Rugby begins preparation phase for return of community game

Rugby begins preparation phase for return of community game Rugby clubs around the country can start a three-stage approach to getting back on the grass with training potentially beginning later this month. Today’s announcement from New Zealand Rugby (NZR) follows the Government’s confirmation that community sport can resume with certain hygiene and distancing

Investec Super Rugby Aotearoa ready to kick off in June

Investec Super Rugby Aotearoa ready to kick off in June Start date and schedule for New Zealand competition unveiled Matches to be played at 5.05pm on Saturdays and 3.05pm on Sundays Mitre 10 Cup to now start on 11 September Investec Super Rugby Aotearoa will kick off next month following today’s

Four new Board members join New Zealand Māori Rugby Board

Four new Board members join New Zealand Māori Rugby Board • Māori player numbers continue to grow • Emerging players developed at representative camps • Acknowledgement for leading administrators, coaches and players The New Zealand Māori Rugby Board (NZMRB) welcomed the appointment of four new Board members during their Annual General Meeting (AGM) this

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 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

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

Community Rugby Game Priorities-2019

Community Rugby Game Priorities  2019 Purpose: This document is provided to assist Coaches, Referees and Players in understanding NZ Rugby’s technical priorities for the playing of the game at the Community level in 2019. Familiarity with this document will enable us to better understand the priorities for coaches, referees and players, and