The proud union is on the brink of financial ruin.
The former All Black is extending his stay in the English Premiership.
The Auckland number eight was outstanding in the Mitre 10 Cup premiership final.
Auckland showed the rest of the country what provincial rugby can be, writes Andrew Gourdie.
The loosehead prop will continue his rugby career in New Zealand.
Alama Ieremia wouldn't be Auckland rugby coach without his friend's advice.
The loose forward scored two tries as Auckland qualified for the Mitre 10 Cup final.
The table-toppers will play Canterbury in the Mitre 10 Cup premiership final.
All the action as it happened in the Mitre 10 Cup Premiership semi-final.
The defending champions head into their Mitre 10 Cup semi as underdogs.
The Waikato rugby winger was discharged without conviction for assault.
Southland's coach sees light at the end of a very dark tunnel.
Jarrad Hoeata and Daniel Lienert-Brown will miss the remainder of the Mitre 10 Cup season.
The Tasman Mako fullback is in no rush to play for the national team.
The 56-8 thrashing was Southland's 20th loss in a row.
The Otago flanker would rather focus on securing his side 2018 silverware.
The Mako now top the Mitre 10 Cup premiership ladder.
The Waikato rugby star had his contract torn up after a recent court case.
Auckland are now atop the Mitre 10 Cup Premierships standings.
The ex-All Black is moulding Wellington's youngsters with an eye to the future.