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2017 Downer NRL Auckland Nines squads

2017 Downer NRL Auckland Nines squads

Every squad for the 2017 Downer NRL Auckland Nines tournament, held at Eden Park on February 4 and 5.

Sat 04 Feb 2017, 9:59AM

Turner wants the Nines to go global

Turner wants the Nines to go global

Raiders recruit Jordan Turner wants to see the Auckland Nines concept expanded to include Super League clubs, or the UK to host its own Nines event.

Sat 04 Feb 2017, 9:58AMBy Martin Gabor, National Correspondent

Manly rookie Kelly tipped for NRL spot

Manly rookie Kelly tipped for NRL spot

Sea Eagles recruit Brian Kelly has received the ultimate endorsement from Nines skipper Brenton Lawrence, with the prop forward backing him to play NRL in 2017.

Sat 04 Feb 2017, 9:08AMBy Martin Gabor, National Correspondent

Panthers prodigies unleashed on Nines

Panthers prodigies unleashed on Nines

They have been the dominant force in the Holden Cup for the past two years and now some of Penrith's best juniors are set to be unleashed on the Auckland Nines.

Sat 04 Feb 2017, 9:00AMBy Martin Gabor, National Correspondent

Politoni to mark NRL return with Titans deal

Politoni to mark NRL return with Titans deal

Former Sharks hooker Pat Politoni will mark his return to the NRL arena at the Downer NRL Auckland Nines with a contract with the Gold Coast Titans.

Sat 04 Feb 2017, 8:38AMBy Tony Webeck, Chief Queensland Correspondent

Kahu forges Bronco-Kiwi connection

Kahu forges Bronco-Kiwi connection

Jordan Kahu discusses the origins of an eye-catching jersey design far removed from the colours we normally associate with the Brisbane Broncos.

Sat 04 Feb 2017, 8:29AMBy Tony Webeck, Chief Queensland Correspondent

Conversation that saved Taylor's career

Conversation that saved Taylor's career

Just seven months after joining Wests Tigers, Elijah Taylor was voted by his teammates to be part of the 2017 leadership group at the Auckland Nines.

Sat 04 Feb 2017, 7:00AMBy Tony Webeck, Chief Queensland Correspondent

Goodwin a father figure on and off the field

Goodwin a father figure on and off the field

Bryson Goodwin is excited at the prospect of mentoring the glut of up-and-comers vying for a Rabbitohs jersey in season 2017.

Sat 04 Feb 2017, 6:00AMBy Martin Gabor, National Correspondent

Jillaroos rookie set to take Nines by Storm

Jillaroos rookie set to take Nines by Storm

Jillaroos teammates are predicting that Isabelle Kelly will be the breakout star when they meet the New Zealand Kiwi Ferns at the Auckland Nines weekend.

Sat 04 Feb 2017, 6:00AMBy Tony Webeck, Chief Queensland Correspondent

Marshall looking to impress at Nines

Marshall looking to impress at Nines

Brisbane utility Benji Marshall will don a Broncos jersey for the first time at the Downer NRL Auckland Nines as he tries to earn a spot in Brisbane's 17.

Fri 03 Feb 2017, 7:00PMBy Eden Richards, Queensland Correspondent