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Waimea Old Boys 46 - 19 Renwick
Waitohi 31 - 25 Stoke
East Coast 24 - 33 Kahurangi
Moutere 12 - 51 Marist
Nelson 53 - 28 Central

Tasman B Head Coaching role available

The Tasman Rugby Union is calling on expressions of interest for Head Coach of the Tasman B’s for the 2019 season. Email your expression of interest to by Tuesday, 23rd April.

Te Tauihu Maori coaching positions available

Teams will compete at the annual Te Waipounamu Tournament held in Invercargill on the 12th October. The Coaches will play an active role in developing players from Whakatū (Nelson Bays) and Wairau (Marlborough), in August and September prior to Te Waipounamu Tournament.

Please email your expression of interest with your contact details to, by the 19th April.

Tasman HP squad named for Hawke's Bay pre-season match

The Tasman High Performance squad has been named to play a pre season game against Hawkes Bay on Wednesday, 15th May. The first training is on Monday, 15th April at 6.30pm in Nelson.

E’stel Tasman Trophy - Rd 5 fixtures & Rd 4 results

Round 5 of the E’stel Tasman Trophy will again feature a double header on Trafalgar Park with Waimea Old Boys hosting Renwick at 1.15pm, followed by Nelson versus Central at 3pm. Other matches are in Marlborough at Cooks Reserve Endeavour Field, Seddon Domain and Awarua Park. Get along and watch our future Mako in action.

CEO Chat with Tony Lewis

The E’stel Tasman Trophy has an international feel in 2019. The Tasman Rugby Union entered in a commercial relationship with Kintetsu Liners who are a Japanese rugby club currently competing in the Top Challenge League. Hanaozono Rugby Stadium, Kintetsu’s home ground, is set to host four Rugby World Cup games in 2019.

E'stel Tasman Trophy Rd 4 Wrap Up

Marist 38 v Wanderers 12
Nelson 22 v Stoke 12
Waimea Old Boys 17 v Kahurangi 6
East Coast 26 v Moutere 17
Central 20 vRenwick 14

TRU videos to boost Rugby's coaching resources

TRU rugby development officer Mark Cochrane said the videos provide an easy, visual way for coaches to gain an understanding of the activities and to utilise them in their coaching sessions.

E’stel Tasman Trophy - Round 4 Matches

Round 4 of the E’stel Tasman Trophy will feature a double header on Trafalgar Park with Wanderers playing Marist at 1.15pm, followed by Nelson and Stoke at 3pm. Other matches are at Cooks Reserve Riwaka, Seddon Domain and Renwick Domain. Get along and watch our future Mako in action.

CEO Chat with Tony Lewis

In late 2017, the TRU Board instructed the CEO and Community Rugby team to review junior rugby within the region. The review was extensive and identified that we needed to concentrate on Coach Education as a key area for development.