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

Ardie Savea crowned Kelvin R Tremain Player of the Year at 2019 ASB Rugby Awards

· Savea wins supreme award after winning Investec Super Rugby, All Black Player of the Year accolades · Black Ferns Sevens captain Sarah Hirini first woman to win Tom French Māori Player of the Year · Crusaders’ Scott Robertson named ASB National Coach of the Year and Crusaders take adidas National Team of the

Black Ferns Development XV to play Papua New Guinea named

Black Ferns Development XV to play Papua New Guinea named Black Ferns Development XV Head Coach Wayne Maxwell has named his side to play Papua New Guinea in the 2019 Oceania Rugby Women’s Championship on Tuesday at Churchill Park in Fiji. The team is: 1. Eilis Doyle Otago 2. Saphire Abraham Auckland 3. Leilani Perese Counties Manukau 4. Chelsea Bremner Canterbury 5. Joanah Ngan-Woo Wellington 6. Alana Bremner Canterbury 7. Kennedy Simon Waikato 8. Pia Tapsell North