Waikato High On Experience For Mitre 10 Cup

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Provincial rugby is back on the agenda. Over the next couple of months, New Zealand will see some of the best rugby in the world played, as the Mitre 10 Cup holds centrestage. For a hungry Waikato side with more experience than before, expectations are rightly high. Stephen Donald was named as Waikato captain during the teams […] READ MORE


Wallabies Want Another Upset In Sydney

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The Wallabies go into Saturday’s Bledisloe Cup encounter as rank underdogs, but Michael Chieka and his men will be desperate to get back to winning ways. It is a shame that the Wallabies will have to get past the best team in World Rugby to ‘get back on the horse’. This is a big game, and […] READ MORE


Olympic Sevens: Deserving Men Charge On

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The men’s semi finals are set at the Rio Olympic Sevens competition, with Japan and Great Britain going through from Pool C. In two amazing matches, both sides were forced to fight till the very end to keep their Gold Medal hopes alive. Great Britain beat Argentina in golden point, while Japan scored in the […] READ MORE


Olympic Sevens: Japan Stun The Sevens World

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Team Great Britain have topped Pool C in Men’s Rugby Sevens at the Rio Olympics, after a history-making first day of action. As Great Britain take a commanding place, Japan Stun the Sevens World with an upset win over New Zealand that has rugby fans buzzing. The British teams placing did not come without a fight, but Great […] READ MORE


The Rugby Cup Returns To National Provincial Championship

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Provincial rugby in New Zealand will welcome back a famous piece of silverware in 2016, the Rugby Cup. The Rugby Cup is one of the most iconic trophies within provincial rugby in New Zealand. The newly-restored piece of silverware was the big talking point at today’s official launch of the Mitre 10 Cup at the Eden […] READ MORE


New Zealand Women Will Look To Improve Against Brits

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New Zealand’s Sevens Sisters have booked a place in the semi finals in Rio, but they had to fight out a tough 5-0 slog against the USA. In the end, New Zealand held on for a narrow 5-0 victory, sealing a place in the semi finals and scheduling a clash against Great Britain. However, it wasn’t […] READ MORE


Waikato Beat Wanganui To Retain Shield

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Waikato beat Wanganui at a wet Memorial Park in Cambridge New Zealand 32-12 to retain the Ranfurly Shield. In a six try performance, the current holders of the Ranfurly Shield gave plenty of opportunities to their youngest players. Some new, unheard of members of the provincial team scored for Waikato, justifing their selections by head coach […] READ MORE


All Black Sevens Ready To Win Rio Gold

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The dream has almost become a reality for the All Black Sevens. As the squad enters the Olympic village, final touches are being made in Rio ahead of the 2016 Olympic Games. For Gordon Tietjens, it hasn’t been the ideal preparation for sports biggest showcase event. The All Black Sevens managed just three HSBC World […] READ MORE


Bad Week For The Chiefs Set To Continue

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A bad week for the Chiefs is set to continue as official investigations have begun surrounding several incidents at a post-season get together. A senior All Black may have been involved in an incident at a Waikato hot pool this past Monday. The incident involves a group of players who are accused of inappropriately touching a […] READ MORE


Super Rugby: Hurricanes Charge Into Final

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The Hurricanes beat the Chiefs 25-9 to charge into the Super Rugby final with a complete shut out performance. It will be the second time that the Hurricanes will host a final in successive seasons, but they first had to work through a Chiefs side that refused to give up for the full 80-minutes. Outscoring […] READ MORE