Losses by Whanganui, Horowhenua Kapiti and Poverty Bay changed the points table in the Bunnings Heartland competition at the weekend with Mid Canterbury and North Otago the beneficiaries.
The Hanan Shield districts now have three of the top four places in the competition with South Canterbury on top with 30 points,
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All Blacks team named for 1874 Cup Test match against the USA in Washington DC
Josh Lord set to make Test debut from bench
The All Blacks team has been named to play the USA in the 1874 Cup Test match at FedExField in Washington DC on Saturday 23 October (Kick-off: 3.30PM EST,
South Canterbury remains on top of the Bunnings Heartland Championship but it took a late try to debut player Luke Glenn to seal the deal as they beat North Otago 33-27.
They also retained the Hanan Shield, the Phil Gard and Bill Direen Memorial trophies.
However, Thames Valley ran rampant to score
Former All Blacks winger Hosea Gear couldn’t keep this big news under wraps any longer.
A week after All Blacks captain Sam Cane graced the Heartland Championship for King Country, the Ngāti Porou East Coast coach confirmed his own major signing coup on Thursday: that of Ma’a Nonu.
That’s right, the 103-test