Ranfurly Shield on the move ‘again’

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On the move ‘again’ the Ranfurly Shield is capturing the attention of rugby fans for not only its quick transition but also, the quality of the matches. For the third time this season alone, the Ranfurly Shield has been taken away from the holder. To the delight of rugby followers – or to the torment […] READ MORE


Taranaki Rugby drops through Mitre 10 Cup relegation ‘trap door’

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The 2018 Mitre 10 Cup season will not be remembered fondly by Taranaki Rugby, with the ‘Amber and Blacks’ finishing bottom of the seven-team Division One [Premiership]. And as such of their lowly position against the premier NZ domestic rugby sides, the proud union suffered relegation to the secondary Championship tier for the 2019 season as […] 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