Wanganui claim early advantage

Follow @RedefinedRugby In the top of the table clash Wanganui edged out South Canterbury in Wanganui 32-30. And with King Country drawing 22-22 with Thames Valley, Wanganui has a clear lead on the points table. Fourth-placed Mid Canterbury suffered a 16-26 loss to Wairarapa Bush to move ahead of them on the points

Otago pip Tasman to remain unbeaten

Follow @RedefinedRugby It wasn't a complete performance, but Otago's 30-27 win over Tasman ensured they maintained their unbeaten run and underlined their Championship credentials in Dunedin on Saturday. Otago raced to a 14-0 lead within the first 12 minutes thanks to tries to captain Paul Grant and Craig Millar. However, Tasman responded

Clinical final quarter sees Harbour home

Follow @RedefinedRugby North Harbour executed the perfect final quarter to seal an entertaining 29-25 win over Manawatu at QBE Stadium on Saturday afternoon. The hosts only scored six tries in their previous three games, but scored three in the first half against the Turbos to take a 17-12 lead into halftime. Chris Eves