All Blacks Sevens team named for Hong Kong Sevens

Follow @RedefinedRugby All Blacks Sevens team named for Hong Kong Sevens The All Blacks Sevens team for the Hong Kong Sevens has been named and features seven debutants. The squad is (* denotes debut) Jordan Bunce (Waikato) Tima Faingaanuku* (Tasman) Rocky Khan (Auckland) Luke Masirewa (Bay of Plenty) Etene Nanai-Seturo (Counties Manukau) Jona Nareki* (Otago)

Under 20 squad named for Oceania Rugby Championship

Follow @RedefinedRugby Under 20 squad named for Oceania Rugby Championship New Zealand Under 20 Head Coach Craig Philpott has named the squad for next month’s Oceania Rugby Championship in Australia. The squad is: Forwards: John Akau'ola-Laula Auckland Suetena Asomua Counties Manukau Tom Christie (Captain) Canterbury Rob Cobb Auckland Devan Flanders Hawke's Bay Tom Florence Taranaki Ricky Jackson Otago Tevita Mafileo Bay of Plenty Laghlan McWhannell Waikato Waimana Riedlinger-Kapa Auckland Bradley Slater Taranaki Hoskins Sotutu Auckland Flynn Thomas Southland Will Tucker Canterbury Kaliopasi Uluilakepa Wellington Backs: Leicester

Bryce Lawrence appointed National Referee Manager

Follow @RedefinedRugby Bryce Lawrence appointed National Referee Manager  Former Test referee Bryce Lawrence has been appointed to a new role with New Zealand Rugby, that will see community refereeing and High Performance refereeing merged into one team. Currently New Zealand Rugby’s High Performance Referee Coach, Lawrence will oversee all amateur and professional refereeing