2019 Queen’s Birthday derby – NPEC v Poverty Bay

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

Hiria and Vic – nau mai haramai!

Ngati Porou East Coast would like to welcome our new team members, Victor Herbert - Rugby Development Officer and Hiria Shaw – Admin. They are both involved in community rugby and bring a great set of skills to NPECRU and we’re excited to have them on board. Hiria and Vic – nau

It’s a Toka, Uawa final

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

NPEC Squad – Queens Birthday – 2nd June at Tolaga Bay

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.

Final Report: TVC 24 – 21 Hikurangi

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

Semi Finals – Report (Hiku v Uawa ~ TVC v Ruatoria)

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

Must-win game for Waiapu

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