Te Aute takes out traditional rugby rivalry against Hato Paora

It’s an age-old rivalry between the two remaining Maori boys’ boarding schools, one that spans generations, that is, the traditional rugby match Te Aute and Hato Paora. Tamati Rimene-Sproat has this report. By red and black, the mana of Te Aute was restored. These schools have been facing off on the rugby pitch for 10 […]

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“It was harder than I thought” – ABs Sevens Joe Webber grateful to return from injury

The All Black Sevens continue to prepare for their homecoming leg of the World Sevens Series based in the Waikato. Training has just finished up, for more we cross live to the Waikato to Te Okiwa McLean, Te Okiwa, you’re at the last training session what’s the feeling like in the TRON? Yes, I am […]

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Arthur Beetson u15 indigenous rugby league team tour of the Far North much more than league

A mob of young indigenous Australians is touring the Far North at the moment. They’re the Arthur Beetson Indigenous rep team, which is made up of the best u15 league players in Queensland. This afternoon, they play their first game against a Far North rep team. But as Tamati Rimene-Sproat discovered, there’s much more to […]

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Whetukamokamo Douglas ready to tackle rugby goals

As the Crusaders prepare to defend their super rugby title, they’ve named several rookie loose forwards ahead of the opening round. As Harata Brown reports, the side is set to rely heavily on powerhouse loose forward Whetukamokamo Douglas. There’s no mistaking the mana in a name like Whetukamokamo. Whetumatarau is the mountain, Hinerupe is the […]

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Hamilton Sevens: All Blacks Sevens confident ahead of tournament next week

To sports now. After the All Black Sevens swept up in Cape Town last year they have opened their training to the public today in Hamilton to engage with the community ahead of next week’s tournament. For more let’s cross to our reporter Te Okiwa McLean who is at Beetham Park, Te Okiwa. Kia ora […]

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