The Provincial Championship and Premiership are upon us and we review the teams and players that will make this a memorable season.
Provincial Premiership and Championship
On August 14, provincial rugby will kick- off with the nation hopeful it will be treated to much of the same drama, spectacle and intensity that was witnessed last year. Canterbury will be aiming to snare their seventh straight title and start favourites to do so while Hawke’s Bay stack as the favourites to win promotion. We preview all 14 teams and provide you with the analysis and insight required to make informed judgement about a competition that remains dear to the nation’s heart.