Piri Weepu hangs up the boots

71-Test All Black and 2011 Rugby World Cup winner Piri Weepu has retired from all forms of rugby. After finishing the Heartland Championship season with Wairarapa Bush this weekend, Weepu made the announcement on social media. "It's been a honour and a privilege to have played footy over the years!" Weepu wrote

HYRC Tournament – U16s McCarthy’s Wairarapa Bush

HYRC Pre-Tournament Games Saturday 23rd September 2017 Grade K/O Team A v Team B Venue Div A   Manawatu    v Wellington   Otaki Div A   Hawke's Bay   v Poverty Bay   Wairoa Div B   Horowhenua-kapiti   v WGTN Development   Otaki Div B   McCarthy's Wairarapa Bush   v Hawke's Bay Development   Waipukurau HYRC Tournament Games Monday 2nd October 2017 Grade K/O Team A v Team B Venue Div A 1.30pm Wellington   v Poverty Bay   Collegiate 2 Div A 3.00pm Manawatu    v Hawke's Bay   Collegiate 1 Div B 1.30pm Wanganui   v Horowhenua-Kapiti   Collegiate 1 Div B 3.00pm East Coast   v McCarthy's Wairarapa Bush   Collegiate 2 Div B 3.00pm Hawke's Bay Development   v WGTN Development   Collegiate 3 HYRC Tournament Games Tuesday 3rd October 2017 Grade  K/O Team A v Team

National Under 18 Māori team named to play two matches

National Under 18 Māori team named to play two matches The National Māori Under 18 team has been selected to play New Zealand Schools Barbarians and Tonga Under 18 later this month. Chair of New Zealand Rugby Māori Board, Dr Farah Palmer, today announced the team which is made up of talented

Air New Zealand Rippa Rugby Championship set to kick off in Wellington

Wairarapa-Bush Represented by Douglas Park School 200 Rippa Rugby players from 20 schools will compete at the national Championships. World Champion Black Fern, Kendra Cocksedge and All Black, Keven Mealamu to attend. Women’s Rugby World Cup trophy on display for the duration of the tournament. Selected finals day matches to


Heartland squad named for Jock Hobbs Memorial National Under 19 Tournament Congratulations to :  Ryan Hargood ,Alec Hendricksen ,Jack Loader, Bryan Arnold, Brad Griffith, Tristan Flutey On their selection to the Heartland U19 squad. New Zealand’s top young talent from the Heartland Unions are set to once again come together to compete at the annual Jock