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...
Jacob Umaga

Who is Jacob Umaga?

Having only signed a senior contract at the start of the season, a string of exciting performances have earned young Wasps starlet Jacob Umaga...

Harbour Win Ugly but Fans Still Delighted with Premiership Success

Even though head coach Tom Coventry used the term 'ugly' when describing his sides victory tonight, he was still happy with taking away the...
Scott Scrafton hopes enthusiasm rubs off on his Blues team mates

Scott Scrafton hopes enthusiasm rubs off on his Blues team mates

Speaking to Scott Scrafton on Friday night, the young Auckland lock is optimistic. While his team had just endured a less than satisfactory game...
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...
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Mitre 10 Cup opening night; treats for young and old

For all the statements and publicity, the game is simple. And so was the Mitre 10 Cup opening night; treats for young and old,...
Big week in New Zealand Rugby; new head coach and ASB Rugby Awards

Big week in New Zealand Rugby; new head coach and ASB Rugby Awards

As the details emerge, it has been a big week in New Zealand Rugby; there has been the announcement of a new head coach...
Mitre 10 Cup Rd 8 - Canterbury v Taranaki

Shield Fever Lifts Taranaki Over Premiership Leading Canterbury

But the result tonight was not apparent from the outset. With Canterbury leading at halftime by 31-21, not many will have predicted the huge change in fortune. Especially played in the 'red and blacks' hometown, it was widely presumed that - as good as Taranaki are - the Canterbury machine had gotten 'back on course'. That was not until SHIELD FEVER took hold of the 'Taranaki Bulls' team.
Consensus vote; NZ Rugby fans OK with 'that' result

Consensus vote; NZ Rugby fans OK with ‘that’ result

The Consensus vote is in..... NZ Rugby fans are OK with 'that' result from The Rugby Championship clash last Saturday night. OK because, it...