[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

Aisle be Back: Hurricanes v Moana Pasifika

By Kevin McCarthy Four games in and the Hurricanes sit third in Super Rugby – although it doesn’t feel like they’ve done anything terrific yet in the season. They could have not squandered a late bonus point against the Waratahs last weekend, and losing to the Blues was ugly, but there’s

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,