Hallelujah, Priest and patience pay off

Source: http://www.stuff.co.nz/nelson-mail/ WAYNE MARTIN 19/08/2013A last-minute dropped goal has indelibly etched Tim Priest's name into West Coast rugby folklore after he kicked them to a shock 14-12 Seddon Shield win over Nelson Bays on Saturday.With time almost up and Car Company Nelson Bays holding tenuously to a 12-11 lead, the

WEST COAST RFU – 2006

Acknowledgments to the NZ Rugby Almanack Franchise: Back to Year by Year Index click here . Season 2006 2006 Status: Heartland Championship ....Founded 1890..Affiliated 1893 President: E.G.Wilson Chairman: P.Millar Chief.Executive.Officer: M.Connors Coach: R.Maitland Assistant Coach: R.Brockbank .Main.ground: .Rugby Park, Greymouth Capacity: .8,000 Colours: .Red and white hoops. red shorts. red socks with white tops Under new coaches Robbie Maitland and Ross Brockbank West Coast showed much improvement and proved competitive in more

WEST COAST RFU – 2005

Acknowledgments to the NZ Rugby Almanack Franchise: Back to Year by Year Index click here Season 2005 2005 Status: Third Division ....Founded 1890..Affiliated 1893 President: E.G.Wilson Chairman: W.A.Leach Chief.Executive.Officer: M.Connors Coach: A.D.Lawry Assistant Coach: P.B.Mac .Main.ground: .Rugby Park, Greymouth Capacity: .8,000 Colours: .Red and white hoops. red shorts. red socks with white tops Despite losing every game and finishing at the bottom of the third division ladder West Coast were

WEST COAST RUGBY FOOTBALL UNION – 1996

Acknowledgments to the NZ Rugby Almanack Franchise: Back to Year by Year Index click here 1996 Season   . 1996 Status: Third Division ....Founded 1890..Affiliated 1893 President: B.Guerin Chairman: R.J.Thomas Chief.Executive.Officer: M.Connors Selector: M.J.O'Donovan .Main.ground: .Rugby Park, Greymouth Capacity: .8,000 Colours: .Red and white hoops. red shorts. red socks with white tops Although West Coast won only two championship matches in l996, one win was at the expense of semi-finalists Mid

WEST COAST RFU – 1976

Acknowledgments to the NZ Rugby Almanack Franchise:  Back to Year by Year Index click here 1976 Season WEST COAST COLOURS: RED AND WHITE HOOPS (Founded, 1890; Affiliated, 1893) Selector: Mr.B.Vieceli (resigned at the end of July on transfer to Christchurch); replaced by Mr. J. A. L. Wright After failing to win any of the previous four championship

WEST COAST RUGBY FOOTBALL UNION – 1971

Acknowledgments to the NZ Rugby Almanack Franchise:  Back to Year by Year Index click here 1971 Season WEST COAST COLOURS: RED AND WHITE HOOPS (Founded, 1890; Affiliated, 1893) Selector: Mr.T.A.Bird Relying mainly on experienced players, West Coast defeated its neighbour, Buller, twice, and after beating Nelson-Bays at Greymouth later ran the Bays very close in the