Under 20 hopefuls in final push for World Cup squad selection

Preparation for the World Rugby Under 20 Championship kicks into action in Palmerston North this week with 46 players selected for the first trial camp of the year.
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New Zealand’s U20 Championship path set

The match schedule has been announced for the World Rugby U20 Championship, which will take place in France between 30 May and 17 June, 2018.
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Craig Philpott appointed to expanded Under 20 coaching role

New Zealand Rugby (NZR) has appointed Craig Philpott to a new and expanded fulltime role as New Zealand Under 20 Head Coach.
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2017 SKY Try of the Year

Vote for the 2017 SKY Try of the Year here.

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Women’s rugby leading growth of game in New Zealand

Rugby player numbers in New Zealand remained strong in 2017, due largely to growing numbers of females of all ages signing up.
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Journey to 2018 World Rugby Under 20 Championship begins

A total 52 young players have been selected to attend the New Zealand Under 20 Development Camp as coach Craig Philpott begins preparation for the 2018 World Rugby Under 20 Championship.

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Schools' teams named for second matches

New Zealand Schools' coach Jason Holland has rung in the changes for their second match in Sydney tomorrow.
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Under-20s triumph in record win over England

New Zealand's Under-20s reclaimed the junior world championship with a powerful dissembling of England in a one-sided final which resulted in a record 64-17 score, and a sixth world title, in Tbilisi, Georgia on Monday morning (NZT).
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UNDER 20's: Meet Luke Jacobson

Our final player profile is Luke Jacobson, captain of the New Zealand Under 20's squad who talks about his second year in the team as the team prepares to face England in the Championship Final.

New Zealand Under 20 team named for World Championship final

Blues first-five-eight Stephen Perofeta has been named in the New Zealand team for the final of the World Rugby Under 20 World Championship after Tiaan Falcon was ruled out of the match due to concussion.

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