Rugby PB v EC - Jesse Kapene
Rugby EC v PB - Kelvin Smith
Rugby YMP v OBM - Jayden Milner, Scott McKinley
Rugby YMP v OBM - Jesse Kapene
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Formed in 1890 the Poverty Bay Rugby Football Union governs rugby union within the Gisborne region surrounding Poverty Bay.

There are seven rugby clubs within the region. Poverty Bay has a proud and rich history – with 17 All Blacks coming from our region, plus many more current and past Super Rugby players.


“To create an environment that increases participation, aspires all towards excellence and maintains the proud history of Poverty Bay in the game of rugby”


“To promote education, health and wellbeing in the community through the sport of Rugby Union”

Poverty Bay Victorious

Poverty Bay have won the inaugural Bill Osborne Taonga challenge to be the first holders of the newly formed Heartland competition trophy and finish their

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