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Manawatu’s Brayden Iose signs with Hurricanes until 2022

13 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Hurricanes are delighted to announce the signing of Brayden Iose through until 2022. Born and bred in Manawatu, the 22-year-old was earmarked as a future star of the game whilst representing Palmerston...

Mitre 10 Cup RD 10 Highlights: Wellington v Manawatu

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wellington do exactly what they needed to, by getting a bonus-point win against Manawatu. Wellington were made to work for it as a tight first half saw then lead by just a...

All the action from Round 10 of the Mitre 10 Cup as semi-finals loom

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The semi-finalists who will contest the Mitre 10 Cup have been named after an action-packed Round 10. In today’s (Sunday) fixtures, all three losing teams, remarkably, posted 33 points and surrendered...

Savea at centre for Wellington

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wellington Lions head coach, Leo Crowley, has made a handful of changes to his side ahead of their clash against Manawatu at Sky Stadium. Saturday marks the last of the round-robin fixtures, before the...

Mitre 10 Cup RD 8 Highlights: Manawatu v Southland

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Manawatu break their duck as they over come a tough Southland side to earn their first win of the season. In rather windy conditions, Southland made Manawatu really...

All the action from the Mitre 10 Cup Round 8: Round-up & highlights

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The play-offs of the mitre 10 Cup creep ever closer with Round 8 concluding today largely as expected although three teams threw themselves above and beyond to post some significant upset results.   Canterbury...

RD 7 HIGHLIGHTS | Hawke’s Bay v Manawatu (Mitre 10 Cup 2020)

4 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

It was a tense game to begin with as both teams struggled to penetrate each others' defences. Manawatu were the first on the board though and scored a try in the 18th minute. Hawke's Bay didn't waste time...

Shield Fever | Hawke's Bay v Manawatu

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Round 7 of the Mitre 10 Cup gets underway this weekend with the pick of the match-ups taking the form of Hawke’s Bay vs Manawatu with the Ranfurly Shield up for grabs. Hawke’s Bay claimed the...

RD 6 HIGHLIGHTS | Manawatu v Bay of Plenty (Mitre 10 Cup 2020)

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

A highly entertaining game comes to the end, with Bay of Plenty taking the maximum points to beat Manawatu. Bay of Plenty scored seven tries and looked a threat from the start. Manawary can take alot out of this game, despite continuing their losing streak, they scored five tries themselves and take a bonus=point out of the game and some confidence into next weeks...

Mitre 10 Cup Round 5 Highlights: Manawatu v Canterbury

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Canterbury finally find themselves again as they send a strong message by smashing Manawatu and announcing that they are back. Manawatu will ask themselves what happened, as they completely dominated the first half, but came away with no points and behind at half time. Canterbury took that opportunity and completely took control of the game as...