Although it has an interesting history and is currently doing it tough, there is a good old-fashioned feel running through the Marton Rugby Club. BY LEE STACE
Central’s identity in Marlborough rugby circles is due in no small part to the hard-working yet laidback people that have flown the blue flag for over a century.
BY CAMPBELL BURNES
Despite doing business in a difficult rugby landscape, Wanganui Marist has got plenty to crow about. BY LEE STACE
Eden has big plans to match its long and rich history in the Auckland club rugby scene. BY CAMPBELL BURNES
Mahurangi has certainly put the word ‘North’ into North Harbour for the past 22 years. BY LEE STACE
There is much to like about the Papakura Rugby Football Club, even if the last few years on the field haven't been so great. BY LEE STACE
After a few tough years, Suburbs is looking towards the future with a sense of optimism. BY LEE STACE
North Harbour Marist might be one of the youngest clubs in New Zealand, but it has certainly developed a lot of character during its 23-year existence. BY LEE STACE
One of the smaller clubs in the Dunedin Metro rugby scene is punching above its weight after emerging from the doldrums. BY CAMPBELL BURNES
Manukau is looking to its strong junior contingent to help provide the heroes of tomorrow. BY CAMPBELL BURNES
If you enjoy a good old-fashioned slice of family atmosphere, then pop into the Rahui Rugby Club in Otaki on Saturdays. Chances are you'll see kids running around and people playing their guitars. BY LEE STACE
You won't find a more family-orientated club than Wainuiomata. So much so, in fact, that once you are in, it's hard to get back out. BY LEE STACE
There is a friendly club to service the Glenfield community on Auckland's North Shore, and it is working hard to attract players in challenging times. BY CAMPBELL BURNES
There are plenty of mouth-watering clashes on offer this weekend.
Which player was unlucky to miss out on the All Blacks’ wider training squad?
Gordon Tietjens’ success in sevens is unrivalled and should place him in the same coaching league as Sir Alex Ferguson.
All Blacks coach Steve Hansen named a 38-man training squad and there are a couple of oversights worth highlighting