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UC Championship Wrap round 13

All 3 Tasman region 1st XV teams recorded wins to end the UC Championship season.
Marlborough Boys’ College 60 def Mid Canterbury Combined 12.
Nelson College 38 def St Andrew’s College 24
Waimea Combined Schools 27 def St Thomas 24

Wanderers claim Nelson Bays division two title

Wanderers 17 (Reed, Soper tries, Palmer 2 cons 1 pens) def Marist 13 (Sauria, Piukala tries, O’Regan 1 pen)

UC Championship Wrap round 12

Nelson College 48 def Lincoln Combined 5
Marlborough Boys College def Roncalli Aoraki Combined 5
Timaru Boys High School def Waimea Combined Schools 11

Steffan James reaches a century as whistle-blower

Steffan James doesn’t like to be noticed on the rugby field. As a referee, Steffan believes the less he is involved, the better for the game. However, the spotlight was thrust upon a reluctant Steffan on Saturday as he took charge of his 100th premier match.

It’s a Blues festival at Lansdowne Park

Wadsco Motorworld Marlborough Division 1 Final
Central 31 (Timo Vakaloa, Liam Duncan, Peter Vakaloa, Nigel Satherley, Solomoni Vecena tries, Mitch Smith 3 con) def Waitohi 10 (Tim O’Malley try, con, Corey Bovey con). HT: 12-3

Division two Final:
Central 36 (George Millar, Ono Levu Temo, Harry Mackenzie, Logan Robinson tries, Ra Tamati 2 con, 4 pen) def Awatere 24 (Sam Lunn 2 tries, Grae Gilbert 4 pen con). HT 15-12 Central

Marist triumph over Waimea Old Boys in thriller at Trafalgar

The Car Company Nelson Bays Division 1 Final:

Marist 34 (Teu Sami, Jake Wetere, Hopa Taufa tries, Sam Briggs, 2 cons, 5 pens) def Waimea Old Boys 32 (Campbell Parata, Michael Stringer, Eden Beech, Luca Rodan tries, Parata, 3 cons, 2 pens)

CEO Chat with Tony Lewis

There is nothing like Grand-Final week for those teams who make it to the big dance. This week is very special for the clubs, coaches and for those players lucky enough to participate in a Final, especially this year. I hope all teams enjoy the experience and leave nothing on the pitch. This weekend we have some intriguing battles in both the Wadsco Motorworld Marlborough and The Car Company Nelson Bays competitions.

UC Championship Wrap round 10

Waimea Combined Schools 34 def Marlborough Boys College 21
Christ's College 38 def Nelson College 36.

Senior Club Rugby Wrap - Semi-Finals

Marist 35 def Nelson 22
Waimea 24 def Kahurangi 21
Central 37 def Awatere 22
Renwick 21 drew with Waitohi 21

CEO Chat with Tony Lewis

The Golden Bay Fruit Tasman Trophy for senior women has concluded. Waimea Old Boys and Wanderers put on a terrific match in the Final of the Golden Bay Fruit Tasman Trophy. Played as the main fixture at Jubilee Park, a large crowd watch Waimea Old Boys prevail 32 – 10 to repeat as Champions.