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Tasman B squad named for South Island competition

Players selected for the Tasman B representative side to play in the South Island Invitation competition have been named. The first training will be Wednesday, 28th August meeting at The Beachcomber Hotel conference room from 6pm strapping. For any enquiries, please contact Manager, Chris Pugh on 027 240 8821.

Nelson College & MBC to contest UC Finals

CUP SEMI: Nelson College 16 (Ollie Inch, Ben Faingaanuku tries, Niko Barton 2 pens) defeated Christ's College 10 (Goulter tries, Miyake 1 con, 1 pen).

Marlborough Boys College 30 (Tries: Keelan Murrell 2, Monu Moli, Lotu Solomona and Ollie Lawson; Con: Murrell; Pen: Dylan McManaway) defeated STAC 13.

Red Devils lock Seddon Shield away for summer

Red Devils 21 (Billy Collins, Mike Vaeno tries, Corey Bovey 3 pens, con) defeated Griffins 7 (Rahiri Witehira try, Sam Briggs con). HT: 8-7.

Waitohi seal Marlborough Div 1 title over Central

On Saturday afternoon Waitohi were crowned Wadsco Motorworld Marlborough sub-union champions after winning a riveting club rugby final 26-20 over Central at Lansdowne Park.

Waimea Old Boys Claim Nelson Bays Div 1 Title in Extra Time

The unprecedented rivalry that is Waimea Old Boys vs Marist in 2019 wrote another thrilling chapter in the saga at Trafalgar Park this afternoon with Waimea OB crowned the Car Company Nelson Bays Rugby Champions.

Waimea Women win E'stel Tasman Trophy

Waimea OB Women 27 def Moutere 17 in a highly enterprising encounter at Trafalgar Park.

Sub-Union Division 1 Semi-Final Match Reports

The Car Company Nelson Bays Div 1
- Marist 46 Stoke 24, Waimea Old Boys 29 Wanderers 20
Motorworld Marlborough Div 1
- Central 30 East Coast 16, Waitohi 29 Renwick 22

Sub-Union Division 1 Round 5 Match Reports

The Car Company Nelson Bays Div 1
- Marist 34 Stoke 22, Nelson 38 Waimea Old Boys 29, Kahurangi 15 Wanderers 12.
Motorworld Marlborough Div 1
- East Coast 13 Waitohi 13, Renwick 34 Moutere 10.

CEO Chat with Tony Lewis

Referee abuse from the side-lines should never be part of Rugby. I will put my hand up as a player, coach, supporter and now CEO, that I’ve been guilty of questioning the ability of the referee at times. I still struggle with a referee performance in a grand-final in the Premiership where the Mako outscored the opposition in tries then still ended up losing, but this was done in the privacy of my mind wasn’t for public debate.

Sub-Union Division 1 Round 4 Match Reports

Motorworld Marlborough Div 1
- Waitohi 26 Central 23, Renwick 49 East Coast 36
The Car Company Nelson Bays Div 1
- Marist 34 Nelson 12, Waimea Old Boys 46 Wanderers 31, Stoke 32 Kahurangi 7.