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 – 2002

Acknowledgments to the NZ Rugby Almanack Franchise: Back to Year by Year Index click here 2002 Season   . 2002 Status: Third Division ....Founded 1890..Affiliated 1893 President: A.Henderson Chairman: W.A.Leach Chief.Executive.Officer: M.Connors Coach: T.J.Stuart Assistant Coach: R.Maitland .Main.ground: .Rugby Park, Greymouth Capacity: .8,000 Colours: .Red and white hoops. red shorts. red socks with white tops West Coast showed some improvement on their 2001 winless record, and although there was just the solitary victory,

WEST COAST RFU – 2000

Acknowledgments to the NZ Rugby Almanack Franchise: Back to Year by Year Index click here 2000 Season   . 2000 Status: Third Division ....Founded 1890..Affiliated 1893 President: R.J.Thomas Chairman: W.A.Leach Chief.Executive.Officer: M.Connors Selector: R.H.Reuben .Main.ground: .Rugby Park, Greymouth Capacity: .8,000 Colours: .Red and white hoops. red shorts. red socks with white tops After finishing at the top of the third division following round-robin play in 1999, West Coast plunged badly

WEST COAST RUGBY FOOTBALL UNION – 1987

Acknowledgments to the NZ Rugby Almanack Franchise: Back to Year by Year Index click here 1987 Season . 1987 Status: Third Division ....Founded 1890..Affiliated 1893 President: S.J.Leggoe Chairman: J.B.McCarthy Secretary: M. Cooney Selectors: R.E.Dew (convener), R.G.Johns, G.S.Coleman .Main.ground: .Rugby Park, Greymouth Capacity: .8,000 Colours: .Red and white hoops. red shorts. red socks with white tops The main feature of the 1987 West Coast team was its inconsistency. lt played

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 – 1975

Acknowledgments to the NZ Rugby Almanack Franchise:  Back to Year by Year Index click here   1975 Season WEST COAST COLOURS: RED AND WHITE HOOPS (Founded, 1890; Affiliated, 1893) Selector: Mr. B.J.Vieceli A very interesting season, opening with the smashing victory over a Marlborough side that had no answer on the day rampaging Coasters. Hopes aroused were

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

WEST COAST RUGBY FOOTBALL UNION – 1969

Acknowledgments to the NZ Rugby Almanack Franchise:  Back to Year by Year Index click here   1969 Season WEST COAST COLOURS: RED AND WHITE HOOPS (Founded, 1890; Affiliated, 1893) Selector: Mr.P.T.Hurren Defeating its neighbour, Buller, on each occasion, and also securing victories over Nelson-Bays and Horowhenua, the latter in a convincing manner and by a big margin,