28 Mar 2011

Sir Peter Leitch confirmed as NZRL's new patron

4:33 pm on 28 March 2011

The New Zealand Rugby League has confirmed Sir Peter Leitch as its new Patron in place of the former prime minister Helen Clark, who's now with the United Nations in New York.

Helen Clark was patron from 2002 and te honorary position is for a minimum of three years.

Trevor Maxwell will continue as the NZRL President for a further two years, a position he has held since 2008, and Meng Foon was re elected to the NZRL Board.