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TeamTalk Update - 24 March 2019

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Eddie Wilson
24-Mar-2019
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Napier Old Boys Marist Rugby Club

TeamTalk

24.03.2019



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 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 2019”


 
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NASH CUP -   Round 2

 

 

 

 

  

 

 

WIT TRUST NAPIER OLD BOYS MARIST PREMIERS  85    CENTRAL SPORTS 12


Another fine day in the Bay was just the platform we wanted to help celebrate one of the clubs hardest working players – Pouvi Fatialofa in his 100th appearance for the Clubs premier team, and the boys didn’t disappoint.   After what only one could describe as a bump in the road by letting through the first try, the team quickly took got a wakeup call from Matty G to say “whoops fullas, that was not in the script”. Just take a breath and start again.

And it was from that point the boys snapped into gear and quickly got into their work. The forwards showed that there will be no backward step this year and anyone in front of them will be hit with the full power they possess and that they’ll leave nothing in the tank. This very fit young forward pack which trains and plays hard, quickly got over the top of the visitors eight with pressure, skill and passion, and to follow the trust in Coach Gowler’s game plan.

Barnstorming runs from Hannon Brighouse and the ever-present monster of Ricky Hayes were a real highlight. The shear pace and power these young men showed us today was something special and there were several occasions where all three managers looked at each other shaking our heads in disbelief. 

With all the hard work completed up front, it allowed the rock stars to show just how much they are enjoying their rugby. Their straight running, fast hands, and the good lines they ran, allowed them to score some scintillating tries.

Bucky was on fire early in the game and ended the day with four well-constructed tries. Liam Edwards has been a point-scoring machine in his first two hit outs, but more importantly he set up so many tries that left Coach Gowler with a smile not often seen in a rugby game in recent years, I am sure Liam will try and claim them.   Defence has been the battle cry for the backs at training, and the defence I saw today was very pleasing with the inside three being dominant in the tackle and over the ball.

Overall you cannot be unhappy with a 85-12 score line, and this was another good build-up for next week’s battle vs Hastings, but that’s next week’s story…

Our 3-2-1s this week went to Saia, Liam, and our centurion Pouvi.

 

Report courtesy – Todd Donaldson

Scoring: 2min  Central try/con  - 0-7 ;  5m Jack Wilson try/con Liam Edwards - 7-7 ;  9m  Michael Buckley try - 12-7 ;  15m Saia Paese try/con Edwards  - 19-7 ;  18m Central try - 19-12 ;  24m Mitch Drew try/con Edwards - 26-12 ;  32m Buckley try/con Buckley - 33-12 ;  40m Pouvi Fatialofa try/con Edwards - 40-12.  ///   45m Edwards try - 45-12 ;  47m Buckley - 50-12 ; 53m Saia Paese try/con Edwards -  57-12 ;  62m Ricky Hayes try/con Edwards -  64-12 ;  72m Buckley try/con Edwards -  71-12 ;  74m Buckley try/con Edwards -  78-13 ;  78m Hayes try/con Edwards -  85-12

 

Players of the Day  - 3. Saia Paese    2. Liam Edwards   1. Pouvi Fatialofa

OTHER PREMIER RESULTS - MAC 17 Havelock North 25  :  HRS 31 Clive 27  :  Taradale 50 Tech 5  :  Tamatea 15 Pirates 17




TOWN & COUNTRY PRATT TROPHY 
Round 1


RICHARD KEPOKA BUILDERS NAPIER OLD BOYS MARIST PREMIER Development  17  OTANE  17 

NOBM Development started off the season against Otane who once again turned up with a vocal sideline and a team that wanted to play. The game started off and stayed a physical encounter for the entire 80mins. Adam Chapman and the Otane 1st five exchanging penalties in the first five mins and these were the only points until Otane crossed the line in the 28th Min.

Going into halftime 10-3 down the boys knew and enjoyed this challenge and started off the 2nd half well. In the 67th minute Willy Mead who is back after a few years away sinking a few made a well executed dart and got through the Otane defence.  At 10 all and both teams were out on their feet when Max Martin made a great break and thankfully had TK on his shoulder to finish it off with an awesome try in the 83rd minute.

This unfortunately was not the end, Otane managed to dot down in the 86th minute under the posts to finish the tight game 17 all.  Not the end result that we wanted but every player will be feeling it today and can hold their heads up high.   Luke had a massive game at #6 and played himself into the ground and took out the Player of the Day closely followed by Isaac Aitken at the back #15 who had a great 80mins, Dan Price also deserves a mention on a tough 80mins.

Report courtesy – Ross Clements

Players of the Day  -  3. Luke Donaldson     2. Isaac Aitken      1. Dan Price

RESERVES – Porongahau 19 Havelock North 10  :  Maraenui 28 MAC 10  :  WCUMR 27 Tech 29  :  YMP 36 Taradale 7  :  CHB won by default Tamatea lbw  :  Pirates lbw Clive won by default

 

 

Sat 30 March
3rd round Nash Cup
Napier Old Boys Marist vs Hastings Rugby & Sports


WIT Trust Premier:  - 16 March v Tech (Tremain) 119-12  : 23 March v Central (Tremain) 85-12 :  30/3 v HRS (Tremain)  :  3 April v Pirates (Tremain)  :  6/4 v Taradale (Tareha)  :   13/4 v Clive (Farndon)  :  20/4 v MAC (Flaxmere)  :  27/4 v Havelock North (Anderson)  :  4 May v Tamatea (Tremain)

Richard Kepka Builders
Premier Reserve: Pratt Cup23 March v Otane  (Tremain Field) 17-17 :   30/3 v Porongahau  (Bond Field). :   6 April v WCUMR  (Coronation Park)  :  13/4 v  Maraenui  (Maraenui Park) :  20/4  Bye  :  27/4 v Aotea  (Dannevirke) :  4 May v Final

Sideline Bar Thirds draw still to be released

Napier Collision Repair Colts:  Arthur Brown Cup (Pool B) – 30 March v Pirates (Tremain Field)  :  4 April – v Eskview (Tremain Field)  :  13/4 v Hastings R&S (Elwood Park)  :  20/4 v Havelock North (Anderson Park)  :  27/4 v Central Sports (Tremain Field  :  4 May – Final  - Winners Pool A v Winners Pool B

 

 

 


New Players and school-leavers always Welcome

‘Team up with Napier Old Boys Marist in 2019’

For all Rugby Matters please contact

 
Craig Gowler
Director of Rugby & Premier head coach 
0272 402 550

 

Your enquiries
WELCOME 

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Some of us carry our


Heart in our hands

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WE’VE STARTED > HAVE YOU ?
Team Training is now into full swing for >
> Premier squad
> Premier Development
> Thirds
> Colts

Each Tues & Thurs  @  6pm  - at Bond Field, Park Island

  • All players and new players Welcome. 


     

 

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All the talent in the world won’t take you anywhere without your teammates
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NEW PLAYERS ALWAYS WELCOME

>>> PASS THE WORD AROUND  <<<




NAPIER OLD BOYS MARIST JUNIOR RUGBY
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🏉We will be selling our club gear on the weigh in nights  -  Monday 25th March  NOBM Clubrooms 4:30 to 6:30pm 
Monday 1st April  NOBM Clubrooms 4:30 to 6:30pm


Socks $15   -    Shorts $25   -   Caps $20   -   Jackets $50   -  Hoodies $75

Cash or Eftpos

We have limited stock of some awesome new training jackets - first in first serve!

Please note that we will not be issuing Club T's unless subs have been paid

1 Child $60.00
2 Children $110.00
3+ Children $130.00

BANK - SBS
NAME - NOBM Junior Rugby
ACCOUNT - 03-1355-0746519-00
REFERENCE - Childs first and last name

New players will be able to come along on these evenings to have a chat to us or the guys from the HBRU and register

LINK TO REGISTER
This is for new players, if you played in 2018 you will have already received a link, if you have not please let me know
NOBM-Junior-Registration-Form

If you know of any littlies that would like to join our Kindy Ripper sessions for under 5's please ask them to
 email  nobmkindyrippers@gmail.com  
Sessions will be 8:30am on Saturdays - spaces are limited

Keep those registrations coming!

ALL  NEW  PLAYERS  IN  2019  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:

2018 NOBM Junior Rugby Committee
Bevan Condin (Chairman), Jason Evans (Convenor), Hayley Ceselli (Secretary),
Waka Petera, Dave Walls, Rochelle Williams, Grant Frommherz.

“New Players Welcome to Team up with us in 2019
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club noticeboard

 

our  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"

CLUBROOM  ACTION
>>> Shape Insurance Supporters of the Day – Doc Bould
>>> Winner Pak’n Save $50 voucher – No.30 Jamie Beale


>>>
Lucky Members Cash Draw  -  will kick-off on Saturday 6 April
Note: This is for all financial playing & non-playing members >>> so make sure your subs are paid soonest



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CAN YOU HELP ???

a Special Request from Club Manager Wade Colville-Smith -

>>> Have any members got a Chest type Freezer that you are willing to sell
to the Club as we need a replacement as soon as possible.

Please contact Wade -  
021 059 3943

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A friendly reminder to our non-playing members and supporters

NOW  IS  THE  TIME

  •   Subs for the period April 2019 – 31 March 2020 are Due

    *   Basic non-playing sub - $40
    A basic non-player membership entitles you to be  part of our Club  -  member rates bar prices  -  weekly members draw at the clubrooms during the club season  -  and a regular emailed copy of TeamTalk

      *   Gold Card membership $200 (details below)   *   ‘200 Club’ - $60


    Your  Payments
    Can be made by direct credit to the clubs  SBS Napier – Account  - 03 1355 0760476 00
    or by
    Cheque mailed to: Napier Old Boys Marist RFC, P0 Box 216, Napier
    or
    also at the
    Club Bar


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    Gold Card – BENEFITS
    >>> Non Playing Membership
    >>> 200 Club Ticket
    >>> $60 Club Bar credit on your membership card
    >> Complimentary entry to the Club’s annual Dinner & Trophy Presentations
    >>> 10% discount on Club merchandise
    >>> Entry in the weekly members draw 
    >>> Invitation to a special function for Gold Card members prior to a home Premier game
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    Grab a Club Merchandise bargain Today…

     

    ‘Green Machine’ Kooga Caps

    Available from the Club Bar

    At the bargain price of only  $20 adult size  &  $15 kids size

    Be in quick these caps have been great sellers 




    Be in Quick  - NEW STOCKS ARRIVING SOON

    The above ‘warm up’ Tees  @  $25 each
    and below
    Shorts  @  $45 each

    Now available from  Club Bar  - See Wade  TODAY



     

    See YOU at the Clubrooms
    on  Saturday afternoons
    All members and friends Welcome
    Join our affiliate codes sportsmen/women – footballers, netballers, cricketers & softballers at the clubrooms.


    Call in for a cool TUI or two..... and a game of Pool

    Clubroom Bookings
    for all Functions or Events

    In the first instance please contact:
    Director of Club Management



     Wade Colville-Smith
     Mobile - 021 059 3943
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    DID YOU KNOW

      THAT a little background on WIT Trust OBM Premiers fullback Liam Edwards record breaking  scoring in last Saturdays 119-12 Nash Cup win over Napier Tech.  Prior to Liam’s 49 point haul which consisted of 3 tries and 17 conversions (he didn’t miss one kick all afternoon) the previous record holder was Napier Pirates Aayden Clarke who accumulated 46 points in Pirates 131-0 against MAC in 2006.  On the club front the highest individual points scored by a Napier Old Boys Marist Premier player prior to Liam’s high scoring tally was the 45 points posted by midfield back Sam Giddens also against MAC in his sides 115-0 win in 2009.



    THAT
    must extend an apology to Liam Edwards for my errors in the postmatch jottings against Tech in last weeks edition of TeamTalk  for incorrectly referring to him as Liam Halpin  -  senior moment I guess !!!    Ed

         THAT  in the clubs Premier fixture against Central Sports yesterday the team celebrated another milestone in sharing the occasion with flanker Pouvi Fatialofa achieving his 100th game Premier game.  A brief candid pic sees Pouvi on the right joined by veteran Migao Lauanao who is now sitting on a mere 247 outings in the teams colours !   Certainly a great effort from you guys so just keep on playing you’re a long time with your boots hung up when that day does come…..


    THAT
     A questioning man is halfway to being wise.

     

    THAT future issues of TeamTalk could be coming to your from across the ditch over the coming month due to spending some time with family in Melbourne.  May even incorporate a bit of AFL and Melbourne Rebels comment with these live games right on ones the doorstep.  So regular contributors don’t let that put you off from forwarding your reports and any other news item that you wish to be circulated to our extensive global mailing.    Ed


    THAT a message to our readers if over the next few weeks if you are not getting your weekly TeamTalk newsletters just send me an email.  This is due to using my laptop while travelling instead of the usual desktop while I’m away and some members (hopefully not too many may not currently be in my L/T addressbook.   Within excess of 1500 email addresses on the data base it is a constant job keeping it updated over two computers as people so often change them and forget to let everyone know.



    THAT an important reminder to players both old and new that there are still vacancies in most grades  -  team training is now under way each Tuesday & Thursday at 6pm at Bond Field, Park Island >>>  Come along and bring a mate.  All new players and school leavers Welcome.

     

        THAT a  REMINDER notice to all former Napier High School Old Boys rugby players  -  mark Saturday 18 May on your calendar and diary -  The Club is holding a get-together for you at our Park Island clubrooms which will tie in with our WIT Trust Premier team’s home game against old rivals Taradale (kick-off 3pm). The curtainraiser will be the clubs Premier Development XV vs Taradale at 1.15pm.     Remember to pass the word around amongst your old team mates – See YOU at the club on the 18th May

     

     

    THAT if you know of anyone that is interested in joining our regular TeamTalk  mailouts  then please forward their name and email address to  - eddiewilson@xtra.co.nz    New members and supporters of our Rugby and affiliates Marist sports club always Welcome.


      THAT  SUBS are now DUE  -  message to non-playing members and supporters have YOU paid your 2019/20 subs yet  >>> Make Sure YOU are in the weekly financial Members Cash Draw



    ++++  I didn’t get there by wishing for it or hoping for it, but by working for it.


    THEY SAID IT

    “Having Gatland coaching the All Blacks could be like trying to fit a square peg in a round hole.”

    Dominion Post Rugby scribe Brendan Venter.

    “Not only is he fast, but he’s powerful, and he’s got an eye for the line. He’s playing good rugby. What’s that? Six tries in two weeks…not bad winger.”
    Blues coach Leon MacDonald on 22 year old Rieko Ioane.

    “This will change the entire fabric of international sports hosting. I think everything changes now. We’ll certainly be having a look at security in depth.  I think the idea of New Zealand being a safe haven is gone now.”
    NZ Cricket ceo David White.

     

    Test  Your Rugby Knowledge 

     

    This weeks Poser –  In the Grand Slam winning final for Wales who were the two NZ players who scored all their 25 points

    Poser 2 – What position did the Crusaders finish in 1996 the inaugural season of Super Rugby ?      

    Poser 3
     – How long has Warren Gatland been in charge of the Welsh XV ?      

    Poser 4
    – - The Blues 33-26 win over the Highlanders on Friday evening was their first over a Kiwi side in how many matches ?    

     

    Last weeks Posers – Who is the former Wallaby in the Hurricanes team ?      Answer – Prop Toby Smith


    Poser 2 –  Who do the Magpies play in the opening Mitre10 Cup match in 2019 ?       Answer -  Manawatu  

    Poser 3 – Who might Hamilton be co-sharing their World Rugby Sevens tournaments with ?      Answer -  Fiji     

    Poser 4
    – Can you remember the Nash Cup result vs Tech in 2018 ?      Answer -  59-10

     

     

    Round 1 – 15/16 Feb   Chiefs 27 Highlanders 30  :  Brumbies 27 Rebels 34 :  Blues 22 Crusaders 24 :  Waratahs 19 Hurricanes 20 :  Sunwolves 10 Sharks 45  :   Bulls 40 Stormers 3  :  Jaguares v Lions   Bye - Reds

    Round 2 – 22-24 Feb
       Highlanders 36 Reds 31 :  Sunwolves 30 Waratahs 31  :  Crusaders 38 Hurricanes 22  :  Brumbies 54 Chiefs 17  :  Sharks 26 Blues 7 :  Stormers 19 Lions 17 :  Jaguares v Bulls   Bye – Rebels

    Round 3 – 1-3 March   Hurricanes 43 Brumbies 13 :  Rebels 24 Highlanders 19  :  Chiefs 15 Sunwolves 30  :  Reds 22 Crusaders 12 :  Lions 12 Bulls 30 :  Sharks 11 Stormers 16  :  Jaguares v Blues    Bye - Waratahs

    Round 4 – 8-9 March   Hurricanes 25 Highlanders 22 :  Rebels 29 Brumbies 26 :  Crusaders 57 Chiefs 28 :  Blues 28 Sunwolves 20 :  Waratahs 28 Reds 17 :  Lions 47 Jaguares 39 :  Bulls 37 Sharks 14     Bye –Stormers

    Round 5 – 15-16 March  Chiefs 23 Hurricanes 23 :  Brumbies 19 Waratahs 13  :  Stormers 35 Jaguares 8 :  Sunwolves 31 Reds 34  :  Highlanders v Crusaders  :  Lions 36 Rebels 33    Bye – Bulls, Sharks, Blues

    Round 6 – 22-24 March   Blues 33 Highlanders 26 :  Hurricanes 34 Stormers 28 :  Waratahs 20 Crusaders 12 :  Sunwolves 24 Lions 37 :  Bulls 20 Chiefs 56  :  Sharks 28 Rebels 14 :  Reds v Brumbies  still to be played   Bye – Jaguares

    Round 7 – 29-31 March
      Hurricanes v Crusaders  :  Waratahs v Sunwolves  :  Blues v Stormers  :  Reds v Rebels  :  Sharkes v Bulls  :  Jaguares v Chiefs   Byes – Lions, Brumb ies, Highlanders

     

     

     

    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.
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    COMING EVENTS
    > 2019 – 45th New Zealand Marist Colts tour – Poverty Bay - Hawkes Bay -  (dates to be confirmed)
    > 2020 – 89th Spillane Tournament Hastings – hosted by Hastings Rugby & Sports – (dates to be confirmed)



    >>>   http://www.maristrugby.org.nz/  <<<

     

     

     

     

    NAPIER OLD BOYS MARIST CRICKET

    NAPIER OLD BOYS MARIST CRICKET CLUB – TROPHY CUP LIST 2018-2019

    PREMIER BATTING CUP (T.P. REANEY CUP): Mathew Sinclair 6 games 253 runs average 63
    PREMIER BOWLING CUP (W.BISHOP CUP): Sunil Kumar 18 games 34 wickets 2 5wkt haul
    PREMIER FIELDING CUP (LEE FORD CUP): Harry Godhke 7 catches  
    PREMIER MOST DEDICATED (B.SERGENT CUP): Jay Mahi
    Most ducks - Sunil Kumar (4)      Golden duck on debut- Stu Lindsay

    Senior GRADE BATTING CUP (J.O’BRIEN CUP):  Sam Macklow
    Senior GRADE BOWLING CUP (FALVEY MEMORIAL): Sam Gallagher

    3rd GRADE FIELDING CUP (AMEV LIFE CUP): James McCorkindale
    3rd GRADE MOST DEDICATED (B.O’ROURKE CUP): James Whyte

    HOBBLERS BATTING CUP (F.F.CANE CUP): Mason Baker
    HOBBLERS BOWLING CUP (W.J.O’CONNELL CUP): Scott Morgan
    HOBBLERS FIELDING CUP (H.FINDLAY CUP): Dylan Smith
    HOBBLERS MOST DEDICATED (L.FORD CUP): Jason Sayer

    LADIES BATTING CUP (L.WILLIS CUP): Niamh Muldowney
    LADIES BOWLING CUP (JENKINS JEWELLERS): Cate Pedersen
    LADIES FIELDING CUP (HUTCHINSON CUP): N/A
    LADIES MOST IMPROVED (M.GRAHAM CUP): Niamh Muldowney
    LADIES PLAYERS/PLAYERS (BURROWS FAMILY): Niamh Muldowney

    M.V.P. WINNERS FOR EACH GRADE WERE:
    PREMIER: Sunil Kumar
    Big Barrel: Shane Lui
    HOBBLERS: Scott Morgan
    LADIES: Cate Pedersen

    4th RUGBY CRICKET: 
    4th GRADE RUGBY BATTING (IAN McRAE CUP):  Adam Chapman
    4th GRADE RUGBY BOWLING (BLAIR FURLONG CUP): Matt Robertson
    DUCK CUP: - Gerald Spooner
    PRESIDENT’S CUP (NORMA McKEARNEY MEMORIAL): -
    TOP WICKETKEEPER (W.T.SPAIN CUP): -
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    NOBM’s Rugby Cricket X1 shape up for Action or After Action
    – Prematch – Postmatch!


    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 for the 2019-20 Season”
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    Present and New players, School leavers, Coaches and Managers will be Welcome

    Come along and join our club in 2019

    https://facebook.com/NapierExHighMaristNetballClub/

     

    IMPORTANT  MESSAGE

    >>>For more Info  please Contact: President: Glenys Hannan  027 8355 565

    Secretary/Treasurer:  Jacqui Gardiner  0272 398 204  or  Gear Manager: Jo Exeter  0276 227 607  /  Jill Verschaffelt  027 299 2704
    ExHighMaristHB@gmail.com 


    Like us on facebook to keep up to date with all the happenings.
    ‘Team up with ExHigh Marist Netball in 2019'
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    2019 Committee Members
    Chris Guillemot  - Chairman

      Treasurer - Nicola Brown   Secretary - Kevin Murphy    Club Captain - Ken Cooper

    Executive - Glenn Restieaux,  Sheree Lack,  Marty Akers,  Carl Hunt

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

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    Thanks to our clubs major sponsors -

    Alexander Electric  - 
    Business Technology Group  -   Bay Tours and Charters  -    Red Steel 
    Shed 2     -   Tamatea Pak n Save.
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    >>> For all Napier Marist Football info please contact - Kevin Murphy  -  0272 970 238
     info@murphyevents.co.nz


    “Play Napier Marist Football in 2019New Players Welcome”
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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 2018-19
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    The Leprechaun Comments

    Two Irishmen looking for work see a sign that reads TREE FELLERS WANTED. “Oh, now, look at that,” said Paddy. “What a pity there’s only de two of us!”

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    Three guys – one Irish, one English, and one Scottish – are out walking along the beach together one day. They come across a lantern and a genie pops out of it.
    “I will give you each one wish, that’s three wishes in total,” says the genie.
    The Scottish guy says, “I am a fisherman, my dad’s a fisherman, his dad was a fisherman and my son will be one too. I want all the oceans full of fish for all eternity.” So, with a blink of the genie’s eye, the oceans were teeming with fish.
    The Englishman was amazed, so he said, “I want a wall around England, protecting her, so that no one will get in for all eternity.” Again, with a blink of the genie’s eye, there was a huge wall around England.
    The Irishman asks, “I’m very curious. Please tell me more about this wall.” The genie explains, “Well, it’s about 150 feet high, 50 feet thick, protecting England so that nothing can get in or out.”
    The Irishman says, “Fill it up with water.”

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    Mrs Pete Monaghan came into the newspaper office to pay for her husband’s death notice. She was told by the kindly newsman that it was a dollar per word and he remembered Pete and wasn’t it too bad about him passing away.
    She thanked him for his kind words and bemoaned the fact that she only had two dollars. So she wrote out the obituary, “Pete died.” The newsman took a look and said he thought old Pete deserved more and he’d give her three more words at no charge.
    Mrs Pete Monaghan thanked him and changed it to: “Pete died. Boat for sale”.”

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    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

    Napier Old Boys Marist Rugby – Napier Old Boys Marist Cricket – Napier Marist Football – Napier Marist Netball – Napier Marist Softball

    ”Team up with Napier Old Boys Marist”