Horowhenua Kapiti looking to lift Meads Cup in Levin for the first time

Follow @RedefinedRugby Horowhenua Kapiti's first five James So'oialo likely holds his province's Meads Cup fortunes in his boot. The Levin-based team has never won any silverware in the Heartland Championship and their rise to the final has taken many by surprise after finishing ninth last year. The talented So'oialo landed six penalty goals in his side's 18-17

New Zealand Heartland XV named for 2017 one-off fixture

Follow @RedefinedRugby New Zealand Heartland XV named for 2017 one-off fixture New Zealand Heartland XV Coach Barry Matthews has named the squad for their 2017 fixture against New Zealand Marist, on Saturday 4 November. It features just seven players returning from the 2016 campaign, with a raft of new talent recognised for a

Maori All Blacks squad announcement

Follow @RedefinedRugby Ten new caps have been named in the Maori All Blacks squad for their 2017 northern tour to Canada and France. He tāngata hou, he kaiako hou, he wāhanga hou mo te Kapa Ōpango Māori kua whakaingoatia i te rangi nei Tekau ngā mahuri tōtara kua tohua ki te ope ō

Four new All Blacks selected for Northern Tour

Follow @RedefinedRugby All Blacks squad named for Vista 2017 All Blacks Northern Tour Four new All Blacks selected The All Blacks selectors, Steve Hansen, Ian Foster and Grant Fox, have selected their squad for the Vista 2017 All Blacks Northern Tour to the UK and Europe for Tests against France, Scotland and Wales

Domestic competitions – finalists confirmed

Follow @RedefinedRugby After an exciting weekend of semifinal action, the 2017 finalists have been confirmed across the Mitre 10 Cup, Farah Palmer Cup and Mitre 10 Heartland Championship. Canterbury will get the chance to defend their Premiership title at home next week and once again host Tasman in the final. Canterbury were too