Must-win game for Waiapu

RUGBY by Ben O’Brien-Leaf 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

Hikurangi return to the top

HIKURANGI returned to the top of the East Coast club rugby competition with a 20-14 win against Ruatoria City at Whakarua Park on Saturday. But the weekend will not be remembered for the win but for the death of Hikurangi co-coach Doone Harrison’s father, Jury, yesterday. “Jury has been battling cancer but

Ngati Porou East Coast – New Board announced –

Ngati Porou East Coast are pleased to announce our new board: Chairperson – Campbell Dewes Deputy Chair – Val Morrison Leeanne Morice Graeme Summersby Sean Poananga Two more independent members will be co-opted taking it to a board of seven. Though familiar names, this smaller board is reflective of the new constitution

NPEC Queens Birthday Squad announcement

The NPEC squad for the June 3rd Queens Birthday clash against Poverty Bay has been announced by Troy Para (Co-Coach) today. Selected from players within the local club competition the squad is represented from the following clubs with 3 Ngati Porou players being loaned for this match   : 6 Waiapu 5

NPEC Referee Calls – Te Reo

TE REO WHUTUPÖRO: E te iwi whanui – kia ora! Ngati Porou East Coast Rugby Union is proud to announce our launch of te reo whutupöro.  Celebrating our unique identity as the only iwi based rugby union in the world, we are launching an initiative celebrating te reo maori. Enjoy and share our clip

Week 3 Results ~ Ruatoria City win tough encounter ~

Scores/scorers from Week 3 ~ Ruatoria City 27 (Neihana Ratahi 2, Chayse Skudder, Uzziah Parata tries; Nathaniel Fox 2 con, pen) Tokomaru Bay United 18 (James Te Kahika, Mike Chambers-Raroa, Te Peehi Fairlie tries; Matt Marino pen) Hikurangi 34 (Tanetoa Parata, Fabyan Kahaki, Karauria Keelan, George Tuala tries; Billy Manuel 2, Fabyan Kahaki,

Wins to Toko, Ruatoria City, TVC, Uawa

THREE close games at Te Araroa, Whakarua Park and Tokomaru Bay — and another at Tolaga Bay where Uawa were back to strength — made for enjoyable, hard Ngati Porou East Coast club rugby on Saturday. Tokomaru Bay United beat Hicks Bay 44-31, Ruatoria City beat Tokararangi 27-17, TVC beat Waiapu


NPEC WOMENS 7s SQUAD Congratulations to the following Women who have been selected for the NPEC Women’s 7s Squad. Maani Waititi- TVC Rose Gardner- Walker- WAIAPU Patienz Ngatai – TVC Brooklyn Walker- CITY Zoey Te Moana – TVC Moana Whare- CITY Shirlz Mullany- TVC Tawa Kinita- Ngatai – TVC Kendle Martin-