Nelson Rugby Football Club fixtures schedule and results of games are available on the Tasman Rugby Union website.
On Saturday 21/7/2018, in truly appalling conditions, Nelson competed against Marist in the final of the NPD Tasman Trophy. It was a tough game and Nelson emerged the victors (16-6).
The winning team. Image - Stephen Garguilio
With the cup safely locked in the trophy cabinet the team can now reflect on a successful season built on a lot of hard work and real dedication.
Nelson coach Kade Heke said the boys were "absolutely stoked" to take home the championship. "There was a lot of effort from the boys."
A special shout out to the supporters who braved challenging conditions to cheer on the team.
Haati GrassRoots Rugby Series 1 Episode 18
1 August 2018 (Coverage starts at 14:31)
Nelson defeat Marist for Tasman Trophy
Stuff, Carly Gooch July 22 2018
Nelson crowned NPD Tasman Trophy Premiers
Congratulations to all the winners
Most improved: Matthew Soper & William Havili
Under 21: Isaiah Miller
Best tackler: Willis Scott
Sportsman of the year: Brendon Asomua-Goodman
Sportsman of year: Jackson Pugh & Matthew McClunie
Player of year: Cyril Benistand-Hector (Beni)
Most improved: Mike Hughes
Fowler Trophy: James Hewlett
Tenant Trophy: Shane Graham
Most Valuable Person: Jo Harwood
Presidents Cup: Steve Gargulio
John Goodman Trophy: Shane Graham
|Grade||Outstanding Player||Most improved||Sportsman of team||McDonalds Trophy for attitude|
|U6W||Keira Anderson||Jett Leslie, Ruby Anderson, Giorgio Gargiulo||Neveah Pluck, Oliver Shattock||Carter Marshall|
|U6B||Ashton Russell – Harris||Kayden Trusler||Liam Urwin||Robbie Freeman|
|U7W||Nero Bjerring||Orlando Smith||Brandon Walker||Cooper Watson|
|U7B||Welfare Schwenke||E J Schwenke||Hunter Morrison, Jack Goodman||Emmett Crockett|
|U8||Hunter Wallace||Leo Saunders||Jacob Urwin||Jack Hall|
|U9W||Dion Hill, George Lewis||Hunter Campion||Aisake Finau||Awatea Rahui|
|U9B||Mitchell Laird||Brock Vedder||Lucas Palmer||Lexi Higgins|
|U10||Edward Foskett||Jackson Foskett||Tommy Moloney||Harrison Wheatley|
|U11W||James Schwenke||Campbell Folly||Michael Dehar||Deklen King – Turner|
|U11B||Jack Potter||Paige Andrews||Walter Moloney||Niall McLeod|
|U12||Conor Hulme||Flynn Edridge||Bronson King||Sam Lanigan|
|U13||Dayton Burke||Falala Sui||Troy Marshall||Haley Partridge|
McDonalds Trophy for Outstanding Attitude: Harrison Wheatley
Female Player of the year: Ania Morgan
Rochelle Walker Memorial Trophy for contribution to JAB: Brett Newcombe