Top level New Zealand netball umpire Jono Bredin will control a rugby warmup match between the Southland Spartans and Otago Sassenachs.
Former Highlanders and Hawke's Bay back Ryan Tongia will play for the Southland Stags in the national provincial rugby competition.
Ellesmere come from behind to claim the shield for the tenth time in 12 years.
After watching his Reds lose to the Highlanders on Friday night, Brad Thorn laced up his boots for a club rugby match on Saturday.
Kiwi first five-eighth Wharenui Hawera is understood to be a potential Wallabies target.
Alex Ainley signs one-year extension with the Highlanders ahead of his 36th birthday on Sunday.
'The Beaver' is poised to play another year for the Mooloos in the upcoming Mitre 10 Cup.
Barretts will be involved in at least one Taranaki match this season.
The Citizens Shield playoff picture is still incomplete heading into the final round.
Oxford, Kaiapoi and Saracens claim wins in round four of North Canterbury club rugby.
Former All Black halfback Piri Weepu follows in Zac Guildford's boot-steps.
With three former students playing for the All Blacks in the Lions tour, a small Taranaki high school is punching well above its weight.
Nelson College captain becomes youngest player to sign for the Tasman Makos.
Kaiapoi front-rower turned first-five marks 100th game in style.
Promising youngster Jaye Thompson-Te Muunu remains contracted to Stags but unlikely to play.
Manaaki Selby-Rickit and Tepasu Thomas sign with Southland Stags.
Marist midfielder's strong club season rewarded with a Southland Stags contract.
Nelson College too strong for Christ's in Quadrangular Tournament final.
Former Chiefs, Highlanders and Hurricanes loose forward Nick Crosswell returning to Manawatu after stint in Wales.
International flavour added to Southland Stags' 2017 coaching setup.
Timaru Boys' ran in 14 tries to crush Roncalli Combined and move to top spot in the UC Championship.
Mid Canterbury were too good for Ellesmere taking a 24-20 win in Kirwee on Tuesday,
Bravehearts team stacked with Southland Stags players will travel to play against Panasonic Wild Knights in Kumagaya.
Oxford, Glenmark-Cheviot, and Saracens all recorded wins in round three of North Canterbury senior rugby.
Valley became the first team to get the better of Old Boys in North Otago senior rugby's Citizen Shield.
The top four is all but set in Ellesmere while a Methven comeback has made things interesting in Mid Canterbury's Watters Cup.
Old boy celebrates as Nelson College stun heavyweights to reach final of NZ school rugby's oldest prize
Jason Emery's achilles injury no longer expected to rule him out of provincial season.
With 37 tests to his name, Josh Furno will play for Otago in this year's Mitre 10 Cup.
North Canterbury lost their annual match with Queensland Country 18-22 at Ballymore Stadium in Brisbane.