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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 below the Mitre
10 Cup and Farah Palmer Cup.

Tasman Rugby Position With Regard to COVID-19

With regard to rugby participation, Tasman Rugby, as with the NZR, continue to be guided by Government and Ministry of Health (MoH) advice. Please refer to this link for updates.

Tasman Trophy Rd 1 match reports

Marist 32 drew with Kahurangi 32,
Waimea Old Boys 55 def Stoke 20,
Wanderers def Nelson 14,
Renwick 40 def Waitohi 22,
Central 57 def Moutere 27.

CEO Chat with Tony Lewis

The 2020 Tasman Trophy is here, the best senior rugby competition in the South Island and even Wellington. This March we have had a number of our premier teams travel to Wellington or Wellington teams come to the region and we have seen dominant displays by our sides. This competition every year produces new Mako players.

Tasman Rugby re-sign with CNX for IT Services

Tasman Rugby Union (TRU) is proud to select Computer NetworX Ltd (CNX) as its IT support & services partner for the next three years.

New look team for Tasman Rugby in Blenheim

In line with the beginning of a new rugby season, Tasman rugby have set up a new-look administrative team to man their Marlborough office.
Five people will be based at the Lansdowne Park headquarters, including three newcomers to a Blenheim-based rugby role.

Position Vacant: Club Development & Operations Coordinator

Tasman RU is seeking a Club Development & Operations Coordinator to provide administrative support and management for community rugby, provide liaison and communication with affiliated organisations, and provide operational support including the management of match day operations of club finals, 7’s, representative fixtures & male & female NPC matches.

2020 Sub-Union AGM Dates

Monday 16 March, 6.30pm - Marlborough RSU AGM - TRU Building, Lansdowne Park, Blewnheim.

Monday 23 March, 7pm - Nelson Bays RSU AGM - TRU, Traflgar Park Lane, Nelson

Changes to Small Blacks Rugby for 2020

Changes to Small Blacks Rugby for 2020 have the players at the center of the decision making process and aim to keep players in the game for longer, making sure they have positive playing experiences.

Case Study: Tasman Rugby aim for fair play

Tasman Rugby Union (TRU) had followed the traditional method of addressing poor behaviour by adults, but it wasn’t proving effective in reducing the number of incidents. As the governing body of rugby in the region they made the decision to tackle the problem in a new way.