Grey High takes out Senior 7s

Grey High 1 took out the West Coast Secondary Schools 7s tournament in hot conditions at McLean Park yesterday. All four teams that entered played with width and pace which kept the games close and entertaining. Westland High punched well above their weight with their under 16 team taking

PLAYER PROFILE 2013 – #3 – Kevin Curtis

Name : Kevin Curtis Club: Blaketown RFC Position: Flanker Goals for the season: To win the Competition Funniest moment in rugby: Away trips Biggest disappointment in rugby: Earliest memory of playing rugby: Frezzing saturday mornings If you could play any position other than your normal one, which would it

Kiwi sweeps Wests aside

by Julian Lee ( 27/03/2013 GreyStar ) Kiwi flanker Tim Scadden and Wests Number 8 Darcy Ralph make a grab in the lineout, with the ball bouncing off Scadden into Ralph's hand. It would be easy to say that the Hokitika derby between Kiwi and Wests on Saturday was a

Taking good fight to heart

by Neil Reid (Sunday News) HARDMEN of West Coast rugby and league are putting their bodies and reputations on the line for charity. Some of the province’s biggest sporting names will step into the ring in Greymouth on May 11 to raise funds for West Coast @ Heart. The charity

South Westland opens season with good win

by Julian Lee (GreyStar) South Westland started the West Coast club rugby season well against Marist on Saturday at Harihari in a 23-8 blowout game that could have gone either way. Two young teams went head to head against each other on what was probably the best pitch on the


SENIOR ( NEW FORREST CUP) South Westland v Grey Valley - Hari Hari 2.45pm Ref: Steve Menzies Kiwi v Wests - Walker Park 2.45pm Ref: Mark Cowlin Blaketown v Marist - McLean Park 2.45pm Ref: Jamie McGeady

PLAYER PROFILE 2013 – #2 – David Crouchley

Name : David Crouchley Club: Grey Valley Position: Prop , No8 Goals for the season: Win the Cup Funniest moment in rugby: Biggest disappointment in rugby: Losing the 2010 Grand Final Earliest memory of playing rugby: Midgets for Whataroa If you could play any position other than your normal one,

Club Rugby Season to Kick Off With Exciting Changes

The West Coast R.F.U have released the 2013 Senior club draw that will feature six teams for the upcoming season starting March 16th, which will include some exciting new changes for the season. One of the highlights of this years club play is the introduction of the West Coast Club Player

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

Tui in NZ women’s sevens group

GREYMOUTH STAR 24th February 2013 Former West Coast woman Ruby Tui has been named in the New Zealand women’s sevens high performance group, and is hoping that it will be a stepping stone to the 2016 Olympics. The squad of 26 will provide the teams for the remaining two IRB Women’s