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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 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 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 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.

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.

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:

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

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.

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,”.

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.