Tasman defence seals Championship win

Follow @RedefinedRugby 26 - 25 Tigerish, unrelenting Tasman defence denied an impassioned Hawke's Bay 80-minute assault to claim a 26-25 win in the final of the ITM Championship final at Trafalgar Park in Nelson on Friday. Hawke's Bay did finally break out from their own line in the 79th minute to

ITM Cup Championship Final: Tasman v Hawke’s Bay

Follow @RedefinedRugby Tasman stand on the threshold of rich reward for a lively campaign when the meet Hawke's Bay in the ITM Cup Championship final at Nelson's Trafalgar Park on Friday night. WALKING WOUNDED: Inspirational Tasman captain Shane Christie returns to the side from a concussion while Tevita Koloamatangi, the blindside flanker,

FINALS TIME! 2013 ITM Cup / Premiership

Follow @RedefinedRugbyi FINALS TIME! This update features your ITM Cup information for the Finals: IN CASE OF A DRAW... If teams are tied on points at full time, the following rules apply in order until a winner is declared: a) an additional 10 minutes of extra time each way b) the team scoring the most tries

Banks and West to face-off in Championship final

Follow @RedefinedRugby Two of the country's shining lights in the 2013 ITM Cup competition will face off in next week's Championship final in Nelson when Tasman host Hawke's Bay and the chance is one of them will end up top of the individual scoring lists for the year. For the moment Otago's

Hawke’s Bay fend off spirited Otago

Follow @RedefinedRugby 24 vs 29 Hawke's Bay will challenge Tasman in next week's championship final after defeating Otago 29-24 at Forsyth Barr Stadium on Sunday afternoon. Less than 24 hours after the All Blacks and Wallabies set the same ground alight with breathtaking rugby, the two provinces fancied their chances of

Parker and Banks in record scoring mode

Follow @RedefinedRugby Otago's Hayden Parker and Tasman's Marty Banks finished the regular season in outstanding style with their points scoring in Sunday's ITM Cup games. Parker booted Otago to a win over Auckland and moved to second place behind Tony Brown on the points scored for Otago in a season while Banks

Hawke’s Bay end Wellington’s streak

Follow @RedefinedRugby 35 vs 24 Hawke's Bay displayed incredible resolve to hold off Wellington 35-24 in Napier on Thursday night. Having led 17-0 in the opening quarter, the Magpies fell behind late in the second half before scoring two unanswered tries to put the result beyond doubt. Replacement Adam Bradey edged his

Preview: Hawke’s Bay v Wellington

Follow @RedefinedRugby 10 from 10 on the 10th ? Wellington's goal WALKING WOUNDED: Hawke's Bay have made three changes with looshead Adrian Barone making way for Max Lahiff. Karl Lowe replaces Mark Atkins at No 8 while Zac Guildford will employ his lethal counterattacking abilities in the No 15 jumper vacated by