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1907/1922

Pre_NPC

1923/75

NPC

1976/2005

Heartland

2006/2019

No First class matches played in 1936-1939-1941-1942-1943-1944-1945

#1921 East Coast Rugby Union formally recognized

^ 1923 East Coast begin their First Class Matches

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Union Records ( As at February 2019 )
Highest Attendance
4,000
v Poverty Bay (Div3 final), 1999
Most Appearances
115
E.M.Waitoa, 1979-2006
Most Points
406
E.J.Manuel, 1985-98
Most Tries
24
J.R.Kuruangi, 1979-96
Most Points in a Season
145
M.R.Flutey, 2000
Most Tries in a Season
9
S.Vorenasu, 2011
Most.Conversions.in.a.Season
20
M.R.Flutey,2001
    J.R.Semple, 2012
Most Penalties in a Season
30
M.R.Flutey, 2000
Most.Dropped.Goals.in.a.Season
3
M.R.Flutey, 2000
Most Points in a Match
22
V.P.Taingahue v Buller, 1999
Most Tries in a Match
3
W.Peachy v Bush, 1954
    T.M.Reedy v Horowhenua, 1958
    J.R.Kuruangi, v West Coast, 1992
    J.Higgins v Poverty Bay , 1993
    M.Vere v Buller ,1999
    T.W.Delamere v Horowhenua Kapiti, 2000
    F.Haerewa v Poverty Bay, 2012
    S.P.Destounis v Poverty Bay, 2016
Most Conversions in a Match
8
V.P.Taingahue v Buller, 1999
Most Penalty Goals in a Match
7
M.R.Flutey, v Nelson Bays, 2000
Highest.Team.Score
74
v Buller, 1999
Record Victory (Pts Ahead)
69
72-03 v West Coast, 1992
Highest Score Conceded
116
v North Otago, 2010
Record Defeat (Pts Behind)
113
03-116 v North Otago, 2010

2019 Pre Season & Heartland Fixtures:

2019 Fixtures & Results

Sat 01 Jun, 13:00 H Poverty Bay Ngati Porou East Coast PJ Sayers Cup 17 - 29
Sat 03 Aug, 14:00 A Eastern Bay of Plenty (EBOP) Ngati Porou East Coast Pre-Season 26 - 19
Sat 10 Aug, 13:00 A BoP Māori Ngati Porou East Coast Pre-Season 14 - 61
Sat 24 Aug, 14:30 A Buller Ngati Porou East Coast Heartland Championship 54 - 19
Sat 31 Aug, 14:30 H Mid Canterbury Ngati Porou East Coast Heartland Championship 15 - 22
Sat 07 Sep, 13:00 A Thames Valley Ngati Porou East Coast Heartland Championship 43 - 15
Sat 14 Sep, 14:30 H King Country Ngati Porou East Coast Heartland Championship 12 - 27
Sat 21 Sep, 14:30 A Wanganui Ngati Porou East Coast Heartland Championship 67 - 24
Sat 28 Sep, 14:30 H West Coast Ngati Porou East Coast Heartland Championship 19 - 21
Sat 05 Oct, 14:30 A Poverty Bay Ngati Porou East Coast Heartland Championship 24 - 20
Sat 12 Oct, 14:30 H North Otago Ngati Porou East Coast Heartland Championship 29 - 61


Table Below : Opposition team totals are their totals 
(IE: their wins are EAST COAST losses ; their losses are EAST COAST wins.)

East Coast’s first full first class game was on June 2nd 1923 losing 18-19 against Poverty Bay at Tokomaru Bay 

TABLE - HEAD 2 HEAD YEAR BY YEAR – 1923/2019

P W D L PF PA PD
1 Ngāti Porou East Coast 656 142 17 497 8371 18988 -10617
2 Poverty Bay 167 123 5 39 3817 1881 1936
3 Thames Valley 46 28 4 14 1120 655 465
4 Horowhenua-Kapiti 40 23 1 16 956 590 366
5 Bay of Plenty 34 27 2 5 996 313 683
6 King Country 33 30 0 3 1217 422 795
7 North Otago 31 22 1 8 1084 548 536
8 Buller 29 21 0 8 785 529 256
9 Hawkes Bay 29 28 0 1 1069 252 817
10 West Coast 29 15 0 14 671 619 52
11 Wanganui 29 26 0 3 1198 313 885
12 Mid Canterbury 20 15 0 5 701 358 343
13 Wairarapa Bush 19 15 0 4 543 255 288
14 South Canterbury 16 13 0 3 558 199 359
15 Nelson Bays 15 13 0 2 425 167 258
16 Auckland XV 13 12 0 1 400 96 304
17 Marlborough 12 10 0 2 453 238 215
18 Waikato RU 11 11 0 0 407 65 342
19 Counties Manukau 11 9 1 1 476 117 359
20 Manawatu 10 8 1 1 258 120 138
21 Bush RU 7 2 0 5 68 96 -28
22 Taranaki 7 6 0 1 329 19 310
23 Wairarapa RFU 6 5 0 1 128 57 71
24 North Auckland 5 5 0 0 146 47 99
25 Auckland 3 3 0 0 208 9 199
26 Eastern Bay of Plenty (EBOP) 3 1 1 1 58 80 -22
27 NZ Maori 3 3 0 0 96 26 70
28 Hawkes Bay XV 3 2 0 1 55 35 20
29 NZ Combined Services 2 2 0 0 63 22 41
30 Canterbury 2 2 0 0 63 17 46
31 NZ Juniors 2 2 0 0 95 6 89
32 Tonga 2 2 0 0 75 25 50
33 NSW Country 2 1 0 1 30 26 4
34 Wellington 2 2 0 0 58 11 47
35 Wellington XV 1 1 0 0 17 13 4
36 Australia 1 1 0 0 28 3 25
37 Waikato XV 1 1 0 0 22 9 13
38 PlaceholderOlympians Club 1 1 0 0 22 14 8
39 Victoria (Aus) 1 0 1 0 6 6 0
40 Cook Islands 1 0 0 1 17 20 -3
41 Fiji 1 1 0 0 62 6 56
42 Otago 1 1 0 0 91 10 81
43 Centurions 1 1 0 0 26 6 20
44 North Harbour 1 1 0 0 37 4 33
45 Waikato B 1 1 0 0 33 6 27
46 NZ Colts 1 1 0 0 7 0 7
47 BoP Māori 1 0 0 1 14 61 -47

All Results:

+ Heartland Championship  (NPC 2006-2019)

2019 Results

Sat 12 Oct, 14:30 H North Otago Ngati Porou East Coast Heartland Championship 29 - 61
Sat 05 Oct, 14:30 A Poverty Bay Ngati Porou East Coast Heartland Championship 24 - 20
Sat 28 Sep, 14:30 H West Coast Ngati Porou East Coast Heartland Championship 19 - 21
Sat 21 Sep, 14:30 A Wanganui Ngati Porou East Coast Heartland Championship 67 - 24
Sat 14 Sep, 14:30 H King Country Ngati Porou East Coast Heartland Championship 12 - 27
Sat 07 Sep, 13:00 A Thames Valley Ngati Porou East Coast Heartland Championship 43 - 15
Sat 31 Aug, 14:30 H Mid Canterbury Ngati Porou East Coast Heartland Championship 15 - 22
Sat 24 Aug, 14:30 A Buller Ngati Porou East Coast Heartland Championship 54 - 19
Sat 10 Aug, 13:00 A BoP Māori Ngati Porou East Coast Pre-Season 14 - 61
Sat 03 Aug, 14:00 A Eastern Bay of Plenty (EBOP) Ngati Porou East Coast Pre-Season 26 - 19
Sat 01 Jun, 13:00 H Poverty Bay Ngati Porou East Coast PJ Sayers Cup 17 - 29















+ National Championship  (NPC 1976-2005)