HSBC New Zealand Sevens draw announced
Pivotal pool matches await the Black Ferns Sevens and All Blacks Sevens teams on day one of the hotly anticipated 2020 HSBC New Zealand Sevens in Hamilton on January 25-26.
All Blacks 2020 Test schedule announced
A new era for the All Blacks will kick off at Auckland’s Eden Park in 2020 in the first of six home Test matches for a new-look All Blacks coaching team.
Stars set to rock Hamilton Sevens weekend
Mitch James and Sons of Zion have been announced as the headline acts for the 2020 HSBC New Zealand Sevens 21st birthday celebrations as Hamilton gets set for a wicked weekend of music and rugby next January.
Dig it! Turf project underway at FMG Stadium Waikato
Work to replace the playing surface at Hamilton’s FMG Stadium Waikato is underway.
Tongan Invitational XIII topple Great Britain Rugby League Lions in boil-over in Hamilton
The Great Britain Rugby League Lions returned to International Rugby League for the first time in 12 years, but it was the Tongan Invitational XIII who won 14-6 in front of a passionate crowd in Hamilton.
Kava Ceremony Welcomes Tonga Invitational XIII to Hamilton
Clad in their red, waving their flags, and singing popular national songs, more than 500 members of Hamilton’s Tongan community welcomed their rugby league heroes to the city last night (Monday 21 October).
Powerhouse Tonga Invitational XIII Squad Confirmed for GB Lions Tour and Oceania Cup
Jason Taumalolo, Andrew Fifita, David Fusitua, William Hopoate and Daniel Tupou headline a full-strength Tonga Invitational XIII squad that will contest the forthcoming Oceania Cup and take on the touring Great Britain Rugby League Lions in Hamilton on October 26.
With a Little League Luck
Ask 34-year-old James Graham how he’s endured 16 years of high-impact collisions in professional rugby league, and his answer is surprisingly short. “It’s a bit of luck really, mate,” says the Englishman, on the line from his home in Sydney.
Gallagher Chiefs 2020 draw confirmed along with earlier kick off times
Fan-friendly early kick-off times in New Zealand are the feature of the 2020 Investec Super Rugby draw announced by Sanzaar today.
Tickets on sale as HSBC NZ Sevens prepares for 21st birthday party in Hamilton
• Exciting new tournament format with no Cup quarterfinals
• Historic women’s tournament to feature 12 teams
• Two-day tickets from $20 for kids, $107 for adults
New Zealand Rugby is inviting sevens fans to celebrate a 21st Birthday party like no other with tickets to the 2020 HSBC New Zealand...
Match Day Arrangements For All Blacks v Tonga
Free public transport, parking for e-scooters, a festival curtain raiser and an afternoon kick-off are key features of the All Blacks vs Tonga match in Hamilton this Saturday (7 September).
Latu stepping out on to familiar turf
When he got the call inviting him to be part of the festival match curtain raiser at FMG Stadium Waikato this weekend, former Tongan rugby captain Nili Latu didn’t hesitate.