West Coast Rugby Union Independent Board Members (2 Required) The West Coast Rugby Union invites applications for two vacancies for the positions of Independent Board Members. Both appointments will be for a three year term commencing 6 March 2019. The West Coast Rugby Union’s purpose is to lead, grow, support and promote rugby

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

Team Line Up vs North Otago – 29th Sept. 2018

No. Position Name Club 1 Loosehead Prop Foord, Daniel Kiwi 2 Hooker Tauwhare, Troy (C) Kiwi 3 Tighthead Prop Davis, Daniel South Westland 4 Left Lock Tu'ulua, Tumama Uni Auckland 5 Right Lock Manning, Josh Marist Chch 6 Blindside Flanker Tauwhare, Brad Kiwi 7 Openside Flanker Curtis, Kevin Blaketown 8 Number Eight Tukana, Amenatave Belfast Chch 9 Half Back Dimmick, Oliver Wests 10 First Five Eight Reekie, Tom Marist 11 Left Wing Mudu, Maleli Marist 12 Second Five Stanton, Regan Blaketown 13 Centre McClure, Sean Kiwi 14 Right Wing Wood, Duncan Blaketown 15 Full Back Te Rakau, Peter Kiwi REPLACEMENTS IN ORDER FROM HOOKER TO FULLBACK 16 Prop MacRae, Jesse South Westland 17 Prop/Hooker Varley, Oliver Marist 18 Loose Forward Van Vliet, Jaysn Kiwi 19 Loose Forward Tomlinson, Josh Wests 20 Half

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