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Tough start for Tasman women

At Lansdowne Park on Saturday the Tasman women’s team opened their Farah Palmer Cup campaign with a 62-0 loss to Wellington Pride.

Collingwood, Nelson College & Mako lock named in All Blacks

When Quin Strange heard NZR President Bill Osborne include his name in the 35-man All Blacks squad on Sunday, the first thing he wanted to do was talk to his dad. “He was pretty stoked especially being Father’s Day, he was over the moon.”

Tasman Mako Mitre 10 Cup team named to play Counties-Manukau

Your mighty Mako get their Mitre 10 Cup season underway on the road against Counties Manukau Rugby in Pukekohe on Saturday 7.05pm, live on Sky Sport NZ. Get your #FinzUp ! #COUvTAS

Tasman FPC team named to play Wellington

The Farah Palmer Cup gets underway for our Tasman Mako women with a match v Wellington Pride at Lansdowne Park, Blenheim on Saturday at 1pm. The match will be live-streamed on the Tasman Mako Facebook page.

Mako out to win Mitre 10 Cup, not defend it

Andrew Goodman, co-head coach alongside Clarke Dermody, said “we are not there to defend [the premiership title] we have to go out and win it again. It’s a day-by-day, week-by-week process, as usual, and you can’t look too far ahead.

Mako 2020 Squad Named

Tasman Rugby Union has named a 36 man squad to contest the 2020 Mitre 10 Cup. To be captained by David Havili, the side will again be coached by co-Head Coaches Andrew Goodman and Clarke Dermody with assistance from Shane Christie and Gray Cornelius.

Mako fall short in Hanmer pre-season match with Canterbury

Canterbury 19 (Fihaki, Gibson, Fakafaka, tries Cameron 2 cons) def Tasman 17 (Alex Nankivell 2, Timoci Tavatavanawai tries, Tim O'Malley 1 con)

Tasman squad named for Hanmer Springs pre-season

This Friday at Hanmer Springs (NO spectators due to Covid Level 2).
1.30pm - watch a live stream on the Canterbury Rugby Facebook page.

Tasman Mako Faraha Palmer Cup Squad named

The Tasman Mako selectors announced their 2020 squad to contest the Farah Palmer Cup. The Golden Bay Fruit Tasman Mako FPC squad is a balanced one of both youth and experience. Coach Mel Bosman outlined her 3-year vision for the team which is an exciting journey for all involved to embark upon.

Tasman sign Sevu Reece and Mark Telea

Crusaders and All Blacks wing Sevu Reece, and Blues flyer Mark Telea, will play for the provincial champions Tasman this year. CEO Tony Lewis also confirmed midfielder Kieron Fonotia and hooker Quentin MacDonald had returned to New Zealand and would return to the Mako for the 2020 season.