The first ever NRL Harvey Norman All Stars in New Zealand will feature Premiership and representative stars alongside some of the best up-and-coming talent in the men’s and women’s games, as the NRL today announced the teams for the showcase at Rotorua International Stadium on Saturday 11 February.
The home crowd will see Māori superstars including Joseph Manu, James Fisher-Harris, Joseph Tapine and Jared Waerea-Hargreaves, up against visiting Indigenous All Stars including Latrell Mitchell, Josh Addo-Carr, Nicho Hynes and Selwyn Cobbo.
The Harvey Norman Women’s All Stars will feature Māori stars including Kennedy Cherrington, Zahara Temara and Olivia Kernick, taking on an Indigenous line-up that includes the likes of Shaylee Bent, Caitlan Johnston and Jaime Chapman.
The women’s and men’s matches will follow a curtain-raiser between the Māori and Indigenous All Stars Touch Football teams.
Tickets are available from NZD$40 for adults and NZD$85 for families via nrl.com/tickets.
Maori All Stars (Men)
Coach: Ben Gardiner
Indigenous All Stars (Men)
Coach: Ronald Griffiths
Maori All Stars (Women)
Coach: Keith Hanley
Indigenous All Stars (Women)
Coach: Ben Jeffries
Maori All Stars (Touch Football)
Te Ao Mihi Paul
Deena Ranginui Puketapu
Coaches: Mita Graham, Te Aroha Paki, Hika Pene
Indigenous All Stars (Touch Football)
Rebecca Mi Mi
Coaches: Karley Banks, Melissa Mitchell
The 2023 NRL Harvey Norman All Stars is proudly supported by Harvey Norman, Rotorua Lakes Council, along with Indigenous team major partner Aboriginal Employment Strategy (AES).
All Stars matches will be broadcast live on the Nine Network, Fox League, Kayo and Sky Sport NZ.