Ranfurly Shield challengers confirmed

Follow @RedefinedRugby The first challengers to Hawkes Bay's Ranfurly Shield have been confirmed. Photo / Getty Hawkes Bay have confirmed the three Heartland Union challenges they have accepted for early Ranfurly Shield defences next year. Hawkes Bay received six challenges and have confirmed Wairarapa Bush, Horowhenua Kapiti and this year's Meads Cup

Inaugural Hurricanes Secondary School Sevens on Saturday

Follow @RedefinedRugby Twenty two school teams from the lower and central North Island are scheduled to descend on Palmerston North for the inaugural Hurricanes Youth Rugby Council Sevens Tournament this coming Saturday. Thirteen boys’ and nine girls’ schools will compete across six pools in the tournament, hosted by the Manawatu Rugby Union