Changes to 2020 representative rugby

Good afternoon everyone, Please find attached a Media Release regarding representative rugby for 2020. All 12 Heartland Unions have been in constant communication over the past two weeks to assess the Covid-19 situation as best we can amid all the uncertainty. We all agreed clearly that the impacts of Covid-19, across our game

Winning run comes to an end …

North Otago wins Meads Cup in Heartland Championship North Otago celebrates with their third Meads Cup in the 14th season of the Heartland Championship.North Otago celebrates with their third Meads Cup in the 14th season of the Heartland Championship. North Otago have won their first Meads Cup since 2010 after a superb

North Otago secure last-gasp win to go top

North Otago moved three points clear in the Mitre 10 Heartland competition this week when goal-kicker Robbie Smith landed a last-second penalty goal to beat Thames Valley 22-21 in Oamaru on Saturday. With previous unbeaten West Coast going down to a Wanganui side 18-36 for its first win over the season,

Team announced for away trip to Buller {7/9/19}

Down in the unfamiliar position of 11th on the Mitre 10 Heartland Championship points table and after conceding a competition record seven penalty kicks last Saturday, Steelform Wanganui knew Tuesday night training was going be a 'come-to-Jesus' moment. And so it has proved as Wanganui coaches Jason Caskey and Jason Hamlin

Team Line up : Steelform Wanganui vs Thames Valley (Sat. 31st August 2019)

    Venue: Cooks Gardens Date: 31-08-2019 Home Team: Steelform Wanganui Visiting Team: Thames Valley Referee: Rebecca Mahoney Captain: Roman Tutauha No. 1 Gabriel  HAKARAIA 2 Roman  TUTAUHA 3 Kamipeli  LATU 4 Sam  MADAMS 5 Josh  LANE 6 Samu  KUBUNAVANUA 7 Jamie  HUGHES 8 Bryn  HUDSON 9 Tyler  ROGERS-HOLDEN 10 Dane  WHALE 11 Tom  SYMES 12 Ethan  ROBINSON 13 Shai  WIPERI 14 Vereniki  TIKOISOLOMONE 15 Nick  HARDING REPLACEMENTS : 16 Joseph  EDWARDS 17 Wiremu  COTTRELL 18 Jack  HODGES 19 Ranato  TIKOISOLOMONE 20 Chris  BREUER 21 Cameron  DAVIES 22 Josaia  BOGILEKA The Following is from the Whanganui Chronicle By: Jared Smith, Jared Smith is sports editor of the Whanganui Chronicle There will be quite the thirst for redemption across the new-look Steelform Wanganui team that has to front on Cooks Gardens in

Thames Valley provide Heartland upset

Thames Valley pulled off the surprise result of the Mitre 10 Heartland season when ending Wanganui's three year run of success in the Meads Cup when claiming a 17-7 win at Cook's Gardens in Wanganui on Saturday. As a result, South Canterbury, who scored an impressive 58-21 win over King Country