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Soldiers bolster Turbos' stocks


PETER LAMPP - Manawatu Standard

The Manawatu Turbos squad is all but complete.

Turbos prop looking trimmer, fitter

Manawatu's Canadian international prop Hubert Buydens returned to Palmerston North on Tuesday in a lighter frame.

Development XV back in harness

The champion College Old Boys team provides 10 of the players named in the Manawatu development squad.

Hooker Templeman off to Germany

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Hooker Bryn Templeman is bound for southwest Germany next month.

Turbos nearly settled

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A Bay of Plenty lock with Manawatu links is the latest addition to the Manawatu Turbos squad.

Injury keeping Cama at home

When Junior Tomasi Cama misses the plane with the New Zealand Sevens team to some exotic overseas tournament this year, it has always been because of injury.

Shakira back to best form


Heart surgery and knee injury can't stop Baker.

College Centennial Shield winners

Semifinalists decided in Hankins Shield

It's green and black for NZ's Schmidt

Josef Schmidt

Manawatu man is coaching Ireland to new heights.

Newton had too much natural gas

Newton Tudreu

CLUB RUGBY - PETER LAMPP - Manawatu Standard

Only one man on the FMG Stadium field on Saturday was capable of running 75 metres for a try and Newton Tudreu was that man.

Morland's taking care of business

Toby Morland

Toby Morland might be living with his in-laws at Rongotea, but the rugby world hasn't forgotten him.

Turbos sign young prospect

New loose forward a former NZ Schools captain.

Turbos candidates startle Hurricanes

Tim Bateman of the Hurricanes

Manawatu in full flight in crowd-pleasing stunner.

Hurricanes get a workout

Tim Bateman of the Hurricanes

The Hurricanes' fulltime pros had one easy win and another hard-fought battle against provincial opposition.

Northcott tipped for key role

Hamish Northcott

Hamish Northcott is appealing more and more as the frontline second five-eighth for the Manawatu Turbos this season.

Boys' High close to toppling Hamilton

If PNBHS first XV emulated their second half at Hamilton in earlier games, they would have been on a winning streak.

PNBH lacked complete performance

If the Palmerston North Boys' High School first XV had emulated their second half at Hamilton on Saturday in earlier games, they would have been on a winning streak.

Positive news at last for Booth

Jamie Booth

At last Jamie Booth has had a clearance from his surgeon after he seriously dislocated his left knee.

Marshall takes time out in Petone

If anyone spots Lewis Marshall's name in the midfield for Petone, don't be alarmed.

Highlanders' Fia in slim trim

Ma'afu Fia

Now he's hoping his contract with the southern outfit will be extended.

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