Rugby Southland after a part-time and full-time assistant coach.
Kieran Keane, the Tasman Makos' most successful coach, chats about his time in the top of the south.
Nineteen-year-old halfback Liam Howley will travel to Dunedin on Wednesday ready to learn and eager to put his best foot forward.
Southern rugby bosses fretting over the readiness of at least one new face in franchise competition.
Mitchell Drummond has been in hot demand since returning home following Canterbury's successful national provincial championship rugby season.
South Canterbury will have a strong presence in the New Zealand Heartland-New Zealand Marist rugby match at Memorial Park in Masterton on Saturday.
A sense of community has seen Michelle Martin appointed as the first woman on the South Canterbury Rugby Union board.
If it were only up to Steve Rogers, Earl Va'a would retain his job as Wellington Lions coach.
Wanganui were lucky not to be down to 14 men in Meads Cup victory.
The Tasman Rugby Union is already off to a positive start with next season's player recruitment planning after re-signing all 16 of its Super Rugby players.
Two provincial rugby coaches have copped fines for criticising match officials during the last season.
Blindside flanker Sam Vea scooped all the major silverware at the South Canterbury Rugby Awards.
Promising Taranaki tighthead prop Ryan Cocker is heading across the Tasman after he signed a one-year deal with the Melbourne Rebels for the upcoming Super Rugby season.
East Coast's disastrous Heartland Championships season has got worse after admitting fielding an ineligible player.
Earl Va'a will have to place his faith in the Wellington Rugby Football Union board.
As departing Charles Piutau embarks on a new chapter overseas, he said he is proud of the way his team pushed Canterbury to their limits in the NPC final.
Canterbury wing Patrick Osborne returned from injury to produce a solid all-round performance against Auckland as Canterbury win NPC.
Canterbury bounce back to atone for end of NPC title winning streak last year.
Big moments win big games and Wanganui's superb length of the field try set up their fifth Mead Cup victory.
The Hawke's Bay coach would like to have all the teams playing in one division for one trophy.
Canterbury close out cliffhanger against Auckland to win NPC premiership final
Canterbury captain hails team's defensive strength against Auckland in ITM Cup win.
Canterbury have spent this whole campaign being clinical, but that crown slipped on final night.
A brace of tries from Rob Sherson, James Hemara and Iliesa Tavuyara gave King Country the Lochore Cup over North Otago.
South Canterbury have a shot at history as they host the Meads Cup final.
Last-gasp try and conversion seal NPC championship win for Hawke's Bay over Wellington.
An uncanny sporting symmetry will be achieved when Tom Taylor trots out onto AMI Stadium in the NPC rugby final against Auckland.
Tom Taylor will make his 100th and last appearance in a red and black jersey in Saturday night's NPC final against Auckland in Christchurch.
Manawatu fullback Semisi Masirewa has scored a Super Rugby contract with the Western Force.
NPC premiership final a mouth-watering appetiser for the main course at the Rugby World Cup