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Posts From September, 2018

Mako women open with 65-12 win over Taranaki Whio

Tasman Mako 65 (Amelia Hammett 3, Crystal Mayes 2, Hannah Beech 2, Hannah Kelly, Stephani Mitchell, Tamara Silcock, Michelle Curry tries, Hayley Hutana 5 con) v Taranaki Whio 12. HT: 34-0.

Mako overcome Harbour 32-20 in tough Albany visit

North Harbour 20 (Gerard Cowley-Tuioti, Matt Duffie tries; Bryn Gatland 2 con, 2 pen) v Tasman 32 (Tima Faingaanuku, Will Jordan, Shannon Frizell, Finlay Christie tries; Mitchell Hunt 3 con, 2 pen). HT: 13-22

Coach MacDonald pleased with result of "tough old fight"

Head coach Leon MacDonald described it as "a tough old fight, but we got there in the end. I thought we played really well. We had a couple of calls that would have extended the scoreline [go against us] and a bit more attention to detail cost us a couple of tries … but we created plenty and it was good enough for a win.

Nelson Test Match Sold Out

New Zealand Rugby Chief Executive Officer Steve Tew said the sell-out event set up the ideal backdrop to an historic occasion. "It is a special occasion taking an All Blacks Test match to Nelson for the first time and we would like to congratulate the Tasman Rugby Union for their efforts in selling the match out,”.

Tasman Mako named to take on Auckland

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

Auckland look strong in 36-10 win over the Mako

Auckland 36 (Patrick Tuipulotu 3, Melani Nanai, Akira Ioane tries, Harry Plumber 4 cons, 1 pen) v Tasman 10 (Ethan Blackader try, Mitch Hunt 1 con, 1 pen). HT: 29-10

Don’t Miss Any of the Action

Get in and to your Seat Early! With 21,000 fans getting in to Trafalgar Park, through just 3 gates, here are some easy tips to follow to ensure you don’t miss the Haka and Kick-off:

Frizell stars in All Blacks win on Trafalgar Park

The All Blacks convincingly won its first test in Nelson on Saturday night, local Tasman Mako hero Shannon Frizell's performance in front of his home fans earning him man of the match.

Mako team named to take on Taranaki

Mako lineup: 1. Wyatt Crockett, 2. Andrew Makalio, 3. Tyrel Lomax, 4. Quinten Strange, 5. Pari Pari Parkinson, 6. Ethan Blackadder, 7. Jed Brown, 8. Taina Fox-Matamua, 9. Finlay Christie, 10. Mitchell Hunt, 11. Solomon Alaimalo, 12. David Havili, 13. Levi Aumua, 14. Tima Faingaanuku, 15. Will Jordan. Reserves-16.Ray Niuia, 17. Ryan Coxon, 18. Blair Prinsep, 19. Mike Curry, 20. Sione Havili, 21. Jack Grooby, 22. Tim O'Malley, 23. Alex Nankivell.

Mako thump Taranaki 53-17 on Trafalgar Park

Mako 53 (Andrew Makalio 2, Tyrel Lomax, David Havili, Mitch Hunt, Will Jordan, Solomon Alaimalo tries, Hunt 5 cons 2 pens, Tim O’Malley 1 con) v Taranaki 17 (Ciarhan Matoe, Kane Thompson tries, Beaudein Waaka 2 cons, 1 pens)

Mako named to play Manawatu in Palmy

1. Wyatt Crockett, 2. Andrew Makalio, 3. Tyrel Lomax, 4. Pari Pari Parkinson, 5. Quinten Strange, 6. Ethan Blackadder, 7. Sione Havili, 8. Taina Fox-Mataamua, 9. Finlay Christie, 10. Mitchell Hunt, 11. Solomon Alaimalo, 12. Alex Nankivell, 13. Levi Aumua, 14. Jamie Spowart, 15. David Havili (c). Substitutes: 16. Ray Nuiua, 17. Ryan Coxon, 18. Blair Prinsep, 19. Mike Curry, 20. John Akauolo-Laula, 21. Jack Grooby, 22. Tim O'Malley, 23. Will Jordan.

Mako secure bonus point 29-19 win over Manawatu

Tasman 29 (Spowart, Aumua, Jordan, Hunt tries, O’Malley 2, Hunt 1 cons Hunt 1 pen) v Manawatu 19 (Alaalatoa, Tagicakibau, Malcolm tries, Malcolm 1, Black 1 cons). HT: 14-12

Mako named to play Counties-Manukau

1. Wyatt Crockett, 2. Ray Niuia, 3. Tyrel Lomax, 4. Pari Pari Parkinson, 5. Quinten Strange, 6. Ethan Blackadder, 7. Jed Brown, 8. Te Ahiwaru Cirikidaveta; 9. Finlay Christie, 10. Mitchell Hunt, 11. Tima Faingaanuku, 12. David Havili (captain), 13. Levi Aumua, 14. Jamie Spowart, 15. Will Jordan. Substitutes: 16. Andrew Makalio, 17. Ryan Coxon, 18. Isaac Salmon, 19. John Akauolo-Laula, 20 Sione Havili, 21. Jack Grooby, 22. Willie Havili, 23. Alex Nankivell.

Wellington Pride deal Mako women a heavy loss

Wellington 83 (Leti-Linga 3, Tagoai 2, Print, Rasch, Toala-Ryder, Uila, Te Iwi Mate, Ngan-Woo, Patea-Fereti, Robinson, Laupola, Rasch 8 cons) v Tasman 3 (Hutana pen). HT 31-3

Tasman hang on on the prevail 21-19 over Counties Manukau

Tasman 21 (Crikidaveta, Crockett, Jordan tries, Hunt 3 cons) v Counties Manakau 19 (Molia, Royal, Nabura tries, Laulala 2 cons). HT: 14-0

Execution irks coach Leon MacDonald

"We are happy with the [competition] points,” said MacDonald, "but not the performance … we are certainly disappointed with how we finished the game.”

Mako team named to play Wellington

1 Wyatt Crockett, 2 Andrew Makalio, 3 Tyrel Lomax, 4 Pari Pari Parkinson, 5 Quinten Strange, 6 Ethan Blackadder, 7 Jacob Norris, 8 Taina Fox-Matamua; 9 Finlay Christie, 10 Mitchell Hunt, 11 Solomon Alaimalo, 12 David Havili (captain), 13 Levi Aumua, 14 Tima Faingaanuku, 15 Will Jordan. Substitutes: 16 Ray Niuia, 17 Ryan Coxon, 18 Blair Prinsep, 19. John Akauolo-Laula, 20 Te Ahiwaru Cirikidaveta, 21 Jack Grooby, 22 Tim O’Malley, 23 Alex Nankivell.

Mako women beaten 47-12 by Hawke's Bay Tuis

Hawke's Bay 47 v Tasman 12 (Tries: Michelle Curry, Demi Salton; Con: Hayley Hutana)

Tasman earn bonus point win over Wellington

Tasman Mako 28 (Finlay Christie, Solomon Alaimalo, Jacob Norris, John Akau’ola-Laula tries, Mitch Hunt 2 pen, con) v Wellington 22 (Xavier Numia, Galu Taufale, Thomas Umaga-Jensen tries, Jackson Garden-Bachop pen, 2 con). HT: 13-10 Mako