Mitre 10 Cup RD 8 Highlights: Manawatu v Southland

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Manawatu break their duck as they over come a tough Southland side to earn their first win of the season. In rather windy conditions, Southland made Manawatu really...

All the action from the Mitre 10 Cup Round 8: Round-up & highlights

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The play-offs of the mitre 10 Cup creep ever closer with Round 8 concluding today largely as expected although three teams threw themselves above and beyond to post some significant upset results.   Canterbury...

RD 7 HIGHLIGHTS | Hawke’s Bay v Manawatu (Mitre 10 Cup 2020)

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

It was a tense game to begin with as both teams struggled to penetrate each others' defences. Manawatu were the first on the board though and scored a try in the 18th minute. Hawke's Bay didn't waste time...

Shield Fever | Hawke's Bay v Manawatu

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Round 7 of the Mitre 10 Cup gets underway this weekend with the pick of the match-ups taking the form of Hawke’s Bay vs Manawatu with the Ranfurly Shield up for grabs. Hawke’s Bay claimed the...

RD 6 HIGHLIGHTS | Manawatu v Bay of Plenty (Mitre 10 Cup 2020)

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

A highly entertaining game comes to the end, with Bay of Plenty taking the maximum points to beat Manawatu. Bay of Plenty scored seven tries and looked a threat from the start. Manawary can take alot out of this game, despite continuing their losing streak, they scored five tries themselves and take a bonus=point out of the game and some confidence into next weeks...

Mitre 10 Cup Round 5 Highlights: Manawatu v Canterbury

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Canterbury finally find themselves again as they send a strong message by smashing Manawatu and announcing that they are back. Manawatu will ask themselves what happened, as they completely dominated the first half, but came away with no points and behind at half time. Canterbury took that opportunity and completely took control of the game as...

Magic Milner-Skudder pass sets up excellent Manawatu try in Mitre 10 Cup

7 months ago by Rugby Dump

Manawatu narrowly missed out on victory over Counties Manakau in the latest round of the Mitre 10 Cup in a closely fought match in Pukekohe, which feature a sublime piece of skill from All Black Nehe Milner-Skudder.

Mitre 10 Cup Round 4 Wrap-Up

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Round 4 of the Mitre 10 Cup is done and dusted and, as usual, provided fans with some quality displays of rugby with the skills and adventurous spirit of the New Zealander players.   Bay of Plenty...

Bay of Plenty winger hand a three week suspension for reckless clearout

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Bay of Plenty’s Fa’asiu Fuatai has received a three-week suspension after being red-carded in the Wellington v Bay of Plenty match in Wellington on Friday 25 September.   Fuatai was...

Mitre 10 Cup RD 3 HIGHLIGHTS | Auckland v Manawatu

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Auckland were on the front foot at the get-go of the game. Paulo was sent to the bin in the 9th minute for a late shoulder charge. Lam scored 3 mins later to bring the first points on the board. Tuimauga...