Rugby Union

Call-up caps ‘fantastic’ year

Tuesday November 07, 2017

The Auckland Blues have rewarded Cook Islander Matty Johnson with a call up to their squad after his fantastic year with Southland in the Mitre 10 Cup.

It’s been a year of near-misses for the Tupapa Maraerenga rugby union side.

Tupapa shoot down Tabusoro

Monday November 06, 2017

Defending men’s champion Tabusoro made a losing start to their campaign after going down in their opening Pool A match at the Raro Rugby Sevens yesterday.

Avatiu look for golden run

Friday November 03, 2017

Two-time runners up Avatiu Gold are hoping to go a notch up in the 2017 Raro Rugby Sevens which kicked off yesterday at the BCI Stadium in Nikao.

ManaToa eyes perfect build up

Thursday November 02, 2017

Cook Islands Sevens coach Vase Samania will be using this weekend’s Raro Rugby Sevens event to prepare his team for the upcoming Oceania Sevens tournament in Fiji.

Referee who found love at the Sevens

Thursday November 02, 2017

For Auckland referee Peter Willis the Raro Rugby Sevens is more than just another event, it’s a love-in.

Barbarians hunt women’s title

Thursday November 02, 2017

The Wellington Barbarians are looking forward to their debut in the Raro Rugby Sevens.

It seems a little strange to think now that one of New Zealand rugby’s most established stars, Liam Messam, was once looked upon as simply a Sevens specialist.

MAD adds colour to Raro Sevens

Thursday November 02, 2017

Adding the colour to the Raro Rugby Sevens this year is local graphic designer Mahai Daniel.

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