Inaugural Hurricanes Heartland U20 Team Named

Inaugural Hurricanes Heartland U20 Team Named The U20 Hurricanes Heartland U20 Development side today (Poverty Bay/East Coast players absent because of travelling arrangements). Following the conclusion of the Hurricanes Heartland U20 Development Series in Palmerston North today, the selectors have named the following team to compete in the Central Region Shield tournament, which

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

Now for the semis

by Ben O’Brien-Leaf and Victor Walker  http://gisborneherald.co.nz THE order of the Ngati Porou East Coast club rugby top four and who will play who in the semifinals was confirmed in the last round-robin games on Saturday. Hikurangi beat Waiapu 27-7 at Whakarua Park, Tikirau Victory Club (TVC) won by default over Tawhiti

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

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

2017 JAB Finals

Congratulations to the following teams who have made the 2017 JAB Finals to be hosted by TVC in Te Araroa this weekend 1-7-17. POROPORO - Matakaoa vs Hikurangi RAUKUMARA - Hikurangi vs Matakaoa HOROUTA - Hikurangi vs City --------------------------------------------------------- Here is the Draw for Finals weekend POROPORO- All games on Field 1 3rd/4th Play- off: Tawhiti vs