Good news for Manawatu Turbos rugby flankers Heiden Bedwell-Curtis and Callum Gibbins.
Manawatu Turbos halfback Papa Wharewera is now playing for the Rotoiti club in Rotorua.
Hurricanes coach Chris Boyd knows as well as anyone the ups and downs of fronting a big city team.
Dean Maxwell's Hurricanes tracksuit from 20 years ago may be a bit small now.
Hurricanes coach Chris Boyd said it was a tough call to leave out Callum Gibbins for Friday's match.
Manawatu have boosted their depleted locking stocks by signing Tom Parsons from Hawke's Bay.
Manawatu and Chiefs lock Michael FitzGerald has signed with a club in the United Kingdom.
When the Manawatu Rugby Union announced a record profit of $425,840 at its bizarre annual meeting last night, there were precious few attending to celebrate it.
The Turbos may be in a pickle when it comes to their lock stocks, with just one confirmed for the season.
Manawatu might end up with a complete loose trio of Taranaki origins with the signing of Mark Atkins.
Wales-bound Turbos rugby player Nick Crosswell has no regrets about sticking with Manawatu almost a decade ago.
Junior Tomasi Cama will not play for Manawatu in Mt Maunganui tomorrow.
Dean File's acceptance speech at the New Zealand Rugby Awards was to an audience half as big as his home town of Shannon.
A try in the first minute of extra time earned Taranaki the Central Region provincial rugby sevens title.
National chams Manawatu benefit from Selica Winiata being declared surplus to the NZ sevens team in Dubai.
A summer of sevens won't do loose forward Brice Henderson any harm as he chases a Manawatu Turbos spot.
OPINION: So now we know that Aaron Cruden must be the All Blacks' starting first five-eighth in World Cup year.
Horowhenua-Kapiti will get another crack at the prized Ranfurly Shield next year.
OPINION: It's been a surprisingly even season, though it looked like Canterbury were well out in front.
The Hurricanes squad will be turbocharged this season with the addition of Manawatu fullback Nehe Milner-Skudder.
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