New talent set for Oceania Sevens

New talent set for Oceania Sevens The All Blacks Sevens team and a Black Ferns Sevens development side have been named ahead of this weekend’s Oceania Sevens tournament in Fiji with a number of exciting young players set to don the black jersey. The All Blacks Sevens team is; (* denotes new

New Zealand Heartland XV face challenge against New Zealand Marist

     New Zealand Heartland XV face challenge against New Zealand Marist New Zealand Heartland XV Coach Craig Scanlon has made just one change to the starting XV set to take on New Zealand Marist in Taupo this afternoon (kick off 2.30pm). The team is; 1 Carl Carmichael King Country 2 Troy Tauwhare West Coast 3 Scott Cameron Horowhenua Kapiti 4 Brett Ranga Thames Valley 5 Veikosa

Maori All Blacks team named to face USA Eagles, Chicago

The Maori All Blacks squad to face the USA Eagles in Chicago’s The Rugby Weekend triple-header, has been named. The team is: Player Province Iwi/Tribe 1 Chris Eves North Harbour Waikato / Tainui 2 Ash Dixon (Captain) Hawke's Bay Ngati Tahinga 3 Ben May Hawke's Bay Ngati Maniapoto / Waikato 4 Isaia Walker-Leawere * Wellington Ngati Porou 5 Pari Pari Parkinson * Tasman Te Whanau a Apanui 6 Reed Prinsep Canterbury Te Rarawa 7 Mitch Karpik * Bay of Plenty Rongomaiwahine /

Black Ferns named for historic USA Test

Black Ferns Head Coach Glenn Moore has named the team to play the USA in an historic triple header at Soldier Field in Chicago this weekend.   The squad is (Test caps in brackets. *New cap): 1. Phillipa Love (4) 2. Fiao'o Faamausili (54, captain) 3. Aldora Itunu (17) 4. Eloise Blackwell (34) 5. Charmaine Smith (18) 6.