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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.

Farah Palmer Cup schedule confirmed for Mako women

The 2020 Farah Palmer Cup Draw has been confirmed for our Golden Bay Fruit Tasman Mako. 3 home games - Blenheim, Nelson & Motueka so be sure to support them #FinzUp #SupportLocal

Hanmer Springs to host Mako pre-season with Canterbury

Canterbury v Tasman
Friday September 4, 1.30pm
Hanmer Springs Domain

Mel Bosman appointed Tasman Mako FPC Coach

Former Black Fern and seasoned provincial player Mel Bosman will head up a new coaching unit for the Golden Bay Fruit Tasman Mako women in the 2020 Farah Palmer Cup. Mel will lead a team that comprises backs coach Steve Curtis and skills coach Billy Guyton.

2020 Mitre 10 Cup draw for defending Champions

The Tasman Mako were handed home games against Northland, Waikato, Bay of Plenty, Southland and Canterbury when the revised Mitre 10 Cup provincial rugby draw was released by NZR.