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MBC First XV lose final round robin match

St Thomas of Canterbury 36 v Marlborough Boys' College 13 (Keelan Murrell, Mitchell Boyce tries, Ethan Jones pen). HT: 17-8

Nelson College blow big lead, Waimea Combined win

St Andrews College 43 (Angus Gilbert 2, Kini Veitata, Tom Anderson, Mitchell White, Gordon Duff, Llewellyn Duff tries, Johnston 4 con) v Nelson College 42 (Iliaisa Gabiral 2, Leicester Faingaanuku 2, Brad Pool, Ben Hazlett tries, Faingaanuku 6 con) HT: 14-35

Waimea Combined Schools 27 (Joe Sharland 2, Josh Grant, Ryan Churchill, Jayde Palmer tries, Josh McPherson con) v Mid Canterbury Combined 8. HT: 17-3.

Tasman Under 18’s Wider Training Group named

The first get together is this Sunday 13th August at 2pm at the Nelson Rugby Football Club. Please contact Manager Hayden Kitney if you have any questions - 027 556 4867.

Nelson College edge St Thomas to confirm semifinal spot

Nelson College 23 (Caleb Coventry, Iliasia Gabiral, Taine Robinson tries, Leicester Faingaanuku con, 2 pen) v St Thomas of Canterbury College 20 (Noah Gosling 2, Seth Taumati tries, Cais Faatili con, pen) HT: 15-10

Christchurch Boys' too good for Marlborough Boys' at home

Marlborough Boys' College were outclassed by Christchurch Boys' High School 20-14 in Blenheim in their UC Championship clash.

Meet our staff

Mike Lash is our Referee Manager for the Tasman region, and also for Buller. His job is wide-ranging but he’s mainly charged with growing our referee numbers and developing them. He’s useful in the office too for some graphic artwork. He loves helicopters and fishing.

1st XV Rugby

Waimea Combined Schools had Christ’s College in their sights but couldn't hold on in a tight 10-7 home loss on Saturday. Both Marlborough Boys and Nelson College's scheduled clash in Christchurch was called off due to flooded conditions.

Senior Competition Reviews

Congratulations to the winners of the Senior Club Finals:

CEO Chat with Tony Lewis

While the rest of country declared states of emergency, Blenheim and Nelson were bathed in sunshine as we enjoyed the climax to the sub-union club rugby scene.

2017 Tasman Red Devils squad named

Practice will be on Tuesday night at 6pm at Lansdowne Park meeting at the Tasman Rugby Union offices. Anyone unavailable please call Mark Stewart on 027 578 3038