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Tasman Mako HP team to play Wellington HP

TASMAN MAKO HP TEAM v WELLINGTON
Wednesday 3 July, 2019
2.30pm - Hutt Recreation Centre, Lower Hutt

Tasman Mako HP Squad named for Pre-Season v Wellington

Tasman Mako HP squad named to play against Wellington HP on 3rd July in Wellington.

First training will be held in Nelson this Wednesday, 12th June at 6.30pm. Please meet in the Mako players room for a 6.30pm start.

Hawke's Bay HP prevail in first pre-season match

Hawke’s Bay HP 31 beat Tasman HP 24 (Mike Vaeno, Timoci Tavatavanawai, Jamie Spowart, Sam Briggs tries, Briggs 2 con).

Position Vacant: Personal Development Manager

The New Zealand Rugby Union, the New Zealand Rugby Players’ Association and the Tasman Rugby Union are looking for a new Personal Development Manager. The role is a contractor and is for a fixed term period of 24 months and it is expected to be approximately 24 hours per week.

Chris Binns and Bevan Thompson named Mako FPC Coaches

The Tasman Rugby Union (TRU) is pleased to announce the coaches for the 2019 Farah Palmer Cup (FPC) campaign will be Chris Binns as head coach with Bevan Thompson as his assistant.

2019 Mitre 10 Cup Draw announced

The Tasman Mako have a very good draw with 4 weekend daytime matches and a Friday night game, highlighted by hosting big city Unions, Wellington in Blenheim and Auckland in Nelson. Tickets now available.

Mako Season Tickets

You can pre-purchase 2019 Mako season tickets for Christmas. Although the draw is yet to be announced, there will be 2 regular season tickets in Blenheim and 3 in Nelson. We will issue you’re a voucher to put into your stocking stuffer or under the tree.

Mako appoint coaches for 2019

The 2019 Mako head coaching role will be shared by Andrew Goodman and Clarke Dermody, both assistant coaches this year.They will be assisted by Shane Christie who will have responsibility for the forwards. The only newcomer to the four-strong coaching team is Gray Cornelius who has completed a long and successful apprenticeship on the local scene, including as coach of the Marlborough Boys’ College First XV since 2009.

20 Mako earn 2019 Super Contracts

Chiefs -Alex Nankivell, Kane Hames, Solomon Alaimalo
Crusaders - David Havili, Ethan Blackadder, Quin Strange, Leicester Faingaanuku*, Mitch Hunt, Will Jordan, Andrew Makalio, Tim Perry, Jordan Taufua
Highlanders - Pari Pari Parkinson, Tyrel Lomax, Liam Squire, Ray Niuia*, Shannon Frizell
Blues - Jed Brown, Levi Aumua
Hurricanes - Finlay Christie

Canterbury prove too good for Mako in Semi-Final

Canterbury 21 (Mitchell Drummond 2 tries, Brett Cameron con, 3 pen) Tasman Mako 16 (David Havili try, Mitch Hunt con, 3 pen).HT: 13-6 Mako.