HE TOHU WHAKAMAUMAHARATANGA KI A TA BRIAN LOCHORE.

HE TOHU WHAKAMAUMAHARATANGA KI A TA BRIAN LOCHORE. NPECRU Remembers Rugby Legend "SIR BRIAN LOCHORE ; OBE-KNZM-ONZ" SIR BRIAN LOCHORE IS PICTURED HERE ATTENDING THE VETERANS REUNION AT WHAKARUA PARK IN 2009 WHICH COINCIDED WITH A HEARTLAND MATCH BETWEEN NPEC AND WAIRARAPA BUSH. THERE WILL BE A SERVICE FOR SIR BRIAN THIS THURSDAY

‘Exciting’ Coast team eye season opener

Heartland Championship-wide, by now everyone knows why they’re fizzing. But former All Black Zac Guildford is not playing in Ngati Porou East Coast’s first pre-season game. Rather, the Coast is set to play the Anthony Studer-coached Eastern Bay of Plenty from 2pm at Rugby Park in Whakatane tomorrow. First-year coach Studer — who