Menu heartlandchampionship.co.nz

Latest News

Convincing win for Heartland XV

The New Zealand Heartland XV have kicked off their campaign with a convincing 60–0 win over the Vanua XV from Fiji in Taupo yesterday evening.
Read More

New Zealand Heartland XV named for first match

New Zealand Heartland XV Coach Craig Scanlan has named his team for their first match against Vanua Fiji XV in Taupo this evening (kick off 5pm).


Read More

Horowhenua Kapiti claim Lochore Cup in tight finish

Pushing their luck to the limit, Horowhenua Kapiti held out Wairarapa Bush in the final moments to claim the Heartland Lochore Cup 26-23 in another finals thriller at Levin Domain on Sunday.
Read More

Thames Valley claim historic win

Pressure play from Thames Valley during a strong second half showing paved the way for the side's first Heartland Meads Cup win when they beat South Canterbury 17-12 in Timaru on Saturday.
Read More

Meads Cup final preview

This first-ever Meads Cup final between these two unions will see a new name etched on the famous Mitre 10 Heartland Championship silverware.
Read More

Lochore Cup final preview

These provincial neighbours, separated by the Tararua Forest Park and 133km of road between Levin and Masterton, lock horns in a final for the first time since the 2005 NPC division three decider.
Read More

New Zealand Heartland XV named for 2018

New Zealand Heartland XV Coach Craig Scanlon has named the 2018 squad for two matches in November.


Read More

Lively finals weekend likely in domestic rugby

Mitre 10 finals weekends have provided more than their fair share of highlights over the years and next weekend's finale to the 2018 season promises to be no different.
Read More

Thames Valley provide Heartland upset

Thames Valley pulled off the surprise result of the Mitre 10 Heartland season when ending Wanganui's three year run of success in the Meads Cup when claiming a 17-7 win at Cook's Gardens in Wanganui on Saturday.
Read More

Heartland Championship preview: semifinals

Another tightly contested Mitre 10 Heartland Championship splits off into Meads and Lochore Cup semifinals.
Read More

Domestic Competitions semifinals and finals confirmed

With only two weeks to play in the domestic season, finalists and semifinalists have been confirmed across the Mitre 10 Cup, Mitre 10 Heartland Championship and Farah Palmer Cup.
Read More

Mid Canterbury benefit from West Coast losing points

Top qualifier Wanganui will host Thames Valley in the Meads Cup semifinals in the Mitre 10 Heartland competition next weekend while top qualifier Horowhenua Kapiti will host Mid Canterbury in the Lochore Cup.
Read More

Heartland Championship preview: round eight

Ten into eight does not go as we approach the final Mitre 10 Heartland Championship round in which all six games will have a bearing on the make-up of the Meads and Lochore Cups semifinals.
Read More

Meads Cup aspirants face pressure in last round

South Canterbury and Thames Valley will be playing for the right to stage a home semifinal in the Mitre 10 Cup Meads Cup Heartland competition next week.
Read More

Heartland Championship preview: round seven

An almighty scrap looms over the last two rounds for Meads and Lochore Cup berths in the Mitre 10 Heartland Championship.
Read More

Read more articles in the News Archives