Baby Blacks winger Tima Faingaanuku returns home with a winner's medal.
Stags prop Guy Millar has hardly been spotted on the field for the Highlanders this season but he says he's learning plenty.
No big guns, no problem. Canterbury's ridiculous depth leaves head coach Glenn Delaney with plenty to ponder.
When the Alexander clan gather round their TV to watch rugby you can bet the discussion will more likely be about the referee's performance than the players.
There's never been a better reason to take a Thursday afternoon off work.
Ranfurly Shield holders start season with an emphatic win against Meads Cup champions Wanganui.
Taranaki release loose forward so he can head to Japan.
Eight months out, including three months working on a oyster boat, has Tim Boys primed for Stags campaign.
Catarina Antunes ran in six tries in North Otago's demolition of Alhambra-Union in Otago premier womens rugby in Oamaru.
Saracens, Glenmark-Cheviot and Ohoka claim wins in the opening round of the North Canterbury division 1 rugby competition.
Waihora serve Southbridge a wake up call in Ellesmere's Coleman Shield while Mid Canterbury's Watters Cup had Celtic and Southern score wins.
Positive talks between Waikato Rugby and NZ Rugby Players' Association gives former All Black another chance.
Forget the British and Irish Lions tour for a minute. For the first time this year, the Ranfurly Shield will go on the line on Wednesday night.
Canterbury name inexperienced side for first Ranfurly Shield challenge of season.
New Wellington Lions coach Chris Gibbes has arrived in town saying all the right things.
New Zealand sevens player Andrew Knewstubb pushes for Tasman Makos contract.
Another piece to the Stags' 2017 selection jig-saw puzzle has been put in place.
Tauasosi Tuimavave is set to miss most, if not all, of the Stags' 2017 campaign.
Old Boys, Kurow and Maheno claim wins in round 10.
A wrap of round 7 of the UC Rugby Championships.
Southbridge finished on top in the Luisetti Seeds Combined Country Cup.
Leo Crowley ready to face big challenge at Tasman's assistant rugby coach.
The team included All Blacks players but in the Otago forwards, two farmers were crucial in beating the British Lions.
After his father's All Blacks cap was lost in a devastating fire, he was presented with a replacement honouring his legacy.
After a number of setbacks, Zac Guildford says he'd appreciate a return to top level rugby.
A wrap of round six of the UC Rugby Championship.
Willy "Kenyan Lomu" Ambaka ready to learn in first campaign with Manawatu.
Three-test All Black Jarrad Hoeata signs with North Harbour after finishing his contract in Wales.
All Black fullback shows no sign of concussion scare while running training session for kids.
OPINION: Akin to Munster's '78 win over the All Blacks, our Baabaas deserve more plaudits.