Wet win for Waikato

Follow @RedefinedRugby   17 points: Damian McKenzie Waikato picked up their third win of the season against North Harbour in tricky conditions, winning 22-16 in Albany on Saturday. Rising star Damian McKenzie was on-song with the boot, kept in a kicking battle with North Harbour fly-half Matt McGahan as both players knocked over eight

Otago triumph in Southern derby

Follow @RedefinedRugby Trent Renata of Otago on the attack during the ITM Cup match between Southland and Otago on August 30, 2014 in Invercargill, New Zealand. Southland 22 - 33 Otago What a great day for Otago rugby. In the space of three hours today, the Southern side announced themselves as contenders in

Ranfurly glory for Hawke’s Bay

Follow @RedefinedRugby   Counties Manukau 21-27 Hawkes Bay Ryan Tongia's 66th-minute try led to Hawke's Bay recapturing the Ranfurly Shield after defeating Counties Manukau in Pukekohe. Ihaia West added the extra two points for a final score of 27-21, as the visitors held onto their narrow lead in the final minutes. The defensive effort in

Shooting for the stars

Follow @RedefinedRugby Aiming high: New Poverty Bay Rugby Football Union chief executive Derek Dingle wants the union to be successful on and off the field so that other unions want to emulate the Bay. Picture by Paul Rickard RUGBY fans watch the ITM Cup every year to see the latest Gisborne signing