New laws to be trialled across domestic competitions

Follow @RedefinedRugby Changes to rugby laws will be trialled across New Zealand’s national provincial competitions in 2016. New Zealand Rugby is currently planning to trial changes that will apply to some of the domestic competitions including a new points scoring system, policing of the breakdown and the use of two referees. New Zealand

Stage set for feast of sevens in January

Follow @RedefinedRugby Stage set for feast of sevens in January Pools and draw confirmed for National Sevens All Blacks Sevens Wider Training Group places on the line New Zealand Women’s Sevens squad to be finalised The top seeds and pools have been confirmed for the Bayleys National Sevens as the most important year yet in

NZ rugby to trial two refs, new laws in national provincial championship in 2016

Follow @RedefinedRugby NZ rugby to trial two refs, new laws in national provincial championship in 2016 Former All Blacks captain Richie McCaw was a master at making a tackle and then stealing the ball, but under World Rugby's proposed law changes that action will become nearly impossible for tacklers. Two referees will officiate

A Heartland Story : Bob Francis – A Story of My Town

Follow @RedefinedRugby A Heartland Story Bob Francis: A Story of My Town provides an insight into the social and political workings of “heartland” New Zealand. By Gary Caffell RRP$40 ISBN 978-0-473-33803-9 Published 2015 by Lansdowne Books Distributed by Hedleys Books sales@hedleysbooks.co.nz It is also a book about leadership and decision making in business, politics and sport. The book follows

Mitre 10 unveiled as new sponsor of national provincial rugby competitions

Follow @RedefinedRugby Mitre 10 unveiled as new sponsor of national provincial rugby competitions Teams to compete in Mitre 10 Cup, Mitre 10 Heartland Championship and Mitre 10 Women’s Provincial Championship from 2016 Five year partnership through to 2020 81 stores and 5,000 employees to get behind competitions New Zealand-owned home improvement and garden retailer, Mitre