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IRANZ Insight: Why you should ‘develop your own’

St. Kentigern College

Saint Kentigern College has been plastered across media headlines this week – for what many are labelling unethical recruitment tactics.

Regardless of your stance on the matter, I firmly believe there is one learning that rings true throughout this whole debate.

You simply can’t go wrong by developing your own.

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All Black Selector Grant Fox weighs in on the Pro-Player Combine

Grant Fox speaks with Murray Mexted

“I’m excited by what you’re doing here. I think it’s got real merit.”

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IRANZ Success Stories: The road to professional rugby

IRANZ Graduate Haereiti Hetet

From the Otorohanga Sports Club Premiers in 2017, to the Mitre10 Cup Championship-winning Waikato side in 2018.

Hold onto your Santa hats people – because the story of “Big H” might just be the ‘Rugby Fairytale of the Year.’

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IRANZ Insight: Mental Toughness

Steph Gilmore

All successful players know how to manage their thoughts and emotions. It is an art which once understood, is easy to use and often makes the difference between success and failure.

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IRANZ Insight: How to plan a Season Campaign

Mike Brewer Coaching

Every rugby coach must plan their season campaign.

A successful rugby season rarely occurs by chance. In almost all cases, careful thought and much planning has gone into the rugby season – well before the season has even started.

For those coaches seeking success in the 2019 rugby season… if not already, the planning for next season needs to start now!

The following article provides an insight into the process and the basic steps that should be followed in order to plan a successful Rugby Season Campaign.

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