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Posts From May, 2020

Marlborough legend Alan Sutherland has passed away

Allan Sutherland, the Marlborough Red Devil and All Blacks legend, passed away in South Africa age 76. The TRU extends its condolences to his family including TRU President Ramon Sutherland. Rest in Peace.

June 13 return for Club rugby is possible

A meeting to discuss pans for the season will take place on Tuesday night, with an eye to returning to play by June 13 for premier and possibly Division Two club rugby. Tasman Rugby Union chief executive Tony Lewis said work was underway to establish return to play guidelines and event management at the region's grounds, while working with clubs to "work out the best systems" following health guidelines for level two.

Rugby begins preparation phase for return of community game

Rugby clubs around the country can start a three-stage approach to getting back on the grass with training potentially beginning later this month.

Today’s (13 May) announcement from New Zealand Rugby (NZR) follows the Government’s confirmation that community sport can resume with certain hygiene and distancing measures in place during COVID-19 Alert Level 2.