We hope you enjoy this look back as we look forward to many more years of recording the history of Ngati Porou East Coast Rugby Union. We acknowledge all the information from the NZ “Rugby Almanack” Series from the season’s 1934 through to 2013 and appreciate their hard and dedicated work in providing this detailed history. – Web Admin – Information Sourced from the NZ Rugby Almanack 1948


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1947

Players 1947

    Name   Position PL
0060 George Nepia First Five, Fullback 2
0076 John College ‘Jack’ Reedy Centre, First Five 3 (2)
0122 Placeholder Joseph William Jensen Forward 5
0125 Placeholder Arthur Mason ‘Tute‘ Lincoln Prop 4
0128 R.T. McClutchie Forward, Lock 5
0162 Placeholder Hati Pakaroa Rangiuia Forward, Lock 1
0164 Placeholder T. Crawford Prop 3 (1)
0170 Placeholder R.W. Kerr First Five 1
0172 Placeholder R. ‘Nobby‘ Mackey Lock, Prop 5
0174 Placeholder Herbert Warwick ‘Con’ Nelson Centre 3
0175 Placeholder Gordon Osborne Stubbings Forward 1
0176 Placeholder T.J. Takarangi Fullback 2
0177 Placeholder W.K. Williams Scrumhalf 2
0180 Placeholder F. Henderson Prop 2 (2)
0181 Placeholder Leo Francis Blane First Five 5
0182 Placeholder Boysie Brown First Five 3
0183 Placeholder Walter Tainui Forrester Forward 4
0184 Placeholder Noel Goddard Centre 4
0185 Ivan Henry Hooper Flanker 4
0186 Placeholder Ian Wilson James Fullback, Winger 5
0187 Placeholder Walter Angus Lambert Forward 4
0188 Placeholder D. Tamahere Winger 3
0189 Placeholder L.T. Walker Scrumhalf 1
0190 Placeholder B. Walker Flanker 3
0191 Placeholder Douglas James McNeil Forward 2
0192 Placeholder H. Crawford Winger 1
0193 Placeholder William Joseph Oates First Five 2 (1)
0194 Placeholder J. Maraki Centre 1