Uawa prevail

. . in the final that has everything. Everything that makes a game great was there. Defending champions Uawa came from eight points down at halftime to beat Tihirau Victory Club 24-23 in the East Coast club rugby final at Uawa Domain, Tolaga Bay, on Saturday. Nearly 1500 fans — perhaps 400 of

Coast finalists are found

Uawa to defend title against former champs TVC Semifinals are nerve-racking affairs . . . or blowouts. Uawa, the defending champions of East Coast club rugby, favoured the latter at home on Saturday. They beat Hicks Bay 51-3 in a 1 v 4 semifinal at Tolaga Bay. Uawa’s victory means they will host

Uawa top second round too

Uawa top second round too They have all the cards. Defending champions of East Coast club rugby Uawa added the Jury Harrison Memorial Trophy to the Kath McLean Memorial Trophy as winners of both the first and second rounds with their 59-5 win against Tokomaru Bay United on Saturday. Uawa, as first qualifier

Boost for women’s rugby on Coast

Women's rugby is starting to build on the East Coast. Three teams have registered for the Ngati Porou East Coast union’s new club competition for women and David Newton has signed up as women’s rugby development officer. Tihirau Victory Club were to play Ruatoria City two weeks ago but City didn’t have

Adaptability key to success

Fine margins separate Coast championship contenders Gisborne Herald by Ben O’Brien-Leaf Published: July 10, 2019 4:12PM The best teams adapt as they must — quickly. Tempo in Week 13 of East Coast club rugby was what ground conditions and decision-making required — a grind, first and foremost. In the second-to-last round-robin game before the semifinals,


EAST COAST RFU ANNUAL REPORT – 2018 Ko Hikurangi te maunga Ko Waiapu te awa Ko Ngati Porou te iwi Tihei Mauri Ora! 2018 was another dynamic year on and off the field for Ngati Porou East Coast Rugby. GOVERNANCE Attendees of the 2017 AGM participated in some significant changes to our Union. We officially adopted the