Tasman stumble at last hurdle to Counties Manukau

Follow @RedefinedRugby Contrasting running skills provided a thrilling end to the ITM Cup season proper before Counties Manukau beat Tasman 16-21 in Blenheim on Sunday. Tasman threw everything into a desperate assault as the final hooter sounded but despite keeping the ball alive for two minutes there was no way through

Canterbury in remarkable comeback against Taranaki

Follow @RedefinedRugby There is life in the old legs after all as the defending ITM Cup Premiership champions halted a three-match losing streak to defeat Taranaki 26-23 after it looked like the Amber and Blacks had closed out the game. The turning point was the sinbinning of the impressive Waisake Naholo