini-Edward, David Alo, Evan Nicholas, Ticks Tuhetoka, Sumica Kaifoto, Rob Matagito, Zackri Smith, Robert Matagito, Patrick Chandra, John Ioane, Sonny Simona Masae. Tuki Jackson, Patrick Sipley, Jordan Tongahai, Cliff Tutoka, Peter Edward were originally selected in the squad. Coach: Bman Perenara

2014 Squad[edit]

2014 Niue Squad
First team squad Coaching staff

Head coach



Legend:
  • (c) Captain
  • (vc) Vice captain

Updated: 24 May 2014
Source(s): October 2014


Notable players of Niuen descent[edit]

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