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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

2017 Tasman Women squad named for Farah Palmer Cup

Congratulations to the following players selected to the first Tasman Women's squad for 2017

Moutere claim Div 1 title from Renwick

MOTORWORLD MARLBOROUGH DIV 1 FINAL: Moutere 22 (Jordan Hart 2, Lockie McCormick, Baxter Wilson tries, Jordan Newman con) Renwick 19 (Glen Ballam, Regan Marshall, Kavekini Tabu tries, Kurt Schollum 2 con). Ht: 17-14 Moutere

Nelson too strong for Wanderers in Div 1 Final

THE CAR COMPANY NELSON BAYS DIV 1 FINAL: Nelson 41 (Chris Kerslake 2, Ethan Blackadder, Jackson Harvey, Brendan Asomua-Goodman, Willy Havili tries, Havili 4 con, pen) Wanderers 19 (Fletcher Matthews, Steve Soper, Ropati Polamalu tries, Jayden Woolley 2 con) HT: 14-5.

Meet our staff

Peter van den Bogaardt is our Finance Manager based in the Nelson office. He takes care of the TRU’s money matters, and is also a keen rugby follower of the Tasman Makos (but also the Sharks and Springboks). His passion outside work and rugby is all things craft beer.

Senior Competition Reviews

In Motorworld Marlborough Division 1 semi-final action, Moutere produced an irresistible second half surge to comfortably overcome Central 47-14 and book their berth in the Final decider. Renwick went toe-to-toe with Waitohi before gaining late ascendancy at Lansdowne Park to emerge 29-20 victors.