Swindale Shield

Short passes 20 February

20/02/2019

    Short passes is Club Rugby’s  news in briefs and noticeboard column for 2019. If you have news, notices or want a shout-out for anything email editor@clubrugby.co.nz or send us a message on social media. Club Rugby also welcomes assistance in putting this together, so if you want to help in the news in brief-gathering process please get in

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Short passes – 6 February

06/02/2019

  Short passes is Club Rugby’s  news in briefs and noticeboard column for 2019. It is anticipated that this will be a regular midweek post when the season kicks into gear. If you have news, notices or want a shout-out for anything email editor@clubrugby.co.nz or send us a message on social media. Club Rugby also welcomes assistance in putting this

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Have we reached “peak rugby” in schools?

03/02/2019

  By Touchline A recent study of participation in all forms of tackle football in United States high schools showed dramatic growth in the decade to 2008, a peak in 2009 and a decline thereafter. Since 2014, high school football is reported to have lost more than 45,000 participants. In the last year alone, the

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Short passes – 24 January

24/01/2019

  Short passes is Club Rugby’s  news in briefs and noticeboard column for 2019. It is anticipated that this will be a regular midweek post when the season kicks into gear. If you have news, notices or want a shout-out for anything email editor@clubrugby.co.nz or send us a message on social media. Club Rugby also welcomes

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Bumper summer of rugby coming up

11/01/2019

The anticipation for the coming rugby season is growing by the day. The summer of rugby ramps up in the lower North Island over the next several weeks, including several sevens tournaments, pre-season club rugby and the opening salvos of the Super Rugby season for the elite players. The Hurricanes region’s club competitions stoke up

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Swindale Shield draw for 2019 confirmed

22/12/2018

By WRFU and Club Rugby Community rugby takes a further hit in 2019. The 2019 season starts one week later, finishes one week earlier, and has no mid-week or double-header rounds. The 23 March start date is because of ground availability, while the concluding weekend of the season on 27 July is to make way

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