Rumble in Ruatoria

Above: THE GENERAL: Poverty Bay first five-eighth Kelvin Smith, pictured playing against Horowhenua-Kapiti in 2017, will lead the backline against Ngati Porou East Coast. Picture by Paul Rickard Pre-season hit-out: PB v Ngati Porou East Coast. Poverty Bay rugby coach Tom Cairns has named a mobile forward pack and experienced backline for

New Zealand Rugby welcomes new junior rugby initiative

New Zealand Rugby welcomes new junior rugby initiative New Zealand Rugby (NZR) has welcomed a new initiative which will see a non-contact rugby grade for boys kick off tonight on Auckland’s North Shore. The North Harbour Rugby programme is the first of its kind in New Zealand and was designed to address