Waikato 20

33 Canterbury (RS)

Brett confirms his class in Shield forum

Saturday night's 33-20 Ranfurly Shield smash and grab effort over previous holder Waikato was another chapter in the short but accomplished career of Canterbury first five-eighths Stephen Brett.
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Lessons aplenty for young Waikato

Taking positives from the pain of relinquishing the Ranfurly Shield, after only a week in possession, is the main aim for Waikato coach Warren Gatland.
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Rampant Cantabs rock Waikato

The Ranfurly Shield is heading south as Canterbury's enthralling first-half display set the tone for its 33-20 victory over defender Waikato at Waikato Stadium on Saturday night.
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Canterbury to be at full strength

Fullback Scott Hamilton, halfback Kevin Senio and flanker Johnny Leo'o have been reinstated to the starting 15 for Canterbury's Air New Zealand Cup/Ranfurly Shield match against Waikato on Saturday.
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Anesi withdrawn from Waikato team

Waikato winger Sosene Anesi failed a fitness test this morning and will miss the Air New Zealand Cup/Ranfurly Shield match against Canterbury in Hamilton on Saturday.
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