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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.

Golden Bay Fruit sponsors Tasman female rugby

The TRU is pleased to announce that Golden Bay Fruit has signed to be the Union’s Brand Sponsor of Female rugby. This will include front of jersey branding of the Tasman Mako Farah Palmer Cup team, the Academy program, the Tasman Trophy club competition, and other Tasman female representative teams.

Favourite Mako team selected by Mako Fans

During the lockdown period Mako supporters were given a challenge designed to keep them occupied and amused. The Tasman RU set up a Facebook poll in which users were encouraged to vote for their favourite Mako player in each position from the last 14 seasons, culminating in a “Fans XV”.

Farah Palmer Cup to kick off in 2020 as season confirmed

A full 13-team Farah Palmer Cup has today been confirmed by New Zealand Rugby (NZR), with the season to kick off in August. The full draw for the 2020 Farah Palmer Cup will be unveiled in the coming weeks.

Changes to 2020 representative rugby

To help secure the future of the sport, New Zealand Rugby (NZR) and Provincial Unions
have today cancelled all provincial representative rugby tournaments below the Mitre
10 Cup and Farah Palmer Cup.

Motueka added to Mako home match venues

It's taken 14 years, but the Tasman Mako will finally run out on Motueka's hallowed rugby turf.
Tasman's home schedule sees two games each allocated to Blenheim and Nelson, with an inaugural regular season game awarded to Motueka for the September 19 clash with Southland.

Mako steal the show in Crusaders super rugby opener

While they may have been wearing Crusaders jerseys, it was some of Tasman's local heroes who stole the show at Trafalgar Park on Saturday night. Tasman stars Will Jordan, Leicester Faingaanuku, and David Havili contributed more than half of the home team's points in their 43-25 victory over the New South Wales Waratahs.

Mako meets its match with loss to Seawolves in Seattle

Playing the second and final match of its United States exhibition tour, Tasman were given a stern test of their depth and abilities against the two-time Major League Rugby champions at Tukwila, Washington.