Magazine - Rugby (Page 2)
15 Mar 2012 - Rugby - Editor
Dunedin Mayor Dave Cull has blamed "stupid" and "reprehensible" management mistakes for spurring a ratepayer bailout of the Otago Rugby Football Union.
7 Mar 2012 - Rugby - Editor
Build a stadium like Dunedin's in post-earthquake Christchurch and you could call it Ellis Park. All Blacks halfback Andy Ellis rates the Dunedin arena's pitch as "one of the best surfaces in the world" and would love to see a roofed stadium established in Crusaders' territory.
29 Feb 2012 - Rugby - Editor
All Black great Chris Laidlaw believes the crisis in Otago rugby highlights the need for provincial rugby to return to its amateur roots.
16 Feb 2012 - Rugby - Editor
Prime Minister John Key visits the new stadium being constructed at Rugby League Park today. Joe Flynn, the acting CEO Christchurch Stadium Trust is at Key's left.
14 Feb 2012 - Rugby - Editor
Tamworth mayor Col Murray said Friday night’s sell out international rugby clash at Scully Park has only strengthened the need for a major outdoor sports stadium in the city.
1 Dec 2011 - Rugby - Editor
Andy Ellis' plans to help demolish Rugby League Park's old grandstands were stymied by health and safety regulations today but the Crusader is looking forward to be the one calling the shots at the franchise's new home ground next season.
Silverdale Memorial Park, Rugby World Cup (RWC) Training Venue
1 Dec 2011 - Rugby - Kellie Rose
Silverdale Memorial Park located 40 minutes North of Central Auckland in the former Rodney District was chosen as a training venue for the RWC 2011. In order to meet the standards required for a training venue the council contractor City Care, embarked on an extensive upgrade and maintenance program
30 Nov 2011 - Rugby - Editor
The organisation behind the 2011 Rugby World Cup has praised the South for its involvement in the tournament.
30 Nov 2011 - Rugby - Alex Glasgow
Not the sort of title that would make headlines in newspapers because it’s just not interesting enough – conversely bad news sells.
24 Nov 2011 - Rugby - Editor
Rugby World Cup 2011 officials have thanked Rotorua for its contribution to a hugely successful tournament.
8 Nov 2011 - Rugby - Editor
The Collegians rugby club has confirmed it is negotiating with the owners of Lysaght oval to buy the sportsground and build a rugby complex.
1 Nov 2011 - Rugby - Press Release
RWC 2011 and Eden Park are delighted to support the RWC Christchurch Earthquake appeal with the online auction of turf from the Eden Park pitch which saw such a wonderful final on 23rd October.
25 Oct 2011 - Rugby - Press Release
Tournament organiser Rugby New Zealand 2011 today thanked the people of New Zealand for the way they embraced the seventh Rugby World Cup and contributed to its success
Eden Park Gears Up for the Big One
20 Oct 2011 - Rugby - Editor
Eden Park's painstakingly prepared turf faces its biggest audience yet at Sunday's Rugby World Cup final, with 61,000 fans in the stands and tens of millions expected to watch on television. Head groundsman Mark Perham said his pitch must first endure a few days of spring rain and a third-place playoff.
18 Oct 2011 - Rugby - Pitchcare
With the 2011 Rugby World Cup set to reach its climax this weekend, UK-based sports equipment manufacturer Harrod have highlighted that it is their goalposts through which penalties and conversions will be kicked during Sunday's final.
The Grass is Greener Down Under
11 Oct 2011 - Rugby - Ian McKendry
The Rugby World Cup is now down to the business end. Twenty teams whittled down to the 4 contenders. Why has this World Cup produced some of the most compelling viewing, competitive, attractive and evenly contested Rugby to be played in the short history of the tournament? Well look no further than the outstanding surfaces provided by our stadiums!
10 Oct 2011 - Rugby - Editor
The surface of Queanbeyan’s premier sports ground, Seiffert Oval, is in danger of deteriorating further if it is overused during spring and summer.
4 Oct 2011 - Rugby - Editor
The fate of WIN Stadium’s stricken western grandstand roof will now be determined after stabilisation works were completed at the weekend.
4 Oct 2011 - Rugby - Press Release
Nearly 1.1 million fans have passed through the gates of Rugby World Cup 2011 (RWC 2011) stadia with all 40 matches of the Tournament’s pool phase now completed, Tournament organisers announced today.
3 Oct 2011 - Rugby - Editor
A $50 million state-of-the-art stadium with an additional 9000 undercover seats would finally give Manly a venue of NRL standard.