Lions Squad Announced for Bunnings NPC

Wellington Lions Head Coach Leo Crowley has named a 35-man squad for the upcoming Bunnings NPC campaign. The squad is once again captained by 24-year-old loose forward Du’Plessis Kirifi, who led the side through the 2019 and 2020 seasons. Crowley has been impressed with how Kirifi has grown into the leadership role

New Zealand Rugby announce six-year partnership with INEOS

New Zealand Rugby (NZR) has announced INEOS as the Official Performance Partner of its seven Teams in Black* in a unique new six-year partnership kicking off in 2022. The Performance Partnership will see NZR’s Teams in Black including the All Blacks and Black Ferns join INEOS Sport teams; Mercedes-AMG Petronas F1

Bledisloe Cup and The Rugby Championship update

New Zealand Rugby (NZR) has confirmed the first Bledisloe Cup Series Test between the All Blacks and Australia is still scheduled for Saturday, 7 August at Eden Park in Auckland. NZR is working with the New Zealand Government to finalise confirmation of a travel exemption for the Australian team to travel

First Black Ferns fixtures for 2021 secured

International women’s rugby will return to New Zealand in September with a two-Test series against Australia confirmed today.  The O’Reilly Cup will be up for grabs when the Black Ferns host Australia in Christchurch on 26 September before a tantalising double header at Eden Park alongside the All Blacks taking on South