Super Saturday: Rugby Union and Rugby League overload

Super Saturday: Rugby Union and Rugby League overload

It is not often that Rugby Union and Rugby League fans have such conflicting match schedules, as they do on this Super Saturday. With...
Derby Matches galore in the Week Five of Heartland Championshi

Derby Matches galore in the Week Five of Heartland Championship

With so many local derby matches, the results from Week Five of the Heartland Championship has only minutely defined the standings. For fans and...
HARvCAN (2)

Major Semifinals This Weekend Across All NZ Domestic Competitions

It will be 'rugby overload' come Saturday, with major semifinals this weekend across all NZ domestic competitions. The penultimate round in fact; with Mitre...
James Lash: Heartland Rugby everything he enjoys about the Game

James Lash: Heartland Rugby everything he enjoys about the Game

You get a sense from talking with James Lash that Heartland Rugby is everything that he enjoys about the game of rugby union and...
Mitre 10 Cup Rugby brings the game to the nation

Mitre 10 Cup Rugby brings the game to the nation

Like other provincial championships, bringing the game home to the nation is the point-of-difference. The emphasis on the heartland and 'grassroots rugby' is where...
Sir Brian Lochore

Sir Brian Lochore; with the Utmost Respect

The passing of New Zealand Rugby icon and senior figure Sir Brian Lochore, has illustrated that a player's career is more than just what...
James Lash: Heartland Rugby everything he enjoys about the Game

Super Saturday: Heartland Championship begins, Black Ferns/All Blacks test matches

Another weekend, and another Super Saturday. Fans find that the Heartland Championship begins, along with the crucial Black Ferns/All Blacks test matches
Mitre 10 Cup Week Two: CANvTAS Match of the Round

Mitre 10 Cup Week Two: CANvTAS Match of the Round

At the end of the Mitre 10 Cup Week Two schedule, one clash was more significant. The CANvTAS game was certainly the match of...
Women's rugby set to hold the ball during Super Saturday

Women’s rugby set to hold the ball during Super Saturday

Now that provincial rugby competitions have been up and running in NZ and South Africa, it's the time when women's rugby are set to...
Meads Cup Final - Mid Canterbury v North Otago

New Significance for Meads Cup in Heartland Rugby Championship 2017

There will undoubtedly be a new significance for the Meads Cup in the Heartland Rugby Championship, 2017. In the wake of the passing of...