‘Eke’ show mettle in comeback win

Follow @RedefinedRugby True grit should be the catch-cry of the Eketahuna Rugby Club after its senior side pulled out all the stops to clinch the Wairarapa-Bush Rugby Union's Tui Cup grand final on Saturday. The premier side's gutsy comeback win over Gladstone at Memorial Park, Masterton, was more than just a competition

Taihape go ever so close

Follow @RedefinedRugby Wanganui Rugby Ascendancy in the northern sub-union remains with McCarthy's Ruapehu but only just, as strong grafting was nearly undone by Taihape's helter-skelter attacking as the defending Tasman Tanning Premier champions held on 23-20 at Rochfort Park on Saturday. On a weekend of cliffhanger Premier semifinals, Ruapehu stayed barely ahead inside

Results : July 26th 2014

A round-up of most club rugby Premier competitions around NZ on Saturday 26 July Semi-finals and finals continued around much of the country this week. Auckland 26 July: University beat Grammar TEC 29-26 in a truly epic Gallaher Shield final at Eden Park. The final went to overtime after scores had been locked

Full squads see competition games go ahead

Follow @RedefinedRugby FAMILY TIES: Border winger and 2014's leading Premier points scorer Sikeli Ulukuta will play his brother and Pirates captain Lasa Ulukuta in today's big semifinal clash at Spriggens Park. Photo/File The Consolation rugby series for both Tasman Tanning Premier and Senior competitions will be going ahead this afternoon as

Two questions key to title

Follow @RedefinedRugby CHALLENGE: Goal kicker Andrew Fell of Gladstone has a big job to do.PHOTOS/CHRIS KILFORD Two questions hold the key to victory in today's grand final of the Wairarapa-Bush Rugby Union's premier division competition at Memorial Park, Masterton. Can the Eketahuna forwards quell the fire and intensity of their Gladstone counterparts