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UC Championship Round 10 Wrap

Nelson College dominated St Thomas's in the second half to win 25 - 11, after trailing at half time, to retain the Moascar Cup. Waimea Combined Schools went down 42 - 21 to Lincoln Combined while Marlborough Boys College kept their hopes alive with a pleasing 19 - 17 victory over Timaru Boys High School.

NPD Tasman Trophy Round 11 Wrap

Both NPD Tasman Trophy premiership semifinals will be staged in Nelson after the final set of round-robin matches were played across the top of the south. Nelson, who had a bye but were already assured of being top qualifier, will meet Renwick at Neale Park in the 1 v 4 play-off. Waimea Old Boys who will host Marist in the second, 2 v 3 semi at Tahunanui.

CEO Chat with Tony Lewis

As a father I want my children to participate in sport during the week through a training session and a competitive match. I believe it’s really important that teenage boys and girls play sport, enjoy quality coaching, have fun and enjoy the experience and engage with team mates on and off the sporting field.

UC Championship Round 9 Wrap

Waimea Combined Schools 1st XV travelled south play Christ's College in Christchurch, going down by 47-17. Marlborough Boys’ College were also in Christchurch playing Christchurch Boys’ High School. The match was won by CBHS 24-17, the home side eventually scoring four tries to MBC’s three. Nelson College defeated Shirley Boys High School 27 - 3on Monday to retain the Moascar Cup.

NPD Tasman Trophy Round 10 Wrap

In a round where all games were played in Marlborough, Renwick marched into the NPD Tasman Trophy rugby play-offs, the Green Machine overcoming a gritty Wanderers combination 43-33. The only other Marlborough winner was East Coast, who shocked Stoke 36-26, effectively knocking the Nelson club champions out of the top tier play-offs. Waitohi were beaten 40-28 by Nelson, Nelson clinching top spot on the ladder, Central lost 41-36 to Marist and Moutere went down to Waimea Old Boys 45-29.

Tasman Buccaneers draw with Counties in pre-season

Tasman Buccaneers 26 (Tomas Aoake, Te Ahiwaru Cirikidaveta, Isaiah Miller, Hugo Nankivell tries, Tim O’Malley con, Willie Havili 2 con) drew with Counties Manukau 26

Nelson All Blacks Test

BUY YOUR TEST TICKETS QUICKLY - Test Tickets can be bought online at or at Beggs Music Works and i-Site Visitor Information Centre in Nelson and at ASB Theatre, Blenheim.

CEO Chat with Tony Lewis

Last week was a first for the Tasman Rugby Union, and the region, when rugby tickets for the First Ever All Blacks Test in Nelson went on sale for the public. It is incredible to think that the greatest rugby team in the world will be playing a Test match here in the Tasman region. The rugby world will have their eyes firmly fixed on Nelson.

NPD Tasman Trophy Round 9 Wrap

Renwick kept the Marlborough flag flying in the NPD Tasman Trophy rugby competition, beating Nelson Bays club champions Stoke 27-25 at Greenmeadows. Waimea Old Boys beat Marlborough club champions Waitohi 42-34 at Jubilee Park, Wanderers accounted for Central 36-33 at Brightwater Domain, Nelson downed East Coast 44-29 at Neale Park and Kahurangi eclipsed Moutere 35-14 at Motueka.

UC Championship Round 8 Wrap

Marlborough Boys College 10 Lincoln Combined 23, Christchurch BHS 64 Waimea Combined 17; Nelson College 52 Timaru BHS 7.