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Posts From August, 2018

Tasman XV downs Manawatu in pre-season

Tasman XV 47 (Tries to Caleb Havili, Will Jordan, James Hawkey, Nick Foxley, Willie Havili, penalty try, Jesse MacDonald, six conversions) Manawatu XV 15. HT 21-5.

Tasman Mako squad named for Farah Palmer Cup

The 2018 Mako women: Pippa Andrews, Leti Fotumoala, Hayley Hutana, Aieisha Tepuia, Kelly Couper, Kelly Stanford, Alexa Fraser, Ashleigh Nathan, Niska Scott (Moutere); Tessa Silcock, Katie Silcock, Dana Wilson, Staci Kohe, Michelle Curry, Tamara Silcock (Marist); Demi Salton, Anna Bradley, Stephani Mitchell, Louise Nalder, Juanita Thompson, Jess Foster-Lawrence (Waimea Old Boys; Peri Beech, Hannah Kelly, Erica Saunders, Rheanna Wood (Motueka HS); Crystal Hayes (Bay of Plenty). Three to be added. Coaches Marty O’Cain, Mark Kelly. Manager Koren Grason.

Join our Shark Attack. Support the Mighty Mako.

Tickets are now on sale for the Tasman Mako home matches in the 2018 Mitre 10 Cup. We kick off Friday week (17 August, 7.35pm) with a 2017 Premiership Final Replay against regional rivals Canterbury at Lansdowne Park, Blenheim.

Wellington pip Tasman in final pre-season match

Wellington Lions 22 (Losi Filipo, Tuitama Malo, James O’Reilly, Du’Plessis Kirifi tries, TJ Va’a con) v Tasman Mako 19 (Jamie Spowart 2, Timoci Tavatavanawai tries, Tim O’Malley, Willie Havili cons). HT: 17-12 Wellington

2018 Tasman Mako squad announced

David Havili will captain a powerful Tasman Mako squad in the 2018 Mitre 10 Cup competition. Wyatt Crockett and Mitch Hunt are vice captains.

Club Rugby

The senior club rugby season has culminated with the awarding of the NPD Tasman Trophy Player of the Year to Mike Curry of Moutere. His excellent play throughout the season has resulted in his selection in the Tasman Mako wider training group.

Mako jersey blessed for season ahead

Ahead of the team's first Mitre 10 Cup match against Canterbury, the 2018 Mako jersey was given an official blessing in the presence of Mako staff and players and representatives from all eight iwi from the top of the south.

Mako team to play Canterbury

The Mako team: 1 Wyatt Crockett, 2 Andrew Makalio, 3 Tyrel Lomax, 4 Pari Pari Parkinson, 5 Quentin Strange, 6 Ethan Blackadder, 7 Jed Brown, 8 Vernon Fredericks; 9 Jack Grooby, 10 Mitchell Hunt, 11 Solomon Alaimalo, 12 David Havili (captain), 13 Levi Aumua, 14 Jamie Spowart, 15 Will Jordan.
Reserves: Ray Niuia, Ryan Coxon, Blair Prinsep, Mike Curry, Sione Havili, Ben Finau, Tim O’Malley, Alex Nankivell.

Mako defeat Canterbury 25 - 17 at Lansdowne Park

Tasman 25 (Levi Aumua, Quinten Strange, Solomon Alaimalo tries; Mitch Hunt 2 pen, 2 con) v Canterbury 17 (Greg Pleasants-Tate 2 tries; Brett Cameron pen, 2 con). HT: 10-3

Mako team named to play Southland

1 Ryan Coxon, 2 Andrew Makalio, 3 Tyrel Lomax, 4 Pari Pari Parkinson, 5 Quinten Strange, 6 Ethan Blackadder, 7 Jed Brown, 8 Isaiah Miller; 9 Jack Grooby, 10 Tim O’Malley, 11 Solomon Alaimalo, 12 David Havili (captain), 13 Levi Aumua, 14 Jamie Spowart, 15 Will Jordan. Reserves: Ray Niuia, Wyatt Crockett, Blair Prinsep, Mike Curry, Sione Havili, Ben Finau, Mitchell Hunt, Alex Nankivell.

Mako score 45-24 bonus point win over Southland

Tasman 45 (Tries: Will Jordan 2, Andrew Makalio, Solomon Alaimalo, Quinten Strange, Ethan Blackadder, Sione Havili; Con: Tim O'Malley 4, Mitch Hunt) v Southland 24 (Tries: Tony Lamborn, Flynn Thomas, Manaaki Selby-Rickit, Rory van Vugt; Con: James Wilson 2). HT 19-12

Enjoy the test experience

Having the All Blacks play a Test in Nelson is the biggest sporting event to happen in our region since the Rugby World Cup. Match day itself is chock full of great things to see and do close to Trafalgar Park. There is a free NBS service to and from Nelson. Our advice is get in early – Gates Open at 5.30pm, teams are warming up at 6.45pm.

Already bought test tickets?

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Nelson All Black Test

The All Blacks are counting down to a historic night at Trafalgar Park on Saturday week, 8 September. Tickets are still available to see our team take on the passion of Argentina.

Mako Women named to play Taranaki this Saturday afternoon

The Mako women’s team: 1 Anna Bradley, 2 Kelly Stanford, 3 Stephani Mitchell, 4 Gina Healey, 5 Tamara Silcock, 6 Jess Foster-Lawrence, 7 Rheanna Wood, 8 Niska Scott; 9 Hannah Kelly, 10 Dana-Lee Wilson, 11 Hannah Beech, 12 Demi Salton, 13 Hayley Hutana, 14 Amelia Hammett, 15 Crystal Mayes. Reserves: Louise Nalder, Erika Saunders, Katie Silcock, Leah Miles, Sophie O’Cain, Staci Kohe, Michelle Curry.

Tasman Mako named to play Harbour on Saturday night

Mako team: 1 Tim Perry, 2 Andrew Makalio, 3 Tyrel Lomax, 4 Pari Pari Parkinson, 5 Quinten Strange, 6 Ethan Blackadder, 7 Jed Brown, 8 Shannon Frizell; 9 Finlay Christie, 10 Mitchell Hunt, 11 Solomon Alaimalo, 12 David Havili (captain), 13 Levi Aumua, 14 Tima Faingaanuku, 15 Will Jordan. Reserves: Ray Niuia, Wyatt Crockett, Isaac Salmon, Mike Curry, Te Ahiwaru Cirikidaveta, Jack Grooby, Tim O’Malley, Alex Nankivell.