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 1949


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1948

Players 1948

    Name   Position PL
0125 Placeholder Arthur Mason ‘Tute‘ Lincoln Prop 2
0167 Placeholder S. Ross White First Five, Fullback 2
0172 Placeholder R. ‘Nobby‘ Mackey Lock, Prop 2
0174 Placeholder Herbert Warwick ‘Con’ Nelson Centre 1
0175 Placeholder Gordon Osborne Stubbings Forward 1
0176 Placeholder T.J. Takarangi Fullback 1
0177 Placeholder W.K. Williams Scrumhalf 1
0178 Placeholder William Rowland Prop 1
0181 Placeholder Leo Francis Blane First Five 2
0183 Placeholder Walter Tainui Forrester Forward 2
0184 Placeholder Noel Goddard Centre 1 (1)
0185 Ivan Henry Hooper Flanker 1
0187 Placeholder Walter Angus Lambert Forward 1
0189 Placeholder L.T. Walker Scrumhalf 1
0191 Placeholder Douglas James McNeil Forward 2
0193 Placeholder William Joseph Oates First Five 1
0195 Placeholder Wharepapa Isaac Loose Forward 2
0196 Placeholder Skipper David Kopua Fullback, Scrumhalf 2 (1)
0197 William H.B. Rickard Forward, Winger 2
0198 Placeholder Albert Haenga Wanoa Forward 1
0199 Placeholder Brian John Whitton Winger 1
0200 Placeholder Samuel Hawkins Dewes Forward 1
0201 Placeholder Tom Kaua Forward 1 (1)
0202 Placeholder William ‘Billy’ Lanigan Centre 1
0203 Arapeta Te Kotiri Reedy First Five 1 (1)