22 May 2024

South Canterbury won't compete for Ranfurly Shield

From Checkpoint, 4:25 pm on 22 May 2024

It's the highlight of many rugby players' careers in Aotearoa. The story of the day they play for the Ranfurly Shield is told for generations, but for the 2024 South Canterbury squad, the dream to challenge for the coveted log o' wood has been crushed under financial pressures. Sports reporter Jonty Dine speaks to Susana Lei'ataua.