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Waimate shock Harlequins in Hamersley Cup

Waimate shock Harlequins in Hamersley Cup

Waimate is flying high after a superb defensive effort kept Harlequins at bay in the Hamersley Cup. The nature of the 22-13 win has again breathed life into the competition with two rounds left to play. Celtic have however confirmed top spot in the play-offs after beating Mackenzie 32-7 in […]

Waimate Seniors move into 3-way tie for Second in Hamersley Cup

Waimate Seniors move into 3-way tie for Second in Hamersley Cup

The scrap is on for second place in the Hammersley to avoid the sudden death semi-final. The formats sees the loser of the first and second placed play-off get an important second life. Harlequins, Waimate and Temuka are all tied in second place with three games left in the round […]

Waimate fight back to draw with Celtic

Waimate fight back to draw with Celtic

The classic adage of a “game of two halves” summed up the 15 all draw between competition leaders Celtic and Waimate at Manchester Park. It was all Celtic in the first half starting from a tighthead at the first scrum as they dominated possession with their forwards driving mauls and […]

Waimate win in game of two halves

Waimate win in game of two halves

Waimate moved up into second behind Celtic as they ran over Pleasant Point 40-16 at home. Halfback Theo Davidson had his finest game in a Waimate shirt as he scored a hat-trick to lead the way in what was a funny game. Waimate had three men sent to the bin […]

Senior Bs are the Champions

Senior Bs are the Champions

The Senior Bs finished off their stellar season in style, denying Pleasant Point a dream return to the finals after a 25 year absence as the guys made sure all their good work this season was not lost at the final. As with all matches this season against Point it was […]

Seniors beat Harlequins for first time in 15 seasons

Seniors beat Harlequins for first time in 15 seasons

Waimate upset Harlequins 21-18 and this win puts them in fourth place on the table. Coach Warren Rooney was pleased his side stuck to their game-plan. “The last 10 minutes were great, we had it all over them. The win gives us a lot of heart, it shows we can beat […]

Country rugby clubs full of ‘heart’ as Pine Tree helps Waimate celebrate jubilee

Country rugby clubs full of ‘heart’ as Pine Tree helps Waimate celebrate jubilee

Sir Colin Meads believes an All Black could still come from one of the heartland provinces – but will “never play their rugby there”. The All Black legend was the guest speaker at the Waimate Rugby Club’s 50th jubilee celebrations at the weekend. Even before he sat down in the […]

We are always on the lookout for players of all abilities from locally or anywhere in the world to full spots in our teams, from front row forwards to fullback, so if you are keen to play rugby in the NZ Heartland start your planning with the Waimate Rugby Club now.

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Waimate win but countback sees them finish 3rd

It took the rule book to decide the crucial second spot in the Hamersley Cup senior rugby semi-finals. Waimate and Harlequins b[...]
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teamsHere you can see links to the Waimate teams playing each season including contact details for managers and coaches and player lists. For photos and more info follow the links in the main menu.

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Club History

historyRecently we held our 50th Jubilee. For the auspicious occasion a book was put together by Tony Stevenson & Julianna Sullivan about the history of rugby in Waimate. Now you can read it online.

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