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Nelson club 5 star for Crusaders

Nelson Rugby Football Club members Ethan Blackadder,Tima Faingaanuku (on debut), David Havili, Quinten Strange and Wyatt Crockett featured in the Crusader's 34-20 win over the Chiefs.

Register for All Blacks Ticketing

The Test Tickets for the Nelson Test are not on sale yet (targeted public sale date is 19 June). If you register to become a member of Team All Blacksand join the waitlist under "Ticket Access", you will receive all the details about ticket prices, presales and general public on sale dates when they become available.

4 Mako named for All Blacks June series

Debutantes Jordan Taufua & Shannon Frizell join current All Blacks Liam Squire (# 1151) & Tim Perry (# 1162) in the 33 man squad named to play France.

Strong chance for local coach to replace Leon MacDonald

A replacement for departing Tasman Mako head coach Leon MacDonald could be confirmed by the end of next week – and the union believes they have a good man for the job.

Shane Christie brings curtain down on one career, starts another

Former Tasman Mako, Highlander and Maori All Black Shane Christie is set to kick-start his coaching career as he draws a close to his playing career. Christie has been side-lined since having concussion issues during 2016 and officially retired after receiving a medical report last week.

Mako Crusaders visit Blenheim schools

Crusaders flags were flying high at two Marlborough schools today as Quinten Strange and Andrew Makalio, along with Matt Todd, visited the top of the south as part of the Crusaders’ regional partnership with Christchurch-based civil construction company Isaac Construction.

Mako staff share HP advice with Melbourne's sporting giants

Head coach Leon MacDonald, assistant coach Shane Christie, chief executive Tony Lewis and commercial manager Les Edwards spent five days in Melbourne last week to gain insights into the commercial, administrative and high-performance coaching operations from three of the city's big sporting brands.

2018 MITRE 10 CUP DRAW ANNOUNCED

The Mighty Mako will play five home games - two in Blenheim – Canterbury then Southland, then the First Ever All Blacks Test in our region, followed by three matches in Nelson – Taranaki, Counties Manukau & Hawkes Bay.

Wyatt Crockett to join Mako for 2018 & 2019

“The TRU welcomes Wyatt home to Nelson and believe that he’ll be a valuable addition to the Mako squad in 2018 and 2019. The Union is also excited that Wyatt will be making a vital contribution in the mentoring of young front forwards in the region.”

Risi Pouri-Lane now a contracted Black Ferns Sevens player

Risi Pouri-Lane contracted to the Black Ferns Sevens squad for 2018, as they strive for Commonwealth Games gold and victory at the Rugby World Cup Sevens later this year.