The Poverty Bay Rugby Football Union Board has seven members – four independent; Chairperson and Deputy Chairperson of our Council of Clubs; and Chairperson of our JAB. The President is also part of the Board but has no voting rights.

  • Tony Coutts (President, non-voting position)
  • Hayden Swann (Chairperson, Independent)
  • Cara Haines (Deputy Chairperson, Independent)
  • Darryl Hudson (Independent)
  • Hayden Green (Independent)
  • Peter Crawford (JAB Chairperson)
  • Marty Bayley (Council of Clubs Chairperson)
  • Tim Lister (Council of Clubs Deputy Chairperson)


  • Josh Willoughby (CEO)
  • Karen Bryant (Finance and Events Manager)
  • Ray Noble (Community Rugby Manager)
  • Miah Nikora (Referee & Coach Development Manager)
  • Kahu Tamatea (Player Development Manager)
  • Christine McInnes (Competitions Administrator)
  • Dave McDonald (Groundsman)
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