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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.

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.

Already bought test tickets?

If you have bought but not received your Test Tickets, please check the following information for a) Venue Collection, b) Mail or Courier Delivery or c) EzyTicket by email.

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.

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

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 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 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 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.

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.