Chooks News 13 May 2021

Chairpersons Update

This week we have the two top teams going head to head in the Premier Division and if we can get the win it will see us take the prize for winning round one. The Craig Eaton Cup is also up for grabs, and so far we have not let Coastal get their hands on it and we are quite keen to keep it that way. So down the coast, we go with buses leaving Tukapa at 11.15 and 12.15 and then leaving coastal after the games at 4.30pm and 8.30pm with two stops on way home. Supporters welcome $5 each.

Our Division 1 and Colts have both picked up back-to-back wins and are building momentum quite nicely, I am sure we have what it takes to keep this momentum going. The Senior Thirds are off to Clifton and are looking to start moving their way up the table and with encouraging numbers at Thursday training they are on the right path.

We hope to see you all on the sidelines this week. But if you can't be there, make your way down to the club and hopefully, the Live stream will come through from 2.45pm.

The Premiers are still working hard on selling beanies and have a few left to go so please hit them up and support their fundraiser.

Some maybe aware the Taranaki Rugby Union have a survey out at the moment focusing on the future of club rugby and how people would like our game shaped for the next 10 years.

Please take 5 minutes to fill out the survey to register your say. We as Chairpersons are relying on this survey to help make a call on shorter seasons and night rugby for example.

We have had a really good up take on our social memberships this year and would like to keep building numbers. If you are not a paid up member of the club please click the membership button below and join up. Without financial support from our social members, we can’t do what we do as a club.

Tukapa has signed up to the CommUnity initiative. Register as a CommUnity Member and every time you shop at a participating CommUnity Merchant, paying for your purchases directly from your bank account or by using any of your eftpos, debit or credit cards, a percentage of each transaction will be passed onto our Club. Current Merchants in New Plymouth are Kingsway, Good Home, Crowded House, Stumble Inn, King & Queen. Keen to know more, click on this link: How Does it Work and/or sign up to become a CommUnity Member. The more club members who sign up and support the current merchants the more money our club gets.


Blue and White for Life your chairperson Scott Siffleet



Gladstone Road
New Plymouth, 4310

P.O Box

PO Box 389
Taranaki Mail Centre
New Plymouth 4340




Scott Siffleet
021 317 331

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