After a horrific run of concussions, just standing on the sidelines of a rugby field is an achievement for former Tasman flanker Glen Gregory.
The impressive week one showings of Feilding and Feilding Old Boys-Oroua has added a bit of spice to derby week in Manawatu club rugby.
OPINION: It's time the red card was shown to the yellow card in rugby.
Feilding Old Boys-Oroua stunned defending champions Varsity 13-12 in the first round of Manawatu club rugby on Saturday.
Regardless of who makes the cut for the New Zealand Under 20s this year, Manawatu will have a representative in the form of trainer Scott Pinfold.
A early grudge match should set the tone for an exciting first week of senior A club rugby.
Manawatu rugby boss details how the new global rugby calendar could benefit New Zealand provincial rugby.
With the Manawatu club rugby senior A season set to kickoff this weekend, rugby writer Shaun Eade takes a look at how each club is team is shaping up this year.
Manawatu's top referees are in in danger of burning out due to a lack of numbers according to Manawatu Rugby Union chief executive John Knowles.
Fusi Feaunati is set to take on his third representative coaching role in as many years.
The Hurricanes have made three changes in their 17 ahead of their clash with the Highlanders.
Linton Army have given the green light for its team to play a full role in the Manawatu club rugby senior A season.
Napier's Old Boys Marist claimed the Spillane Cup title for the first time since 2007 after beating Wellington's Marist St Pat's 22-3 in the final in Palmerston North on Sunday.
New Zealand's brightest rugby talents gather for second under 20s training camp with a focus on set piece.
Linton Army's senior A club season is in doubt due to a lack of props.
Winning the Spillane Cup would be a bonus rather than the focus of hosts Old Boys-Marist this weekend.
Hurricanes midfielder Ngani Laumape hopes to lock down the No 12 jersey for the season.
Jason Emery's achilles injury likely to spell the end of his provincial season as well as his Super Rugby campaign.
Feilding High School retained their spot as Manawatu's top schools sevens side, but it was St Paul's Collegiate who won the Sir Gordon Tietjens Sevens at the Sport and Rugby Institute on Saturday.
The Manawatu Rugby Union has announced another surplus.
OPINION: Aaron Smith must be wondering about the silence regarding Carter, writes Peter Lampp.
Manawatu Turbos not expected to feature Callum Gibbins in 2017 after his contract with Glasgow Warriors.
New Zealand sevens coach Scott Waldrom has a sure bet with Ambrose Curtis back in Las Vegas.
Scottish club linked with Hurricanes and Manawatu flanker Callum Gibbins.
Linton Army could not repeat their Manawatu Club Sevens feats as they were left well off the pace at the National Club Sevens in Hamilton on the weekend.
Linton Army are down some key players for the national club sevens in Hamilton this weekend.
Two Manawatu women have been included in the New Zealand Women's Sevens Development Training Camp next week.
Prickly Aaron Cruden fires back at media for reporting of his $3.6m French deal.
OPINION: It was a bittersweet moment for Manawatu fans as Vilimoni Koroi carved up the Wellington Sevens on the weekend.
The Manawatu Rugby Union are confident they will have a contract to match Nehe Milner-Skudder's extensions with the Hurricanes and New Zealand Rugby in the coming weeks.