Rugby begins anew in 2022.
And it all starts with the Swindale Shield Premier club rugby competition, which kicks off on Saturday 2 April.
The only traffic lights supporters need to consider on that afternoon are the ones on the road transporting them to the grounds. First round matches at a glance
Glory days. Wainuiomata v Upper Hutt 2007. Home side Upper Hutt won this late April clash in the wet at Maidstone Park 19-17.
Morning edition: It is just about the the end of the line as far as rugby goes for 2021.
There is a match this coming weekend in Taupo between
See the 2022 Swindale Shield draw below - a commentary story to follow.
A break for everyone coming up, before pre-season community and Hurricanes rugby in the New Year.
By Kevin McCarthy
Nearly 80 years ago, on World War II’s Eastern Front, there was a battle fought at a place called Kursk.
Nazi Germany had been dealt a major defeat a few months earlier in
New Zealand's rugby team is one of the most famous (if not most famous) sports teams globally. The All Blacks are a dominant force in the rugby world and have a record for winning against every other team they play against. They are indeed the MVPs of sporting excellence.