Taranaki Rugby

Warwick Lahmert

Topsy-turvy ride for top four

Four is likely to become two this afternoon in just the second round of the Taranaki premier club competition.

Spotswood deal to Southern

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Spotswood United bounced back to thump defending champions Southern.

Teams on rollercoaster ride


The topsy-turvy nature of this year's premier rugby continued yesterday, leaving Inglewood as the only unbeaten team.

Smarts and heart

Francis Douglas Memorial College show that size doesn't really matter in rugby.

Fresh fields for top players

Taranaki are on the cusp of losing two of their most influential players ahead of the national provincial championship.

Eaton player of the year

TDN EATON Former All Blacks lock Jason Eaton was last night named Taranaki rugby player of the year.

A season sweetened by Shield

In just about any other year, Taranaki rugby supporters would be feeling hard done by.

Bonus points make a mockery of premier competition

Keats off on Shield high

Mud, mauling and mana

Tribal rugby is looking to make a comeback in Taranaki. Helen Harvey reports.

No offers for Jason Eaton

Former All Blacks lock Jason Eaton has dispelled rumours he is heading for the Crusaders after confirming he has had no offers from any New Zealand Super rugby franchise.

Taylor scare blights win

Quiz: First three games

The noticeboard

Here you'll find a weekly scoreboard, an injury tally, a wrap up of the NPC each week and other information.

Taranaki primed for cup push

tdn cap Living up to the expectations of the public could prove Taranaki's biggest challenge when they kick off their national provincial championship season against Wellington tomorrow night.

Interview with Jarrad Hoeata

NZ's newest All Black

Captain's corner - week thirteen

Captain's corner - week twelve

Match vital for Taranaki

The lack of changes in Taranaki's side signals just how important tonight's match is.

Wellington whipping no surprise

If you had not followed Taranaki's 2010 ITM Cup campaign you could very easily understand the size and nature of the loss to Wellington on Saturday.

First mission accomplished

One of the scores of Manawatu Turbo supporters who turned up in spectacular numbers, despite the form of their side, at Yarrow Stadium on Saturday carried a Tui sign which branded: "Taranaki Rugby, 125 years of home grown players."

Good one week and not the next?

Taranaki still need to focus

Forever Amber

In many respects Taranaki's final round victory over North Harbour summed up the ITM Cup season overall: some spectacular moments, some poor performances, but overall, a success.

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