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Hawke's Bay beat Tasman 34-22 to hold the Ranfurly Shield

Hawke's Bay 34 (Ereatara Enari, Brendon O’Connor, Lolagi Visinia, Stacey Ili, Neria Fomai tries, Lincoln McClutchie 3 cons, Tiaan Falcon pen) v Tasman 22 (Shannon Frizell tries, Mitch Hunt con, 5 pen). HT: 24-19

Mako hammer Stags to return to top of Premiership ladder

Tasman 51 (Timoci Tavatavanawai 2, Leicester Fainga'anuku 2, Macca Springer, Levi Aumua, Regan Ware tries; Mitch Hunt 5 con, 2 pen) def Southland 14 (Marty Banks, Solomon Alaimalo tries; Banks 2 con) HT: 39-7.

Ranfurly Shield Challenge - Mako Fans Flight Package (Nelson-Napier return)

The TRU has negotiated a same day return package including charter flight, match marquee hospitality and transfers for $600 inclusive. Please email with your name(s) to reserve your seat and a chance to be a part of history.

Waikato snap 14-year drought with 39-22 win over Tasman

Tasman 22 (Leicester Fainga’anuku, Shannon Frizell, Andrew Makalio tries; Mitch Hunt pen, 2 con) lost to Waikato 39 (Matthew Lansdown, Liam Coombes-Fabling 2, Gideon Wrampling, Cortez Ratima tries; Fletcher Smith 4 con, 2 pen). HT: 3-15

Clarke Dermody honoured through new provincial trophy

The Southland Stags and Tasman Mako have a new trophy to play for – the Clarke Dermody Cup. The two rugby unions have agreed to honour a popular member of both provinces when the Clarke Dermody Cup will be contested for the first time on October 3 2021 in Blenheim.

Tasman jump to top of NPC after hard-fought win over Northland

Tasman 48 (Leicester Fainga’anuku 2, Mark Telea 2, Jacob Norris, Mitch Hunt, Timoci Tavatavanawai, Shannon Frizell tries; Mitch Hunt 4 con) def Northland 29 (Sam Nock, Scott Gregory, Kaliopasi Uluilakepa, Jordan Olsen, Raikabula Momoedonu tries; Rivez Reihana con, Noah Cooper con). HT: 24-15.

Tasman rally from behind to beat Auckland in final rematch

Tasman 16 (Leicester Fainga'anuku try; Mitch Hunt con, 3 pen) v Auckland 11 (Salesi Rayasi try; Harry Plummer 2 pen). HT: 6-11.

Tasman beat Bay of Plenty as lock Parkinson dominates

Tasman 27 (Tim O’Malley, Quentin MacDonald 2 tries, Mitch Hunt 3 cons, 2 pens) defeated Bay of Plenty 14 (Luke Campbell, Sean Wainui tries, Kaleb Trask 2 cons). HT: 13-6

Taranaki Whio defeat Mako for second win in the Farah Palmer Cup

Taranaki Whio 34 (T Davison, H McLean, C Fowler, K Simpson A Nuku 2 tries; C Sampson 2 con) defeatyed Tasman 12 (E Finlay, M Pauaraisa tries; Finlay con) HT: 17-12.

Mako shoot down Stags with strong forward effort

The Tasman Mako men kept it simple during their final Bunnings NPC rugby warm-up match in Christchurch, defeating the Southland Stags 20-7 with a clinical display of forward power.