ITM Cup rugby news

Rugby: Returning Ranger upbeat after neck surgery in France

Former All Black Rene Ranger's plans to return to rugby in New Zealand depend on recent neck surgery.

Rugby: Cumberland to help coach Otago again

Former Otago prop Steve Cumberland has returned to the province and will help coach the ITM Cup side this season.

Rugby: ITM broadcast big cash cow for Sky

The ITM Cup, despite its obvious challenges in bringing fans to the stadium, remains a jewel in the broadcast crown and is thought to have fetched a record price now the rights have been conditionally renewed.

Rugby: Taranaki new ITM champions

Rugby: Taranaki new ITM champions

There was only one appropriate way to cap the greatest season in the long history of Taranaki rugby.

Rugby: Manawatu triumph over Hawke's Bay

Rugby: Manawatu triumph over Hawke's Bay

Manawatu will join the big boys in the Premiership in next season's ITM Cup.