NEW NPEC HEARTLAND COACH FOR 2015

Follow @RedefinedRugby The East Coast RFU is pleased to announce the appointment of new Head Coach Willie Waitoa. Willie has played nearly 50 games in the Sky Blue jersey and is extremely loyal to it. He made a compelling presentation in his interview inspiring the panel to make the selection. Willie’s “really humbled at

2014 Steinlager Rugby Awards – Results

Follow @RedefinedRugby Brodie Retallick named Kelvin R Tremain Player of the Year Success celebrated at 2014 Steinlager Rugby Awards All Black Brodie Retallick has backed up his World Rugby International Player of the Year award by being named the Kelvin R Tremain Player of the Year at the 2014 Steinlager Rugby Awards tonight. The 23-year-old’s

Improved governance for NZRU Board following change to Constitution

Follow @RedefinedRugby Improved governance for NZRU Board following change to Constitution Zonal restrictions to be removed Five Board Members to be elected from all Provincial Unions Three independent Board Members to be appointed From next year vacancies for elected positions on the New Zealand Rugby Union (NZRU) Board can be filled from any Provincial Union,

MATTHEWS TO COACH SOUTH CANTERBURY

Follow @RedefinedRugby Barry Matthews is the new South Canterbury Heartland rugby head coach. Matthews was one of four potential coaches interviewed by the independent panel on Monday, which was chaired by former Otago first-five John Haggart. South Canterbury Rugby Union chairman Brent Isbister said the board unanimously confirmed the panel's recommendation. Matthews' assistant