Sporting Digest: Rugby League

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The Independent Online
THE Junior Kiwis will play nine matches on this autumn's tour of England, including two against Great Britain's Academy team. They meet at Wembley on 16 October in a curtain-raiser to the first senior Test, and at Wigan five days later.

NEW ZEALAND JUNIOR TEAM Tour of England: 23 September Hull; 27 Barla Presidents XIII, venue tba; 30 Lancashire Academy, St Helens. 4 October Wigan; 7 Yorkshire Academy, Featherstone Rovers; 11 Warrington; 16 Great Britain Academy, Wembley; 18 Barla International XIII, Whitehaven; 21 Great Britain Academy, Wigan.

TRANSFERS: Tommy Martyn, stand-off, Oldham to St Helens (player exchange plus fee to be agreed); Paul Groves, hooker, St Helens to Oldham (player exchange).