The 2019 Mitre 10 Heartland Championship draw has been announced today by New Zealand Rugby. The season will kick off away to Wairarapa Bush on the 24th August, with eight weeks of round robin before semi-finals and Finals. Our Home matches this season are against Thames Valley, West Coast, East Coast and
Wanganui Rugby’s Gain Line XV is a 7 month (mid-February-August) player development programme for school leavers—22yrs within our Wanganui region. This initiative is an investment in our young talent and an opportunity for that talent to shine. The programme’s purpose is to guide participants through best practice methods in preparing to
Wanganui Rugby Sevens 2018 Men POOL A Men POOL B 1 Kaierau Maroon 1 Ngamatapouri 2 Border 2 Taihape (1) 3 Marist 3 Pirates 4 Taihape (2) 4 Kaierau Gold Pool A Results: Kaierau Maroon bt Border 19-17 Taihape (2) bt Marist 31-7 Taihape (2) bt Border 19-14 Kaierau Maroon bt Marist 33-12 Taihape (2) bt Kaierau Maroon 17-12 Marist bt Border 22-12 Pool B Results: Kaierau Gold bt Pirates 24-14 Ngamatapouri bt Taihape (1) 21-14 Kaierau Gold bt
Congratulations to the following players who have been selected for our Regional 7s Training squad in prep for Regional Tournament 1st of December in Levin. Training sessions Tuesday and Thursday in Springvale Park at 6:30pm sharp. If unable to attend training please contact Co coaches Ace Malo or Isi Baleitavuki.
It was the Ruapehu Rugby & Sports Club's night at the 2018 Wanganui Rugby Awards at The Barracks sports bar on Saturday evening. For the third annual awards, which sees the best representative and club players chosen from the 2018 season, Ruapehu players were the main gong winners for Steelform Wanganui's
New Zealand Heartland XV named for 2018 Congratulations to Craig Clare, Cameron Crowley, Campbell Hart & Peni Nabainivalu on their selection to the NZ Heartland XV New Zealand Heartland XV Coach Craig Scanlon has named the 2018 squad for two matches in November. The New Zealand Heartland XV is; Player Provincial Union Alex Bradley Thames Valley Scott Cameron Horowhenua Kapiti Carl Carmichael King
Nothing lasts forever. Steelform Wanganui's undefeated Mitre 10 Heartland season ground to a halt at Cooks Gardens on Saturday, as a multitude of handling errors and a malfunctioning lineout played right into the hands of first-time Meads Cup semifinalists Thames Valley, whose powerful pack guided them to a no-frills 17-7 boilover. After
Steelform Wanganui have completed an unbeaten Mitre 10 Heartland Championship round robin and regained the Bruce Steel Memorial Cup with a 57-27 win over Horowhenua-Kapiti. Wanganui stormed out to a 26-3 halftime lead - in what was a rematch of last year's Meads Cup final - with a clinical performance across