2013 Heartland Championship

The Heartland Championship is the second tier of provincial rugby in New Zealand, behind the ITM Cup.

There are 12 teams playing in the competition. They play 8 of the other teams, after which the top 4 teams play off for the Meads Cup and the next 4 teams in the table play off for the Lochore Cup.

The winner of the Meads Cup could gain promotion to the ITM Cup Championship competition.




2013 Heartland Championship

Heartland Table
Team Played Won Lost Drawn For Against BP Points
Mid Canterbury 8 7 1 232 131 5 33
North Otago 8 6 2 216 159 5 29
Wairarapa Bush 8 6 2 203 144 4 28
West Coast 8 6 2 190 173 4 28
South Canterbury 8 4 4 246 202 7 23
Wanganui
8 4 4 171 160 5 21
Buller 8 4 4 147 149 4 20
Thames Valley 8 4 4 153 200 1 17
King Country 8 3 5 163 211 3 15
East Coast 8 2 6 173 225 5 11
Horowhenua Kapiti
8 1 7 141 182 6 10
Poverty Bay 8 1 7 141 240 2 6

NB: Wairarapa Bush finish above West Coast by virtue of winning the game between the two teams.

NB: East Coast have had 2 points deducted for playing an ineligible player

       


2013 Fixtures and results

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September 7







September 14







September 21







September 28







October 5







October 12







Semi-Finals


October 19




October 19



Finals


October 26



October 27


East Coast

Mid Canterbury

North Otago

Thames Valley

Wanganui

West Coast


Buller

Horowhenua Kapiti

King Country

Poverty Bay

South Canterbury

Wairarapa Bush


East Coast

Horowhenua Kapiti

Mid Canterbury

Thames Valley

Wanganui

West Coast


Buller

King Country

North Otago

Poverty Bay

South Canterbury

Wairarapa Bush


Horowhenua Kapiti

Mid Canterbury

Poverty Bay

Wairarapa Bush

Wanganui

West Coast


Buller

East Coast

King Country

North Otago

South Canterbury

Thames Valley


Horowhenua Kapiti

Mid Canterbury

Poverty Bay

South Canterbury

Wairarapa Bush

West Coast


Buller

East Coast

King Country

North Otago

Thames Valley

Wanganui



Lochore Cup

South Canterbury

Wanganui


Meads Cup

Mid Canterbury

North Otago



Meads Cup

Mid Canterbury


Lochore Cup

South Canterbury




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Horowhenua Kapiti

Poverty Bay

Wairarapa Bush

South Canterbury

King Country

Buller


Wanganui

Mid Canterbury

East Coast

Thames Valley

North Otago

West Coast


North Otago

King Country

Wairarapa Bush

Buller

South Canterbury

Poverty Bay


East Coast

Thames Valley

Mid Canterbury

Wanganui

West Coast

Horowhenua Kapiti


Buller

South Canterbury

North Otago

King Country

Thames Valley

East Coast


Wairarapa Bush

Poverty Bay

Mid Canterbury

Wanganui

Horowhenua Kapiti

West Coast


Wanganui

Thames Valley

Buller

King Country

East Coast

North Otago


Mid Canterbury

South Canterbury

Poverty Bay

Horowhenua Kapiti

Wairarapa Bush

West Coast




Thames Valley

Buller



West Coast

Wairarapa Bush




North Otago



Buller




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Ashburton

Oamaru

Paeroa

Wanganui

Greymouth


Westport

Levin

Te Kuiti

Gisborne

Timaru

Masterton


Ruatoria

Waikanae

Ashburton

Paeroa

Wanganui

Greymouth


Westport

Taupo

Oamaru

Gisborne

Timaru

Masterton


Levin

Ashburton

Gisborne

Masterton

Wanganui

Greymouth


Westport

Ruatoria

Taupo

Oamaru

Timaru

Paeroa


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Ashburton

Gisborne

Timaru

Masterton

Greymouth


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Paeroa

Wanganui




Timaru

Wanganui



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Oamaru




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Mid Canterbury win the 2013 Meads Cup

South Canterbury win the 2013 Lochore Cup