Auckland recorded second win of the NPC season, defeating Waikato 50-28 in Hamilton.
Tauasosi Tuimavave says he is looking forward rather taking a peek back over his shoulder.
After back-to-back wins, Waikato are now bracing themselves for a bigger challenge as Auckland come to town.
Tasman hold onto position at top of NPC premiership ladder with scrappy 34-17 win over Otago in Dunedin.
A Taranaki rugby jersey has been spotted on a man in Baghdad
From Super Rugby title-winner to frustrating injury layoff, prop back and ready for Waikato.
Unwanted ABs No 10 rules himself out of Southland's game against Wellington in Invercargill with hamstring twinge.
Stags coach labels Wellington and Hawke's Bay premiership teams playing in the NPC championship.
The annual trek to Whangarei is on again as Taranaki prepare to face Northland on Sunday.
Awkward moments put to bed as Cory Jane and Jeremy Thrush rev up for domestic season.
A rugby ground where you can still bring food from home.
Canterbury had too much polish and power for Manawatu, romping to a 57-7 NPC win.
World Cup hero returns to NZ rugby via bench for Saturday clash with rivals Auckland.
Hawke's Bay winger Zac Guildford has been suspended for four weeks for a lifting tackle.
North Harbour fans are paying more than their rugby neighbours when it comes to supporting their ITM Cup team.
A decision on whether Lima Sopoaga lines up for Southland against his old province on Saturday will be made on Friday.
Jeremy Thrush is back for Wellington and looking to put missing the All Blacks World Cup squad behind him.
All Blacks utility declines his Auckland coach's offer after missing out on World Cup squad.
Charlie Ngatai has rescued the NPC champions from a fourth straight defeat against Counties.
The battle lines have been drawn for Taranaki's upcoming rugby clash with Manawatu.
Manawatu captain Callum Gibbins out injured for rugby clash with Canterbury.
Counties Manukau first five eighth Nathan de Thierry is in his element now he is playing alongside the men he has looked up to for years.
Children's trip to the rugby looks expensive.
It hasn't taken long for Marco Kotze to be reminded about the physical nature of New Zealand rugby.
Where are the cheapest - and most expensive - rugby tickets? The results are surprising.
After a horror run of injuries, James Tucker is now making his chance with Waikato
Canterbury's Ryan Crotty believes it's important to show a positive display, despite his All Blacks disappointment.
All Blacks hooker Hika Elliot needed a place to call home.
Frustrated Counties Manukau coach Tana Umaga says his side's short turnaround between matches has left him with little opportunity to make improvements on the training field.
Kurt Baker does not know where the time has gone.