12 Aug 2008

Northland and Tasman out of 2009 rugby competition

2:03 pm on 12 August 2008

Northland and Tasman have been left out of a reduced Air New Zealand Cup national provincial rugby championship in 2009.

The New Zealand Rugby Union announced their draft decision after assessing the 14 current teams on a criteria including population, playing numbers, financial performance, governance and administration.