NRL season 2014 with Auckland Nines will lead two days of the tournament on February 15 and 16 in Auckland at Eden Park.
All 16 National Rugby League team will compete in the competition, the tension over only two days, with at least 12 per salary club 25 capped players, as well as the top five players from each of the Club’s salary CAP is also guaranteed to take part — a fan so two days action top-grade Rugby League.
All teams will play three games against other teams in their group, with games every two minutes the nine two and will be televised sports Fox and Sky Sports NZ.
COMPETITION FORMAT, POOLS AND FIXTURES
All 16 teams are split up into four equal groups where they will each play one another in the group stage. From there, the top two teams from each group will move on to the quarterfinals, where the winners from those eight games will play in a knockout format through to the Grand Final.
|POOL A (YELLOW)||POOL B (GREEN)||POOL C (BLUE)||POOL D (RED)|
DAY ONE SCHEDULE
|1||Sharks vs. Knights||10:35am||12:35pm||Fox Sports|
|2||Tigers vs. Titans||11:00am||1:00pm||Fox Sports|
|3||Roosters vs. Eels||11:25am||1:25pm||Fox Sports|
|4||Broncos vs. Bulldogs||11:50am||1:50pm||Fox Sports|
|5||Warriors vs. Raiders||12:25pm||2:25pm||Fox Sports|
|6||Sea Eagles vs. Cowboys||12:50pm||2:50pm||Fox Sports|
|7||Storm vs. Panthers||1:15pm||3:15pm||Fox Sports|
|8||Rabbitohs vs. Dragons||1:40pm||3:40pm||Fox Sports|
|9||Sharks vs. Tigers||2:20pm||4:20pm||Fox Sports|
|10||Knights vs. Titans||2:45pm||4:45pm||Fox Sports|
|11||Roosters vs. Broncos||3:10pm||5:10pm||Fox Sports|
|12||Eels vs. Bulldogs||3:35pm||5:35pm||Fox Sports|
|13||Warriors vs. Sea Eagles||4:10pm||6:10pm||Fox Sports|
|14||Raiders vs. Warriors||4:35pm||6:35pm||Fox Sports|
|15||Storm vs. Rabbitohs||5:00pm||7:00pm||Fox Sports|
|16||Panthers vs. Dragons||5:25pm||7:25pm||Fox Sports|
DAY TWO SCHEDULE
|17||Sharks vs. Titans||10:00am||12:00pm||Fox Sports|
|18||Knights vs. Tigers||10:25am||12:25pm||Fox Sports|
|19||Roosters vs. Bulldogs||10:50am||12:50pm||Fox Sports|
|20||Eels vs. Broncos||11:15am||1:15pm||Fox Sports|
|21||Warriors vs. Cowboys||11:45am||1:45pm||Fox Sports|
|22||Raiders vs. Sea Eagles||12:10pm||2:10pm||Fox Sports|
|23||Storm vs. Dragons||12:35pm||2:35pm||Fox Sports|
|24||Panthers vs. Rabbitohs||1:00pm||3:00pm||Fox Sports|
|25||1st Quarter Final||1:30pm||3:30pm||Fox Sports|
|26||2nd Quarter Final||1:55pm||3:55pm||Fox Sports|
|27||3rd Quarter Final||2:20pm||4:20pm||Fox Sports|
|28||4th Quarter Final||2:45pm||4:45pm||Fox Sports|
|29||1st Semi Final||3:45pm||5:45pm||Fox Sports|
|30||2nd Semi Final||4:10pm||6:10pm||Fox Sports|
|31||Grand Final||5:30pm||7:30pm||Fox Sports|
Group A: New Zealand Warriors
The Warriors, of course, will go into the tournament as one of the teams to beat because of their advantage home environment, but also for their ability to play with the ball. She likes Simon mannering Feleti them Good blend of size and speed in the forward, while their dynamic halfback Shaun Johnson will be able to use their skills in football in its entirety. Throw in some of the fastest wide men in the game and the Warriors are the specific team defeated in 2014.
Group B: Brisbane Broncos
After having bought extremely well during the season so far, will be Brisbane line in 2014 with a much stronger team than what they did in the NRL in 2013. More importantly for this contest bring with them a lot of tremendous players and with a wide range of relatively agile big men currently passes into the ranks of their Holden Cup teams, the Broncos could find himself with a team suitable for this contest more than with the 13 men on the field.
Group C: Cronulla Sharks
With Todd Carney ship control, look for Cronulla to a real risk of teams in the competition next year. Wade Graham and Andrew Fifita has some really good ball handling skills, and appreciate the opportunity to show what they can do in open spaces. With fast back off their hips to the sharks of the specific skills needed for distribution to the middle of any team.
Group D: Penrith Panthers
Many see the Melbourne storm and the South Sydney Rabbitohs as the danger teams in the “group of death”, but does not preclude the Penrith Panthers from making influence. They have a lot of good talent comes series (displayed in their premiere Holden Cup this year) and has a great combination of size and skill in the forward and rear outside. accelerates Guys like Josh Mansour and James Roberts it will be incredibly difficult to stop in this format, and if you’re going to worry about, the page will actually Penrith.