Preview: Tasman 2015

Follow @RedefinedRugby Preview:  Tasman development a double edged sword In 2006, a new team, Tasman (a merge of the Marlborough and Nelson Bays unions) commenced competition in the ITM Cup as we now know it, and in their ninth year reached a Premiership Final, completing the 2014 season as runners-up. Four wins in

Preview: Manawatu 2015

Follow @RedefinedRugby Preview:  Manawatu could create another ITM Cup fairytale Manawatu have won the title before, their success in 1980 came a couple of years after a remarkable Ranfurly Shield reign (13 defences), but their 2014 ITM Cup Championship year will rank as one of their finest seasons. Now, they enter the Premiership,

Preview : Canterbury 2015

Follow @RedefinedRugby Preview:  Canterbury as dangerous as ever The fact that Canterbury were unable to create a remarkable piece of rugby history last season and win seven domestic titles on the bounce didn’t detract from what was otherwise a solid campaign for the red and black machine. Scott Robertson’s team were in the