Follow @RedefinedRugby Taranaki wrote themselves into the rich history of Ranfurly Shield rugby with one of the most outstanding challenges to end Canterbury's reign with a 55–43 win at AMI Stadium in Christchurch on Friday. It defied belief that Taranaki could come back from 0-24 down after only 19 minutes of the
Follow @RedefinedRugby MID CANTERBURY HEARTLAND AND 'A' SQUAD ANNOUNCEMENTS Mid Canterbury Heartland selectors announced the Mid Canterbury Heartland Squad of 26 for the Ranfurly Shield Challenge and Mitre 10 Heartland Championship yesterday. A further three players may be added to the squad in due course. Iromi Dawai - Celtic Phill Mills -
Follow @RedefinedRugby Amidst rampant Lions fanfare, Ranfurly Shield rugby is back. Holders Canterbury tonight demolished Heartland champions Wanganui 71-5 in front of an alleged crowd of 3500 - many perhaps fancy-dressed as grey seats - at AMI Stadium in Christchurch. The Butcher Boys came south hunting a shot at Log O' Wood glory.
Follow @RedefinedRugby Canterbury Head Coach Glenn Delaney has named his 31-man squad for the upcoming Ranfurly Shield defences against Wanganui and Mid Canterbury. “We have named an exciting squad to kick off our 2017 season, with a mixture of returning talent and 19 players in the side who are yet to make
Follow @RedefinedRugby Canterbury overcame a brave Waikato side to lift the Ranfurly Shield for a record equalling 15th time with a 29-23 win in Hamilton. Despite defending the Ranfurly Shield proudly in 2016, Waikato knew they had to lift a gear to have any chance of repelling the challenge of the Premiership