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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 bow out in sudden-death playoff

Seniors bow out in sudden-death playoff

Waimate supporters turn up to watch the Seniors play Harlequins in a sudden death ‘final’. In the sudden-death playoff between the top four third and fourth placed teams Waimate started well after Kurt Rooney made a half break and threw a skip pass to Jarred Matthews who fed Miles Medlicott […]

Injury Time Wins & Losses

Injury Time Wins & Losses

The final round of the Hamersley Cup went down to the wire with hosting rights for the semi-finals up for grabs. At Pleasant Point the home side looked to have finally grabbed a morale-boosting win until Waimate’s converted try gave them a 36-33 win. Waimate therefore remained a competition point […]

Senior Bs go to top of table & Seniors confirm top four

Senior Bs go to top of table & Seniors confirm top four

Senior B A good win against Celtic by 25 – 14 took the Waimate Senior B team to the top of the table with one round left before the playoffs in a tight contest amongst the top 3. Points Table: Waimate 45, Pleasant Point 44, Harlequins 43, Celtic 37, Geraldine 37, Temuka 30, Old Boys 17, Mackenzie […]

Canes’ Billy Guyton returns to help Waimate

Canes’ Billy Guyton returns to help Waimate

‘A big thrill for all the boys’ South Canterbury club rugby is set to get some super influence when Hurricanes utility back Billy Guyton steps on to Manchester Park tomorrow. Guyton has returned to his home town to help an injury-plagued Waimate side. He was released from Hurricanes to play […]

Fordo scores again & again & again & again

Fordo scores again & again & again & again

Loose forward turned wing Richard Ford was Waimate’s star, scoring four tries and having to work hard for three of them. The results leave Pleasant Point on top but four other sides within a bonus point win of top spot. Mackenzie’s win saw them leapfrog from fourth to second while […]

Waimate in the Awards

Waimate in the Awards

Waimate Rugby Club picked up some of the top trophies on offer at the South Canterbury Rugby Awards and congratulations go to the winners, including; Club of the Year: Waimate Club Administrator of the Year: Tony Stevenson Senior Club Player of the Year: Theo Davidson (Waimate)     Also in representative […]

Jubilee Records Profit

Jubilee Records Profit

On behalf of the Waimate Rugby Football Club 50th Jubilee Committee I would like to take this opportunity to thank you all for the support you gave us in attending our 50th Jubilee celebrations. Got the final balance sheet and we made a profit of $19, 540.13. This is a […]

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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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 [...]
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Our Teams

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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