ITM Cup rugby news

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: 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.

Rugby: ITM Cup thrives away from cities

Rugby: ITM Cup thrives away from cities

The provinces are where the ITM Cup comes alive.

Rugby: Tasman end Canterbury's Cup reign

Rugby: Tasman end Canterbury's Cup reign

Canterbury's reign of dominance is over after Tasman continued their remarkable rise by beating big brother to reach the ITM Cup final.

Rugby: Taranaki beat Auckland in semifinal thriller

Rugby: Taranaki beat Auckland in semifinal thriller

It took 100 minutes of nerve-jangling rugby, but eventually they did it.