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New Zealand Heartland XV 2023 squad named
Head coach Nigel Walsh has named his New Zealand Heartland XV squad which features 11 potential debutants to don the black jersey.
South Canterbury make it a three-peat in the Meads Cup
South Canterbury has won the Meads Cup for a third consecutive year with a 40-30 victory over a gallant Whanganui.
Nigel Walsh's Remarkable Journey Leading South Canterbury's Winning Streak
Nigel Walsh played more than 170 senior games at prop for the Pleasant Point Rugby Club. He featured in seven finals and lost seven times.
Finalists found in the Bunnings Warehouse Heartland Championship
The Heartland Championship finalists have been found with a repeat of the 2022 decider between South Canterbury and Whanganui to decide the Meads Cup.
Silent Strength: Roman Tutauha's journey to 100th Whanganui match
It took some persuasion for Roman Tutauha (Ngāti Ruanui) to speak publicly about his 100th match for Whanganui.
Wairarapa Bush look to defend home fortress
Masterton's Memorial Park has been a fortress for Wairarapa Bush in the Heartland Championship this season.
Troy Tauwhare a Titan on the West Coast
Troy Tauwhare has been chalking up the milestones in 2023.
Spotlight on the Heartland Championship
A month is down in the Heartland Championship and there have been plenty of talking points in the opening four rounds.
Sam Parkes Driving Ngāti Porou East Coast to greater heights
Ngāti Porou East Coast halfback Sam Parkes shares a unique record with teammate Verdon Bartlett (96 games).
Horrocks Experience to Help Whanganui Build Momentum
Heartland veteran experience to help Whanganui build momentum.
South Canterbury create Heartland history
South Canterbury has started their bid for a third-straight Heartland Championship title in record-setting form.
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Who is the fastest mascot in New Zealand rugby?
16 Mascots. One race. Who comes out on top?
HIGHLIGHTS | West Coast v Poverty Bay | Lochore Cup Final (2023)
West Coast attempt to win the Lochore Cup for the first time in their history…
FINAL HIGHLIGHTS | South Canterbury v Whanganui | Meads Cup
South Canterbury look to make it a three-peat of Meads Cup titles when they…
SEMIFINAL HIGHLIGHTS | Whanganui v Thames Valley (Meads Cup)
Catch up on all the action as the Butcher Boys take on the Swamp Foxes with a…
SEMIFINAL HIGHLIGHTS | South Canterbury v Ngāti Porou East Coast (Meads Cup)
South Canterbury faces a confident Ngāti Porou East Coast side with a spot in…
HIGHLIGHTS: Buller v West Coast (Heartland Championship 2023)
Catch up on the best moments from the Buller v West Coast grudge match in round…
HIGHLIGHTS: South Canterbury v Mid Canterbury (Heartland Championship 2023)
South Canterbury attempt to keep their impressive winning streak alive against…
HIGHLIGHTS: Ngāti Porou East Coast v Poverty Bay (Heartland Championship 2023)
Ngāti Porou East Coast and Poverty Bay square off in Ruatoria with the Bill…
RANFURLY SHIELD HIGHLIGHTS | Hawke’s Bay v Poverty Bay (2022)
Poverty Bay had the opportunity to lift the Ranfurly Shield when they took on…
HIGHLIGHTS: Heartland XV vs NZ Barbarians
Catch up on all the action from Owen Delany Park in Taupō.
Check out the results and standings from the 2023 season
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