2020 Club Draw – Announced

The much awaited Club Draw for 2020 has been released  Beginning on the 4th July over 7 weeks of Round Robin Play the Semi Finals to be played on the 22nd August with the Club Final on the 29th August. https://npec.co.nz/wp/2020-club-draw-results/

Rugby begins preparation phase for return of community game

Rugby begins preparation phase for return of community game Rugby clubs around the country can start a three-stage approach to getting back on the grass with training potentially beginning later this month. Today’s announcement from New Zealand Rugby (NZR) follows the Government’s confirmation that community sport can resume with certain hygiene and distancing

Investec Super Rugby Aotearoa ready to kick off in June

Investec Super Rugby Aotearoa ready to kick off in June Start date and schedule for New Zealand competition unveiled Matches to be played at 5.05pm on Saturdays and 3.05pm on Sundays Mitre 10 Cup to now start on 11 September Investec Super Rugby Aotearoa will kick off next month following today’s

Four new Board members join New Zealand Māori Rugby Board

Four new Board members join New Zealand Māori Rugby Board • Māori player numbers continue to grow • Emerging players developed at representative camps • Acknowledgement for leading administrators, coaches and players The New Zealand Māori Rugby Board (NZMRB) welcomed the appointment of four new Board members during their Annual General Meeting (AGM) this

NGATI POROU EAST COAST AGM – via ZOOM

NGATI POROU EAST COAST AGM Tena rawa atu koutou katoa, Due to Covid 19, we are unable to have our AGM at Whakarua Park as planned, however the hui will go ahead via ZOOM as scheduled, April 26th, 1pm. The agenda is as follows: President’s opening/karakia Chairperson mihi/address Apologies Bereavements Roll call

CHANGES TO 2020 REPRESENTATIVE RUGBY

To help secure the future of the sport, New Zealand Rugby (NZR) and Provincial Unions have today cancelled all provincial representative rugby tournaments including the 2020 Mitre 10 Heartland Championship. The cancellations include the Meads Cup and Lochore Cup (Heartland Championship), Jock Hobbs Memorial National Under 19 Tournament, TECT National Sevens

NEW ZEALAND RUGBY: UPDATE ON RUGBY IN NEW ZEALAND

NEW ZEALAND RUGBY UPDATE ON RUGBY IN NEW ZEALAND Following the New Zealand Government’s lifting of the coronavirus alert status to level 3, all rugby in New Zealand will be suspended for the foreseeable future. SANZAAR, New Zealand Rugby (NZR), New Zealand’s Super Rugby Clubs and the New Zealand Rugby Players Association

NOTICE OF NPECRU AGM 2020

NOTICE OF NPECRU AGM 2020 The Annual General Meeting of Ngati Porou East Coast Rugby Union will be held on April 26th 2020, 1pm at the Pavillion, Whakarua Park, Ruatoria. Agenda is as follows: Karakia and mihi Apologies Approval of previous minutes Chairmans Report CEO/Financial report Consideration of remits Election of

New Zealand Rugby Statement: 17 MARCH 2020

17 MARCH 2020 New Zealand Rugby (NZR) has decided to postpone all club and community rugby until Saturday, 18 April, effective immediately. The postponement includes all rugby matches. Non-contact training activities can continue at least in the short term while we continue to monitor the situation with the Ministry of Health. All team-based

NPEC welcome Leroy Kururangi home

Ngati Porou East Coast Rugby Union are excited to welcome Leroy Kururangi home as our Community Rugby Manager. Born and bred in Tikitiki, Leroy is a former Waiapu, and NPEC rep player, and has experience across rugby including Coaching and administration. Leroy will be on board at the end of March