Rugby Union http://au.rd.yahoo.com/news/rss/top_stories/*http://au.news.yahoo.com/top/ en-au Copyright (c) 2014 Yahoo New Zealand. All rights reserved. Sun, 31 Aug 2014 10:22:50 +1200 Yahoo New Zealand Sport https://s.yimg.com/ao/i/hp/nz2/test/ynz.gif 144 36 Racing stun champions Toulon (AFP) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/rugby/news/article/-/24857241 Paris (AFP) - Racing-Metro took away the final unbeaten record in the French Top 14 with a 17-10 victory over champions Toulon on Saturday night. Sun, 31 Aug 2014 19:14:44 +1200 Waikato out-kick North Harbour in the wet (NZ Newswire) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/rugby/news/article/-/24856407 North Harbour remain winless in the NPC after losing 22-16 to Waikato in a kick-heavy match ruined by rain. Sun, 31 Aug 2014 07:44:12 +1200 ITM Cup: Mooloos get second win (Newstalk ZB) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/rugby/news/article/-/24856336 Waikato has held off North Harbour 22-16 in Albany to bring up their second win of the ITM Cup season. Sun, 31 Aug 2014 07:21:14 +1200 ARU top up code-hopper Hunt's deal with Reds (AFP) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/rugby/news/article/-/24856123 Sydney (AFP) - The Australian Rugby Union said Saturday it provided financial assistance to secure the services of code hopper star Karmichael Hunt's switch to the Queensland Reds. Sun, 31 Aug 2014 05:57:04 +1200 ITM Cup: Parker penalties help Otago to second win (Newstalk ZB) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/rugby/news/article/-/24856084 Otago's claimed its second win in this year's ITM Cup with a 33-22 win over Southland in Invercargill. Sun, 31 Aug 2014 05:29:51 +1200 ARU top up Hunt deal (AAP) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/rugby/news/article/-/24856010 The Australian Rugby Union has admitted pitching in to secure a deal with Queensland Reds recruit Karmichael Hunt. Sun, 31 Aug 2014 05:25:02 +1200 ARU top up Hunt deal (NZ Newswire) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/rugby/news/article/-/24856015 The Australian Rugby Union has admitted pitching in to secure a deal with Queensland Reds recruit Karmichael Hunt. Sun, 31 Aug 2014 04:51:06 +1200 Hawke's Bay snatch Shield from Counties (NZ Newswire) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/rugby/news/article/-/24855801 The Ranfurly Shield passes from Counties Manukau back to Hawke's Bay after the challengers rumble to a 27-21 win in Pukekohe. Sun, 31 Aug 2014 03:27:20 +1200 Rugby: South Canterbury on top of Heartland Championship (Newstalk ZB) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/rugby/news/article/-/24855737 South Canterbury has rocketed to the top of the Heartland Championship after a comprehensive 49-15 win over West Coast in Greymouth. Sun, 31 Aug 2014 03:04:52 +1200 ITM Cup: Ranfurly Shield returns to Hawke's Bay (Newstalk ZB) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/rugby/news/article/-/24855618 Hawke's Bay has won back the Ranfurly Shield. Sun, 31 Aug 2014 02:25:50 +1200