Southland bow out of playoff contention.
Hawke's Bay have scored 22 second half points into a strong wind to bank a 35-28 victory over Southland at Rugby Park in Invercargill.
Canterbury, Hawke's Bay in box seat to host respective NPC finals.
Wellington prove too strong for Bay of Plenty in NPC match.
A stirring comeback from Horowhenua Kapiti kept their title hopes alive in the Heartland Championship.
Auckland close on home semifinal in NPC Premiership after 64-21 win over Northland at Eden Park.
South Canterbury's record breaking sixth win of the season sees them sit on top of the Heartland Championships.
Taranaki post five tries to one to hammer Manawatu 44-10 in one-sided NPC clash.
A superb final quarter from Horowhenua-Kapiti earned them the upset of the Heartland Championship season.
Canterbury secure home semifinal after 41-25 NPC win over Tasman at Trafalgar Park.
All Black-in-waiting confident Canterbury can bounce back against Tasman
Coach Earl Va'a has been forced into some reshuffling as Wellington eye their third game in a week.
It was another miserable outing for the Mooloo men, who will have to keep fighting to remain in the top flight.
Southland's leading rugby players are eager to right some wrongs at Rugby Park in Invercargill on Sunday.
Hoani Macdonald has been appointed the Southland Stags coach for the next two seasons.
Manawatu's Otere Black plays his blazer game against Taranaki on Saturday.
Manawatu coach Jason O'Halloran guides his team for the last time at home.
New Zealand's best young players are given classes to prepare them for life as professional rugby players.
Taranaki will want so much more than just the point they need to qualify for the NPC semifinals at Manawatu.
Otago's 39-32 win over North Harbour moves them to third in the Championship division.
Saturday's battle of Trafalgar may well decide the destination of the 2015 national provincial rugby championship.
Canterbury strive to silence doubters by avenging back-to-back losses Tasman
Elliot Dixon takes the Southland reins after skipper suspended.
Waikato have recalled co-captain Whetu Douglas to their lineup for tonight's national provincial championship match against Counties Manukau in Hamilton.
Pat Sullivan has been honoured for her 50 years of loyal support for Waikato rugby.
Captain Charlie Ngatai will return for Taranaki to face Manawatu in Saturday's national provincial championship rugby match in Palmerston North.
Waikato looking to fire in order to avoid relegation.
A try in the shadows of fulltime saw Hawke's Bay draw 22-22 with Wellington at Westpac Stadium.
There's been no sugar-coating the fact that the Tasman Makos produced one of the worst defensive performances of their 10-year history against Counties Manukau last Saturday.