Mitre 10 Cup Review: Week 1

Heavyweights make strong starts by Lynn McConnell All Blacks made their presence felt across many of the games in the opening round of New Zealand's Mitre 10 Cup competition at the weekend. Defending champions Tasman demonstrated in their win over Counties Manukau in Pukekohe that they were in no mood to let their

Southland rugby legend Jason Rutledge set to topple 112-year provincial record

Story Credit : Logan Savory As if Jason Rutledge’s folk hero status in Southland needed any more fuelling. Twenty years after making his Southland Stags debut the Invercargill plumber has yet again answered an SOS call. The 42-year-old front-rower has been named on the bench for Southland’s competition opener against Hawke’s Bay