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Mana Ngaau (the panther) goes on the attack for Martinborough with Tipi Haira in support. Photo Fiona Beattie.

The 2019 is well underway for our Senior teams, we are enjoying some good rugby and look forward to the rest of the season.  With our Premiers and Reserves often playing at different places we often have at least one of them playing at home.

Congratulations to Nikora Ewe,Tristan FluteyTipi HairaJames Pakoti and Christopher Raymond who have been named in the Wairarapa Bush Squad to play in the pre season against Horowhenua-Kapiti on the 5 May.  Our trainer at the Community Gym Damon Tafatu is the Trainer for the team.

The JAB competition kicks off on the 12 May.   If you are wanting socks or shorts these are available behind the bar at our home games, $10 for socks & $15 for shorts.  We also have a selection of supporters gear available – hoodies, t-shirts, singlets, beanies….show your support for Martinborough by wearing the green and black!

Financial Membership 2018 – Show your support for our Rugby Club and sign up as a financial member for only $20.

Talk to Louise or Rachael behind the bar at one of our home games.  If you have already signed up your membership card can be collected from the bar.

JAB FUNDRAISER – The Farm Trail Ride at Daisybank Farm returns!!  20 May (open 8.30am, start 10.30am), 498 Dry River Road, 10 minutes out of Martinborough.

30km track, predominantly over farmland with a short road section. A & B tracks. 2 x Under 12 tracks. Suitable for trail & quad bikes. Family-friendly event. Refreshments available. Fantastic lunch included in the price. NOTE – YOU MUST HAVE boots, helmet & appropriate clothing. No passengers on bikes, no dogs or alcohol permitted. Parents/guardians need to sign off under 18’s. Under 12’s must be accompanied by an adult.  $35 per rider, $20 kids, $50 family pass (1 adult, 2 kids).  

This is the major fundraiser for our JAB each year, if you are not riding it maybe you would like to volunteer as a helper!  All support appreciated.

If you want to keep in touch with whats happening and up to date with results of all our teams go to www.martinboroughrugbyclub.co.nz or on Facebook “Martinborough Rugby Club”.

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