Changes to 2020 representative rugby

To help secure the future of the sport, New Zealand Rugby (NZR) and Provincial Unions have today cancelled all provincial representative rugby tournaments including the 2020 Mitre 10 Heartland Championship. The cancellations include the Meads Cup and Lochore Cup (Heartland Championship), Jock Hobbs Memorial National Under 19 Tournament, TECT National Sevens

NEW ZEALAND RUGBY: UPDATE ON RUGBY IN NEW ZEALAND

NEW ZEALAND RUGBY UPDATE ON RUGBY IN NEW ZEALAND Following the New Zealand Government’s lifting of the coronavirus alert status to level 3, all rugby in New Zealand will be suspended for the foreseeable future. SANZAAR, New Zealand Rugby (NZR), New Zealand’s Super Rugby Clubs and the New Zealand Rugby Players Association

New Zealand Rugby Statement: 17 MARCH 2020

17 MARCH 2020 New Zealand Rugby (NZR) has decided to postpone all club and community rugby until Saturday, 18 April, effective immediately. The postponement includes all rugby matches. Non-contact training activities can continue at least in the short term while we continue to monitor the situation with the Ministry of Health. All team-based

West Coast fall at final Hurdle

South Canterbury withstood the toughest of wild Greymouth weather and the desire of the West Coast side and their home supporters to lift the Lochore Cup with a 23-19 victory at John Sturgeon Park this afternoon. Claiming the Mitre 10 Heartland Championship's secondary trophy for the second time in their history,

#RED&WHITEs secure Home Lochore Semi Final !

Thames Valley finished top of the table in the Mitre 10 Heartland Rugby championship when beating King Country 37-15 on Saturday. That ensured the defending Meads Cup champions home advantage in next week's semifinals. Only three points separated the top four teams who will contest the trophy They will face a tough

West Coast remain on Top !

Heartland Championship's third round sees several try-scoring thrillers none more so than at John Sturgeon Park. Greymouth fans who chose to go to John Sturgeon Park instead of staying home to watch the All Blacks vs Tonga, they got their money's worth. Trailing 31-14 at halftime, West Coast engineered a stunning comeback