No. 3, 10 May 2019
We're already in the thick of the season with the Swindale Shield and Harper Lock Shield competitions at round eight tomorrow. While it's been a tough start for our Premiers, our Premier Reserves and Colts remain unbeaten. The Colts have a top of the table clash with Old Boys-University tomorrow which could decide the Paris Memorial Trophy...
Our annual celebration of past players and supporters takes place next Saturday with the 1994 and 1999 Jubilee Cup winning teams meeting for their 25th and 20th anniversary reunions respectively. The Premiers host Northern United at Evans Bay for the Maurice Standish
Maurie Standish was an outstanding Premier player for Marist St Pats. He was a Jubilee Cup champion as a player and then coached the Premier team to Jubilee Cup victory in 1988. He also played at Titahi Bay RFC and later coached at Northern United RFC as he was a resident of that area... >>>
Over the next few months we will run a series of polls to help select the top players over the club's 50 years, leading up to the 50th Jubilee celebrations next year. First up, hookers... >>>
The range of upgrades to our Evans Bay gymnasium have been made over the summer with the final stage, relaying the green room turf, completed last month... >>>
Ahead of the club's 50th Anniversary, Tim Donoghue
has compiled a comprehensive list of people who've contributed to Marist St Pats on and off the field... >>>
Around the traps:
Billy Proctor has been named in the New Zealand Under 20 side to contest the Under 20 World Rugby Championship next month... Naitoa Ah Kuoi was travelled with the side to Australia last month but unfortunately suffered an injury in their first match; we wish Naitoa a speedy recovery... Saturday night at the clubrooms has a new drawcard this season with all attendees in to win a match day prize; Gina Setefano picked up $500 cash last week!... Our Premier Reserves remain unbeaten this season, an Old Timers Day clash with second placed Northern United could decide the Harper Lock Shield winner (MSP are current defending champions)... Highlights videos from our Premier matches are posted every week on our Facebook page... If you know someone who would like to be added (or removed) to this distribution list please reply...
Marist St Pats continues to receive generous sponsorship from our Shamrock Club members
, please support them wherever you can!
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