Heartland rugby team to train in Thames

The Thames Valley Heartland team has a training camp in Thames on Saturday as part of the build-up to the opening game of the Mitre 10 Championship,. The championship begins on August 25 with a home game against West Coast at Boyd Park, Te Aroha. After a couple of warm-up games against Taranaki

Valley wins pre-season game in Waihi

Thames Valley beat Ngati Porou East Coast 59-14 last Saturday in a pre-season game at Rugby Park, Waihi. The fixture was part of the build-up for both teams as they continue preparations for the upcoming Mitre 10 Heartland Championship which begins on August 25. Played in ideal conditions, Thames Valley made much the better start

Heartland rugby team kicks off preseason campaign

The Thames Valley Heartland Rugby team kicked off its preseason campaign with a trip to Hawera to play the Taranaki Development Team. The match was part of the curtain-raiser programme for the Ranfurly Shield game between holders, Taranaki and challengers Wanganui. With Rugby Park, New Plymouth still unavailable, the TSB Sports Hub