History

New Zealand Rugby League Team of the Century

As part of the centenary celebrations in 2007 for 100 years of International Rugby League; New Zealand Rugby League named a New Zealand Team of the Century at the awards dinner held in Manukau in December 2007.

The team is listed below:

  1. Fullback - Des White (Auckland) 
  2. Wing - Tom Hadfield (Auckland) 
  3. Centre - Tom Baxter (Auckland) 
  4. Centre - Roger Bailey (Auckland) 
  5. Wing - Phil Orchard (Bay of Plenty & Wellington) 
  6. Standoff - George Menzies (West Coast) 
  7. Halfback - Stacey Jones (Auckland) 
  8. Prop - Cliff Johnson (Captain / Auckland) 
  9. Hooker - Jock Butterfield (West Coast & Canterbury) 
  10. Prop - Ruben Wiki (Auckland) 
  11. Second Row - Mark Graham (Auckland)
  12. Second Row - Ron Ackland (Auckland)
  13. Loose Forward - Mel Cooke (Canterbury)