30 May 2024

New Zealand rugby's civil war

From Nights, 10:18 pm on 30 May 2024

Today was described as D-day for how our national sport is governed.

The country's provincial rugby unions voted to reject New Zealand Rugby's proposal for a governance change and instead voted to another proposal put forward by the provincial unions themselves.

This has put them on a collision course with the Players' Association which represents the professional players and supports a new structure.

So why has a debate over how the game is governed become front page news?

To help explain it all we're joined by Nights' sports correspondent Bryan Waddle.

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