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Information on upcoming events and some key mid-season statistics

Here some announcements and up-coming information

Key Stats

  • Junior playing registrations are up 14% on 2020
  • Senior registrations are up 2% on 2020
  • A passionate and supportive crowd of approximately 1,000, attended the Farriers Wairarapa Bush vs Hawkes Bay Saracens pre-season game at Trust House Memorial Park on Queens Birthday weekend
  • 5,000 people viewed last week’s Childsey and Persico show on Facebook
  • There was over 24,000 views in the month of May on the Wai-Bush website.
  • The Makoura College combined girls’ secondary school team have commenced their competition in the Manawatu and is their first foray into 15 a-side

Important Announcements

The details of the 50th Anniversary weekend will be announced on Monday 21st June 2021

WBRU have introduced a new Under 18 Barbarian Team to play East Coast in a representative game and will be selected from the College players who play in the Wednesday night local 1st XV competition.

WBRU Maori’s will feature in the Te Tini a Maui competition later in the year.

The Hurricane’s Youth Council’s Under 20’s, Under 18’s, Under 16’s and Women’s programs will be announced on Tuesday 22nd June 2021.

By the end of July, a new combined development program and festival days will be detailed for Junior Rugby between Horowhenua-Kapiti and Whanganui.

Free movie nights – The Ground We Won

There are two free screenings of The Ground We Won being held at Masterton Red Star Rugby Club on 23 June and Martinborough Rugby Club on 30 June, with both evenings starting at 6.30pm.

This fantastic NZ-made film follows the Reporoa rugby team over the course of a season. This movie is great viewing and the screenings are open to players, coaches, club officials and supporters. It’s a true opportunity to look at our game from a fascinating and different perspective. Movie rating (M) suitable for a mature audience.

It’s first in, first served so reserve your seat now. Email or call 027 343 1111.