PBRFU SEASON – 2017

Back to Year by Year Index click here 2017 SEASON 2017 Status: Heartland.Championship Founded 1890 – Affiliated 1893 President: K.H. (Kevin) Joblin Chairman: George Brown Chief.Executive.Officer: M.L. (Marty) Davis Coach K.M.F.(Mana) Otai Assistant Coach D.E. (Dwayne) Russell Main ground: Rugby Park, Gisborne Capacity: 18,000 Colours: Scarlet - White After a slow start to the Heartland Championship where they lost their first three matches, Poverty Bay improved as the season went on to earn

PBRFU Season – 2016

Back to Year by Year Index click here 2016 SEASON 2016 Status: Heartland.Championship Founded 1890 – Affiliated 1893 President: K.H. (Kevin) Joblin Chairman: P.S. (Phil) Wauchop Chief.Executive.Officer: M.L. (Marty) Davis Coach W.P. (Mutu) Ngarimu Assistant Coach D.E. (Dwayne) Russell Main ground: Rugby Park, Gisborne Capacity: 18,000 Colours: Scarlet - White Poverty Bay won their opening Heartland Championship match against East Coast in good style to reverse the result of the Queen's Birthday

PBRFU Season – 2015

Back to Year by Year Index click here 2015 SEASON 2015 Status: Heartland.Championship Founded 1890 – Affiliated 1893 President: K.E.(Kevin)Lee Chairman: P.S.(Phil) Wauchop Chief.Executive.Officer: DR. (Derek) Dingle (to February) G.C. (Grant) Allen (March-May) (interim) M.L. (Marty) Davis (from June) Coach W.P.(Mutu)Ngarimu Assistant Coach R.L(Rico)Gear Main ground: Rugby Park, Gisborne Capacity: 18,000 Colours: Scarlet - White In 2015 Poverty Bay went backwards in the Heartland Championship after last year's second place in the round

PBRFU Season – 2014

Back to Year by Year Index click here 2014 SEASON 2014 Status: Heartland.Championship Founded 1890 – Affiliated 1893 President: K.E. (Kevin) Lee Chairman: P.S. (Phil) Wauchop Chief.Executive.Officer: D.N. (Doug) Wilcox (to July) D.R. (Derek) Dingle (from July) Coach W.P. (Mutu) Ngarimu Assistant Coach R.L. (Rico) Gear Main ground: Rugby Park, Gisborne Capacity: 18,000 Colours: Scarlet - White Poverty Bay could look back on the 2014 season with much satisfaction compared to 2013. Their

PBRFU Season – 2013

Back to Year by Year Index click here 2013 SEASON 2013 Status: Heartland.Championship Founded 1890 – Affiliated 1893 President: P.F. (Pat) Naden Chairman: MA. (Malcolm) MacLean Chief.Executive.Officer: D.N. (Dan) Wilcox Coach W.P. (Mutu) Ngarimu Assistant Coach D.J. (Des) Allen Main ground: Rugby Park, Gisborne Capacity: 18,000 Colours: Scarlet - White 2013 was a year to forget for Poverty Bay. It was their worst ever result in the Heartland Championship with just one

PBRFU Season – 2012

Back to Year by Year Index click here 2012 SEASON 2012 Status: Heartland.Championship Founded 1890 – Affiliated 1893 President: P.F. Naden Chairman: M.A. MacLean Chief.Executive.Officer: D. Wilcox Coach G.J. Heikell Assistant Coach T.D. Crosby Main ground: Rugby Park, Gisborne Capacity: 18,000 Colours: Scarlet - White Poverty Bay enjoyed good wins over teams below it on the ladder but struggled against the regular Meads Cup finalists. A lack

PBRFU Season – 2011

Back to Year by Year Index click here 2011 SEASON 2011 Status: Heartland.Championship Founded 1890 – Affiliated 1893 President: W.A.Gerrard Chairman: M.A.MacLean Chief.Executive.Officer: M.J.Weatherall Coach G.J.Heikell Assistant Coach T.D.Crosby Main ground: Rugby Park, Gisborne Capacity: 18,000 Colours: Scarlet - White Poverty Bay gained its fourth Lochore Cup title with a convincing win over South Canterbury in the final.The Bay were fortunate to reach the final as in the semi-final it took a

PBRFU Season – 2010

Back to Year by Year Index click here 2010 SEASON 2010 Status: Heartland.Championship Founded 1890 – Affiliated 1893 President: W.A.Gerrard Chairman: M.A.MacLean Chief.Executive.Officer: N.R.Alton Coach G.J.Heikell Assistant Coach T.D.Crosby Main ground: Rugby Park, Gisborne Capacity: 18,000 Colours: Scarlet - White It was another successful season for Poverty Bay and it was again Wanganui that halted the march towards the Meads Cup final. A significant improvement was the scoring of 44 tries during

PBRFU Season – 2009

Back to Year by Year Index click here 2009 SEASON 2009 Status: Heartland.Championship Founded 1890 – Affiliated 1893 President: F.C.Smith Chairman: M.A.MacLean Chief.Executive.Officer: N.R.Alton Coach G.J.Heikell Assistant Coach T.D.Crosby Main ground: Rugby Park, Gisborne Capacity: 18,000 Colours: Scarlet - White Poverty Bay produced the best results for many years by finishing top qualifier in Pool B then advancing to the Meads Cup semi-final. Wins over North Otago and Mid Canterbury were pleasing

PBRFU Season – 2008

Back to Year by Year Index click here 2008 SEASON 2008 Status: Heartland.Championship Founded 1890 – Affiliated 1893 President: F.C.Smith Chairman: M.A.MacLean Chief.Executive.Officer: N.R.Alton Coach P.J.P.Feeney Assistant Coach G.J.Heikell Main ground: Rugby Park, Gisborne Capacity: 18,000 Colours: Scarlet - White Having won the Lochore Cup in 2006 and 2007 it was expected that Poverty Bay would have been sufficiently prepared to step up and compete for the Meads Cup. After suffering early