TeamTalk Update – 27 September 2020

TeamTalk Update – 27 September 2020

September 27, 2020 0 Team Talk

Napier Old Boys Marist Rugby Club

TeamTalk
27.09.2020

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 2021”

 

Annual Dinner & Presentation of Trophies

2020 Sportsman of the Year
Recipient of the KR Tremain Memorial Cup
Alec Williams

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2020 Team Awards

Napier Collision Repair Colts: Best Back – Andries Lindeque. Best Forward – Paul Lapa. Most Improved – Kahlio Matauli. Best Team Member – Sam Smithers.

Sideline Bar Thirds: Best Back – Hayden Karekare. Best Forward – John Felton. Most Improved – Jordan James. Best Team Member – Robbie Morrison.

Richard Kepka Builders Premier Reserves: Best Forward – Kurt Chambers. Best Back – Hamiora Miringaorangi. Most Improved – Kitiona Moleli. Best Team Member – Adam Chapman.

WIT Trust Premiers: Best Forward – Dom Devine. Best Back – Michael Buckley. Most Improved – Josh McIntyre. Best Team Member – Ellery Wilson.

Major Club Awards

Special Achievement award – Wade Colville-Smith
Allround Sevens Achiever – Ellery Wilson Cup – Will Tremain.
Club Supporter of the Year – Peter Harris Memorial Cup – Dwayne Smith.
Best Club Member – Blair Furlong Cup – Craig Gowler.
Best Club Spirited Player – Ian MacRae Cup – Terry Marsh.
2020 Sportsman of the Year – KR Tremain Memorial Cup – Alec Williams.

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Premier Team Awards
Were presented to the players by team manager Greig Lindsay
Dom Devine the Best Premier Forward.

Best Premier Back Michael Buckley.

Josh McIntyre the Most Improved Premier Player.

Best Premier Team Man Ellery Wilson.

Note: There will be further presentation photos in the next edition.

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.

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It’s not whether you get knocked down; it’s whether you get up
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Your Rugby Enquiries Welcome
contact
Tim Jones
Director of Rugby
– 021 660 834

Your Rugby Enquiries Welcome

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NAPIER OLD BOYS MARIST JUNIOR RUGBY

💚 See you out there Green Machine!!

ALL NEW PLAYERS IN 2020 & ‘21 WELCOME

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
(Chairman)
Dave Walls (Convenor), Hayley Ceselli (Secretary),
Grant Frommherz, Therese Rodger.
Glenn Fulcher, Rochelle Williams.

“New Players Welcome to Team up with us in 2021
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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”

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Just in case you missed these results in last weeks edition
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Final ‘200 Club’ Draw

Final draw consisting of a Travel Voucher to the value of $2700
No.124 Peter Single

Plus Cash 3 x Draws
$100 – No.115 Bill Reilly
$100 – No.190 Grant Longhurst
$100 – No.121 Michael McAleer

We wish to sincerely THANK all members for their continued
support of your Clubs annual major fundraiser lottery.
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See YOU at the Clubrooms

CLUBROOM ACTION

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
http://www.napierobmaristrugby.co.nz/images/board/wade_covillesmith.jpg
Wade Colville-Smith
Mobile – 021 059 3943
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DID YOU KNOW

THAT with Taranaki’s first defence of their prize won from Canterbury last week at Inglewood this afternoon, the ‘log’ has moved on once again back down south as extra baggage with the Otago team who were just too much of a handfull for the Naki boys. With this rapid change of fortunes, Ash Dixon’s Magpies will really have an opportunity to go for gold as their next match so happens to be against new shield holders Otago down at Forsyth Barr Stadium next Sunday with a 4.35pm kickoff time. Guess who’ll be tuning into that thrilling encounter. Go the Magpies………….

THAT it’s been a long time between drinks for Hawkes Bay Magpie supporters – Yes no less than 32 years since Hawkes Bay last managed to conquer the might that is Canterbury. In the 1982 NPC match played at Hastings Nelson Park the Magpies under the new captaincy of All Black lock Graeme Higginson, the Max Jones coached selection recorded a 21-13 win over the southeners with tries to 2nd five Robbie Hunter, flanker Junior Paraha and halfback Paul Blake. Plus winger Laurie Holmes 2 penalties and 1st five Brian Morris drop goal. To Canterburys fullback Robbie Deans try, conversion and penalty goal and No.8 Dale Atkins try. Yet despite this yawning chasm without a win the Magpies have run it close at times but it has never been enough until that 82nd minute grounding of the ball last night by Hawkes Bays inspirational skipper Ash Dixon to just nudge his team in front. Guess that’s another bogey out of the way until next time we meet.

THAT there was an interesting flashback on Sky Sport 1 last Thursday evening to a rugby match back in 1998 which featured a re-run of the claytons Final played at McLean Park between the Central Vikings coached by Frank Oliver and the Gordon Teitjens coached Bay of Plenty.

For those of you who are not familiar with these controversial times, the Central Vikings was a New Zealand rugby union team that played in the second division of the NPC for two seasons in 1997 and 1998. This team was formed from the merger of the Hawke’s Bay and Manawatu unions, featured current and future All Blacks and a former All Black in coach Frank Oliver. The result of the above mentioned televised Final saw the Vikings take out the 1998 2nd division title with their 33-18 win over the Bay of Plenty Steamers.

Stepping back to the inaugural year on making the Final in 1997 the Vikings were scheduled to play Northland for the title but on the Tuesday prior to the game in Whangarei, the NZRU announced that even if the Vikings won they wouldn’t be promoted to the 1st division. This really knocked the stuffing out of the side as the whole purpose of the exercise was the carrot of promotion and resulted in the team going down convincingly to the tune of 63-10 !

They battled on again in 1998 and once again were finalists this time playing the Bay of Plenty on McLean Park where a 33-18 win was recorded over the Bay of Plenty. However with promotion on the doorstep for the Vikings, within a month of achieving their dream the NZ Union once again came down heavily declaring that with debts incurred in reaching their goal, the new union couldn’t afford to proceed in 1999 which resulted in the abandonment of the ‘marriage’.

Interestingly after allowing this wasted effort to proceed for two years the NZRU in their wisdom once again allowed two other unions to join that being Nelson Bays and Marlborough to become the Tasman Rugby Union. And while on reflection we can all agree reverting back to ‘ourselves’ ie Hawkes Bay and Manawatu must sit comfortably with our two provinces, although what had gone before were certainly interesting times.

Hawkes Bay players in the Vikings squad over the two years of the teams existence were: Mark Atkinson, Charles Beetham, Brad Clarke, Orcades Crawford, Jarrod Cunningham, Tom Deighton, Steve Fee, Greg Halford, Simon Halford, Jeff Karika, Lister Kire, Potu Leavasa, Danny Lee, Horace Lewis, Tony Maidens, Mutu Ngarimu, Murdoch Paewai, Roger Randle, Reece Robinson, Dustin Watts.

THAT looking back on a very much abbreviated club season in retrospect. Premiers: Played 10 won 7 lost 3. Premier Reserves: Played 12 won 10 lost 2. Thirds: Played 8 won 0 lost 8. Colts: Played 9 won 5 lost 4. Roll on 2021 and lets all hope that club rugby and life in general gets back to some sort of normality.

THAT a reminder to NOBM players and supporters >>> Make Sure YOU get along to the clubrooms on Saturdays for the regular aftermatch functions for some ‘other’ grade and womens Hawkes Bay rep games etc. being played at Tremain Field. It is a great opportunity to catch up with your fellow club members now that our much shortened club season has finished. And it’s a chance to share a convivial refreshment of your choice plus some tasty morsels from Rick & Sues kitchen and chew over the afternoons representative rugby and catch some Mitre10 Cup action on our BIG screen. >>> Make Sure you call in for a Pint – Wade would love to see you.

THAT and another old Irish proverb – Some people make things happen, some watch things happen, while others wonder whats happened.

THAT we it is interesting to see that new All Black Hoskins Sotutu is being compared by some of the countries rugby notables as a rising former All Black star ZinZan Brooke. To quote former All Black Mike Brewer ‘The talent that he has, I thinks, is outrageous. I think the key point of difference is his anticipatory skills. He has got the anticipation of an open side flanker, which reminds me a lot of Zinny because he is in the right place at the right time.’ Just as an aside Hoskins and ZinZan are and were members of the Auckland Marist club.

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.

AFTER . . . 21 seasons of scoring the rugby games at McLean seems to have come to an end for the time being. Me and my cohort for the last three seasons, Dave Bell were dumped from doing it for the Magpies vs Steelers match. What sucks is the way it was handled. No prior warning from anybody and we were informed by our tech guy John that we wouldn’t be required. Keith Groube from HB referees would be doing both games. Even our long time match day manager at McLean Park Gary Macdonald from the HBRU wasn’t aware of it until we informed him of what was happening. Not professional at all. Reminds me of an old Roy Orbison song “Communication Breakdown”. (2020)

WELL . . . fast forward a week versus Canterbury it was still the same scenario. But It now seems that Dave Bell and I will in all likelihood be back in the scoring seats at McLean Park come 26th October with a double header gig involving the Taniwha. So watch this space. (2020)

THE . . . Trade Me auction for the one-off Hawke’s Bay Magpies jerseys for the match (Farmers Day) against Canterbury took place throughout Saturday morning and into the arvo and evening of the match. Funds from the auction were to raise money for drought stricken Hawke’s Bay farmers. The top price prior to the match was for Devon Flanders # 8 jersey at $1,309.00, Kurt Baker’s #15 fetched $570.00. As a few in the club will know yours truly has a penchant for rugby jersey auctions having paid $500.00 and $400.00 on ones at the Napier Marist (2008) and Napier High School Old Boys 2010) respective centenaries. So it was a steal for me today scoring Joel Hintz’s #18 for a mere $255.00! Was wondering do I get a discount because he never took to the field? (2020)

SO. . . from my figures of the first eleven jerseys sold prior to kick-off yesterday the average price was around $412.00 per jersey. (2020)

THE FORMER . . . world record hold for planking George Hood has been at it again. Recently, at the tender age of 68 George broke the world plank record again. This time extending it out to an amazing 8 hours! When he first set the world record in 2011 it was only for an hour. (2020)

MEANWHILE ACROSS . . . the ditch, my eldest grandson Bentley Neilson after just a measly one touchdown this weekend, is now up to 51 tries from 13 games for his Nedlands junior side in Perth so far this season. Still three rounds left for the young fellas. (2020)

Cheers McGoo

THAT we are still sitting on quite a lot of sundry clothing, jackets, tops belonging to both adults and children that has been left behind in the clubrooms etc. It is quite obvious some folk can’t be bothered to enquire if we have seen it.
If this gear isn’t claimed within the next few weeks it will be donated to St Vincent de Paul Op Shop

++++ The man who has confidence in himself gains the confidence of others.

THEY SAID IT

“Is the player depth around to put a team on the field that can be competitive? We believe there is.”

NZ Player Association boss Rob Nichol explains his support for a Pasifika team in Super Rugby.

“We’ve got an opportunity to make that right. And we cannot let it slip.”
Rob Nichol continues.

“Ash is a world class lineout thrower and we’re lucky we have so many lineout jumpers.
Magpie lock Tom Parsons on team captain Ash Dixon.

“We attacked them at set piece time. At the 60 minute mark the match could have gone either way but the boys dug deep.”
Parsons continues.

“It’s an absolute honour to be Wallabies captain and I want to thank Dave Rennie, the Wallabies management team as well as Rugby Australia for their support and endorsement.”

Wallaby captain flanker Michael Hooper.

 

Test Your Rugby Knowledge

This weeks Poser 1 – Who is the kiwi being touted in Australia as a future Wallaby coach following Dave Rennie ?

Poser 2 – Who is the captain of the Wellington Lions ?

Poser 3 – When was the last time the Magpies beat Canterbury ?

Poser 4 – Who was the former Napier OBM Junior player who scored a try against Bay of Plenty on his debut for the Wellington Lions on Friday evening ?

Last weeks Poser 1 – What was the result the last time that Hawkes Bay and Counties Manukau met ? Answer – Hawkes Bay 22 Counties Manukau 10

Poser 2 – What the dates of the Bledisloe Cup matches in Wellington and in Auckland ? Answer – Wellington 11 Oct. & Auckland 17 Oct.

Poser 3 – On how many occasions did Michael Johnson win the KR Tremain Memorial Cup as the clubs Sportsman of the Year ? Answer – 4 (2002, 2007, 2008, 2011)

Poser 4 – How long ago did Taranaki win the Ranfurly Shield off Canterbury ? Answer – 3 years

MITRE10 CUP – Sun 13 Sept vs Southland (Invercargill) lost 10-16 – Sun 20 Sept vs Counties Manukau (Napier) won 31-17 – Sat 26 Sept vs Canterbury (Napier) won 20-19 – Sun 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).

vs Canterbury – Scoring: 20min Lincoln McClutchie pen – 3-0 ; 27m Lolagi Visinia try/con McClutchie – 10-0 /// 43m Shilo Klien try – 10-5 ; 55m Sam Darry try/con Brett Cameron – 10-12 ; 59m Josh McKay try/con Cameron – 10-19 ; 68m Jonah Lowe try – 15-19 ; 80m Ash Dixon try – 20-19

WEEK ONE – Fri 11 Sept – North Harbour 29 Canterbury 43 : Sat 12 Sept – Waikato 53 Wellington 28 : Otago 6 Auckland 38 : Counties Manukau 24 Tasman 41 : Sun 13 Sept – Northland 43 Manawatu 26 : Taranaki 36 Bay Plenty 29 : Southland 16 Hawkes Bay 10

WEEK TWO – Fri 18 Sept – Tasman 54 Northland 21 : Sat 19 Sept – Waikato 41 North Harbour 19 : Canterbury 22 Taranaki 23 (RS) : Bay of Plenty 17 Southland 14 : Sun 20 Sept – Hawkes Bay 31 Counties Manukau 17 : Manawatu 25 Otago 36 : Auckland 21 Wellington 39

WEEK THREE – Fri 25 Sept – Wellington 32 Bay of Plenty 10 : Sat 26 Sept – Tasman 34 Waikato 17 : Southland 11 North Harbour 10 : Hawkes Bay 20 Canterbury 19 : Sun 27 Sept – Auckland 50 Manawatu 12 : Taranaki 19 Otago 30 (RS) : Counties Manukau v Northland – Still to be played

WEEK FOUR – Fri 2 Oct – Bay of Plenty v Auckland : Sat.3 Oct. – Counties Manukau v Manawatu : Northland v Taranaki : Canterbury v Wellington : Sun 4 Oct – North Harbour v Tasman : Southland v Waikato : Otago v Hawkes Bay (RS)

 

BLEDISLOE CUP – 11 Oct. vs Australia (Wgtn), 18 Oct. vs Australia (Auck), 7 Nov. vs Australia (Brisbane), 12 Dec. vs Australia (Sydney)

RUGBY CHAMPIONSHIP – 7 Nov. vs Australia (Brisbane), 14 Nov. vs Argentina (Sydney), 21 Nov. vs South Africa (Sydney), 28 Nov. vs South Africa (Newcastle), 5 Dec. vs Argentina (Sydney), 12 December vs Australia (Sydney

NZ Marist

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: murph@maristrugby.org.nz

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www. maristrugby.org.nz
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COMING EVENTS IN (2021)

2020 NZ Marist Colts tour – Northland/Auckland regions – This years tour has been cancelled.
2020 NZ MARIST XV v NZR Divisional XV – This years tour has been cancelled
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Start planning NOW to attend the annual Spillane Tournament in 2021 in

> TAUPO <
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Hosted by Taupo Marist in association with New Zealand Marist
90th SPILLANE CUP RUGBY – 2021
Owen Delaney Park
Tournament Dates: Saturday 13th / Sunday 14th March 2021
Final entries 14th February 2021
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Hosted by Taupo Marist in association with New Zealand Marist
30th SPILLANE NETBALL – 2021
Owen Delaney Park – Netball Courts
Tournament Date: Saturday 13th March 2021
Final entries 14th February 2021
Run by Marist Netball Hamilton & Napier Ex High Marist
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>>> www.maristrugby.org.nz <<<

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ExHigh Marist Netball

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

Saturday 26 September – Report courtesy Glenys Hannan

Celtics played Clive what a great game the team unfortunately had two players suffer injuries Emma and Anahera. The game was very slick and fast which we adapted to but our defence was solid and played with patience Sharese’s elevation was amazing as was Emma and Sarah when on the court covered the base, rebounds were tightly contested, with most of them going our way.

The attacks showed confidence in the circle and the attacks were able feed the ball into the shooters as both of them were able to create a lot of space for this to happen

Celtics 36 Clive 14 POD. Sarah. Celtics finished 2nd in their grade – Well Done.

Annual Club Prizegiving

A new Life Member was announced last night at The Shed and this was presented to Jacqueline Gardiner. She has spent hours Coaching, Managing, polishing, administering, pacifying, massaging and mending not only for our Netball Club, but also to the Wider Community of our Sport.

Jacqui’s preference was always behind the scenes not being on show or seeking accolades for herself. She has also been involved in Cricket, again getting the job done in an expedient manner and has recently been given a Life Membership by the Tech Cricket Club. Congratulations Jacqui.

2020 Trophy winners

Shamrocks MVP – Anna Madarasz- Smith

Evergreens – Rachel Read

Celtics players player – Anahera King

MVP – Sarah Wynands

Clovers – Bex Hollyman

Supporter of the Year – Jill Verschaffelt

Jill Verschaffelt Cup – Anna Campbell

Glenys Hannan Cup – KrisAnn Faulkner

Pauline O’Connor Cup – Best Club Member – Bex Hollyman

All in All it was a Great night at The Shed………………………..

COMING EVENTS

Saturday 3rd October – Mystery 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!!!

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>>> For more Info please Contact:
President: Glenys Hannan 027 8355 565
Secretary: Rebecca 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 again in 2021′
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Marist FC

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Napier Marist Football Prizegiving 2020

Shed 2 Bar and Restaurant,
West Quay, Ahuriri, Napier.

Friday 9 October 2020
6:00pm – 12:00am

Team Up with Napier Marist Football again in 2021….

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
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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
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>>> For all Napier Marist Football info please contact – Chris Guillemot – 0278 450 952
chris.guillemot@coffeydavidson.co.nz

“Play Napier Marist Football in 2021
– New Players Welcome”
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NAPIER OLD BOYS MARIST CRICKET

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The NOBMCC 30th AGM of the Club will be held at the clubrooms
this coming
Wednesday 30th of September from 7:30pm
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Congratulations

To our very own Nihal Shilar on picking
upthe CricHq MVP award for Property
Brokers Premier grade for the
2019-20 season
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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 – nobmcricket@gmail.com
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!!

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NOBMCC OFFICERS 2019-20
Patron: John O’Shaughnessy
President: Dave Herrick
Secretary: Andrew Frame
Auditor: David Pearson Treasurer: James McCorkindale
Chairman: Del Whyte
Committee: 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 – theframes@slingshot.co.nz
or Del Whyte – 021 705 030 – del@nbhs.school.nz

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

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NAPIER MARIST SOFTBALL
Contacts: Club Chairman: Craig Smith. Secretary: Abby Whitley – 027 8450 735 – abbyw1990@gmail.com
Club Contact: Dianne de Lautour – 027 240 3235
“New Players Welcome to Team up with us for the 2020-21 season”
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The Leprauchan Comments

An Englishman, A Scotsman and an Irishman are working on building a Skyscraper. They spend their working day atop the steel structure and have their lunch sitting on one of the steel girders.

One day the Englishman opens his lunch box and scoffs “Damn. Corned Beef? Again?”. The Scotsman opens his lunchbox and bemoans his Corned Beef sandwich as well. The Irishman opens his lunchbox and he also has a Corned Beef sandwich.

The three of them agree that Corned Beef sandwiches are hideous and the Englishman sarcastically says that if he get’s a Corned Beef tomorrow he has good mind to jump from the building because he’s absolutely sick of eating them. The Scotsman shares his sentiment and agree’s saying “You and me both Pal!”. The Irish man concurs and says he’ll jump himself it’s yet another Corned Beef sandwich.

The following day, the three meet up to have their lunch. The Englishman opens his lunchbox and he has a chicken sandwich. “Excellent” he says. The Scotsman has a cheese and ham sandwich. “Lovely” he exclaims. The Irishman opens his lunchbox but, lo and behold, it’s Corned Beef. Again. He excuses himself, stands up, leaps from the girder and falls to his death below.

An inquiry is opened by the construction company and it reveals the talk the three friends had the day before about the frequency of getting hideous corned beef sandwiches for lunch and their sarcastically joking about killing themselves if they got it again the next day. The company summons the Irishman’s grieving wife to shed some light on the situation. They explain the circumstances which lead to his death but she tells them “I don’t understand, he always makes his own lunch!”.

Clean Irish Jokes

Hyped up on pints and patriotism after celebrating St. Patrick’s Day, I took a bus home. Amazing what a touch of the green magic can do – I’d never driven a bus in my life!

Declan, Mick and Seamus entered their local pub’s weekly raffle and to their surprise, they each won a prize:

Declan a bottle of whisky, Mick a large turkey and Seamus a toilet brush.

The next week, they met again in the pub and talked about their prizes.

Declan extolled the pleasures of his smooth Irish whisky, while Mick reported that the turkey was the most delicious he had ever tasted

Seamus looked rather glum when asked about the toilet brush.

‘It wasn’t that great,’ he said. ‘I think I’ll go back to using paper.’

 

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

www.napierobmaristrugby.co.nz

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”Team up with Napier Old Boys Marist”

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