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Canterbury too classy for home team Tasman

Canterbury 39 (George Bridge, Dominic Bird, Luke Whitelock, Rob Thompson, Mitchell Dunshea tries, Richie Mo'unga 3 con, 2 pen, Brett Cameron con) v Tasman 0. HT: 20-0.

Tasman Makos named to play Canterbury

Tasman Makos: 15 James Lowe, 14 Tima Faingaanuku, 13 Alex Nankivell, 12 Trael Joass, 11 Viliami Lolohea, 10 Mitchell Hunt, 9 Billy Guyton; 8 Shannon Frizell, 7 Pete Samu, 6 Ethan Blackadder, 5 Quinten Strange, 4 Alex Ainley (c), 3 Siua Halanukonuka, 2 Andrew Makalio, 1 Tim Perry. Bench: 16 Ti'i Paulo, 17 Tom Hill, 18 Kane Hames, 19 Tone Ng Shiu, 20 Willis Scott, 21 Finlay Christie, 22 Tim O'Malley, 23 Levi Aumua.


Our squad finished off the pre-season with an emphatic 54 – 33 victory over Wellington in an entertaining match in Seddon last Thursday.

Alex Ainley to captain Tasman Makos

Experienced lock Alex Ainley will captain the Tasman Makos this season as Shane Christie's continued absence now extends into the Mitre 10 Cup.

Makos tame Lions in Seddon

Tasman Makos 54 (Levi Aumua 2, Alex Nankivell 2, Trael Joass 2, Willis Scott, Vernon Fredericks tries, Tim O'Malley 7 con) Wellington 33 (Malo Tuitama 3, Trent Renata, Lester Maulolo tries, Jackson Garden Bachop 4 con). HT: 28-7

Seddon kids welcome rugby stars to stay the night

The Tasman Makos will play Wellington in a pre-season match in Seddon for the first time as they rally to fund the repair of the Awatere Rugby Club.

Tasman Team named to play Wellington pre-season

Tasman v Welllington - 2.30pm, Thursday 10 August - Seddon Domain

2017 Makos Squad

The Tasman Makos coaches and management have named a squad of 28 players to contest the 2017 Mitre 10 Cup Premiership. The team is split between 16 forwards and 12 backs.

Join the makos

The Rock Makos Supporters Club is a great way to meet the fellow fans and the players. Pre- and post-match functions will be held at the Turf Hotel (Canterbury match) and the Marist clubrooms (Southland & Auckland matches).

Finlay Christie signs with Hurricanes

The exciting 22-year-old joins the Hurricanes off the back of a successful debut season of Investec Super Rugby that saw him earn 10 caps for the Chiefs.