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Provincial Rugby: Inside King Country’s Revival After Nightmare 99th Season

King Country midfielder Alex Thrupp and his team-mates endured a hellish 2021 – but have now launched a mission to celebrate the union’s centenary in style. Photo / NZME One of New Zealand’s proudest rugby unions started its centenary season ranked the lowest province in the country. Neil Reid reports how old-school pride and values …

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Provincial Rugby: Inside King Country’s Revival After Nightmare Centenary Season

King Country midfielder Alex Thrupp and his team-mates endured a hellish 2021 – but have now launched a mission to celebrate the union’s centenary in style. Photo / NZME One of New Zealand’s proudest rugby unions started its centenary season ranked the lowest province in the country. Neil Reid reports how old-school pride and values …

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Gregor Paul: Why New Zealand Rugby needs to get unions back onside in Silver Lake saga

NZR is yet to produce any compelling evidence to detail why the game would be better off working with Silver Lake. Photo / Photosport OPINION: It is now almost two years since New Zealand Rugby engaged investment bank Jefferies to run a tender to find the national union a private equity partner. Two years and …

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