Poverty Bay union has agreed to “gift” the hosting rights for one of its games against Ngati Porou East Coast to the Coast this season. The traditional Queen’s Birthday fixture between the neighbouring unions will be hosted by NPEC. Their Heartland competition game on October 5 will be in Gisborne. Josh Willoughby (Poverty
Chanz proves a fine thing with last-gasp match-winner Uawa will play Tokararangi in the Ngati Porou East Coast club rugby final after two stellar semifinals at the weekend. Uawa beat 2017 champions Tihirau Victory Club 31-29 in Tolaga Bay while Tokararangi defeated top qualifiers Hikurangi 31-24 in Tokomaru Bay. Uawa, as
Here is the NPEC Squad for the Queens Birthday clash- 2nd June at Tolaga Bay Training for this squad will commence this Wednesday 6.30pm at Hatearangi Domain, Tokomaru Bay. 1. Paddy Allen 2. Verdon Barlett 3. Kerehama Blackman 4. Whaimotu Craft-Chemis 5. Laman Davies 6. Hone Haerewa 7. Ngarangi Haerewa 8. Fabyan Kahaki 9. Rikki Kernahan 10. Scott Lasenby 11. Perrin Manuel 12.
Congratulations to Paddy Allen who has been named on the bench for the Hurricanes Development team to face the Japan 'A' team Hurricanes Development to face Japan A An opportunity to press their claims for Investec Super Rugby game time has again been stressed to members of the Hurricanes Development side as they
This weekends game vs EBOP 1.30pm kick-off at Princess Street Reserve , Opotiki. Here is our squad for the EBOP game 1.30pm at Princess street Reserve, OPOTIKI. This is the full squad 1. Tevita Ahoafi TVC 2. Paddy Allen Ruatoria City 3. Tim Barbarich Ruatoria City 4. Ryan Buchanan Hicks Bay 5. Mike Chambers Tokomaru United 6. Laman Davies
by Ben O’Brien-Leaf Published: July 31, 2017 http://gisborneherald.co.nz Tihirau Victory Club made history at Ruatoria’s Whakarua Park on Saturday when they beat defending champions Hikurangi 24-21 in extra time to win the East Coast club title for the first time. The right foot of first five-eighth Rapata Haerewa won the day. The kick
Hikurangi 17 (Kris Palmer try; Palmer 4 pen) Uawa 15 (Leiman Davies, Hayden Pardoe tries; Te Ahu Baker pen, con). HT: 17-3. “Tough wet-weather rugby in a mudbath.” That’s how Hikurangi lock Te Rangi Matanuku Parata summed it up after leading the defending champions to victory in the 1 v 4 clash at Whakarua
RUGBY by Ben O’Brien-Leaf http://gisborneherald.co.nz Published: July 7, 2017 FIRST, they have to beat City. Fifth-placed Waiapu have 43 competition points and host team No.3 — Ruatoria City, on 50 points — at George Nepia Memorial Park in Rangitukia at 2.30pm tomorrow. It is a must-win game for Waiapu, knowing that fourth-placed Uawa have