NPC: A look into Round 3

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The NPC enters its third week of non-stop action. This weekends fixtures kick-off with Bay of Plenty travelling to the Navigation Homes Stadium is a stadium in Pukekohe, to take on Counties Manukau....

Hawke's Bay score three late tries to seal a dramatic finish

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Hawke’s Bay snatched a dramatic late victory to remain unbeaten in the NPC after stunning Waikato with three late tries on Wednesday night. The Mooloos were cruising to their first win in Napier...

NPC: The history of the Ranfurly Shield

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

In 1902 Auckland became the first holders of the Shield because in that year it had the best record of any Provincial Union (the blue and whites were unbeaten that year). In 1904 the first challenge was...