27 Apr 2011

Second Kiwis-Kangaroos test confirmed

7:03 pm on 27 April 2011

The New Zealand and Australian Rugby Leagues have confirmed a second test this year with an end of seson match in Newcastle on October 16 before the Four Nations tournament in the United Kingdom.

The NZRL's chief executive, Jim Doyle, said a second Test between the Kiwis and Kangaroos recognises the ever-growing popularity of international Rugby League.

Doyle says recent tests have been thrillers and there is a real demand from the public on both sides of the Tasman to see more .

The first test's on May 6 on the Gold Coast.