Waiting game continues for community rugby

Community rugby will just have to keep waiting, but there is hope. Last Thursday’s announcement by Government of what Level 2 in the Covid response would look like seemingly opened the door for rugby activities to resume. Although gatherings would be limited to 100, the guidance from Government and Sport NZ

From the vault: eighth round matches in photos

Above: Jerry Collins playing for Northern United against Poneke in their 2007 Swindale Shield clash at Kilbirnie Park. Another loose forward, Serge Lilo, scored two tries in their 30-14 win. Norths would go on and win the 2007 Swindale Shield and Poneke would be second - making this match the

Community rugby to begin preparation to play

Plans to prepare for the return of community rugby will begin in earnest when COVID-19 alert level two begins, following guidance about organised sport from Sport New Zealand on Thursday. NZR Chief Executive Mark Robinson said the guidelines provided clarity for provincial unions, clubs and schools, and meant staff and volunteers

This week in club rugby history: 4 May – 10 May

Joyner Key crossing for the winning try for the Upper Hutt Rams in their 31-30 win over Northern United in 2015. PHOTO: Chainsaw Photos.     Selected highlights of what happened this week in history in Wellington club rugby. 4 May 2013: A day of dramatic results. Tawa their sixth win in seven matches over