Power, panache, pragmatism and perseverance on display in perfect round for Kiwi teams.
COB win thriller against Varsity, OBM halt losing streak in high scoring affair, FOB-Oroua break their 2016 duck and Te Kawau enter top four after round eight of Manawatu Club Rugby.
A year after missing the cut, Manawatu Rugby chairman Steve Morris has been elected to the New Zealand Rugby Board on a three-year term.
With two rounds remaining in round one of Manawatu club rugby, Old Boys-Marist face the the real prospect of their season crumbling on the foundation beneath them.
Bertus Mulder has taken to coaching like a duck to water.
Fraser Stone is not losing any sleep from not having a Turbos contract.
College Old Boys have moved to top of the Manawatu club rugby ladder after handing Kia Toa their first loss of the season 21-12.
A much improved performance from Palmerston North Boys' High School was not enough to lift them over Auckland Grammar on Saturday.
Jamie Joseph demands improvements after loss in Brisbane leaves Super Rugby champions red-faced.
Te Atuarere Albert is embracing the value of change in his first season with Te Kawau.
Kia Toa and College Old Boys will both be keeping a close eye on their injury wards ahead of their top of the table clash at Bill Brown Park on Saturday.
Michael Alaalatoa plays for the Crusaders, Allan Alaalatoa plays for the Brumbies. So who do their parents support?
Being the best in a position in Manawatu club rugby might not be enough to sway Manawatu Turbos coach Jeremy Cotter to offer a player a contract.
Jamie Booth is ready to hit the ground running in Manawatu club rugby after returning from a short-term deal with the Newcastle Falcons in England.
Ambrose Curtis will make his Manawatu club rugby debut when round two of the club season kicks off on May 14.
Highlanders wing behind schedule in recovery from leg injury, but Ben Smith could be back to face Sharks.
Loose forward Brayden Iose has a chance to build on his already impressive rugby resume as captain of the Palmerston North Boys' High School 1st XV this year.
Expansion teams struggle as Sunwolves, Kings and Jaguares endure tough initiation
Hamiora Thomas will find out the fate of his rugby season when he visits a surgeon to look at his shoulder on Tuesday.
Freyberg, College Old Boys, Varsity and Kia Toa pick up wins in Manawatu club rugby.
Feilding Old Boys-Oroua did not expect to be propping up the bottom of the table heading into round six of Manawatu Club Rugby.
The lure of a potential provincial rugby contract was enough to encourage Liam Hallam-Eames to return to Palmerston North.
Jaxon Tagavaitau hopes to retain his place in the congested Turbos midfield.
Some brave goal line defending has lifted Kia Toa to a 31-27 win against Te Kawau in a match that they had looked like they had lost within the first 20 minutes on Saturday.
Two of Manawatu club rugby's Hankins Shield favourites will come head-to-head when Old Boys-Marist and College Old Boys clash on Saturday.
Ben James was not happy with the atmosphere at Linton Army, so he decided to do something about.
Manawatu's Manaaki Selby-Rickit and Nathan Tweedy missed the cut for the first New Zealand Under 20s squad.
Chiefs send ominous warning to Super Rugby rivals by blitzing Brumbies
Linton upset Old Boys-Marist 43-36 in the latest round of Manawatu club rugby.
After taking a short break from coaching, Koli Sewabu has returned to the role with Varsity this season and resurrected his dream of coaching internationally.