Hawke’s Bay win the Ranfurly Shield

In a high quality encounter the Hawke’s Bay Magpies have claimed the Ranfurly Shield with a 27-21 victory over Counties Manukau in Pukekohe this afternoon.
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Hawke's Bay

The Tight Five: What we’ve learned about the All Blacks

If the old adage that a week is a long time in rugby is true, then the All Blacks 51-20 victory over the Wallabies is now ancient history, which allows us to take a look at the state of affairs for the World Champions after five Tests in 2014.
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Haka 2014

O'Connor and Hunt unveiled as Reds glamour recruits

Reds fans will welcome at least four new players next season, following the unveiling of the 2015 squad at the Reds Gala Ball in Brisbane on Friday night.
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James O'Connor

Manawatu shock Wellington in the capital

The Turbos have got their season back on track with a 27-21 win at Westpac Stadium tonight, recording their second win in three games, while Wellington, the 2013 Premiership finalists, are without a victory so far this campaign.
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Wellington Manawatu

North Harbour call on Niko Ratumaitavuki

Head coach Steve Jackson has made one enforced change to his starting lineup for Saturday’s clash with premiership side Waikato.
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Niko Ratumaitavuki

Counties make three changes for Shield match

The Counties Manukau Steelers have announced their team to play Hawke's Bay in the ITM Cup Ranfurly Shield match, at ECOLight Stadium in Pukekohe at 2.35pm on Saturday.
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Tana Umaga Counties

Waikato make nine changes for Harbour

Waikato has made nine changes to their starting lineup as they head to QBE Stadium to take on North Harbour this Saturday for their third game in eight days.
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Waikato 2014

Alberts out, Whiteley in for Springboks

Willem Alberts has been ruled out of the Springboks’ Investec Rugby Championship tour to Australia and New Zealand and will be replaced in the 30-man squad by Warren Whiteley.
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Warren Whiteley

IRB to become 'World Rugby'

The International Rugby Board will become World Rugby from November 19, 2014 as part of a major rebranding programme.
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Brett Gosper

Welsh Rugby's new $118 million dollar deal with the four regions

A £60 million ($118 million NZD) Rugby Services Agreement (RSA) which provides a new and positive contractual relationship between the WRU and its four Regions for the next six years has been agreed.
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Warren Gatland

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