Sporting Digest: Rugby League

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AUCKLAND WARRIORS are to sign Frano Botica and Dennis Betts next year. Both playerswill join the New Zealand after completing their contracts with Wigan at the end of next season.

LEEDS have agreed terms with Widnes for Esene Faimalo, the 27-year- old New Zealand Test player - but the transfer fee may have to be fixed by a tribunal. Paul Moriarty, the Great Britain forward, has also been put on the transfer list by Widnes.

WORLD CLUBS CHAMPIONSHIP (Brisbane): Brisbane Broncos (4) 14, Wigan (12) 20. Brisbane: Tries M Hancock, J O'Neill, Sailor; Goals J O'Neill. Wigan: Tries Betts, Mather, Robinson; Goals Botica 4. (54,220).