Ryan Crotty returns to the starting line-up

Super Saturday–Rugby Calendar Overflowing

In New Zealand this weekend, not only are the All Blacks playing again, but so is everyone else! Don't take me literally, but there...
Mitre 10 Cup Rd 3 - Bay of Plenty v Otago

NZ Rugby Grandstand–Week Three Mitre 10 Cup

The matches are coming thick-and-fast in this years Mitre 10 Cup. With mid-week Wednesday night games beginning, it built on a great start to...

Manawatu Blow Big Chance To Capture Ranfurly Shield

Waikato has once again retained the Ranfurly Shield, but Sean Botherway’s men didn't play like winners in their latest defence. Manawatu are off to a decent...
New Zealand All Blacks Captain's Run

All Blacks to Play in Mitre 10 Cup

After the high-energy output during The Rugby Championship, many leading All Blacks have been afforded a release from the All Blacks camp. Free now...
Mitre 10 Cup Rd 2 - Canterbury v Tasman

NZ Rugby Grandstand–Week Two Mitre 10 Cup

Only after a number of weeks, you get the sense that the obsession that people say Kiwi's have for rugby is true. It is...

Waikato Retain Ranfurly Shield

Waikato has successfully defended the Ranfurly Shield after beating a valiant North Harbour 26-15 in Hamilton this afternoon. To their absolute credit, North Harbour put...
Mitre 10 Cup Rd 2 - Otago v Wellington

Super Saturday–a Huge Weekend of Rugby to enjoy

This weekend, New Zealand rugby will enjoy a full schedule. There are local matches at the grassroots level--Heartland Championship, Mitre10 Cup and there is...
Mitre 10 Cup Rd 1 - Southland v Otago

NZ Rugby Grandstand–Week One Mitre 10 Cup

Last week, New Zealand (NZ) Rugby kicked off it's National Provincial Championship. The Mitre 10 Cup will see the top 14 sides in the...

Waikato Start Mitre 10 Cup With Loss

Waikato dug deep in their opening match of the Mitre 10 Cup, but the Tasman Makos were the better side on the day. The 24-19...

Trial Laws For New Zealand’s Mitre 10 Cup

New Zealand’s National Provincial Championship, now branded the Mitre10 Cup. Fans will expect the same quality rugby, as the former ‘ITM Cup’ kicks off this...