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Celtic too strong for Waimate

Celtic too strong for Waimate

Bugger !! Defending champions Celtic will get a shot at their seventh successive Hamersley Cup title after demolishing Waimate 40-3 in their sudden death semi-final. The convincing win means they will start favourites against Harlequins on Saturday in the grand final. The Celtic pack proved to tough to tame for […]

Waimate trap Magpies

Waimate trap Magpies

Courtesy Stu Piddington, Timaru Herald   At Waimate the hosts pulled off a nail-biting extra time 25-22 win over Temuka, with a Theo Davidson penalty in the last play of the game. Had it ended in a draw after extra time Temuka would have advanced courtesy of scoring four tries […]

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 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 get home on back of Aho stunner

Waimate get home on back of Aho stunner

A 75th-minute match-winner from Waimate centre Mosese Aho sent the home crowd into raptures as they edged MacKenzie 22-21 in a club rugby classic at Manchester Park. Down six points with six minutes remaining, Aho, who also scored Waimate’s opener, sidestepped and powered his way through four defenders to score […]

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Ranfurly Shield winner Noel Dennison passes

Ranfurly Shield winner Noel Dennison passes

Courtesy Timaru Herald Waimate's Noel 'Tiger' Dennison will be remembered as uncompromising forward with a big ticker who d[...]
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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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