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Christie & Squire called into All Blacks training camp [All]

The All Blacks squad will assemble for a two-day camp on Auckland's North Shore minus the eight players in the Crusaders, who will be preparing for this weekend's Super Rugby Final. In their absence, a number of other players will be brought into the camp including Makos loose forwards Liam Squire from the Chiefs and Shane Christie from the Highlanders.

Tasman confirm two more signings [Nelson Mail]

Nelson's David Havili and Waimea Old Boys' Jeff Lepa have signed two-year deals with the Tasman Rugby Union.

Former Mako makes England 7s team [Fairfax]

Matk Bright who played 52 games for the Tasman Makos between 2006 and 2011, had been part of England's training squad for the previous two months, but was still relieved and excited to hear he'd made the final cut.

Tasman Makos Emerging Players Squad announced [TRU]

The 27 man squad comprises 11 returning Tasman Makos players and 16 rising stars from the Marlborough and Nelson Bays club competitions. Marlborough provides 9 players while 18 come from Nelson Bays.

Jimmy Cowan signs with Tasman Makos [Nelson Mail]

Former All Black Jimmy Cowan is set to rekindle his New Zealand playing career with the Tasman Makos after confirming a one-year deal with the Tasman union.

Hard graft paying off for Kieron Fonotia [The Press]

Kieron Fonotia knows about grafting in the real world. While many of his contemporaries were being accepted by rugby academies, and later mulling Super Rugby contracts and being promoted into the All Blacks, the New Brighton tradie was playing club footy and working as a tiler. Then things changed - rapidly.


2014 Draw

Tasman Makos 2014 NPC draw. HOME GAME Tickets Photos
Makos vs. Hawke's Bay Lansdowne Park, Blenheim Sun, 17 Aug 2014   Makos vs Manawatu tickets    
  Makos vs. Bay of Plenty Tauranga Sun, 24 Aug 2014        
  Makos vs. Auckland Auckland Sun, 31 Aug 2014      
Makos vs. Waikato Trafalgar Park, Nelson Fri, 5 Sep 2014   Makos vs Canterbury tickets    
Makos vs. Taranaki Trafalgar Park, Nelson Thu, 6 Sep 2014   Makos vs Otago tickets    
  Makos vs. Southland Invercargill Wed, 17 Sep 2014        
  Makos vs. Wellington Wellington Sun, 21 Sep 2014        
Makos vs. Otago Trafalgar Park, Nelson Sun, 28 Sep 2014   Makos vs Waikato tickets    
  Makos vs. Canterbury Christchurch Sat, 4 Oct 2014        
Makos vs. Counties Manukau  Lansdowne Park, Blenheim Sun, 12 Oct 2014   Makos vs Manawatu tickets    
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ITM Premiership

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  Bay of Plenty
  Canterbury 10 40
  Auckland 10 36
  Taranaki 10 14
  Waikato 10 21
  Counties Manukau 10 28
  Wellington 10 42

ITM Championship

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  Manawatu 10  18
  Otago 10  30
  Northland 10 13
  Hawke's Bay 10 29
  North Harbour 10 10
  Tasman Makos 10 36