Former All Blacks captain Tana Umaga has committed to another season as Counties Manukau head coach while a number of prominent players are also staying put.
Wellington Rugby has announced a second consecutive profit for the first time in six years.
Hika Elliot is shocked and disappointed by the Hawke's Bay Rugby Union's decision not to re-sign him this year and is now having to weigh up his future in New Zealand rugby.
Former All Black Zac Guildford has been given the go-ahead to return to rugby for his hometown club Napier Tech this weekend after a prolonged absence from the game to address personal issues.
Negotiations for a new collective employment agreement between the New Zealand Rugby Union and the players' association will continue into next year, NZRU chief executive Steve Tew says.
When Hoani MacDonald collapsed a few minutes into the game, nobody had any idea how desperate his fight for life would become.
Regional derby matches have dominated the picks made by provincial unions in their selection of opposition for crossover matches in next year's national provincial rugby championship.
Former All Blacks captain Tana Umaga has re-signed as coach of Counties Manukau for a further two years.
Captain George Whitelock says Canterbury won't be content to stop at five after extending their NPC title-winning title streak with Saturday's 31-18 final defeat of Auckland.
Canterbury have won their fifth successive national provincial title beating Auckland 31 to 13 at AMI Stadium in Christchurch.
Hello and welcome to AMI Stadium in Christchurch where Canterbury take on old rivals Auckland in the ITM Cup final.
Tonight Auckland and Canterbury will square off for the first time in a final, provincial rugby's biggest rivalry.
The Canterbury Rugby Union has sold 7000 tickets for tomorrow night’s ITM Premiership Cup final against Auckland – still 2000 away from breaking even.
Canterbury takes on Auckland this Saturday night in the ITM Cup Premiership final with high hopes of making it five in a row, in front of home fans.
Auckland have their game plan ready as they plot the toppling of Canterbury as national provincial rugby champions.
Lock Ali Williams has been bracketed to start for Auckland against Canterbury in the national provincial ITM Cup rugby championship's Premiership final in Christchurch on Saturday.
Auckland head coach Wayne Pivac says his side is ready to face the might of Canterbury in the ITM Cup Premiership final on Saturday.
New hooker Codie Taylor can see first-hand why Canterbury have ruled the roost in New Zealand domestic rugby for the last five years.
Canterbury is confident that their semi-final marathon against Taranaki won't impact on their performance against Auckland.
Veteran lock Ali Williams simply needs to take to the field in Saturday's NPC rugby final to convince All Blacks coach Steve Hansen of his readiness for the pending tour to Europe.
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