A general on the field

UTILITY BACK: Sonny Rutene fires out a pass from the base of a Poverty Bay scrum. Gisborne Photo News, No.158, August 9, 1967 In the home, at work and on the rugby field, he was a perfectionist who demanded high standards of himself and those he looked after, relatives say. Sonny Huru

Tom Cairns named new Heartland Head Coach

Poverty Bay Rugby Football Union is excited to announce Tom Cairns as its new Heartland Head Coach. The successful Gisborne Boys High and NZ Secondary Schools coach was the winning candidate from a very strong field of applicants and Poverty Bay Rugby Chief Executive Josh Willoughby says the Union is