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Watch: This Try From New Zealand This Morning Is Absolutely Incredible

This week sees the final regular season rounds of the Mitre 10 Cup take place and the first game was a Ranfurly Shield clash between holders Taranaki and Manawatu.  There were plenty of All Blacks on display during this game including Waisake Naholo, Charlie Ngatai and Ngani Laumape.   Taranaki ran out convincing 46-25 winners over Manawatu which seals top …

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Watch: New Zealand Underage Star Asafo Aumua Scores 60 Metre Brilliant Try

Wellington Lions hooker Asafo Aumua scored a brilliant individual try on Sunday against Canterbury. Aumua ran 60 metres to score a try most backs would love to score. The New Zealand u-20 international showed excellent pace and foot-work to score a brilliant solo try. The run included a beautiful move running around Canterbury full-back George Bridge. The Wellington hooker is …

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Former Ireland U20’s Centre To Make Professional Rugby Debut In New Zealand On Saturday

Former Ireland U20’s centre and Leinster Academy product Harrison Brewer is set to make his professional rugby debut for Manawatu this weekend in the fifth round of New Zealand’s National Provincial Championship – The Mitre 10 Cup. Brewer, who arrived in New Zealand in May after he was released from the Leinster Academy, will start at blindside flanker for the Turbos …

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New Breakdown Laws Being Trialled In New Zealand Next Week

New Zealand’s National Provincial Championship will trial a number of new breakdown laws. At the turn of the year, World Rugby announced that a number of law trails would be implemented at the beginning of the new World Cup cycle. Although some variations such as the alternative scoring system were introduced in Wales last September, the majority of the law …

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World Rugby To Trial Using Two Referees Next Year

World Rugby will trial a number of law variations in 2016. In a move that will mimic the NRL, New Zealand’s national provincial championship, the re branded Mitre 10 Cup, will trial a number of law variations, including the deployment of two referees. Stuff.co.nz have reported that the second referee will ‘mainly be used to rule on a new offside line that …

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