Club Profile

Manawatu

Formed 1886
Ground

Manawatu Rugby Football Union (MRU) is the governing body of the sport of Rugby union in the Manawatu province. The Union is based in the city of Palmerston North though its catchment area includes players and clubs from nearby towns in the province, including Ashhurst, Feilding, Rongotea, Linton, Bulls, Pahiatua, Woodville and Dannevirke.

Founded in 1886, Manawatu is one of New Zealand’s oldest rugby unions. In 1892, the MRU, amongst other Rugby Unions, was instrumental in the founding of the New Zealand Rugby Union (NZRU).

Matches against Manawatu

18
Played
5
Won
0
Drawn
13
Lost

Previous meetings

01 Jul 54 2:00 pm Representative Manawatu v Thames Valley 06 - 11
10 Aug 55 2:00 pm Representative Thames Valley v Manawatu 14 - 20
11 Jul 57 2:00 pm Representative Manawatu v Thames Valley 03 - 12
14 Sep 60 2:00 pm Representative Thames Valley v Manawatu 06 - 03
27 Jun 62 2:00 pm Representative Manawatu v Thames Valley 17 - 09
14 Sep 63 2:00 pm Representative Thames Valley v Manawatu 08 - 09
05 Jul 69 2:00 pm Representative Manawatu v Thames Valley 17 - 18
02 Sep 89 2:30 pm NPC-Div2 Manawatu v Thames Valley 23 - 06
14 Sep 91 2:30 pm NPC-Div2 Thames Valley v Manawatu 19 - 15
23 May 92 2:30 pm NPC-Div2 Manawatu v Thames Valley 35 - 25
15 Jun 94 2:30 pm Representative Thames Valley v Manawatu 17 - 21
07 Sep 96 2:30 pm NPC-Div2 Thames Valley v Manawatu 15 - 24
14 Aug 99 2:30 pm NPC-Div2 Manawatu v Thames Valley 17 - 15
19 Aug 00 2:30 pm NPC-Div2 Thames Valley v Manawatu 15 - 23
25 Aug 01 2:30 pm NPC-Div2 Manawatu v Thames Valley 27 - 03
21 Sep 02 2:30 pm NPC-Div2 Manawatu v Thames Valley 39 - 07
04 Oct 03 2:30 pm NPC-Div2 Thames Valley v Manawatu 12 - 13
04 Sep 04 2:30 pm NPC-Div2 Manawatu v Thames Valley 47 - 05