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

1 week 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

1 week 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)

2 weeks 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

3 weeks 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...

Mitre 10 Cup Round 4 Wrap-Up

3 weeks 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

1 month 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

1 month 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...

Mitre 10 Cup Highlights: Manawatu Vs Otago

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Manawatu took on Otago in a Mitre 10 Cup clash at the Central Energy Trust Arena. Manawatu started the strongest of the two, winning crucial penalties in the early few minutes. Wyness opened the scoring...

Mitre 10 Cup Preview & Line-Ups: Manawatu vs Otago

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Otago travel to the Central Energy Trust Arena hoping to redeem themselves after last week’s heavy loss to Auckland, as they tackle Manawatu. The latter also came out on the losing side in Round...

Mitre 10 Cup Preview & Line-Ups: Tasman vs Northland

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Round 2 of the Mitre 10 Cup kicks off with what looks to be a cracker when Northland travel to Lansdowne Park to face defending champions, Tasman.     Both Tasman and Northland commenced their...