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Thursday, September 14, 2023

Auckland And Northland Win Farah Palmer Cup Finals

Auckland has beaten Canterbury 39-27 to win the Farah Palmer Cup for the first time since 2015, and Northland has won promotion to the Premier division for 2024 after beating Manawatu 32-29.

Auckland: 39 

Tries: Angelica Vahai 2, Eloise Blackwell 2, Maiakawanakaulani Roos, Ruahei Demant, Conversions: Demant 3, Penalty: Demant 

Canterbury: 27 

Tries: Karla Wright-Akeli, Amy du Plessis, Georgia Ponsonby, Conversions: Rosie Kelly 3, Penalties: Kelly 2  

Northland: 32 

Tries: Hikitia Wikaira, Te Kura Ngata-Aerengamate 2, Tara Turner, Conversions: Krystal Murray 3, Penalties: Murray 2 

ManawatÅ«: 29

Tries: Te Whetumarama Nuku 2, Marilyn Fanoga 2, Ruci Malanicagi, Conversions: Corrineke Windle, Maia Davis

Wednesday, September 6, 2023

Farah Palmer Cup Week Six Results

Canterbury: 27 

Tries: Georgia Ponsonby 2, Martha Mataele 2, Conversions: Hannah King 2, Penalty: King 

Auckland: 24 

Tries: Chryss Viliko 2, Sylvia Brunt, Conversions: Ruahei Demant 2, Penalty: Demant 

Otago: 39 

Tries: Jamie Church 3, Sheree Hume 2, Cheyenne Cunningham, Leah Miles, Conversions: Georgia Cormick 2

North Harbour: 13 

Try: Moana Courtenay, Conversion: Grace Freeman, Penalties: Freeman 2

Counties Manukau: 63 

Tries: Mererangi Paul 3, Ruby Tui 2, Joanna Fanene-Lolo, Grace Gago, Jaymie Kolose, Utumalama Antonio, Ngatokutoru Arakua, Ti Tauasosi, Conversions: Hazel Tubic 4

Hawke’s Bay: 26 

Tries: Tamai Edwards, Nicolette Adamson, Jamiee Robin, Kahlia Awa, Ti Tauasosi, Conversions: Krysten Cottrell 3

Tasman: 45 

Tries: Iva Sauvira 2, Fiaalii Solomona, Neve Anglesey, Tamara Silcock, Avau Filimaua, Conversions: Cassie Siataga 5

Taranaki: 20 

Tries: Hannah McLean, Janelle Dhedadig, Louise Blyde, Conversion: Laura Claridge, Penalty: Claridge

Waikato: 31

Tries: Ashlee Gaby-Sutherland, Carla Hohepa, Lela Ieremia, Kennedy Simon, Leata Puni Lio, Conversions: Ariana Bayler 2, Sammie Wood

Wellington Pride: 29 

Tries: Harmony Kautai 3, Lavinia Lea, Monica Tagoai, Conversions: Tamara Ruaporo 2

Sunday, July 16, 2023

Farah Palmer Cup Round One Results

The 2023 Farah Palmer Cup has kicked off with three matches played in the Premiership division. 

Hawke’s Bay Tui: 32 

Tries: Kahlia Awa, Tee Aiolupotea, Teilah Ferguson, Leah Tuhi, Conversions: Krysten Cottrell 3, Penalties: Cottrell 2 

Auckland Storm: 31 

Tries: Melanie Puckett, Princess Elliot, Angelica Mekemeke Vahai, Mizuho Kataoka, Cheyenne Tuli-Fale, Conversions: France Bloomfield, Sophie Fisher 2

Canterbury: 58 

Tries: Karla Wright-Akeli 2, Marcelle Parkes 2, Atlanta Lolohea 2, Winnie Palamo, Martha Mataele, Hayley Hutana, Keighley Simpson, Conversions: Hutana 4

Wellington Pride: 29 

Tries: Justine McGregor 3,Siaiga Filipo, Angelica Schwenke, Conversions: Arene Landon-Lane 2

Waikato: 50 

Tries: Merania Pararone 2, Chantae Wilson-Jenkins 2, Chyna Hohepa, Grace Houpapa-Barrett, Lela Ieremia, Conversions: Samantha Wood con, 3 pen, Ariana Bayler 2, 

Bay of Plenty Volcanix: 0

Sunday, September 11, 2022

Farah Palmer Cup Finals Results

Canterbury women's rugby side have beaten Auckland 41-14 to win the Farah Palmer Cup Premiership for 2022. 

Hawkes Bay beat Otago 24-20 to win the Championship division, reversing the first round loss to Otago in what was their only loss for the season. Hawkes Bay's win result in promotion to the Premiership division for next year

Canterbury: 41 

Tries: Martha Mataele, Georgia Ponsonby, Pip Love, Kendra Cocksedge, Amy du Plessis, Conversions: Cocksedge 2, Penalties: Cocksedge 4 

Auckland: 14 

Tries: Ruahei Demant, Cilia-Marie Po'e, Conversions: Sophie Fisher, Patricia Maliepo

Hawke’s Bay Tui: 24 

Tries: Jaimee Robin, Leilani Hakiwai, Gemma Woods, Conversions: Krystell Cottrell 3, Penalty: Cottrell

Otago Spirit: 20 

Tries: Cheyenne Cunningham, Leah Miles, Conversions: Georgia Cormick 2,  Penalties: Cormick 2

Tuesday, July 26, 2022

Farah Palmer Cup Round One Results

Round 1: Farah Palmer Cup 2022.

Waikato Women: 33 v Manawatu Cyclones: 24

Canterbury Women: 43 v Wellington Pride: 5

Auckland Storm: 39 v Counties Manukau Heat: 20

Monday, October 11, 2021

Waikato Win Farah Palmer Cup Final

Waikato has won the Farah Palmer Cup Premiership for the first time, beating Canterbury 22-20 in Christchurch. In a week that had training interruptions for lockdowns in both Hamilton and the greater Waikato region, the Waikato team has reversed last years defeat to deny Canterbury. Waikato scored two tires to three, but crucially Canterbury lost two different players to the sin bin in the second half after repeated infringements on defense. After having the wind advantage in the first half, Canterbury led 13-3 at halftime, but Waikato came back in the second half using the wind to their advantage and spent long periods attacking the Canterbury line, leading to tries and Canterbury's yellow cards.

Waikato: 22 

Tries: Awhina Tangen-Wainohu, Merania Paraone, Victoria Edmonds, Conversions: Tenika Willison 2, Penalty: Kennedy Tahau

Canterbury: 20 

Tries: Lucy Jenkins, Steph Te-Ohaere-Fox, Conversions: Isabella Waterman 2, Penalties: Waterman 2

In the Championship Final, Manawatu were dominant beating Hawkes Bay 55-12, earning promotion to the Premiership Division for next year.

Tries: Alesha Williams 2, Marilyn Live, Rangimarie Sturmey, Lucy Brown, Kaia-Hayes Walker-Waitoa, Crystal Mayes, Sam Tipene, Carys Dallinger, Conversions: Dallinger 5

Hawke’s Bay: 12 

Tries: Harmony Kautai, Tuia Edwards, Conversion: Krysten Cottrell

Tuesday, September 21, 2021

Farah Palmer Cup News

Auckland, Counties-Manukau and North Harbour have withdrawn from the 2021 Farah Palmer Cup after Covid alert levels left them unable to train.

The Premiership will continue to be played this weekend where Wellington will play Bay of Plenty in Mount Maunganui, to determine if Wellington will join Canterbury and Waikato in the finals matches. 

The Championship division will be a straight finals format where current leaders ManawatÅ« Cyclones will be joined by Northland and Hawke’s Bay,

Results 18th September.

Bay of Plenty: 31

Tries: Mahina Paul 3, Kalyn Takitinu-Cook, Luka Connor, Conversions: Takitimu-cook 2, Paul

Otago: 3

Penalty: Maia Joseph

Sunday, August 1, 2021

Farah Palmer Cup Week Three Results.

Week three of the Farah Palmer Cup saw Canterbury head the premiership division with late try 23-22 win over the Wellington Pride after Wellington lost both Jackie Patea-Fereti and Joanah Ngan-Woo to the sin-bin in the 71st and 79th minutes. Counties Manukau beat Otago to move into third, Waikato beat Bay of Plenty, Manawatu beat Northland, Hawkes Bay beat North Harbour, and Taranaki beat Tasman.

Hawke's Bay Tuis: 45 

Tries: Gemma Woods 2, Krysten Cottrell, Nicolette Adamson 2, Iukika Faavae, Conversions: Cottrell 3, Penalties: Cottrell 3

North Harbour Hibiscus: 24 

Tries: Kate  Williams, Katelyn Hilton, Jessie Courtenay Malupo, Inga Timani, Conversions: Hayley Hutana 2

Taranaki Whio34 

Tries: Tiana Davidson, Hannah McLean, Aroha Nuku 2, Chelsea Fowler, Keighley Simpson, Conversions: Chloe Sampson 2

Tasman Mako: 12 

Tries: Eve Findlay, Sui Pauaraisa, Conversion: Findlay

Bay of Plenty Volcanix: 10 

Tries: Karli Faneva, Kalyn Takitimu-Cook

Waikato: 27 

Tries: Cheyelle Robins-Reti 2, Grace Houpapa-Barrett 2, Chelsea Alley, Conversion: Ariana Bayler 

Northland Kauri: 12 

Tries: Sela Moata'ane, Krystal Murray, Conversion: Murray

Manawatu Cyclones: 39 

Tries: Jayme Nuku, Rhiarna Ferris, Corrineke Windle, Kahurangu Sturmey, Lauren Basillie, Conversions: Carys Dallinger 4, Penalties: Dallinger 2 

Counties Manukau Heat: 39 

Tries: Te Kura Ngata-Aerengamate, Ocean Tierney, Kataraina Enosa-Taifau, Ti Tauasosi, Dayna Moon 2, Conversions: Hazel Tubic 3, Penalty: Tubic 

Otago Spirit: 7 

Try: Gemma Millar, Conversion: Sheree Hume

Canterbury: 23 

Tries: Grace Brooker, Isabella Waterman, Amy Rule, Conversions: Kendra Cocksedge, Penalties: Cocksedge 2 

Wellington Pride: 22 

Tries: Lyric Faleafaga , Joanah Ngan-Woo, Cheyne Copeland, Conversions: Amanda Rasch 2, Penalty: Rasch

Sunday, July 18, 2021

Farah Palmer Cup Week One Results

The opening round of the 2021 Farah Palmer Cup has seen wins for Canterbury, Auckland and Wellington. Defending champions Canterbury had a nine tries to two 59-12 win over Counties Manukau in Christchurch on Saturday, with Black Ferns halfback Kendra Cocksedge getting a double as well as centre Grace Booker. Auckland has beaten Bay of Plenty 44-12 at Eden Park in wet conditions, with a second half surge after only leading 15-5 at halftime. On Sunday Wellington defeated Otago 13-5 at Jerry Collins Stadium, with their defense proving the difference. With lots of errors marring Otago's game, it wasn't until the 74th minute that right wing Daimzel Rongokea scored the first points for the visitors.

Canterbury: 59 

Tries: Lucy Anderson, Kendra Cocksedge 2, Grace Brooker 2, Isabella Waterman, Alana Bremner, Olivia McGoverne, Tayla Simpson, Conversions: Cocksedge 5, Waterman 2

Counties Manukau: 12 

Tries: Emily Kitson, Amiria Te Iringa, Conversions: Hazel Tubic

Auckland: 44 

Tries: Maia Roos, Shannon Leota, Princess Elliot, Cristo Tofa, Sylvia Brunt, Sam Curtis, Conversions: Rauhei Demant 4, Penalties: Demant 2

Bay of Plenty: 12 

Tries: Grace Parata-Stewart, Kiki Tahere, Conversion: Ashleigh Timoko

Wellington: 13 

Try: Monica Tagoai, Conversion: Amanda Rasch, Penalties: Rasch 2

Otago: 5 

Try: Daimzel Rongokea 

Thursday, November 5, 2020

Canterbury Win Farah Palmer Cup

Canterbury have won the 2020 Farah Palmer Cup after beating Waikato 8-7 in Christchurch on Saturday. Canterbury scored a late try with time up on the clock to secure their fourth consecutive title.

Canterbury: 8

Try: Cindy Nelles, Penalty: Kendra Cocksedge


Try: Kennedy Simon, Conversion: Chelsea Alley

Thursday, October 29, 2020

Farah Palmer Cup Finals Teams Named

Waikato v Canterbury, 2.15pm Saturday 31 October, Rugby Park, Christchurch.

Both Waikato and Canterbury are unbeaten this season in their respective northern and southern pools, and face off in the final match of the season for the Farah Palmer Cup. In 13 previous matches, Waikato have never beaten Canterbury in Christchurch, while Canterbury are defending champions, with at total of three titles.


1-Toka Natua, 2-Grace Houpapa-Barret, 3-Tanya Kalounivale, 4-Chyna Hohepa, 5-Mia Anderson, 6-Ashlee Gaby-Sutherland, 7-Emma-Lee Heta, 8-Kennedy Simon, 9-Ariana Bayler, 10-Tenika Willison, 11-Stacy Fluhler, 12-Chelsea Alley (c), 13-Carla Hohepa, 14-Cheyelle Robin-Reti, 15-Renee Holmes

Reserves: 16-Merania Paraone, 17-Stephanie Lualua, 18-Esther Tilo-Faiaoga, 19-Leonie Kloppers, 20-Sina Hetet, 21-Makaia Riki-Te Kanawa, 22-Kelsey Teneti


1. Phillipa Love 2. Rebecca Todd 3. Amy Rule 4. Chelsea Bremner 5. Cindy Nelles 6. Alana Bremner (c) 7. Lucy Jenkins 8. Lucy Anderson 9. Kendra Cocksedge 10. Terauoriwa Gapper 11. Sam Curtis 12. Liv McGoverne 13. Grace Brooker 14. Martha Lolohea 15. Grace Steinmetz

Reserves: 16. Trina Greenslade 17. Georgia Ponsonby 18. Angie Sisifa 19. Easter Savelio 20. Sophie O’Cain 21. Isabella Waterman 22. Olivia Coady

Thursday, October 22, 2020

Farah Palmer Cup Semi-Final Matches

Waikato has finished in top position for the North pool after beating Auckland 26-17 at Eden Park, and they will play Manawatu in the semi-final after they beat Hawkes Bay 29-12. Canterbury beat Tasman 84-0, and they will play Auckland in the other semi-final, after Auckland qualified through the tie-beaker ruling. 

Semifinal 1: 

Canterbury v Auckland, Saturday 24 October, 4.35pm, Rugby Park Christchurch

Semifinal 2: 

Waikato v Manawatu, Sunday 25 October, 2.05pm, FMG Stadium Waikato 

Week Seven Results:

Hawke's Bay: 12 

Tries: Michaela Baker, Amelia Pasikala, Conversion: Krysten Cottrell

Manawatu 29 

Tries: Selica Winiata, Rangimarie Sturmey, Kalyn Takitimu-Cook, Carys Dallinger, Kaia-Hayes Walker-Waitoa, Conversions: Winiata 


Canterbury: 84 

Tries: Kendra Cocksedge, Cindy Nelles, Lucy Jenkins 2, Alana Bremner 2, Angie Sisifa , Liv McGoverne 2, Matha Lolohea 4, Rebecca Todd, Conversions: Cocksedge 2, McGoverne 4

Tasman: 0


Bay of Plenty: 0 

Northland: 32 

Tries: Alisha Proctor, Portia Woodman, Tyla Nathan-Wong, Krystal Murray, Te Kura Ngata-Aerengamate, Conversions: Murray, Timara Leaf, Penalty: Leaf


Taranaki: 3 

Penalty: Chloe Sampson

Counties Manukau: 107 

Tries: Harono Te Iringa, Lanulangi Veainu, Grace Gago 3, Aotearoa Matau 2, Amiria Te Iringa, Shyanne Thompson 2, Ilisapeti Molia 2, Ruby Tui 2, Glory Aiono, Larissa Lima, Temira Mataroa, Conversions: Hazel Tubic 11


Wellington: 27 

Tries: Kolora Lomani 2, Monica Tagoai, Conversions: Thamsyn Newton 3, Penalties: Newton 2

Otago: 24 

Tries: Amy du Plessis, Teilah Ferguson, Kiana Wereta, Penalty try, Conversion: Rosie Kelly


Auckland: 17 

Tries: Sylvia Brunt, Patricia Maliepo, Conversions: Maliepo 2, Penalty: Maliepo 

Waikato: 26 

Tries: Mia Anderson, 2, Renee Holmes, Toka Natua, Conversions: Chelsea Alley 3

Match Highlights Here

Wednesday, October 14, 2020

Farah Palmer Cup Week Six Results

Counties Manukau: 17 

Tries: Larissa Lima E Silva, Ruby Tui, Glory Aiono, Conversion: Hazel Tubic

Bay of Plenty: 10 

Tries: Alena Saili 2

North Harbour: 0 

Waikato: 62 

Tries: Stacey Fluhler 3, Makaia Rike-Te Kanawa 2, Merania Paraone, Ashlee Gaby-Sutherland, Grace Houpapa-Barrett, Kelsey Teneti, Manaia Nuku, Conversions: Chelsea Alley, Tenika Willison 5 

Match Highlights Here

Northland: 77 

Tries: Portia Woodman 6, Ngawaiora Davis 3, Aroha Savage, Tyler Nankiville, Tyla Nathan-Wong, Krystal Murray, Conversions: Murray 6 

Taranaki: 3 

Penalty: La Toya Mason

Match Highlights Here

Tuesday, October 6, 2020

Farah Palmer Cup Week Five Results

 Northland: 65 

Tries: Tyler Nankivell, Portia Woodman 2, Leilani Erwin 2, Tyla Nathan-Wong 2, Stacey Tupe 2, Krystal Murray 2, Conversions: Nankivell 5 

North Harbour: 5 

Try: JayJay Taylor

Match Highlights Here

Auckland: 22 

Tries: Princess Elliott, Patricia Maliepo, Natahlia Moors, Eloise Blackwell, Conversion: Maliepo

Bay of Plenty: 19 

Tries: Kelsie Wills, Risaleaana Pouri-Lane, Kiani Tahere, Conversions: Hope Parata-Kingi 2

Waikato: 34 

Tries: Stacey Fluhler, Kennedy Simon, Renee Holmes, Cheyelle Robins-Reti, Carla Hohepa, Conversions: Chelsea Alley 3, Penalty: Alley

Counties Manukau: 28 

Tries: Glory Aiono, Ruby Tui, Arihiana Marino-Tauhinu, Conversions: Hazel Tubic 4 

Canterbury: 54 

Tries: Liv McGoverne, Pip Love, Grace Brooker 3, Kendra Cocksedge 2, Cindy Nelles, Conversions: Cocksedge 6, McGoverne

Wellington: 12 

Tries: Georgia Daals, Angelica Uila, Conversion: Thamsyn Newton

Match Highlights Here

Tasman: 5 

try: Pallas Andrews

Hawke's Bay: 62 

Tries: Jaimee Robin, Whitley Mareikura, Amelia Pasikala, Harmony Kautai, Cortez Te Pou, Niamh Jefferson, Amber McKenzie, Michaela Baker, Shaylee Tipiwai, Krysten Cottrell, Conversion: Cottrell 6

Otago: 14 

Tries: Zoe Whatarau, Rosie Kelly, Conversions: Kelly 2

Manawatu: 28 

Tries: Selica Winiata, Chrystal Mayes, Carys Dallinger, Janna Michal Vaughan, Conversion: Winiata 4 

Thursday, September 24, 2020

Farah Palmer Cup Week Four Team Lists

 Wellington Pride v Manawatu Cyclones, Friday 25 September, 4.35pm, Sky Stadium, Wellington

Wellington Pride: 1. Raylene Lolo 2. Precious Auimatagi 3. Isadora Laupola 4. Joanah Ngan-Woo 5. Charlene Gubb 6. Nina Foaese 7. Sinead Toala-Ryder 8. Dhys Faleafaga 9. Acacia Claridge-Te Iwimate 10. Vaine Marsters 11. Ayesha Leti-I’iga 12. Fa’asua Makisi 13. Monica Tagoai 14. Lyric Faleafaga 15. Thamsyn Newton

Reserves: 16. Alice Soper 17. Barbra Taumoli 18. Sanita Levave 19. Rejieli Uluinavau 20. Emily Dalley 21. Georgia Daals 22. Marcelle Parkes

Manawatu Cyclones: 1. Marilyn Live 2. Jayme Nuku 3. Sosoli Talawadua 4. Kahurangi Sturmey 5. Rachael Rakatau 6. Rhiarna Ferris 7. Sam Tipene 8. Kaipo Olsen-Baker 9. Lucy Brown 10. Carys Dallinger 11. Janna Michal Vaughan 12. Rebekah Cordero Tufaga 13. Crystal Mayes 14. Rangimarie Sturmey 15. Selica Winiata ©

Reserves: 16. Ngano Tavake 17. Lavenia Nauga-Grey 18. Ashleigh Knight 19. Taylor Waterson 20. Paige Lush 21. Kaia-Hayes Walker-Waitoa 22. Alesha Williams


Tasman Mako v Otago Spirit, Saturday 26 September, 11.35am, Trafalgar Park, Nelson 

Tasman Mako: 1. Anna Bradley 2. Stephani Mitchell 3. Alisi Seigafo 4. Gina Healey 5. Hannah Gillespie 6. Elisha Godsiff 7. Tamara Silcock 8. Louise Nalder 9. Pippa Andrews 10. Anna Schultz 11. Sydnee Wilkins 12. Demi Salton 13. Michelle Curry 14. Eve Findlay 15. Bethan Manners

Reserves: 16. Diane Huntley 17. Ashley Manaia Ulutupu 18. Jess Harvie 19. Hopaea Hillman 20. Ariana Te Kawa-Wiremu 21. Alesha Dempster 22. Amanda Fitisemanu

 Otago Spirit: 1. Eilis Doyle 2. Tegan Hollows 3. Paige Church 4. Kate Smith 5. Julia Gorinski 6. Bree Thomas 7. Zoe Whatarau 8. Morgan Henderson 9. Rosie Buchanan-Brown 10. Rosie Kelly 11. Teilah Ferguson 12. Kilisitina Moata’ane 13. Amy du Plessis 14. Meg Breen 15. Hinemoa Watene

Reserves: 16. Gemma Millar 17. Lucy Cahill 18. Maddie Feaunati 19. Leah Miles 20. Maia Joseph 21. France Bloomfield 22. Jamie Church

North Harbour Hibiscus v Auckland Storm, Saturday 26 September, 1pm, Outer Oval (behind North Harbour Stadium)

North Harbour Hibiscus: 1. Clementine Varea 2. Amy Robertshaw 3. Olivia Ward-Duin 4. Manutalaaho Huni 5. Sophie Fisher 6. Tenaija Fletcher 7. Kate Williams 8. JayJay Taylor  9. Hailey Beale 10. Hayley Hutana 11. Latisha Trigwell-Achmad 12. Phoenix Littin 13. Lose Mafi 14. Mollie Tagaloa 15. Renee Adams

Reserves: 16. Lynn Koelman 17. Toakase Filimoehala 18. Tearren Nanjan 19. Anita Berry 20. Tamea Te Rauna 21. Danielle Mellow 22. Brooke Ellison

 Auckland Storm: 1. Chryss Viliko 2. Saphire Abraham 3. Aldora Itunu 4. Eloise Blackwell © 5. Tafito Lafaele 6. Tamara Ati 7. Shannon Leota 8. Liana Mikaele-Tu’u 9. Luisa Togotogorua 10. Patricia Maliepo 11. Grace Kukatai 12. Ruahei Demant 13. Theresa Fitzpatrick 14. Leianne Tufaga 15. Daynah Nankivell

Reserves: 16. Cristo Tofa 17. Aleisha-Pearl Nelson 18. Ti Tauasosi 19. Charmaine McMenamin 20. Lovely Pulotu 21. Joeannah Uaseli-Purcell 22. Natahlia Moors


Bay of Plenty Volcanix v Taranaki Whio, Saturday 26 September, 2pm, Blake Park, Mount Maunganui

Bay of Plenty Volcanix: 1. Abbey Grainger 2. Luka Connor 3. Baye Jacob 4. Amanda Aldridge 5. Kelsie Wills 6. Tynealle Fitzgerald 7. Les Elder © 8. Pia Tapsell 9. Risaleaana Pouri-Lane 10. Kelly Brazier 11. Mahina Paul 12. Layla TeRiini 13. Mererangi Paul 14. Alena Saili 15. Kiani Tahere

Reserves: 16. Natalie Delamere 17. Braxton Walker 18. Brooklyn Teki-Joyce 19. Kura Walker 20. Sela Moata’ane 21. Hope Garner 22. Esra Van Ramele

Taranaki Whio: 1. Tachelle Gardiner 2. Donia King 3. Leah Barnard 4. Victoria McCullough 5. Freedom Edmonds 6. Catriona Tulloch 7. Chelsea Fowler 8. Tiana Davidson 9. Kelsyn McCook 10. Gayle Broughton 11. Chloe Sampson 12. Danielle Muggeridge 13. Kaya-Rose Kahui 14. Sharniqua Weston-Jacobson 15. Kate Parkinson

Reserves: 16. Nicole Whittle 17. Jaymi Ngaia 18. Sharee Brown 19. Aliena Wallis 20. Alicia Manuirirangi 21. Natale Haupapa 22. Paige Neilson


Hawke’s Bay Tui v Canterbury, Saturday 26 September, 4.35pm, McLean Park, Napier

Hawke’s Bay Tui: 1. Iukika Faavae 2. Forne Burkin  3. Whitley Mareikura 4. Nina Pineaha 5. Rebekah Hurae 6. Laurae Blake 7. Niamh Jefferson 8. Kathleen Brown 9. Emma Jensen 10. Krysten Cottrell 11. Harmony Kautai 12. Jaimee Robin 13. Amelia Pasikala 14. Nicolette Adamson 15. Cortez Te Pou

Reserves: 16. Amber McKenzie 17. Kara Huata 18. Moomooga (Ashley) Palu 19. Lara Kendrick 20. Teagan Meyer 21. Shaylee Tipiwai 22. Kaitlin Bates

Canterbury: 1. Pip Love 2. Georgia Ponsonby 3. Amy Rule 4. Chelsea Bremner 5. Cindy Nelles 6. Alana Bremner 7. Greer O’Rourke 8. Lucy Anderson 9. Kendra Cocksedge 10. Terauoriwa Gapper 11. Grace Steinmetz 12. Liv McGoverne 13. Grace Brooker 14. Martha Lolohea 15. Isabella Waterman

Reserves: 16. Rebecca Todd 17. Trina Greenslade 18. Angie Sisifa 19. Lucy Jenkins 20. Sophie O’Cain 21. Cassie Siataga 22. Sam Curtis


Counties Manukau Heat v Northland Kauri, Sunday 27 September, 2.05pm, Navigation Homes Stadium, Pukekohe

Thursday, September 17, 2020

Farah Palmer Cup Week Two Results and Week Three Draw

Farah Palmer Cup Week Two Results:

Bay of Plenty: 67 v North Harbour: 17

Canterbury: 36 v Manawatu: 10

Waikato: 76 v Taranaki: 14

Wellington: 62 v Tasman: 0

Auckland:29 v Northland: 22

Otago: 29 v Hawkes Bay: 20

Week Three Draw:

Saturday 19th, Wellington v Hawke’s Bay, 12.30pm, Hutt Recreation Ground, Wellington

Saturday 19th, Canterbury v Otago, 2.05pm, Orangetheory Stadium, Christchurch

Saturday 19th, Taranaki v North Harbour, 2.45pm, TET Stadium, Inglewood

Saturday 19th, Bay of Plenty v Waikato, 4.35pm, Rotorua International Stadium

Sunday 20th, Manawatu v Tasman, 11.35am, Central Energy Trust Arena, Palmerston North

Sunday 20th, Auckland v Counties Manukau, 2.05pm, Eden Park, Auckland

Thursday, September 10, 2020

North v South And Farah Palmer Cup Results

North: 35   South: 38    (Half time 17-14)


Tries: R. Ioane (2), McKenzie, A. Smith, Dixon, Conversions: McKenzie (5)


Tries – Laulala, J. Barrett, Jordan (2), Lomax,  Penalty: Barrett, Conversions: Barrett (5)

Farah Palmer Cup:

Counties Manukau: 89 

Tries: Emily Kitson 2, Hazel Tubic, Waikohika Flesher 4, Ilisapeti Molia, Harono Te Iringa, Mele Hufanga, Ruby Tui 3, Grace Gago, Penalty: Tubic, Conversions: Tubic 8

North Harbour: 3 

Penalty: Hayley Hutana

Waikato: 18 

Tries: Mia Anderson, Chelsea Alley, Penalties: Alley 2, Conversion: Alley

Northland: 5 

Try: Kura Ngata-Aerengamate

Auckland: 38

Tries: Cristo Tofa, Eloise Blackwell, Theresa Fitzpatrick 2, Nathalia Moors, L Mikaele-Tu'u, Conversions: Patricia Maliepo 4

Taranaki: 0 

Thursday, September 3, 2020

North v South Game To Have No Spectators.

This Saturdays North v South rugby match has been confirmed to be played without any spectators due to the current Level 2 Covid alert.

The match, the first since 2012, has been transferred from Auckland's Eden Park to Wellington's Sky Stadium (Cake Tin) starting at 7.10pm, and precede's coach Ian Foster naming his first All Blacks squad on Sunday.

The North team is coached by John Plumtree, and the South by Brad Mooar.


Forwards: 1. Karl Tu’inukuafe 2. Asafo Aumua, 3. Ofa Tuungafasi, 4. Patrick Tuipulotu (captain), 5. Tupou Vaa'i, 6. Akira Ioane, 7. Ardie Savea, 8. Hoskins Sotutu. 

Backs: 9. TJ Perenara, 10. Beauden Barrett, 11. Caleb Clarke, 12. Anton Lienert-Brown, 13. Rieko Ioane, 14. Sevu Reece, 15. Damian McKenzie.

Replacements: 16. Ash Dixon, 17. Ayden Johnstone, 18. Angus Ta'avao, 19. Scott Scrafton, 20. Dalton Papalii, 21. Aaron Smith, 22. Peter Umaga-Jensen, 23. Mitchell Hunt.


Forwards: 1. Joe Moody, 2. Codie Taylor, 3. Nepo Laulala, 4. Samuel Whitelock (captain), 5. Mitchell Dunshea, 6. Shannon Frizell, 7. Tom Christie, 8. Tom Sanders. 

Backs: 9. Brad Weber, 10. Richie Mo'unga, 11. George Bridge, 12. Jack Goodhue, 13. Brayden Ennor, 14. Will Jordan, 15. Jordie Barrett.

Replacements: 16. Liam Coltman, 17. George Bower, 18. Tyrel Lomax, 19. Manaaki Selby-Rickit, 20. Dillon Hunt, 21. Finlay Christie, 22. Josh Ioane, 23. Leicester Fainga’anuku.

The current playing options for the All Blacks are a proposed November - December Rugby Championship with South Africa, Australia and Argentina awaiting government approval on quarantine, and Bledisloe Cup matches in either Australia or New Zealand with ongoing discussion. 

The covid level restrictions will also have an impact on the Farah Palmer Cup women’s rugby competition which starts this Saturday, with crowds also unable to view matches. Waikato will play Northland on Saturday 12.30pm at Waikato University in Hamilton, Counties Manukau play North Harbour at Navigation Homes Stadium Pukekohe at 2.35pm, and Auckland play Taranaki on Sunday at 12pm at TET Stadium Inglewood. 

The Mitre 10 Cup, first round which start's Friday 11th September will also have no spectators. First round matches see North Harbour hosting Canterbury at North Harbour Stadium 7.05pm, Waikato versus Wellington in Hamilton on Saturday 2.05pm, Otago versus Auckland in Dunedin 4.35pm, Counties Manukau versus Tasman in Pukekohe 7.05pm, and on Sunday Northland v Manawatu in Whangarei at 2.05pm, Taranaki versus Bay of Plenty in Inglewood at 2.05pm and Southland v Hawke’s Bay in Invercargill at 4.35pm.

Thursday, October 24, 2019

Mitre 10 Cup And Farah Palmer Cup Finals This Weekend

The rugby finals for both mens Mitre 10 Cup, and women's Farah Palmer Cup in New Zealand provincial rugby are on this weekend.

In the Mitre 10 Cup Championship Final, Bay of Plenty will host Hawkes Bay at Rotorua International Stadium at 7.35pm on Friday 25th October.

In the Mitre 10 Cup Premiership Final, Tasman will host Wellington at Trafalgar Park, Nelson at 6.05pm on Saturday 26th October.

In the Womens Farah Palmer Cup Premiership Final, Canterbury will host Auckland on Saturday 26th October in Christchurch at 12.05pm.

In the Womens Farah Palmer Cup Championship Final, Otago will host Hawkes Bay on Sunday 27th October in Dunedin at 12.05pm.