Seven new caps in Coast line-up

East Coast rugby coaches Troy Para and Wayne Ensor have named seven new caps in their starting 15 to play King Country in Te Kuiti on Saturday. Hakarangi Tichborne (loan prop), Wyntah Riki (Uawa, hooker), Adaam Ross (loan lock), Jack Richardson (Ruatoria City, openside), Ngarangi Haerewa (TVC, first five-eighth), Teina Potae

2017 Mitre10 Heartland Squad ~ Annoucement

Coaches Troy Para & Wayne Ensor announce the 2017 NPEC Squad to compete in this season Mitre10 Heartland Championship: 2017 NPEC HEARTLAND SQUAD   PLAYER CLUB POSITION 1 Paddy Allen Loose Forward 2 Tim Barbarich Lock 3 Verdon Bartlett Utility 4 Ryan Buchanan Scrumhalf / First Five 5 Mike Chambers Prop 6 Laman Davies Prop 7 Te Peehi Fairlie Centre/Wing 8 Richard Green Loosie  9 Fabyan Kahaki Scrumhalf 10 Daniel Knubley Prop/Hooker 11 Perrin Manuel Hooker/Loose Forward 12 Jayden Milner Fullback/Wing  13 Moana Nuku Hooker/Prop 14 Manaia Nyman Lock/Loose Forward 15 Kareti Palmer Hooker/Loose Forward 16 Kris Palmer Fullback/First Five 17 Keelan Poi First Five /Fullback 18 Trent


2016 NPEC HEARTLAND SQUAD Congratulations to the following players who will represent Ngati Porou East Coast during the upcoming 2016 Mitre 10 Heartland Competition TevitaAhoafi Tim Barbarich Verdon Bartlett Pera Bishop Roha Dalton-Reedy MahueDewes- Player of Origin: Waikato Todd Doolan- Loan: Waikato LoniFisiihoi Hone Haerewa Rikki Kernohan TeinaKirikiri ParekuraLalaga- Loan: Wellington


The NPEC HEARTLAND TRAINING SQUAD has been announced to play our 2 pre-season games on the 6th August vs Thames Valley and the 13th August vs Eastern Bay of Plenty. The 2016 Mitre10 Heartland Championship squad will be announced on the 17th August. 1-      Tavita Ahoafi 2-      Jason Babbington 3-      Pera Bishop 4-      Roha Dalton-Reedy 5-      Mahue

Law trials for NZ domestic competitions in 2016

Law trials for NZ domestic competitions in 2016 New rugby laws aimed at making the game safer, simpler and more fun to watch, will be trialled in two of New Zealand’s national competitions – the Mitre 10 Cup and Mitre 10 Heartland Championship this year. New Zealand Rugby (NZR), working with World

2016 Mitre 10 Heartland Championship Draw

The Full 2016 Mitre 10 Heartland Championship Draw has been released CLICK HERE to view East Coast Fixtures Mitre 10 Cup and Mitre 10 Heartland Championship 2016 draws released The 2016 draws for the renamed Mitre 10 Cup (formerly ITM Cup) and Mitre 10 Heartland Championship have been released by New Zealand Rugby