New Zealand Heartland XV named for 2018

New Zealand Heartland XV named for 2018 Congratulations to Sione Holani & Troy Tauwhare on their selection to the NZ Heartland XV New Zealand Heartland XV Coach Craig Scanlon has named the 2018 squad for two matches in November. The New Zealand Heartland XV is; Player Provincial Union Alex Bradley Thames Valley Scott Cameron Horowhenua Kapiti Carl Carmichael King Country Dean Church King Country Craig

Rundle Cup Comes home !

Wanganui brought neighbour King Country's winning run to a halt in Mitre 10 Cup Heartland rugby when taking out a 36-19 win in Te Kuiti on Saturday. With the win Wanganui moved four points clear in the competition while South Canterbury who retained the Hanan Shield with a comprehensive 41-10 win

West Coast Draw – 15th Sept 2018

WEST COAST RUGBY UNION SENIOR DRAW FOR SATURDAY 15 SEPTEMBER 2018 SENIOR (REPRESENTATIVE - HEARTLAND) West Coast v Poverty Bay Rugby Park 2.30pm Ref: M Lash AR1: S Bermingham  AR2: Dave Woodhouse Subs Controller: J Lynch Subs Ass: M Cowlin Referee Assistance: W McBride COLTS West Coast v Buller Victoria Square 1.00pm JUNIOR REPRESENTATIVE Under 16 West Coast v South Canterbury Sheffield 1.30pm Under 14 West Coast

West Coast majority in Heartland side

The West Coast Heartland rugby team has a genuine local flavour to it this season. The 2018 West Coast Heartland squad is: (Click player name for full career break-down) Name Position Club Height (m) Weight (k) Games Oliver Varley Prop Marist 1.85 108 0 Daniel Foord Prop Kiwi 1.96 130 11 Jesse MacRae Prop South Westland 1.90 107 20 Tyler Kearns Hooker Grey Valley 1.88 112 0 Daniel Davies Prop South Westland 1.78 105 10 Troy Tauwhare Hooker Kiwi 1.85 108 64 Tumma Tu'ulua Lock Loan - University-Auckland 1.98 119 0 Josh "JJ" Manning (Captain) Lock Loan - Marist-chch 1.98 111 28 Kelly Rasmussen Lock Kiwi 1.85 114 10 Amenatave Tukana Number 8 Loan

WCRU SENIOR DRAW – 25th/26th AUGUST 2018

WEST COAST RUGBY UNION SENIOR DRAW FOR SATURDAY 25 AUGUST 2018 SENIOR (REPRESENTATIVE - HEARTLAND) West Coast v Thames Valley Boyd Park, Te Aroha 2.00pm Ref: D Macpherson COLTS West Coast v Canterbury Country Darfield 12.00noon SUNDAY 26th AUGUST JUNIOR REPRESENTATIVE Under 14 West Coast v Nelson Murchison 12.45pm Under 12 West Coast v Nelson Murchison 11.30am

2017 Lochore Cup rugby final Report

Mid Canterbury has won the Lochore Cup rugby final despite being forced to play most of the match with 14 men. The Mid Canterbury Hammers beat West Coast 47-15 in Methven on Sunday despite losing fullback Maleli Sau when he was red carded for a dangerous, high tackle in the third

Lochore Cup final preview

Lochore Cup final preview: Mid Canterbury v West Coast West Coast are the only provincial union in New Zealand to have not won a title but have the chance to break their duck when they take on Mid Canterbury in the Lochore Cup final on Sunday. Match details: Mid Canterbury v West Coast, Sunday 29 October, 2.35pm, Methven Domain, Methven TALE