Waikato hold off Turbos challenge

Follow @RedefinedRugby Waikato came from behind to shut out Manawatu 19-10 and ensure their Ranfurly Shield reign lasts for at least two more weeks. Manawatu provided the early fireworks with one of the tries of the season but it was the Waikato defence, superior urgency and industrious work at the breakdown which

Otago hold on to claim one-point win

Follow @RedefinedRugby Otago set themselves for a deserved break after three unbeaten games in a week were completed with a 33-32 win over a determined Bay of Plenty in Tauranga on Sunday. Without a win in the competition to date, Bay of Plenty came within an ace of ending Otago's unbeaten run