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DENVER, CO - JUNE 23: Martin Taupau of New Zealand passes the ball during a Rugby League Test Match between England and the New Zealand Kiwis at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on June 23, 2018 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Russell Lansford/Getty Images)

Kiwis enforcer Martin Taupau backs Denver Test despite delays

Taupau played for Manly just two days after arriving back from the Denver Test between NZ and England

19/06/2018 - Rugby League -2018 RL International - England v New Zealand - New Zealand Training - University of Denver, Denver, Colorado, USA - Leeson Ah Mau. . Picture by Allan McKenzie/SWpix.com / www.photosport.nz

Warriors get some much-needed size with Leeson Ah Mau returning to club in 2019

The 113kg Kiwis and Toa Samoa player returns to the club where he debuted.

Shaun Johnson.
NRL Premiership. Vodafone Warriors v Gold Coast Titans. Mt Smart Stadium, Auckland, New Zealand. March 17 2018. © Copyright photo: Andrew Cornaga / www.Photosport.nz

'I was pretty comfy on the couch' - Shaun Johnson happy to have missed Kiwis' US Test

Johnson was one of several Warriors stars to miss the clash with England.

New Zealand Kiwis perform the haka.
New Zealand v England in a Denver Test Saturday June 23, 2018 at Broncos Stadium at Mile High. The TEST will be the first time the two rugby powerhouses will play each other on American soil. photos by Evan Semón Photography

Kiwis Test stars to arrive in time for NRL round 16 after delayed flight from Denver

Kiwi players' flight to San Francisco was cancelled due to an electrical storm yesterday.

Picture by Allan McKenzie/SWpix.com / www.photosport.nz  - 23/06/2018 - Rugby League -2018 RL International - New Zealand v England - The Broncos Stadium at Mile High - Denver, Colorado, USA - England celebrate Elliot Whitehead's try against New Zealand.

Rugby league 'arrived in North America' - promoter calls for more Tests after Kiwis clash

Nearly 20,000 fans turned out for the historic clash in Denver over the weekend.

NZRL boss says New Zealand anthem at Denver Test was 'disgraceful'

Greg Peters will ask the promoters why someone else didn't sing God Defend New Zealand.

Kiwis start strongly in Denver but England surge past them in second half

Crowd of almost 20,000 on hand to witness historic Test at Mile High Stadium.

Inexperienced and tired Kiwis collapse against England in Denver Test

Kiwis' new era off to a spluttering start on rugby league's new frontier.

'One of the worst renditions of the anthem I've ever heard' - Denver Test singer heavily criticised for NZ anthem

The rendition of E Ihowā Atua barely included a full word, with both versions out of tune.

New Zealand Kiwis Rugby League team and Head coach photo ahead of the New Zealand v England test match in Denver, Colorado, USA. 18 June 2018.
Copyright photo: Evan Semón / www.photosport.nz

Kiwis coach Michael Maguire gives Issac Luke first bite at captaincy

"Issac's going to be the one who's going to talk to the ref and do the coin toss," said Maguire.

Michael Maguire wants everyone to take ownership for the team’s results.

Kiwis name seven debutants in new look side for Denver Test

Michael Maguire has named a fresh faced 17 to face England on Sunday morning.

Michael Maguire delays naming of Kiwis side to face England in Denver

The new Kiwis coach is still to decide on his final 17 for Sunday's Test.

Watch: 'These guys are crazy, they're nuts – no helmets or pads' - Denver Broncos cheerleaders promote Kiwis Test

England take on the Kiwis on Sunday at the Sports Authority Field at Mile High in Denver, Colorado.

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Isaako has been given a special seal of approval by the senior player.

'He's gangster' - Senior Kiwi Issac Luke's unique praise for rookie winger

Warrior has first-hand experience of playing against young Broncos star.

Michael Maguire names seven new players in his first Kiwis league squad

The new coach was forced into naming a youthful 19-man squad for Denver Test.

Kiwis Shaun Johnson is dejected following their loss during the Rugby League World Cup Quarter Final match. New Zealand Kiwis v Fiji. Wellington Regional Stadium. 18th November 2017. © Copyright Photo: Grant Down / www.photosport.nz

Johnson, Tuivasa-Sheck, Harris ruled out of Kiwis Test, Maumalo to debut - report

The Warriors stars won't be risked for the clash in Denver, USA next week.

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The Warriors stalwart said it was an emotional choice - even if he doesn't show it.

Simon Mannering retires from international rugby league, unavailable for Kiwis Denver Test against England

The 31-year-old made his debut for the Kiwis in 2006 and said the time is right to hang up his boots from international football.

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Michael Maguire said he wants the best players to play for New Zealand.

'The door is always open' - Kiwis coach says Jason Taumalolo and other defectors welcome back

Michael Maguire said he wants the best players to play for New Zealand.

Michael Maguire tasked with rebuilding Kiwis following horror 2017

The former Rabbitohs boss has been appointed David Kidwell's successor.

Three Kiwis on shortlist for NRL Hall of Fame

Greats in line to become the first New Zealand players inducted.

Kiwis Shaun Johnson is dejected following their loss during the Rugby League World Cup Quarter Final match. New Zealand Kiwis v Fiji. Wellington Regional Stadium. 18th November 2017. © Copyright Photo: Grant Down / www.photosport.nz

'This is a good wake up call' - Review findings into Kiwis' World Cup failure released

"Disappointing as it was, the Kiwis 2017 loss could ultimately be for the best for the game."

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An independent panel will look into why things went so wrong for New Zealand in the tournament.

NZ Rugby League CEO stands down after shambolic World Cup performance

Alex Hayton has resigned three months after the Kiwis were humiliated by Fiji.

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Kiwis Shaun Johnson is dejected following their loss during the Rugby League World Cup Quarter Final match. New Zealand Kiwis v Fiji. Wellington Regional Stadium. 18th November 2017. © Copyright Photo: Grant Down / www.photosport.nz

'I'm so sorry we couldn't deliver' - Shaun Johnson apologises to Kiwis fans after World Cup humiliation

The halfback regrets taking aim at the team's fans following the 4-2 loss to Fiji last week.

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Tonga's Jason Taumalolo. Kiwis v Tonga, Rugby League World Cup, FMG Stadium, Hamilton, New Zealand. Saturday, 11 November, 2017. Copyright photo: John Cowpland / www.photosport.nz

Watch: Jason Taumalolo defection a breakthrough for Pacific nations, says ex-Kiwis star

The decision to reject New Zealand for Tonga will have a huge impact in the future, Tony Kemp believes.

Watch: Steven Adams stunned by Kiwis' loss to Fiji – 'it was something weird'

NZ's early exit from the Rugby League World Cup hasn't gone unnoticed in Oklahoma.

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Kidwell was always going to fail in charge of the Kiwis, former Test star Tony Kemp says.

Watch: David Kidwell never the right choice as Kiwis coach says Tony Kemp – 'It was totally wrong'

Kidwell was always going to fail in charge of the Kiwis, the former Test star says.

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Tony Kemp says the problems in the Kiwis' camp extend far beyond the players and coach.

'You're not going to put ointment on a scab' – ex-Kiwis star calls for full-scale NZRL clear-out

Tony Kemp says the problems in the camp extend far beyond the players and coach.

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