Click here to find out more about advertising with ClubRugby
ClubRugby Home National
Auckland Auckland Canterbury Hawke's Bay North Harbour Taranaki Wellington
Noticeboard
Key afternoon for Auckland club rugby

The first phase of the new-look Auckland Premier club rugby competition is decided today, with the seventh and final round of the White Pool and Blue Pool series. Just Grammar TEC and University are assured of places at the top table for the second round, with eight clubs vying for the remaining six places.Read more here

Waikato name ITM Cup Wider Training Squad

Waikato has named a 30-player Wider Training Squad to prepare to this year's ITM Cup campaign from August to October. The squad is minus Super Rugby, New Zealand U20 or All Black Sevens players. Eighteen of the 30 players have yet to play for Waikato. For more read here

18 May: NZ knocked out in quarterfinals

Fiji have won the World Rugby Sevens Series for the first time since 2006 after defeating South Africa in the London Sevens quarterfinals. New Zealand lost 21-17 in the Cup quarterfinals to home side England, going ont to claim the Plate with a 26-14 win over South Africa.Read more here

16 May: NZ prepared for final Sevens leg

The final round of the 2014/15 World Rugby Sevens series is this weekend in London, with New Zealand (on 139 series points) fighting it out with Fiji (147) and South Africa (142) to take the tiitle.The defending series champions, NZ, ideally need to win in London, they would then need Fiji to be knocked out at the Cup quarter-final stages and hope South Africa is then eliminated in the semi-finals. Read more here

15 May: Manawatu club rugby mid-season ratings


With the first round of club rugby completed and College Old Boys having won the Jubilee Cup for the second season, the Manawatu Evening Standard rates the teams' chances ahead of the Hankins Shield starting this weekend with the round-robin running through to 4 July (ridiculously early if you miss the cut, but representative rugby is king and stock-standard club players are asked to hit the beach early and come back early next year).Read more here

14 May: First XV rugby today at Nelson

Update: Marlborough Boys' CollegebeatNelson College 20-5 in theirtop-of-the-south UC Championship and Traditional First XV fixture on Thursday. It was the first meeting of the sides since Nelson College ended MBC's season after an enthralling semi-final in August last year. Nelson College prevailed 25-23 at Trafalgar Park in Nelson and advanced to the Press Cup final. The match kicks off at 12.15pm at Nelson College.Read a preview here
h

11 May: NZ U20 highlights v Australia

View video highlights of the the New Zealand U20s 46-29 win over the Australia U20s in the final of the Oceania U20 Junior Championship on the Gold Coast on Saturday here

11 May: Counties Manukau McNamara Cup sides confirmed

There's still a fortnight to play in the first round Challenge Cup cometition, but the top eight sides for the upcoming Premier McNamara Cup have already been confirmed in Counties Manukau club rugby.Read more here

10 May: Auckland First XV highlights packages

Auckland rugby has released its no expenses spared Auckland Premier 1A video highlights package for the seocnd round set of matches played on Saturday. View here

9 May: 9 May: Hawke's Bay player out on a limb

Great article about Napier Technical Reserve Grade prop Rapture Falefata, who took the field last weekend with his prosthetic limb, the result of a birth defect. Follow the story here

8 May: NZ U20s named for Australia

The NZ U20 team to face Australia in their final match of the Oceania Rugby Junior Championship tomorrow, is: Ricky Riccitelli, Steven Misa, Isileli Tu’ungafasi, Geoffrey Cridge, Hamish Dalzel, Mitchell Jacobson, Mitchell Karpik, Blake Gibson, Te Toiroa Tahuriorangi, Mitchell Hunt, Nathaniel Apa, Tinoai TJ Faiane, Anton Lienert-Brown (captain), Vincent Tavae-Aso, Luteru Laulala. Reserves: Liam Polwart, Tom Hill, Tau Koloamatangi, Josh Goodhue, Mitchell Dunshea, Luke Campbell, Fletcher Smith, Jack GoodhueThe match at 5:00pm NZT. The NZ squad to compete in the World Rugby U20 Championship in Italy in June, will be named early next week. Matches are being livestreamed onwww.oceaniarugby.com

6 May: Tauranga Sports Rotoiti key clash in second round

This weekend will mark the clash of the Western and Central Bay of Plenty local round winners when Tauranga Sports and Rotoiti clash in the feature match of the second round of the Baywide Premier competition. Games are:

  • Te Puke Sports v Opotiki at Murray Salt Stadium
  • Tauranga Sports v Rotoiti at Tauranga Domain
  • Greerton Marist v Te Puna at Greerton Park
  • Rangataua v Whakarewarewa at Te Ariki Park
  • Paroa v Waikite at Lawson Park
  • Whakatane Marist v Mt Maunganui at Rugby Park
Stories
Super Rugby Round 15 Preview
22 May: Super Rugby Round 15 Preview
It's do-or-die for a few teams this weekend in Super Rugby, most notably the Crusaders. Their 2014 grand final rematch with the Waratahs in Sydney is a straight elimination game, meanwhile the Stormers have a fantastic opportunity to jump ahead of the Bulls in the South African conference. The Hurricanes can rest easy, they've sewn up the number one seed with three rounds to play but still will be eager to flex their new-found dominance over their local rivals heading into the final.
Read more >
Super Rugby Round 14 Review
17 May: Super Rugby Round 14 Review
It's official. The Hurricanes will now finish top of the Super Rugby table for 2015, guaranteeing them a home playoff and possible home final. They got there through a highly controversial win over the next best team, the Chiefs, who will be spewing at referee Glen Jackson (who, coincidentally, used to play for them not that long ago).
Read more >
New Zealand U20s Profile: Henry Stowers
17 May: New Zealand U20s Profile: Henry Stowers
Above: Henry Stowers running rampant for Wainuiomata in last year's Wellington club rugby Jubilee Cup final. Wainuiomata lost the final 11-14 to Hutt Old Boys Marist, but Stowers was prominent throughout - as he is in most games he plays. Surprised by Henry Stowers’ inclusion in the New Zealand U20 Junior World Championship squad that leaves for Italy later this month? Don’t be.
Read more >
New Zealand club rugby round-up 16 May
17 May: New Zealand club rugby round-up 16 May
The mid-point of the season is upon many competitions, with first round champions starting to be found over the next few weeks. In the Hawke’s Bay, Taradale earned their eighth straight win yesterday with a 35-7 win over third placed Napier Pirates, to win the first round Nash Cup with next week’s ninth round to spare.
Read more >
 Auckland club rugby: Grammar TEC unbeaten after late scoring flurry
16 May: Auckland club rugby: Grammar TEC unbeaten after late scoring flurry
Grammar TEC made it six from six in Auckland Premier club rugby on Saturday with a late 16-13 victory over the Manukau Rovers. Grammar TEC came back to score late tries to draw level, before first five-eighth Simon Hickey calmly stepped up and kicked the match winning penalty on fulltime. The win sees them top the White Pool with next week’s seventh and final round of the opening phase of the season to play.
Read more >
Choose your region
Your ad here?
Featured Points Table
ITM Cup Premiership 2014
  P W L D F A B Pts
Tasman 10 7 2 1 326 194 8 38
Taranaki 10 7 2 1 321 197 8 38
Canterbury 10 7 3 0 337 205 6 34
Auckland 10 6 3 1 288 225 4 30
Counties Manukau 10 5 4 1 251 192 6 28
Waikato 10 4 6 0 220 321 5 21
Wellington 10 1 9 0 214 381 3 7
Featured Points Table
ITM Cup Championship 2014
  P W L D F A B Pts
Manawatu 10 8 2 0 260 208 3 35
Hawke's Bay 10 5 4 1 253 213 6 28
Northland 10 5 5 0 276 284 5 25
Southland 10 4 5 1 228 301 1 19
North Harbour 10 3 7 0 214 306 6 18
Otago 10 3 7 0 228 279 3 15
BoP 10 2 8 0 202 312 5 13
Featured Points Table
Women's NPC 2014
  P W L D F A B Pts
Auckland 8 8 0 0 385 66 7 39
Waikato 8 7 1 0 245 90 6 34
Canterbury 8 6 2 0 304 150 7 31
Otago 8 5 3 0 169 164 5 25
Counties Manukau 8 3 4 1 162 195 3 17
Manawatu 8 3 4 1 112 184 2 16
Wellington 8 2 6 0 134 223 1 9
Hawke's Bay 8 1 7 0 89 273 3 7
BoP 8 0 8 0 38 293 1 1
Featured Points Table
Heartland Championship 2014
  P W L D F A B Pts
Buller 8 8 0 0 277 145 5 37
Poverty Bay 8 5 2 1 231 170 6 28
Mid Canterbury 8 5 2 1 258 139 5 27
Horowhenua Kapiti 8 5 1 2 169 121 3 27
King Country 8 5 3 0 196 176 6 26
South Canterbury 8 4 4 0 203 165 5 21
North Otago 8 4 4 0 176 155 4 20
Wanganui 8 3 5 0 203 195 5 17
Thames Valley 8 3 4 1 139 135 3 17
West Coast 8 2 6 0 163 232 5 13
Wairarapa Bush 8 1 6 1 151 238 3 9
East Coast 8 0 8 0 67 362 0 0
© 2005-2015 Club Rugby (Celebrating 10 Years!) | About | Contact | Coach Login