TeamTalk Update – 16 August 2020

TeamTalk Update – 16 August 2020

August 20, 2020 0 Team Talk


Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of  TeamTalk
Founded in 1970

Napier Old Boys Marist Rugby Club


Contents usually include: Old Boys Marist Senior & Junior rugby reports – weekly competition & draw winners – NZ Marist – affiliates Cricket, Netball, Football and Softball seasonal reports – Club Social events  +  News & Views etc etc.

Views and comments often expressed in this publication are not necessarily
those of the executive or policy of the Napier Old Boys Marist Rugby Club.

“Team up with a winning Club in 2020”

Why would you play for Old Boys Marist ?

We have a simple philosophy at Napier Old Boys Marist – that we are a well organised rugby club both on and off the field, we are fit, disciplined, well coached and our players are very loyal. Our teams are always well presented.

At Napier Old Boys Marist we promote a strong work ethic, we play with a special passion and honesty which is fun to be part of, but we also expect our players to carry that honesty through to their work and personal lives.

In summary we as a club will create a positive environment so that players can expect to progress in their rugby careers. To excel players must also take responsibility for their rugby and life in general.


New Players and school-leavers always Welcome

New Players and school-leavers always Welcome
‘Team up with Napier Old Boys Marist in 2020’


Maddison Trophy Round 9


The last round of the season and we have the Village People. There season is over and we had been confirmed a semi-final berth already. So, what was Coach Gowlers words of wisdom for the boys.  “Men we have had our backs against the walls all season with some fantastic games and some heart stopping and epic wins. I want you to go out there and have some fun”.

Ok so that’s what they did. They threw it around and had some real fun. HOLD the phone…. Oranges time and Coach Goweler said ok there is fun and then there is just over doing it a tad. Let’s maintain the fun but let’s try a bit more discipline and structure and forget the 50/50 passes.

The boys didn’t let him down with some exceptional tries in the second half while maintaining some good shape. Eboney (Johnny) and Ivory (Zac) were teamed up again which was great to see smiles on their faces after the battlegrounds of previous weeks. Mark Collier burgled three tries and was solid in defence while the smallest lock in HB rugby (Po) left everything on the field.  The most pleasing thing about the game was Zero injuries BOOM BABY.

Next week it’s the battle of Napier with our old foes Taradale. We will not be able to see any of you there this year but hopefully you can watch us from the clubrooms. This is going to be 100% Brutal and the boys are fizzing to get into it.   We have all had a fun year and from the coaches and management we all say thanks.  Now let’s bring these buggers down.

Napier 61 Havelock 27


Report courtesy – Todd Donaldson

Scoring:  2min Zach Donaldson try/Chris Johnston  –  7-0 :  5m Mark Collier try/con Josh McIntyre  –  14m  Havelock Nth try/con  – 14-7 ;  26m Havelock Nth pen  –  14-10 ;  27m Michael Buckley try/con Bain Champion  – 21-10 ;  34m Pouvi Fatialofa try/con Champion –  28-10 ;  37m Alex Williams try/con Champion  –  35-10  ///   47m Havelock Nth try  –  35-15 ;  50m Donaldson try/con Johnny Lauano  –  42/15 ;  54m Havelock Nth  –  42-20 ;  67m Collier try/con Champion  –  49-20 ;  69m Migao Lauano/con Champion  –  56-20 ;  75m Havelock Nth try/con  – 56-27 ;  77m Collier try  –  61-27

Players of the Day  –   3.

OTHER PREMIER RESULTS – CHB 14 HRS 40 :  MAC 67 Tamatea 8 :  Tech 26 Clive 52 :  Pirates 36 Taradale 39

Final Points after 9 rounds –  42 HRS  :  39 Taradale  ¨35 NOBM  :  28 Tech  :::   26 Clive  :  23 Havelock North  :  20 MAC  :  16 CHB  :  14 Pirates  :  3 Tamatea


Jack Swain Cup


Big game versus Havelock, a win would guarantee us and a semi-final.   A poor start saw Havelock score in the first minute. Our boys found their groove and the game plan with tries notched up in the 9th, 12th and 20th minutes, however Havelock finished the half strong and we went into the break down 21-19.

The second half was a tight affair, which saw us outscoring them 7-5 which resulted in a 26 all draw at the final whistle.  A bit of a raw result but at least this saw us into the semi-finals next week so that will do and be something to strive for.  We did leave a few points out there on the Tremain Field pitch and we know we can play better so we look forward to taking Pirates next weekend.  Scoring – Tries Willie E, George, Hamiora, Dylan and Adam 3 cons.

Report courtesy – Chris O’Connor
  Players of the Day  –  3. Willie Lemalu     2. Kurt Chambers     1. Kitz Moleli


OTHER PREMIER RESERVE RESULTS – Pirates 36 Taradale 17 :  MAC 29 Clive 31 :  Maraenui 48 HRS 30  :  Tech (cancelled) YMP

Final Points after 9 rounds –  42 Maraenui  :  34 Pirates  :  29 NOBM  :  26 HRS  :::   26 Havelock North  :  22 Taradale  :  20 Tech  : 16  MAC  :  9 YMP  :  0 Clive


Richard Kepka Builders  NOBM Premier Reserves captain Hamiora Miringaorangi takes
on a Taradale opponent while team mate Willie Live covers his back in their sides 40-24
win at Tareha Park.  While below Johnny Faleiva is on the rampage as he shunts one
Taradale opponent aside and charges into another with  supporting team members
#13 George Moleli and #7 Noah Growcott.



Ron Parker Memorial Cup

The Thirsty Thirds season has finished as they played their final game last weekend so unfortunately there will be no more words of wisdom in 2020 from our team correspondent – AJ

Players of the Day  –  3

OTHER THIRDS RESULTS –  Flaxmere 16 Havelock North 14

Points after 8 rounds – 34 Bridge Pa  :  26 Taradale  :  24 Flaxmere  :  23 Clive  :  21 Tech  :  12 Havelock Nth  :  6 Maraenui  :  0 NOBM



Pat Ryan Memorial Trophy


Well after the last few weeks of close loses, we wanted to get this show back on the road however in our way is always a very spirited Onga Tiko side that never lies down especially on their home ground and the last game of the season. With 5 of our front line players out with injuries this was going to be a test for a few new guys coming into the starting lineup.

Fantastic conditions with sun out and a slight south west wind and on a pitch that was always going to favour the spinners.  We attacked to slope in the first half.

Took the kick off spun it wide and Aiden Udy scored must to his surprise  –  5-0.   The next 20 mins turned into a real arm wrestle as we let Tiko back in the game  –  5 all.   After having most of the ball in the first half our boys became very frustrated as the Tiko side were often sitting in our backline and no one prepared to do anything about it was going to be one of these days.   Late in the half we scored 2 quick tries that put us out to a 19-5 lead at half time.

The 2nd half was much the same as the first with constant offside by our opponents and becoming really hard work to get some continuity going in our game.  We finished the 2nd half with a try apiece and won the game 24-10

A big effort needed this week as we try and focus on  the upcoming  semi-final against a tough Hastings Rugby & Sports and hopefully welcome a few players back from injury

Report courtesy – Monty Monteith

Players of the Day  –  3. Kahlio Matauli     2. Talolakepa Tuanaki     1. Sam Smithers

OTHER COLTS RESULTS – Taradale (game cancelled) HRS  :  Tech 12 CHB 36 :  Pirates 23 Clive 27     Bye – Eskview

Final Points after 8 rounds – 36 HRS  :  34 Tech,  31 Taradale  :  29 NOBM  :::    21 Clive  :  17 Pirates  :  9 CHB  :  5 Onga-Tiko  :  – 5 Eskview



Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity.



Craig Gowler
Premier head coach
Director of Rugby Development
–  0272 402 550


Tim Jones
Director of Rugby
– 021 660 834

Your Enquiries Welcome



Maddison Trophy round robin stats.

Leading Try scorers  –  Majella Tufuga (Taradale) 10    Alatasi Tupou (MAC) 9    Michael Buckley (NOBM) 8
Leading Point scorers – Bain Champion (NOBM) 90   Cameron Robinson (Taradale) 83  Martin Watson (Tech)  77



Next Premier match  –  Saturday 22 August
Maddison Trophy – Semi Final
Napier Old Boys Marist vs Taradale

Match details still to be announced


WIT Trust NOBM Premiers: Maddison Trophy –   20 June vs Tech (Whitmore) lost 12-17  :    27/6 vs Hastings R&S (Tremain) won 18-17 :   4 July vs Clive (Farndon) won 36-33  :   11/7 vs Central (Tremain)  won 71-7 :   18/7 vs Pirates (Tremain)  won 49-0 :   25/7 vs MAC (Flaxmere Pk) won 43-34  :   1 August vs Tamatea (Tremain) won 118-7  :   8/8 vs Taradale (Tareha Pk)  lost 12-23 :   15/8 vs Havelock North (Tremain) won 61-27 :   22/8 – Semi Final vs Taradale   :   29/8 – Final

Richard Kepka Builders NOBM Premier Reserve: Jack Swain Cup –    20 June vs Tech (Whitmore) won 34-20  :  27/6 vs HRS (Tremain) won 24-10 :   4 July vs YMP (Tremain) 25-19 :   11/7 vs Maraenui  (Tremain) lost 7-37   :  18/7 vs Pirates (Tremain) lost 21-25  :  25/7 vs MAC (Flaxmere)  lost 24-36 :  1 August vs Clive (Tremain) won by default  :   8/8 – vs Taradale won 40-24 :   15/8 vs Havelock North (Tremain) 26-26  :  22/8 Semi Final vs Pirates   :  29/8 vs – Final

Sideline Bar NOBM Division 3: Ron Parker Memorial Cup
–   20 June vs Bridge Pa (Tremain) lost 0-66  :  27/6 vs Tech (Whitmore) lost 15-62  :  4 July vs Maraenui (Tremain) lost 5-45  :   11/7 vs Clive (Tremain) lost 17-82  :  18/7 vs Havelock North (Anderson) lost 0-68   :  25/7 vs Flaxmere (Tremain)  lost 0-59 :  1 August vs Taradale (Tareha) lost 0-50  :   8/8 – vs Bridge Pa lost 0-73  :  15/08 – Semi Finals   :   22/08  –  Final

Napier Collision Repair NOBM Colts: Pat Ryan Memorial Cup –   20 June vs Clive (Farndon) won 24-5  :  27/6 vs Pirates (Tremain) won 31-8  :   4 July vs Central (Tremain) won 48-12  :  11/7 vs Bye   :   18/7 vs Eskview (Tremain) won 44-0   :  25/7 vs HRS (Elwood) lost 12-13  :   1 August vs Tech (Tremain)  lost 24-31 :  8/8 vs Taradale (Tareha) lost 38-44  :  15/8 vs Onga-Tiko (Mathews Pk) won 24-10  :   22/8 – Semi Finals – vs HRS  :   29/8 – Final




💚 See you out there Green Machine!!



For further Junior Rugby Info
please contact > Bevan Condin  (021) 160 5118   or   Hayley Ceselli  (021) 765 701

For more details check us out on Facebook:

2020 NOBM Junior Rugby Committee

Bevan Condin
Dave Walls (Convenor), Hayley Ceselli (Secretary),
Grant Frommherz, Therese Rodger. 

Glenn Fulcher,  Rochelle Williams, 

“New Players Welcome to Team up with us in 2020

club noticeboard

MISSION statement

“To provide a sporting and recreational club for both men and women which encourages both individuals and teams to reach their maximum potential in their chosen sporting club endeavours.
In doing this it
would always be our aim to maintain a fun club spirit, which treats every person equally and which ensures that the club runs on a profitable basis”

Mark Friday 18 September on your calendar
as this will be the date of the Clubs

2020 Annual Dinner & Trophy Presentations

More details to be advised later


Clubrooms  Aftermatch  Action  Yesterday

Shape  Life Brokers   – Supporter of Day –  Chris Kitto

Broker Web Risk Services  lucky members draw   $50  – Gary Macdonald not present  $100  next week

Clubroom Raffle  winner (Saturday)–  $50  Club voucher – Bernie Blundell

Clubroom Raffle  winner (Sunday)–  $50  Club voucher – Brian Quirk
Annual ‘200 Club’  Draw 5
$100  –  No.85  Kevin McGrath
–  No.154  Mrs Joy McCann
 –  No.46  Glenys Hannan

See YOU at the Clubrooms


Our popular
Thursday Club Roast Dinners
are now up and running

IMPORTANT >>> This year we will be taking your order which will need to be placed by
Wednesdays  –  text  or  pmsg SUE 0272 955 033

NEXT Roast Meal will be on Thursday 20th August from 18:45hrs

STILL only $10 per head !     Eat in or take away

The next meal will be  PORK  with all the trimmings….come in and support the club….

Open to all, bring the family down. Bookings take priority.  If the kids don’t do roast, we have kids options available


All members and friends Welcome
Join our affiliate codes sportsmen/women – footballers, netballers, cricketers & softballers  –  at the clubrooms.

See YOU Soon

Call in for a cool TUI or two

Clubroom Bookings
for all Functions or Events

In the first instance please contact:
Director of Club Management

 Wade Colville-Smith
 Mobile – 021 059 3943

Non-playing members
Have YOU paid a Sub Yet ?

Your subscription of   $50  can be paid by Direct Credit to the clubs

SBS Napier – Account  – 03 1355 0760476 00
Cheque mailed to: Napier Old Boys Marist RFC, P0 Box 216, Napier
 also at the  Club Bar 

Please Note:
A renewed  or  new membership will see you financial with the Club through until 31 March 2021




THAT here’s an interesting ‘puzzle’ supplied to us from HBRU statistician Adrian Hill: re. Try scorers in the recent NOB Marist v MAC Premier fixture played on 25 July:
Team Talk – Josh McIntyre (2), Andrew Robinson, Luke Donaldson, Dominic Devine, Patrick Teddy, Pouvi Fatialofa.

Supplied to HB App – Dominic Devine (2), Josh McIntyre (2), Liam Edwards, Patrick Teddy, Pouvi Fatialofa.

Supplied to HBRU/HB Today – Dominic Devine (2), Josh McIntyre (2), Liam Edwards, Patrick Teddy, Lee Moleli.

>>> Three different versions?  At least two of them must be wrong. Perhaps all three of them are wrong?


THAT with the spectator ban at the weekends rugby due to the Covid-19 Level 2 ruling with the exception of team/management and match officials being played at the two secure Tremain Field grounds, the ‘live’ feed of the action from the 4 premier games was a boon for those who were not there.  Apart from  a limited number who watched the rugby from our clubrooms the ‘HB APP’ on phones & iPads would have been the only way they could get to follow the action from the Maddison Trophy round 9 four Premier matches (3 on Saturday and the NOB Marist v Havelock North on Sunday).

It was well worth watching a replay of the game via this HB App last night with commentary from Damon Harvey and HB Rugbys CEO Jay Campbell.  Really enjoyed the highscoring re-run.  Make Sure you secure this App for your phone or other device and follow Maddison semi-finals next Saturday between NOB Marist v Taradale  and  Hastings R&S  v  Tech from the spectator-free McLean Park.


     THAT  how’s this for wishful thinking ?   A replacement for the very large tree that was removed from outside the clubrooms a couple of weeks ago.  Well unless there’s a miracle we’ll be waiting a very, very long time for this offering to grow into a giant of the forest  –  don’t hold your breath.  Actually it is whats left of one of the artificial trees that were installed in the clubrooms for decoration back in the year 2000 when the new facility was opened and someone with a sense of humour thought it was about time to relocate (plant) it !

THAT an important message to our rugby, netball and football players and supporters  >>> Make Sure YOU get back to the clubrooms each Saturday for our regular aftermatch functions and 200 Club draws etc.  It is a great opportunity to catch up with your fellow club members, share a convivial refreshment of your choice plus some tasty morsels from Rick & Sues kitchen and chew over the afternoons games and results.  Also be entertained by Chairman Terry’s repartee and take on the afternoons games and results  Members   >>>   Make Sure you are there….

    THAT our onboard chefs Rick & Sue wish to extend their THANKS  to our members and families who have been supporting the continuation of their popular Thursday Night Roasts.   They also look forward to seeing you all once again on Thursday 13 August   Pass the word around to your team mates and members to come along for a great meal.

Remember >>> This year we will be taking your order which will need to be placed by Wednesdays >>> text  or  pmsg SUE 0272 955 033.


THAT here is another old Irish proverb  –   Many a ship is lost within sight of the harbour.  (Translation – Don’t let your guard down no matter how safe you think things may be.)

  THAT  due to current outbreaks of Covid-19 and the Level 2 that our region is currently in, the HBRU had to re-do the draws to ensure where possible games were to be played at a venue where access to the grounds could be controlled.   Outside of McLean Park, Tremain Field is the only other secure ground in the Napier/Hastings region, so subsequently 4 Premier, 4 Premier Reserve and 1 Colts games were allocated to our home venue on both Saturday and Sunday on the two available securely fenced grounds with, games commencing at 11.45pm,  1.15pm and 3pm on both days.  Also clubs had to keep their bubble to under 100 persons which included players/team management and a limited number of supporters.

   THAT an update to all ticket holders in the clubs annual major fundraiser lottery –  The first five round of draws have now been made at the clubrooms.     There will now be two more rounds of weekly cash draws of $100,  $80,  $60  –  to be followed by three weekly cash draws of  3  x  $100 each week.

Then on the 19 September the Final draw consisting of a Travel Voucher to the value of  $2700.  (This could be held over and used post Covid when the borders reopen if you wish or else use for several trips within New Zealand – winners choice.)  In addition there will be a further three draws of $100 each.   We wish to Thank  all our loyal supporters who have continued to support this annual club lottery.  Good Luck….

  THAT  It’s been a few years since McGoo’s Here and There appeared. With lockdown and no sport happening Eddie offered me a chance to reprise my former sports column that used to appear in the local club and rep rugby programs. I’ve rummaged up some old gems from a few years ago along with a few new bits too.

ANOTHER . . . great turnout for the club roast night on Thursday. Roast pork and crackling sure went down a treat. It was team fotos night too. A grand total of 35 meals were were served up by Rick and Sue.  Next Thursday Roast Beef and Yorkshire pudding.  (2020)

ONCE . . . upon a time the most used word in sport was focus. Well with the1998 sporting year almost at a close the word mediocrity would have surpassed focus. So my simple message to those many Kiwi sportsmen who seem to aspire to mediocrity is:- “Mediocrity knows nothing higher than itself.”  (1998)

IN THE  . . . after eight rounds of this years Tui Maddison Trophy there’s been a total of 340 tries scored including five penalty tries. And there’s been 57 penalties kicked along with 223 conversions and afer last weekend one dropped goal too. The top teams try scoring wise are still The Green Machine (56),  HRS (51), Taradale (40) and MAC (37).  The top individual points scorer is  our own Bain Champion with 76 followed by Cam Robinson, Taradale on 74 and MAC’s Lincoln McClutchie with 67.  The Green Machine’s Micheal “The Eel” Buckley is still second on the try scoring list with seven touch downs to date.  Across the ditch, my eldest grandson Bentley Neilson is now up to 33 tries from eight games for his Nedlands junior side in Perth so far this season.  (2020)

INTERESTING . . . that the only two losses suffered by the Green Machine throw up some ironic stats. Both were controlled by Tipene Cotterell, in both we only scored two tries and 12 points in both games and our lineout was mediocre to crap.  (2020)

THE . . . British Barbarians , although formed in 1890 didn’t play an international touring side until 1948. Money was need to cope with the Wallabies tour expenses and the club agreed to the game.  (1998)

HERE’S . . . a thought and a bit of fun too with our 30th anniversary on the field coming up in 2021, why don’t we come up with a Napier Old Boys Marist 1st XV since amalgamation? Feel free to contact me with your thoughts to:-   (2020)

Cheers McGoo

  Without self-discipline, success is impossible, full stop.


“There were some really good habits like ‘team first’ which made us connect and have a bit of fun.”
Hurricanes Dane Coles on his team getting back on the ball after the early season lapses.

“It’s a unique situation where you win the competition before the competition is finished.  Hence why I didn’t do any back spinning at this stage, because we’ve still got a job to do.”
Crusaders mentor Scott Robertson.

“It’s not as much as $2 million, but it’s a massive hit.”
Blues CEO Andrew Hore on the cancellation of his franchises match against the Crusaders.


Test  Your Rugby Knowledge

This weeks Poser 1  –  Can you name the Asia Pacific team keen to join the NZ Super Rugby comp in future ?     

Poser 2   – Name the co-captains of the Hurricanes ?      

Poser 3  –  Hows the memory ?  Who did our Prems beat in on the opening game of the 2020 Spillane Tournament. And also the Final  ?

Poser 4 –  Two milestones were set in Saturdays Highlanders – Hurricanes match. What were they ?

Last Weeks Poser 1  –  When was the last time the Chiefs won the Rugby final ?           Answer –  2013  (Chiefs 27 Brumbies 22)

Poser 2   – In the 24 years (1996-2019) how many Super Rugby titles have the Crusaders won ?            Answer –  10     

Poser  3  – Back in NZ after playing for Toulon in France what is Julian Savea nickname ?             Answer –  The Bus       

Poser 4 –  When did the Hurricanes win their one and only Super Rugby title ?             Answer –  2016       

   MITRE10 CUP  –  Sun 13 Sept vs Southland (Invercargill)  –  Sun 20 Sept vs Counties Manukau (Napier)  –  Sat 26 Sept vs Canterbury (Napier)  –   Sunday 4 Oct vs Otago (Dunedin)  –  Sun 11 Oct vs North Harbour (Takapuna)  –   Fri 16 Oct vs Northland (Napier)  –  Sat 24 Oct vs Manawatu (Napier)  –   Sun 1 Nov vs Bay of Plenty  (Tauranga)  –   Sun 8 Nov vs Wellington (Napier)  –  Sun 15 Nov vs Taranaki (New Plymouth).

Aotearoa Competition
Round 1  –
Sat.13 June  –  Highlanders  28  Chiefs 27   @  Dunedin   Sun.14 June  –  Blues  30  Hurricanes 20  @  Auckland   Bye – Crusaders
Round 2 – Sat 20 June – Chiefs  12  Blues 24  @  Hamilton    Sun 21 June –  Hurricanes  25  Crusaders 39    Bye  – Highlanders
Round 3 – Sat 27 June –  Blues  27  Highlanders 24   Sun 28 June –  Crusaders  18  Chiefs 13   Bye – Hurricanes
Round 4 – Sat 4 July –  Highlanders 20  Crusaders 40    Sun 5 July  –  Chiefs  v Hurricanes   Bye – Blues
Round 5 – Sat 11 July – Crusaders 26 Blues 15   Sun 12 July – Hurricanes 17 Highlanders 11   Bye – Chiefs
Round 6 – Sat 18 July – Hurricanes 29 Blues 27   Sun 19 July – Chiefs 31 Highlanders 33   Bye – Crusaders
Round 7  –  Sat 25 July – Crusaders 32 Hurricanes 34   Sun 26 July – Blues 21 Chiefs 17  Bye – Highlanders
Round 8 – Sat 1 August –  Chiefs 19 Crusaders 32  Sun 2 August – Highlanders 21 Blues 32
Round 9  – Sat 8 August – Hurricanes 31 Chiefs 18   Sun 9 August – Crusaders 32 Highlanders 22  Bye – Blues
Round 10 – Sat 15 August – Highlanders 38 Hurricanes 21   Sun 16 August – Blues v Crusaders (cancelled)    Bye – Chiefs
Finito – Super Rugby 2020

HOME INTERNATIONALS  –   An update on whether any of these or which games – Bledisloe Cup /  Rugby Championship games will proceed is still to be announced.


New Zealand Marist Rugby Federation
An organization initiated to promote and foster a spirit of union, co-operation and close friendly relations between all Marist and similar rugby union football clubs in New Zealand, Australasia and the Pacific.

Neil Murphy,  General Manager

Ellwood Function Centre,  Otene Road,  Hastings.     Phone: 0274 070 809          E-mail:


+ Dates still to be finalized…
2020 NZ Marist Colts tour  –  Northland/Auckland regions 
– This years tour has been cancelled.
2020 NZ MARIST XV  v  NZR Divisional XV

>>>  <<<



ExHigh Marist Netball

Pass the Word Around
Come along and join our club in 2021


Sat 22nd AugustFamily Fun Club Day …. from 3.30pm at the clubrooms.
Bring the whole family (including husbands, teenagers and tots … hey, bring the aunties, uncles, grandmas and koro’s too!!) for some ‘old school’ games, lolly scramble, hot chips and ice creams!

Sunday 13th SeptPancake Brekkie …. this is our main fundraiser for the year so please support our club!
We will need helpers, donations of pancake supplies and your TIME!   We will also need you to sell tickets to EVERYONE!!!!   More details to come but please let Anna know if you are able to donate goods and your time:)

Saturday 26th SeptPrizegiving – details to come but it will be from 5pm onwards

Saturday 3rd OctoberMystery Bus Tour … celebrating the end of a challenging year with lots of fun, laughs and social distraction!!!!

If you have any questions or queries please let Anna know.

Please, please support all these events as we are doing them for YOU, the love of the club and the game!!!

>>> For more Info  please Contact:
President: Glenys Hannan  027 8355 565
Secretary: Rebacca Hollyman  022 621 0653  /  Treasurer:  Jacqui Gardiner  0272 398 204  /
Gear Manager: Jo Exeter  0276 227 607  /  Jill Verschaffelt  027 299 2704

Like us on facebook to keep up to date with all the happenings.

‘Team up with ExHigh Marist Netball in 2021′

Marist Football

2020 Committee Members
Chairman – Chris Guillemot
  Treasurer – Nicola Brown   Secretary – Larissa Duwakin   Club Captain – Ken Cooper
Executive –  Sheree Lack,  Marty Akers,  Carl Hunt
Coaching Coordinator – Marty Akers

Junior Club Captain – James McIntosh.   Junior Committee Rep – Anna Quinn

Thanks to our clubs major sponsors
Alexander Electrical  –  Bay Mazda  –  Bay Tours & Charters  –    BTG  –  Engage Video  –  Latteys  –
Matt Sinclair Harcourts  –  Nelson Signs  –   On Line Autos  –  Pak n Save  –  Pro Active Physio  –  Pro Blast  – Red Steel  –  Shed 2  –  Vision Homes  –  Westshore Beach Inn

>>> For all Napier Marist Football info please contact – Chris Guillemot  – 0278 450 952

“Play Napier Marist Football in 2021 – New Players Welcome”

Do you or one of your kids have a passion for cricket? Why not join our awesome club!!!

We have senior mens teams at a range of levels (Premier, 40 over semi-social and 30 over social) a women’s team and also junior teams from kiwi cricket up to year 7/8 hardball.

Open pre-season trainings for seniors are taking place between 6:30 and 8pm on Friday nights at the Indoor Cricket Facility at Whitmore Park, Napier.

Junior pre-season trainings/coaching are taking place at the same location between 10:00am and 11:30am on Sundays from August 16th.

Please email –
or call 0204 1557 857 to register for junior trainings.

All trainings will be dependant on the Covid-19 restrictions at the time and all Covid-19 safety requirements will be met at the trainings.

New members are very welcome!!

John O’Shaughnessy
    Dave Herrick
 Andrew Frame
 David Pearson     Treasurer:     James McCorkindale
Del Whyte    
Del Whyte, Matthew Sinclair, Glen Walklin,  Daniel Whyte,  Calim Leathard,  Scott Morgan, Stu Lindsay
+  Club coaches and Team Captains

For all Cricket Info please contact:
– Secretary – Andrew Frame   ph.843 7701 H  /  021 102 4990  –
or  Del Whyte – 021 705 030  –

“New Players Welcome to Team up with us again for the 2020-21 Season”


Contacts:  Club Chairman: Craig Smith.    Secretary: Abby Whitley – 027 8450 735  –
Club Contact: Dianne de Lautour – 027 240 3235
“New Players Welcome to Team up with us for the 2020-21”


The Leprauchan Comments

An Englishman, Scotsman and an Irishman are all stranded on an island. They’ve been there for years, when one day the Englishman finds a lamp buried in the sand. He starts to polish it and out pops a genie.
“Oh thank you master” says the genie, “I will grant you all one wish! ”
The Englishman says…”Oh how I’d love to be at Lords sipping a Gin and Tonic, watching the cricket”  Big flash, cloud of smoke and he’s gone!
The Scotsman says…”see you Jimmy,I wish I was at Hampden Park with a few mates watching the football”. Big flash , cloud of smoke and he’s gone!
The Irishman says “Bejesus its gonna be awful lonely here without them, can you bring them back”????

O’Connell was staggering home with a bottle of Jamesons Irish Whiskey in his back pocket when he slipped and fell heavily. Struggling to his feet, he felt something wet running down his leg.
“Please, God,” he implored, “let it be blood!”

Newly arrived in Boston from the old country, Paddy O’Shea called his brother back home.
“Sean, it’s amazin, these American cities. On most every street, they got glass outhouses, and it’s TELEPHONES they put in ’em!”

We look forward to seeing all rugby players, footballers, netballers, cricketers and softballers and friends at the clubrooms each Saturday  –  Pop in for cool Tui or two  – Also bring along your mates for an Ale and a chat.    All members and Friends Welcome …………. Ed

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Our 2020 Napier Old Boys Marist Club Sponsors

WIT Whatever It Takes  –  Richard Kepka Builders  –  Sideline Bar  – Tremain Real Estate  –  Programmed Property Services  –  Napier Collision Repair Centre  –  Maurice Trapp Group  –  Best Travel  –  Motordrome Tyre Service  –  Broker Webb Risk Services  –  Devine Plumbing  –  BJ Mahony Shearing  – Gailbraith Earthmovers  –  MRD Web –  Hirepool  –  Red Steel  –  Shape Life & Financial Services  –  Tech Group   –  Scott Applegate Electrician  –  Vertex

Thinkwater Hawkes Bay  –  DB Breweries   –  BWR  –  Conroy Removals  –  Napier Sandblasting  –  Danks Carpet Court  –   YOU Travel  –  Nelson Signs   –  Lawson Robinson  –  Kooga  –  Onekawa Liquorland  –  Chris Wiig  –  Cautions Restaurant @ Shed 2  –  Konica Minolta  –  Proactive   
Eastern & Central Community Trust  –  Endeavour Community Foundation  –   Four Winds Foundation  –
Infinity Foundation Ltd  –  Lion Foundation – New Zealand Community Trust  –  Pub Charity  –   The Southern Trust

Members Support our valued Sponsors as they Support us