Year by Year ~ 1956 ~

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 2019 and appreciate their hard and dedicated work in providing this detailed history. – Web Admin – Information Sourced from the NZ Rugby Almanack 1957


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1956

(Founded, 1921; Affiliated, 1922)
Headquarters: Ruatoria.
COLOURS: SKY BLUE

Players 1956

      Position PL
0202 Placeholder William ‘Billy’ Lanigan Centre 2
0221 Walter Materite Peachey Prop 1
0224 Karere ‘Babbie’ ‘Babs’ Henare Loose Forward, Lock 4
0231 Whare Crawford Forward 3
0234 Kono Waihi Winger 2 (1)
0238 Maraki T.O. Reedy Forward 2
0244 Placeholder Koro M. Dewes Hooker, Prop 2
0258 Placeholder Tuta Wanui Taare Scrumhalf 3
0264 Placeholder Thomas Tamati Lock 2
0272 Placeholder E.R.’Knox’ Karaka Centre, Fullback 4
0280 Placeholder Albert Ngatai Forward 2
0282 Placeholder Bruce Allan Watson Centre 4
0296 Placeholder Nolan Raihania Forward 1
0297 Placeholder Donald Bruce Green Forward, First Five, Winger 4
0298 Placeholder Rangituatini ‘Tene’ Henare Prop 4
0299 Placeholder George A. Horsfall First Five 2
0300 Placeholder Hapi Te M.P. Potae Loose Forward, Lock 4
0301 Placeholder Turei Forest Dale Mackey First Five, Scrumhalf 3
0302 Placeholder Joseph Manuel First Five 1
0303 Placeholder Sonny Brown Prop 2
0304 Placeholder Brian Roland Cathcart First Five 2
0305 Placeholder Euan Trafford Hovell Loose Forward 2
0306 Placeholder Walter Ngata Forward 2
0307 Placeholder Tamati Muturangi Reedy Fullback, Winger 2
0308 Placeholder David John Hooper First Five, Fullback 2 (2)
0309 Placeholder James Morrison Prop 1