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

New directors bring unique insights to the NZ Rugby Foundation Board.

Tuesday 31 July 2018 New directors bring unique insights to the NZ Rugby Foundation Board. The New Zealand Rugby Foundation’s role is to provide life-long support to seriously injured players. It has recently appointed two new directors that will contribute unique insights and connections into the community it serves. Tanya Black has broad

Waka Nathan made life member 

Waka Nathan made life member Strong growth in Maori playing numbers Merewaakana Kingi re-elected to Board Rick Steedman joins Board Maori All Blacks legend Waka Nathan (Ngapuhi, Te Roroa, Tainui) has been made a life member of the New Zealand Maori Rugby Board (NZMRB), at the Board’s Annual General Meeting (AGM)