Canterbury coach Scott Robertson reckons new skipper Luke Whitelock has one major difference to brother George.
Jimmy Tupou hopes to lead with his actions in his first year as captain of Counties Manukau.
It never registered with Cameron McIntyre that 15 years had elapsed since his Canterbury debut.
In considering the Tasman Makos' best players from the past decade, it would be tempting perhaps to simply list the 2014 team as the standard-bearer. That's it - done deal.
One-cap All Black will follow in older brother George's footsteps as captain of Canterbury's provincial rugby team.
The payoff for compelling club form is about to be rewarded as the Tasman Makos rugby selectors cast their eye over the province's emerging talent.
Warrior Ngani Laumape crosses rugby codes to sign with the Manawatu Turbos.
Hooker's move back to New Zealand from England is about trying to crack Super Rugby.
Knights middle-order batsman balancing sporting careers at top level in NZ after naming in Auckland rugby squad.
Mid Canterbury briefly sniffed a Ranfurly Shield boilover but Hawke's Bay ripped it away.
Back from France and he couldn't be happier, playing Ranfurly Shield rugby for the Bay.
The departure of Taranaki assistant rugby coach Leo Crowley to Canada has opened the door for former captain Paul Tito to step into a more senior coaching role with the national provincial champions.
Rugby player Jodi Ngarimu just wants his name cleared so he can return to the sport.
A club rugby player handed a two and a half year suspension wasn't at the game in question.
Horowhenua-Kapiti push Hawke's Bay all the way in Ranfurly Shield challenge.
Blend of experience and excitement for Mooloo men as preparations get underway for provincial competition.
Club rugby deemed success but work to be done on eligibility rules.
Horowhenua-Kapiti were robbed during their last Ranfurly Shield challenge. It's a fact sitting in a police file.
Prop Reuben Northover is looking to kickstart his career down in Invercargill after signing a season-long contract with the Southland Stags.
Auckland Rugby reaches outcome over 40-person brawl at schoolboy match.
New Wellington Rugby boss will look to address Sevens with New Zealand Rugby next week.
Counties Manukau coach Tana Umaga names 10 new caps in his squad for the 2015 NPC.
Auckland head coach Paul Feeney has named a 31-man squad for the upcoming NPC campaign.
Forty-one unanswered second-half points saw Hawke's Bay safely retain the Ranfurly Shield on Thursday.
Foundation player Alex Ainley sat back and watched as many of his Tasman Makos team-mates signed Super Rugby contracts.
With a world title in the bag, there's a new challenge on the horizon.
New Waikato Rugby Union general manager embracing the challenges of a role in the sport he loves.
Horowhenua-Kapiti rugby players are hoping to win the shield off Hawke's Bay this month.
Fresh from lifting the Under-20 Rugby World Cup trophy in Italy, Jack Goodhue is now fully focused on becoming a regular feature in Canterbury's ITM cup starting line up.
Robbie Malneek probably bleeds shark blood. He is Mako through-and-through.