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Sevens offers chance for girls rugby [Nelson Mail]

Women's rugby has taken a new direction in New Zealand and our region's college girls are at the forefront of that movement, says Tasman Rugby Union operations manager Mike Kerrisk.

Bayleys Tasman Trophy Results 9 June

Galbraith Nelson 36 v Star Garter Waimea OB 13; Biddy Gates Central 13 v Crafar Crouch Waitohi 12; Accessman Stoke v Moutere (Stoke win by default); Taylors Wanderers 24 v North South Homes Renwick 22; Tva Awatere 20 v Enza Riwaka 13; Wakatu Marist 36 v BNZ Harlequins 19

Cecil Shield - Nelson Bays 33 - Marlborough 28

Nelson Bays 33 (Jake Cooley, Ropate Rimakama, Niu Taufa, Gary Redmond, Latham Jones tries, James Lash 2 cons, Jason Merrett 2 cons) Marlborough 28 (Gareth Archer, Joe Stewart, Fetu Ieremia tries, Daniel Hawkins 3 pens, 2 cons) Ht 14-10.

Fifth round Bayleys Tasman Trophy results

Nelson 28 Stoke 27; Huia 20 Waitohi 19; WOB 34 Central 29


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Fourth round Bayleys Tasman Trophy results

Central 23 Stoke 22; Marist 50 Awatere 23; Harlequins 29 Renwick 12; Nelson 75 Moutere 5; Riwaka 22 Wanderers 21; Waimea OB 32 Huia 19.

Tasman Union offers excitement [Marl Express op-ed]

If Thursday's Press Cup rugby clash between Marlborough Boys' College and Nelson College was any indication, the talent pool of young rugby players in the Tasman Union is very exciting. Broadcast live around New Zealand on Sky's rugby channel, what a fantastic advertisement for the game here and congratulations to all those involved in organising the match ... What a breath of fresh air the Tasman Trophy competition is. I've thoroughly enjoyed watching the Nelson teams in action.

Mid-week 3rd round Bayleys Tasman Trophy results

WOB 22 (Josh Rutledge, Kaide Whiting, James Lowe tries, Rutledge 2 cons, pen) Stoke 15 (Jarrod Aberhart, Chad Lowrie tries, Lowrie pen, con) Ht 15-10. Nelson 31 (Jake Cooley, James Foster, Robbie Malneek, Andrew Goodman, Mitchell Scott tries, Goodman 2 cons, James Lash con) Huia 0. Ht 15-0. Waitohi 22 (Tim Goodyer try, Daniel Hawkins con, 5 pen) Moutere 13 (Tom Halse try, con, 2 pen). Ht Waitohi 12-10.

Tasman RU favours salmon plan

The Tasman Rugby Union said King Salmon plans fitted its goal of keeping young rugby talent in the district and in jobs.

Second round Bayleys Tasman Trophy results

Marist 30 Wanderers 13,
Huia 37 Stoke 33,
Riwaka 20 Renwick 15,
Waitohi 16 WOB 15,
Harlequins 23 Awatere 22,
Moutere 15 Central 10.