Rugby begins preparation phase for return of community game

Rugby begins preparation phase for return of community game Rugby clubs around the country can start a three-stage approach to getting back on the grass with training potentially beginning later this month. Today’s announcement from New Zealand Rugby (NZR) follows the Government’s confirmation that community sport can resume with certain hygiene and distancing

Changes to 2020 representative rugby

To help secure the future of the sport, New Zealand Rugby (NZR) and Provincial Unions have today cancelled all provincial representative rugby tournaments including the 2020 Mitre 10 Heartland Championship. The cancellations include the Meads Cup and Lochore Cup (Heartland Championship), Jock Hobbs Memorial National Under 19 Tournament, TECT National Sevens