Waka Nathan made life member

Follow @RedefinedRugby Waka Nathan made life member  Strong growth in Maori playing numbers Merewaakana Kingi re-elected to Board Rick Steedman joins Board Maori All Blacks legend Waka Nathan (Ngapuhi, Te Roroa, Tainui) has been made a life member of the New Zealand Maori Rugby Board (NZMRB), at the Board’s Annual General Meeting

All Blacks Sevens team named for Hong Kong Sevens

Follow @RedefinedRugby All Blacks Sevens team named for Hong Kong Sevens The All Blacks Sevens team for the Hong Kong Sevens has been named and features seven debutants. The squad is (* denotes debut) Jordan Bunce (Waikato) Tima Faingaanuku* (Tasman) Rocky Khan (Auckland) Luke Masirewa (Bay of Plenty) Etene Nanai-Seturo (Counties Manukau) Jona Nareki* (Otago)

Under 20 squad named for Oceania Rugby Championship

Follow @RedefinedRugby Under 20 squad named for Oceania Rugby Championship New Zealand Under 20 Head Coach Craig Philpott has named the squad for next month’s Oceania Rugby Championship in Australia. The squad is: Forwards: John Akau'ola-Laula Auckland Suetena Asomua Counties Manukau Tom Christie (Captain) Canterbury Rob Cobb Auckland Devan Flanders Hawke's Bay Tom Florence Taranaki Ricky Jackson Otago Tevita Mafileo Bay of Plenty Laghlan McWhannell Waikato Waimana Riedlinger-Kapa Auckland Bradley Slater Taranaki Hoskins Sotutu Auckland Flynn Thomas Southland Will Tucker Canterbury Kaliopasi Uluilakepa Wellington Backs: Leicester