Makos can learn plenty from first-up reversal

Replacement midfielder Levi Aumua attempts to pierce the Canterbury defence at Trafalgar Park on Friday.

If the Tasman Makos are seeking a blueprint for success after Friday evening's 39-0 hiding in Nelson, the match video would be a good place to start looking.

New coaches for Tasman United Youth

Rob Anderson and Gary Calderbank have been appointed as head coach and assistant coach of Tasman United's youth team.

The new coaching team behind Tasman United's National Youth League squad has been revealed.

Canterbury too good for Tasman

Fullback George Bridge scored the first of Canterbury's tries against Tasman.

Tasman are outclassed in their first NPC game of the season at Nelson's Trafalgar Park.

Recap: Tasman v Canterbury

Canterbury player Ben Funnell on the charge.

Canterbury score a big win in Nelson in this year's first round of the NPC.

Ex-Wallaby back at Crusaders

Crusaders wing Digby Ioane at the team's street parade in Christchurch last week.

He fell back in love with rugby playing for the Crusaders this year, so Digby Ioane returns.

Makos seek revenge

Tasman loose forward Pete Samu is tackled by David McDuling of Canterbury during the Mitre 10 Cup premiership final in ...

The Tasman Makos have not had to wait long for an opportunity to avenge their loss to Canterbury in the 2016 Mitre 10 Cup premiership final.

Junior rugby finalists primed, ready

Ethan Kahui of Moutere under-15 dashes away from his Nelson College Black rivals in the semifinal last week. On Saturday ...

The province's junior rugby teams have Tasman and Marlborough titles in their sights on finals day across the top of the south.

Devils, MBC playing on home turf

The Marlborough Boys' College First XV will play Lincoln Combined in the UC championship Bowl semifinal in Blenheim on ...

Two high-profile Marlborough rugby sides at opposite ends of their season will provide the feature games in Blenheim on Saturday.

Canterbury expecting 'full-blooded' match

Canterbury coach Glenn Delaney speaks to media after his team's training session in Christchurch on Wednesday.

Canterbury and Tasman are mates off the pitch, but things could get heated between 'enemies' in Nelson on Friday night.

Volleyballers take on the Aussies - and win

The Te Totara boys and girls volleyball teams at the conclusion Queensland Schools Cup tournament.

Combined top of the south volleyball team tastes success in Queensland Schools Cup.


Squire gets nod over Kaino video

Liam Squire has been handed his first start against the Wallabies with Jerome Kaino surprisingly left out of the ...

All Blacks coach looks to the future as Highlanders No 6 takes over from his veteran blindside flanker.

Makos team named

Tasman flanker Shannon Frizell is congratulated by team-mates Alex Nankivell, left, James Lowe, and Billy Guyton after ...

The Tasman Makos have named 10 Super Rugby players in the starting line-up for their Mitre 10 Cup opener.

'Easy' decision to join Crusaders

Tom Sanders trains with Canterbury in Christchurch on Wednesday.

Former Chief Tom Sanders didn't need much convincing to return home to play for the Crusaders.

Ainley back at Tasman's helm

Alex Ainley's back for another stint as the Tasman Makos' captain.

Alex Ainley to reprise captaincy role after 10-year break.

MBC First XV lose final round robin match

Marlborough Boys' College flanker Mitchell Boyce had an outstanding game on Saturday.

The Marlborough Boys' College First XV's chances of competing in the University of Canterbury rugby championship second tier play-offs disappeared in Christchurch on Saturday.

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