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Register for All Blacks Ticketing

The Test Tickets for the Nelson Test are not on sale yet (targeted public sale date is 19 June). If you register to become a member of Team All Blacks and join the waitlist under "Ticket Access", you will receive all the details about ticket prices, presales and general public on sale dates when they become available.

NPD Tasman Trophy Round 6 Wrap

Nelson overwhelmed Central 54-3 with a compelling display of accurate, multi-phase attack. Waimea Old Boys regained their winning touch with a hard-fought 24-6 win over Renwick. Marist made a strong statement hammering Moutere 57-12. A last-minute try saw Stoke steal a thrilling 31-29 victory over Waitohi. Kahurangi hung on to beat East Coast by a single point, 34-33 in a thriller

UC Championship Round 4 Wrap

St Bede’s College 29 beat Marlborough Boys’ College 22; Rangiora High School 16 beat Nelson College 15; Waimea Combined 23 beat Aoraki Combined 7.

Swapping police dog for rugby ball

After 10 years of pursuing crims, Matt MacDougall has swapped his police dog for a rugby ball to slot some life goals. When he saw the role of Marlborough Rugby Development Officer for the Tasman Makos advertised, he jumped at the chance to get a start in an industry he's held a lifelong passion for.

CEO chat with Tony Lewis

Sunday was a great morning for the Union, celebrating the selection of two new All Blacks - Jordan Taufua and Shannon Frizell. That brings to six All Blacks from Tasman in the last 12 months.

Sub Union Semi-Finals Wrap

Renwick and Waitohi will meet in the final of the Motorworld Marlborough sub-union rugby competition following wins over East Coast and Moutere respectively. In the Car Company Nelson Bays semi-finals, Marist prevailed Stoke in upsets over Waimea Old Boys and Nelson.

UC Championship Round 3 Wrap

Waimea Combined Schools 29 v St Andrews College 32; St Bede's 27 v Nelson College 19; Marlborough Boys College the bye.

4 Mako Named for All Blacks June Series

Debutantes Jordan Taufua & Shannon Frizell join current All Blacks Liam Squire (# 1151) & Tim Perry (# 1162) in the 33 man squad named to play France.

CEO Chat with Tony Lewis

Join the Tasman Rugby Union staff Pink Shirt Day movement This Weekend! The TRU staff are asking the rugby community to join the movement on Friday, 18 May 2018 to stop bullying and spread kindness.

NPD Tasman Trophy Player of the Year Week 5

The best player in this season’s NPD Tasman Trophy will pick up the NPD Tasman Trophy Player of the Year Medallion.