The Lions' tactics from the tour so far and how the All Blacks can overcome them.
After two weeks of being on the end of hefty hidings, there was an air of relief as Palmerston North Boys' High School beat New Plymouth Boys' High School 19-12 in Palmerston North on Thursday.
OPINION: The midweek Lions took free rein and stunned us by spreading the ball at Hamilton.
The Feilding High School 1st XV registered their second win in the CNI 39-0 against Te Aute College at Te Aute on Tuesday.
The Super 8 1st XV competition threatens to be a long campaign for Palmerston North Boys' High School.
There could not have been two more contrasting matches than the All Blacks' demolition of Samoa and the British and Irish Lions' domination of the New Zealand Maori.
Three tries in the final 15 minutes helped Varsity claim an error-ridden win over Old Boys-Marist in Manawatu club rugby on Saturday.
Getting in the faces of New Zealand teams and smashing them early is the key for the British and Irish Lions' success according to the Manawatu Turbos' resident Irishman Harrison Brewer.
The Manawatu Rugby Union has found a novel solution to their referee shortage.
Sudden death rugby starts this Saturday for Feilding Old Boys-Oroua and Te Kawau as they chase the playoffs in Manawatu club rugby.
Manawatu Turbos coach Jeremy Cotter was a happy man after his side accounted for Wanganui 52-7 in their first preseason hit-out
Eating better and regular visits to the gym proved the key for Liam Mitchell to burst his way into the Manawatu Turbos.
Kids at Auckland's Starship Hospital received some very special guests this morning.
Jackson Hemopo and Kayne Hammington became the first Manawatu players to beat the British and Irish Lions since 1983 as they helped the Highlanders to a 23-22 win on Tuesday night.
Manawatu have named 12 contracted players in their starting side to take on Wanganui in their preseason match at Cooks Garden on Wednesday night.
The Palmerston North Boys' High School 1st XV were humbled 100-0 by Hasting Boys' High School in the Super Eight in Hastings on Saturday.
Willy "Kenyan Lomu" Ambaka ready to learn in first campaign with Manawatu.
College Old Boys escaped their biggest test of the second round of Manawatu club rugby as they celebrated a 29-28 win over Old Boys-Marist.
COB midfielder Patrick Tafili-Reid has been looking good this year.
The Manawatu Turbos squad is starting to take shape.
College Old Boys eased their way to a 43-12 win over Feilding in Manawatu club rugby on Saturday.
The Palmerston North Boys' High School 1st XV got their Super 8 campaign off to a positive start after beating Gisborne Boys' High School in Gisborne on Saturday.
Reece Robinson is in no rush to climb the coaching ladder.
Varsity have opened a handy lead on the top of the Manawatu club rugby table and Kia Toa will be keen to put a hefty dent into it this Saturday.
Freyberg hooker Michael Lockwood has been suspended for four weeks for stamping and punching after a judicial hearing on Wednesday night.
The Turbos are hoping to find a loan destination for first five-eighth Ben Wyness so get gets a taste of provincial rugby without being lost to the region.
Foxton's upset win over Paraparaumu was their first over them for nine years.
Sean Paranihi returns from Canterbury as Turbos' preseason schedule confirmed.
Jordan Henare suspended for two weeks for a tip tackle, but Michael Lockwood is in danger of heftier ban for punch to the head.
Old Boys-Marist's relentless defence gave way for some impressive attack as they romped home to a 49-0 win over Te Kawau in Manawatu club rugby on Saturday.