Te Waha Nui report by Sam Kelway
League taggers in Auckland are being made to pick between two competing associations, thanks to sanctions forbidding involvement in both.
Two tag organisations, New Zealand Tag Football Inc. (NZTFI) and Tag20 Rugby (T20) are both formerly part of Kiwitag, but are in dispute over a rule imposed by NZTFI.
NZTFI recently said any individual who played for a non-affiliated club would forfeit their right to play under NZTFI.
Claude Lusitini, development officer for NZTFI and former chairman for Kiwitag, says the memo arose for a number of reasons. He says the game, which arrived here in 1992, is the game NZTFI plays today. Tag20 is playing a brand new game, he says. Read more »