New Zealand club rugby round-up 25th July 2015

Follow @RedefinedRugby Bryce Heem makes a bust for Grammar TEC in their club rugby final. Photo / Getty Finals and semi-finals championship rugby continued yesterday, with several more deciders around the country. The Christchurch club rugby Hawkins Cup and Plate finals are being played today (Sunday). In Dunedin, University are the new champions, beating

Shield challenge falls short

Follow @RedefinedRugby For 55 minutes last night, Mid Canterbury winning rugby’s Ranfurly Shield didn’t look like a far-flung dream. But when the final whistle blew in their challenge against Hawke’s Bay in Napier, the score-line read 57-12 and the boys and green and gold had been taught a lesson in how to

Hammers up for challenge

Follow @RedefinedRugby Mid Canterbury’s starting line-up for tonight’s Ranfurly Shield rugby challenge against Hawke’s Bay has been named. At number eight, Jon Dampney returns from injury to take on the role of captain again, a year after captaining the side in a Ranfurly Shield challenge against Counties-Manukau, where the men in green

NPEC 2015 Heartland Squad

- MEDIA RELEASE - The 2015 Ngati Porou East Coast RFU Heartland squad has been announced as follows: Tripoli Poi Pera Bishop Kareti Palmer Robert Rewi Morgan Wirepa Jnr Hone Haerewa Rik Waitoa Hoani Te Moana Rick Kernohan Donny Mill Lennon Carrington Tanetoa Parata Chance Hale Te Miini Kohere Smiler Richard Green Sam Parkes Renata Sadlier Richard Apanui (Origin Player) Charlie Harrison BJ Sidney Ngatu Mauheni Roha Dalton Reedy TK Moeke (Loan) Te