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Meet our staff

Nevin Price is our performance analyst, working with the high performance team during the Club season and then during the Tasman Makos campaign. He’s also our internal technology wizard which makes him rather useful. As an Irish-born Kiwi he’s staying remarkably neutral with regard to the upcoming Lions tour.

1st XV Rugby

Waimea Combined Schools were convincing in their 33-10 UC Championship secondary schools rugby win over Burnside High School in Christchurch. Marlborough Boys College enjoyed a bonus point win over Shirley Boys HS. Nelson College had the bye.

SENIOR COMPETITION REVIEWS

The latest round of NPD Tasman Trophy division one rugby was overshadowed by the on-field, cardiac arrest of Waitohi prop Bevan Moody in his side's match against Nelson at Neale Park on Saturday.

CEO Chat with Tony Lewis

Tasman Rugby is expressing its deep condolence to the Moody family following the death of Waitohi Club player Bevan Moody. Bevan, 22, passed away this morning, Thursday 25 May, at Nelson Hospital surrounded by his partner, daughter and parents after suffering a cardiac arrest while playing in a senior grade rugby match at Neale on Saturday, May 20.

Statement from TRU & the Moody Family on Bevan Moody

Tasman Rugby Union (TRU) is deeply saddened by a non-contact incident in the Nelson vs. Waitohi Tasman Trophy match on Saturday 20 May. Bevan has been in an induced coma in Nelson Hospital since Saturday evening. He suffered cardiac arrest in the second half of the match on the field and stopped breathing. He was treated by a medical team for around 30 minutes and was then transferred to Nelson Hospital.

German student living the rugby dream in NZ

Fifteen-year-old Anton Segner hails from a country steeped in football, Germany. While he grew up playing football and ice hockey, it's been rugby that's dominated his sporting endeavours for the past four years. And now he's in New Zealand "living the dream".

Meet Our Staff

George Vance is our recently appointed Women’s Rugby Development Officer for the Tasman, and also age-grade co-ordinator.

1st XV Rugby

The Moascar Cup wasn't going anywhere on Saturday as a clinical first half performance eased Nelson College to a runaway 74-7 home win over Burnside High School.

Senior Competition Reviews

Renwick spared Marlborough's blushes as Nelson-based sides won five of the six NPD Tasman Trophy crossover rugby matches contested across the top of the south on Saturday.

CEO Chat with Tony Lewis

Is the NPD Tasman Trophy the best sporting competition in the 'Top of the South'?