Heartland hero packs message for front rows

By Neil Reid From left, Jason Ryan guides Owen Franks, Crusader Ben Funnel and Canterbury Academy prop Daniel Lienert-Brown. ALL Blacks powerhouses Owen Franks and Wyatt Crockett are putting their weight behind a crusade to help young front-rowers safely develop their game. The Front Row Club, the brainchild of Heartland rugby hero Jason

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 RFU – 1999

Acknowledgments to the NZ Rugby Almanack Franchise: Back to Year by Year Index click here 1999 Season   . 1999 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 West Coast Rugby Football Union 1999 Back row: B.T.F. Manera, D.J. Tauwhare. Third Row: J D. Aitken, G. Breach

WEST COAST RFU – 1998

Acknowledgments to the NZ Rugby Almanack Franchise: Back to Year by Year Index click here 1998 Season 1998 Status: Third Division ....Founded 1890..Affiliated 1893 President: W.A.Jones Chairman: D.R.Moir Chief.Executive.Officer: M.Connors Selector: J.D.Sullivan (resigned June); R.H.Reuben .Main.ground: .Rugby Park, Greymouth Capacity: .8,000 Colours: .Red and white hoops. red shorts. red socks with white tops West Coast Rugby Football Union 1998 Back row: H.F. Loe, Q. Johannsen, A.J.Oliver, C.F.Neame, M.S.Dawson, B.G.Pearson, C.Ladner. Second

WEST COAST RUGBY FOOTBALL UNION – 1991

Acknowledgments to the NZ Rugby Almanack Franchise: Back to Year by Year Index click here 1991 Season . 1991 Status: Third Division ....Founded 1890..Affiliated 1893 President: L.G.Hopkins Chairman: J.B.McCarthy Secretary: L.K.Thomas (Mrs) Selector: R.Dixon .Main.ground: .Rugby Park, Greymouth Capacity: .8,000 Colours: .Red and white hoops. red shorts. red socks with white tops WEST COAST RUGBY FOOTBALL UNION 1991 Back: Mark Costello (V.Capt) , John Pfeifer , Brent Aitken , Mike

WEST COAST RUGBY FOOTBALL UNION – 1990

Acknowledgments to the NZ Rugby Almanack Franchise: Back to Year by Year Index click here 1990 Season   . 1990 Status: Third Division ....Founded 1890..Affiliated 1893 President: B.T.Lee Chairman: J.B.McCarthy Secretary: L.K.Thomas (Mrs) Selector: R.Dixon .Main.ground: .Rugby Park, Greymouth Capacity: .8,000 Colours: .Red and white hoops. red shorts. red socks with white tops WEST COAST RUGBY FOOTBALL UNION 1990 Back row: B.D.Holden, R.Byrne, J.V.Pfeifer, W.Wilson, T.Cadigan, K.B.Scott, J.W. Walton, J.Lynch, B.G.Pearson,