Preview : Northland 2015

Follow @RedefinedRugby Preview : Competitive Northland could fly under theradar   The Taniwha during 2014 ITM Cup rugby were a dangerous team, they finished sixth in the Championship in 2013, but grew last season to finish third overall behind Shield holders Hawke’s Bay and title winners Manawatu. Northland has seen some epic battles during their history, while some of the

West Coast Seddon Shield tilt slips away

Follow @RedefinedRugby A fast finishing West Coast side may have just come up short 24-19 in their quest for victory against Marlborough in Murchison on Saturday in their Seddon Shield challengers playoff match, but the positives by far outweighed the negatives, with some top class performances by many in the red

Preview : Hawkes Bay 2015

Follow @RedefinedRugby Preview:Three prizes on offer for Hawke’s Bay   It promises to be a very exciting season for the Magpies, who have three carrots dangling in front of them ahead of what will be big 2015 for the Hawke’s Bay based union. The Ranfurly Shield holders, the Magpies will also be looking to go one step further than their

Preview: Tasman 2015

Follow @RedefinedRugby Preview:  Tasman development a double edged sword In 2006, a new team, Tasman (a merge of the Marlborough and Nelson Bays unions) commenced competition in the ITM Cup as we now know it, and in their ninth year reached a Premiership Final, completing the 2014 season as runners-up. Four wins in