HG LEACH Senior Rugby Round Up 27/04/2019

HG LEACH Senior Rugby ROUND UP 27/04/2019: Feature Team – Paeroa Rugby & Sports Paeroa v  Tairua This game live was streamed live to give the families and friends of players from overseas an opportunity to watch them play NZ Rugby. Taking on Paeroa was always going to be a tough

HG LEACH Senior Rugby Round Up 20/04/2019

HG LEACH Senior Rugby RUGBY ROUND UP 20/04/2019: Feature Team - Tairua Tairua V Hauraki North On yet another glorious sunny autumn day and in front of a bumper Good Friday crowd another cliff hanger of a game was played in Tairua. Tairua started much the faster of the two committed sides

HG LEACH Senior Rugby Round Up 13/04/2019

HG LEACH Senior Rugby RUGBY ROUND UP 13/04/2019: Feature Team Cobras COBRAS V Thames Te Aroha put on a beautiful day at Boyd Park on a day when plenty of COBRAS old boys were at the park to farewell 1993 Championship winning coach Jeff Handles Handley. In the main COBRAS took on Thames

HG Leach Senior Club Rugby Round Up – 06/04/2019

HG Leach Senior Club Rugby Round Up - 06/04/2019 Feature team: Mercury Bay Rugby & Sports Senior A’s Mercury Bay v Whangamata Whangamata visited their Coastal neighbours to try and re-claim the Coastal Shield, Mercury Bay however, had other ideas. Although there had been some rain the track was dry and fast and

French rugby great Raphael Ibanez to join Thames Valley as assistant coach

Former France captain Raphael Ibanez will join Thames Valley as an assistant coach for this year's Heartland Championship. The 46-year-old former hooker, who played 98 tests for France, will also assist in some Counties Manukau training sessions during his time in New Zealand. Ibanez told French newspaper L'Equipe that the move to the Swamp