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SENIOR COMPETITION REVIEWS

The latest round of NPD Tasman Trophy division one rugby was overshadowed by the on-field, cardiac arrest of Waitohi prop Bevan Moody in his side's match against Nelson at Neale Park on Saturday.

CEO Chat with Tony Lewis

Tasman Rugby is expressing its deep condolence to the Moody family following the death of Waitohi Club player Bevan Moody. Bevan, 22, passed away this morning, Thursday 25 May, at Nelson Hospital surrounded by his partner, daughter and parents after suffering a cardiac arrest while playing in a senior grade rugby match at Neale on Saturday, May 20.

1st XV Rugby

The Moascar Cup wasn't going anywhere on Saturday as a clinical first half performance eased Nelson College to a runaway 74-7 home win over Burnside High School.

Senior Competition Reviews

Renwick spared Marlborough's blushes as Nelson-based sides won five of the six NPD Tasman Trophy crossover rugby matches contested across the top of the south on Saturday.

CEO Chat with Tony Lewis

Is the NPD Tasman Trophy the best sporting competition in the 'Top of the South'?

1st XV Rugby

Mixed 2nd round results for region’s 1st XVs.

Senior competition reviews

NPD Tasman Trophy spoils were shared evenly between Marlborough and Nelson teams in division one club rugby matches contested across the top of the south on Saturday.

CEO Chat with Tony Lewis

Last Wednesday week in Blenheim the TRU started the first of a series of meetings with the stakeholders of Marlborough rugby (including Club Chairman and delegates, Coaches, Players, Life Members, Maori Rugby and JAB representatives) to review of all aspects of rugby in the region. The objective of the review is to look at the current situation and to discuss potential areas for improvement.

1st XV rugby

Nelson College opened their 2017 UC Championship campaign with their first defence of the year of the Moascar Cup. NZ’s oldest and most prestigious school’s 1st XV trophy. Despite playing with 14 mem for much of the second half, Nelson overcame Christ’s College 22 – 21 on the back of some courageous defence.

Senior Competition Reviews

Harlequins, without a win up until the weekend, defeated Kahurangi 28-17 at Lansdowne Park to be the only Marlborough club to record a win in the NPD Tasman Trophy.