Manawatu Rugby Union – over 5,000 players strong

With over 5,000 players, Manawatu Rugby Union is one of New Zealand’s premier provincial rugby centres. Founded in 1886, the Manawatu Rugby Union is also one of the oldest in New Zealand.

Manawatu Rugby Union

Manawatu Rugby Football Union (MRU) is the governing body of the sport of Rugby union in the Manawatu rugby province. Founded in 1886, the Manawatu Rugby Union is one of New Zealand’s oldest. The Manawatu Rugby Union has over 5,000 players, making it the tenth largest union in New Zealand in terms of player numbers. In 2011, the union celebrated its 125th Jubilee.

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