New Zealand Rugby Statement regarding COVID-19: Club and school rugby participation in New Zealand

Statement from Steve Lancaster, New Zealand Rugby Head of Participation and Development regarding COVID-19 and club and school rugby participation in New Zealand: New Zealand Rugby continues to follow the COVID-19 advice provided by the Ministry of Health regarding public events and mass gatherings. At present there are no restrictions on mass

Vacancy – NPEC Heartland Coach 2020-21

NGATI POROU EAST COAST RUGBY UNION welcome applications for 2020 Heartland Rugby Head Coach. We are seeking an experienced Coach who exhibits professionalism, has a proven record of building a winning culture, has sought to attain appropriate coaching qualifications and is committed to developing local talent.  The position will be based

Positives in defeat

RUGBY by Ben O’Brien-Leaf Published: September 24, 2019 11:24AM NGATI Porou East Coast are taking the positives from their Heartland Championship 67-24 loss to Wanganui at Cooks Gardens on Saturday. The hosts scored 11 tries but the Coast produced three of the best in a scoreline both sides felt did not reflect the

District players in form for Defence Blacks

TOKOMARU Bay man Hakarangi Tichborne, former Wairoa College student Zane Douglas and the New Zealand Defence Force rugby team have made a winning start to the International Defence Rugby Competition. They beat the Australian Defence Force 47-35 in Japan on Sunday. Tichborne is a captain in the New Zealand Army and plays

Coast push King Country

by Ben O’Brien-Leaf - Gisborne Herald Published: September 17, 2019 4:38PM They had the means, motive and opportunity. Or put in a more humdrum way, Ngati Porou East Coast had enough ball, passion and territory to beat the King Country Rams. As it was, the visitors at Hatea-a-Rangi Domain at Tokomaru Bay extended their

Heartland Wk 3 Results

West Coast’s winning run in Mitre 10 Heartland Rugby continues although they were pushed all the way before claiming a 43-41 win over Mid Canterbury on Saturday. They sit one point clear of North Otago, on 13 points. North Otago also had a close call when scoring in the 76th minute