Rugby Union is one of the most popular sports played in Tairawhiti. There are 10 Clubs in the region, most of which offer Junior and Senior Rugby.
Rugby Union in the region is governed by Poverty Bay Rugby Football Union. PBRFU is based at 74 Grey Street, Level One, River oaks Mews Building, Gibsorne.
If you would like more information about Rugby Union, or help finding a team, call PBRFU on 06 868 9954 or visit the Poverty Bay Rugby Union website.