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Northland flanker Kara Pryor skins Fijian winger after farcical error by the TMO

4 days ago by Rugby Dump

Flanker Kara Pryor scored the most dubious of runaway tries as Northland crossed seven times to thump Manawatu 49-19 in Whangerei on Friday. It was a try that baffled not only those watching on, but the...

Mitre 10 Cup HIGHLIGHTS: Northland v Manawatu

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Northland get their first win over Manawatu in 7 years. And what a win it was. Dominated the game from the 6th minute onward.  Manawatu opened the scoring but that was it from them. Northland were ruthless on attack and ruthless on every mistake Manawatu made. They can be extremely happy with this result. Manawatu will have to have a long hard look at their defensive game today. Manawatu host...

Mitre 10 Cup HIGHLIGHTS: Manawatu v Otago

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Manawatu only have themselves to blame. Otago were brilliant in the 2nd half. They made Manawatu pay for the basic mistakes. Rob Thompson was impressive, but he was fighting a lonely battle out there....

The History of the Ranfurly Shield & what it means to New Zealand Rugby

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

New Zealand Rugby's most prized trophy will be up for grabs on Friday when Taranaki host Manawatu. Taranaki have successfully defended the 'Log o Wood' twice this year during pre-season beating Poverty...

Liam Hallam-Eames suspended for four matches

4 weeks ago by New Zealand Rugby

Manawatu lock Liam Hallam-Eames has been suspended for four matches for striking an opposition player in his team’s Mitre 10 Cup match against Waikato on Saturday 18 August. Hallam-Eames was cited...