Poverty Bay - a brief rugby history
Colours: Jersey: Scarlett with white trim Shorts: White with Scarlett trim Socks: Scarlett with White stripes
Main Ground: Rugby Park, Gisborne
President: Richard W Glover
Chairman: George B Brown
CEO: Josh I Willoughby
3 or more tries in same game (PDF) Updated 21/4/19
Since 1976 (the start of the NPC) Poverty Bay has won the 3rd Divison twice in 1987 & 2004. They have also won the Lochore Cup 4 times in 2006, 2007, 2008 & 2011.
The most appearances is by Sione Ngatu (138) from 2003 - 2016.
The most points scored is by Scott Leighton (791) from 2004 - 2012.
The most tries scored is by P Ransley (35) from 1961 - 1974.
In 2016 Poverty Bay finished 7th in the Heartland Championship round robin series, losing a semi final of the Lochore Cup
The 2017 coach is Mana Otai.
Clubs that form the Union are:
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