Referee training session this Saturday at Ruatoria.

Vincent Ringrose (the referee for the day) and Harry Quinn (NZR HP Referee Coach) Will be available to run a 60 -90 minute training session on Saturday 30th August at Whakaura Park. email ceo@npec.co.nz OR ring / txt Harry Quinn on 027-447-9171 They would focus the session on positional refereeing at Scrum, Lineout,

2014 IRB Hall of Fame Inductee: George Nepia

On the eve of a new East Coast Heartland Season , the IRB have inducted George Nepia into the "IRB HALL of FAME" a great honour to his whanau and to the East Coast Rugby Community. 2014 Inductee: George Nepia IRB Hall of Fame – Induction No.70 – George Nepia (New Zealand)

Hikurangi reign supreme in Coast club final

A SCINTILLATING solo try from Hikurangi fullback Kris Palmer sealed his side’s 26-11 win against Hicks Bay in the East Coast club final at Ruatoria on Saturday. “They were all heroes,” a jubilant Hikurangi coach Troy Para said as his side retained the Rangiora Keelan Memorial Shield as champions and the

The battle of ‘the bros’

HICKS Bay manager Graeme Summersby says Hikurangi only have to turn up tomorrow to win the Rangiora Keelan Memorial Shield. “We were a bit battered and bruised after last week’s semifinal against TVC and won’t know the team until closer to kick-off,” said Summersby, who admitted to “seeking help from the