[POLLS] The Swindale Shield and U85kg JC Bowl: who have you got?

Three Wellington club rugby first round competitions start this coming weekend, these being the Premier Swindale Shield, Premier 2 Harper Lock Shield and U85kg JC Bowl. Three polls below. Poll 1: The Swindale Shield Defending Swindale Shield champion: Petone Swindale Shield draw HERE      Poll 2: The U85kg JC Bowl Defending JC Bowl champion: Johnsonville JC Bowl draw

Final weekend of pre-season for club rugby teams

It is the final weekend of preparations before the start of the Premier club rugby competitions in Wellington, Manawatu and elsewhere, while the Horowhenua-Kapiti competition gets underway. Many clubs are holding internal camps, practice sessions and summits, while others will be taking to the field against like-minded opposition tomorrow. Starting in Wellington,

Hurricanes U20s come from behind to beat Highlanders U20s

In a thrilling encounter at Owen Delany Park in Taupo this afternoon, the Hurricanes U20s defeated the Highlanders U20s 36-26 to book their place in the final against the Blues U20s this coming Saturday. The Hurricanes team was: https://www.instagram.com/p/CqCyBYGyz37/   It was a tough start for the Hurricanes as the Highlanders raced to a