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Hawkes Bay Rugby


Regional rugby

The passion and parochialism of provincial rugby helped give the game a special place in New Zealand’s social and sporting history. Read brief histories, highlights and quirky facts about each of New Zealand's 26 regional rugby teams. Read the full article

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History and highlights of rugby in the Hawke's Bay

Hawke's Bay launches an attack during their infamous 'Battle of Solway' Ranfurly Shield challenge against Wairarapa in 1927.