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Marty Rugby Club winners and grinners

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The club doesn’t forget to say a Big Thanks to all its sponsors and supporters of the 2023 season. We look forward to seeing you all in 2024.

Premiers – winners Lane Penn Cup & Hodder Steffert Cups

Reserves – finalists Presidents Cup

Congratulations to all the recipients of our 2023 Awards.


Taffy Rowlands Memorial Cup (Most Valuable Club Person) –Ana-May Gudsell

Presidents Award –Hatarei Brown

Mac Murray Memorial Cup – Black Mac Marty Hard – Jared Hawkins & Nikau Love


Best Forward – Jared Hawkins

Most Improved Forward – Tiawharangi Aranui & Tom Woelders

Mita & Milly Aporo Memorial Cup – Best Back – Shane Colton

Most Improved Back – Michael Buick

Challenge Trophy (Most Enthusiastic Player) – Ty Kahurangi Waight

Wayne Bonis Memorial Cup – Most Points – Tipi Haira

Moose Shield (Most Conscientious Player) – Jonathan Hartnell

Bruce/Brown Cup (Rookie of the Year) – Joseph Gillies

Sandy Chapman Memorial Cup (Most Enthusiastic Junior Player) – Michael Buick & Samuel Twigley

Players Player – Jared Hawkins


Most Valuable Forward – Josh Smith

Securatel Most Improved Forward – Korey OHara

Most Valuable Back – Taitea Love

Challenge Cup (Most Improved Back) – William Clarkson

Alex Neil Memorial Cup (Most Conscientious Player) – Les Flutey

Bostik Best Supporter – Mike Charteris

Taml Forestry Te Kohatu – The Rock – Tiwa Phillips

Hei Matau – Maori Player of the Year – Phaelyn Hawkins

Bostik Best and Fairest Player – Kingston Love

Players Player – Phaelyn Hawkins


To Pip Sutherland who received the Volunteer of the Year award at the Wairarapa Bush Rugby Awards. We appreciate all the work he has done for the Club over the years.

AGM – Our AGM will be held on Monday 27 November 6.30 p.m. at the Rugby Clubrooms, anyone is welcome to attend, we always welcome new committee members, Rachael Colton will be standing down as President; if this is a role you would like to find out more about please come along. We welcome nominations for life members, to be received by the Club before the AGM, They can be sent to admin@martinboroughrugbyclub.

QUIZ NIGHT– Our annual Christmas Quiz Night will be held on Saturday 9 December, tables for this event do fill up fast.  If you are interested in entering a team pop into Kitcheners or flick us an email.  Teams are 6 people, $90 per team. Supper is included, dressing up is encouraged, and a fun night guaranteed.

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