The Manawatu Turbos will play in the top flight in 2015, with the team defeating Hawke’s Bay 32-24 to claim the ITM Cup Championship, which means they will essentially swap places with Wellington next season in the Premiership.
AllBlacks.com brings you the heads-to-heads for one of the biggest weekend's in domestic rugby, with the ITM Cup Premiership and Championship Finals, the WPC decider between Auckland and Waikato, and the Pink Batts Heartland Championship finals with the Meads and Lochore Cup on the line.
Following a meeting of the Executive Committee, SANZAR has informed the Japan Rugby Football Union (JRFU) that it is the preferred candidate for Super Rugby's 18th team when the competition expands in 2016.
While the venue may not be familiar, playing rugby at this time of year certainly is for the Auckland Storm as their prepare for this weekend’s Women’s Provincial Championship final at Yarrow Stadium in New Plymouth.
Men’s Eagles Head Coach Mike Tolkin has selected 35 players to be available for at least one of the team’s four matches in the month of November, including the historic match to take place Nov.