New Zealand Domestic Rugby Competitions Reach Their Final Round

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After nine weeks, the short window for New Zealand domestic rugby competitions has reaches their final round. For the Mitre 10 Cup, Heartland Championship and Farah Palmer Cup leagues, the last fixtures this weekend will all determine the placings for the semifinals and playoff matches over the next two weekends. From traditional local derby games, inter-Island […] READ MORE


Shield Fever Lifts Taranaki Over Premiership Leading Canterbury

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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. READ MORE




Canterbury Rugby; a Production Line for Mitre 10 Cup/Super Rugby Talent

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Most rugby fans will have heard of Canterbury. The South Island team from New Zealand, has a strong history which is scattered with All Blacks, Super Rugby and Provincial champions. Canterbury Rugby can be called a ‘production line’ of New Zealand rugby, such a powerful testimony to the region and the professional organisation. Highlighted in […] READ MORE