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Aim for Fair Play with Armageddon

Tasman Rugby in partnership with Armageddon Paintball are rewarding fair play and sportsmanship in Age-Grade Rugby. This positive initiative aims to encourage teams to play in the ‘spirit of the game’ based on the Tasman Community Rugby values.

E'stel Water promotional offer

E'stel Beverages are proud sponsors of Tasman Rugby and want to support your club in your fundraising efforts. They now offer you E’stel Water at a vastly discounted price of $1.00 +GST per bottle. To place your order or if you have any questions, please contact Andy at

Sponsor News - PowerAmp

The TRU representative teams including Tasman Mako men and women are now using supplements from a New Zealand company, PowerAmp® Sports Limited. PowerAmp has developed a batch tested range of products including a rehydration drink, specifically designed to meet the needs of elite players and endurance athletes.


Marist and Waimea Old Boys are set for an almighty clash on Saturday as both sides kept their unbeaten records alive in the E'stel Tasman Trophy at the weekend. Both Waitohi and East Coast will want to consolidate their positions in the top 4 against Moutere and Central away. Kahurangi, fresh off the bye will be looking to stay in touch with the leaders when hosting Nelson.

CEO Chat with Tony Lewis

East Coast, new holders of the John Goodman Challenge Trophy. The E’stel Tasman Trophy has reached the halfway point and there are seven teams with a chance of being in the semi-finals.

E'stel Tasman Trophy Rd 7 Wrap

Marist 45 def Central 23
Waimea 64 def Moutere 33
East Coast 20 def Stoke 17
Waitohi 28 def Nelson 7
Wanderers 34 def Renwick 21

CEO Chat with Tony Lewis

The TRU Board nominated Max Spence to be the NZ Rugby’s Vice President at their AGM on Thursday 17 April. The nomination was supported by all South Island Provincial Unions and he was unanimously elected.
Max, a Tasman and Nelson rugby stalwart and the man credited with bringing the Mako to life is now one of New Zealand's highest-ranking rugby officers.


Central 5 - 28 Waitohi
Waimea Old Boys 29 - 19 Wanderers
East Coast 34 - 32 Renwick
Kahurangi 6 - 3 Stoke
Marist 38 - 17 Nelson

E’stel Tasman Trophy - Rd 6 fixtures & Rd 5 results

Round 6 of the E’stel Tasman Trophy will take place over two days starting with Central versus Waitohi on Lansdowne Park, Thursday 18 April at 7pm. Three other matches will take place this Thursday:

CEO Chat with Tony Lewis

The 13th Tasman Rugby Union AGM was held on Monday April 8 in Blenheim.