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Tasman Rugby respectfully drops 's' from Mako team name

After 11 years of playing as the Makos, Tasman Rugby Union announced this week it will correct its team name to Tasman Mako.

Tasman teams named for Southern Regional Sevens

TURF HOTEL TASMAN MEN: Christian Kelly, Te Puoho Stephens, Glen Ballam, Isaiah Miller, Joe Taylor, Fletcher Matthews, Tomas Aoake, Jayden Woolley, James Lash, Jesse Pitman, Sam Chamberlain, Erenimo Tau.

TURF HOTEL TASMAN WOMEN: Stephani Mitchell, Michelle Curry, Lyric Siaki, Tamara Silcock, Tess Golding, Grace Kukutai, Morgan Moore, Rosie Buchanan-Brown, Risi Pouri-Lane, Jess Drummond, Sydnee Wilkins, Sophie O'Cain.

Pre-order your Makos + All Blacks pack for Christmas

Ticketing by New Zealand Rugby for the first ever All Blacks test in Nelson will go on public sale in April or May 2018. Until public sales go live, the Tasman Rugby Union is taking prior bookings for a bundled Makos season ticket plus All Blacks test ticket, and can provide a printable gift voucher for Christmas.

POSITION VACANT: Rugby Development Officer - Marlborough Based

We are currently seeking a Rugby Development Officer to develop & implement programmes that maximise the participation of players & coaches at primary, secondary schools, club & representative level. Applications close 5pm, Wednesday 29th November 2017

NZ Rugby planning kicks off for Nelson's All Blacks debut

With 307 days until kickoff for the city's All Blacks debut against Argentina on September 8, an entourage of five New Zealand Rugby representatives paid a visit to Nelson this week to work on the finer points of planning for the event.

Tasman women end debut season with historic first win over Hawkes Bay

Tasman 24 (Stephani Mitchell, Risi Pouri-Lane, Dana Wilson tries, Pouri-Lane 3 con, pen) v Hawke's Bay 12 (Te Maari MacGregor, Felicity Powdrell tries, Amy Williams con) HT: 17-5.

Tasman Women team named to play Hawkes Bay

Sydnee Wilkins, Jess Drummond, Wairakau Greig, Staci Kohe, Michelle Curry, Risi Pouri-Lane, Rosie Buchanan-Brown, Jess Foster, Kelly Stanford, Tamara Silcock, Hannah Gillespie, Courtney Clarke, Ashley Ulutupu, Stephani Mitchell, Naomi Tiumalu. Reserves: Stacey Davis, Kelly Couper, Niska Scott, Shellie Barry/Lyric Siaki, Dana Wilson, Leti Fotumoala, Fern Hoskin.

BNZ CRUSADERS ASSISTANT COACH – BACKS

Please email your application, in confidence, to Sarah Mason, sarah.mason@crusaders.co.nz or by post to Sarah Mason, Crusaders, PO Box 755, Christchurch by Friday October 20th 2017 . A full position description is available on our website at www.crusaders.co.nz

North Harbour turn on second half pressure to beat Tasman women

North Harbour 25 (Caitlyn Cox, Olivia Ward-Duin, Kate Williams, Laishon Jones tries, Claudia McMeekin con, Sophie Fisher pen) v Tasman 12 (Jess Drummond, Jess Foster tries, Risi Pouri-Lane con) HT: 8-7.

Tasman B team leave it late to beat Wellington

Tasman B 29 (Johnny Ika, Fletcher Matthews, Chris Kerslake tries, James Hawkey 4 pen, con) v Wellington B 27 (Chris Mafi, Sam Coventry tries, Andrew Wells 2 pen, con, Piri Paraone 3 pen). HT: 18-13 Tasman B