A Splash of Colour to kick off 2018 National Provincial Competitions
Tuesday, August 7, 2018 allblacks.com
New Zealand Rugby Chief Rugby Officer Nigel Cass said welcomed the onset of the domestic competitions season as the rugby that stirred up true provincial pride.
“Our domestic competitions are incredibly special, holding a popular place in the rugby calendar, bringing together communities across the country and identifying the next crop of rugby super stars.
“The Mitre 10 Cup is a unique competition with provincial stalwarts lining up alongside emerging stars, it always produces great rugby. The Farah Palmer Cup is a competition that continues to grow and with the introduction of professional contracts for our Black Ferns it is sure to see the level of rugby reach new heights,” said Cass.
TANIWHA start the season with a win! @RugbyNorthland taking home the letterbox challenge at today’s Mitre 10 Cup and Farah Palmer Cup season launch ??#OURS pic.twitter.com/rIgVrDkUTQ— Mitre 10 Cup (@Mitre10Cup) August 6, 2018
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