New Zealand Heartland XV

New Zealand Heartland XV to take on New Zealand Defence Force and New Zealand Marist The 2013 programme for the New Zealand Heartland XV has been confirmed with matches against New Zealand Defence Force in Methven on Tuesday 5 November and New Zealand Marist in Timaru on Saturday 9 November


SENIOR (HEARTLAND CHAMPIONSHIP) WEST BEATS EAST by Matt Kersten ( GreyStar ) West Coast's forwards made it clear they were not willing to back down from a challenge as they held off East Coast's massive pack in a wet, scrappy 15-11 victory at Rugby Park, Greymouth, on Saturday, to add the Arthur

New trophy goes West

Source : STU PIDDINGTON WINNER: Jeremy Sutherland presents West Coast captain Troy Tauwhare with the new Coalpit Trophy. South Canterbury rugby historian Jeremy Sutherland loves both statistics and a good yarn. So when he worked out South Canterbury had been playing West Coast for 101 years without a trophy

PLAYER PROFILE 2013 – #13 – Nathan Cook

Name : Nathan Cook Club: Wests RFC Position: No.8 Goals for the season: Finish in Top Four Funniest moment in rugby: Juddy’s defensive bomb against BlaketownBiggest disappointment in rugby: Not making top four last season Earliest memory of playing rugby: Under 7’s Kokatahi If you could

Senior Player Profile – Mark Maitland

WEST COAST RUGBY UNION - PLAYER PROFILE SENIOR Profile Name Mark Maitland Club: Waihora Position: Fullback Goals for the season: Help get some pride back into Coast Rugby, and gain a starting spot Funniest moment in rugby: Before a really huge grudge match, the ref addressed both teams before kick-off about