Counties Manukau Steelers

Memorable Sporting moments from 2017

We could fill several papers with the amount of sporting events and moments achieved this year. 2017 has been a year full of success, achievements and milestones. Here is just a selection of what our community has done in the sporting arena. BASKETBALL Franklin Basketball’s U13 Boy’s team became the first Franklin squad to take out the ABSL Super City […]

Steelers pop on a red nose for charity

The children of Lollipops Educare Waiuku, were treated to a steely visit on Friday. In celebration of Red Nose Day, Lollipops held a fundraising “funday”. Counties Manukau Steelers, midfielder Sam Furniss, and winger Sione Fifita, joined the children to share in their fundraising event. Initially, the young generation were a tough crowd to crack though, as it was morning tea […]

Steelers share tips at Mitre 10

On Saturday 16 September, Counties Manukau Steelers players joined in with the community at Mitre10 Mega in Pukekohe. Jimmy Tupou, Sam Henwood and Toni Pulu shared  their rugby passing tips and tricks to an excited group of local supporters. Mitre 10 Managing Director, Dean Littin, said that he’s really enjoying the Mitre 10 Cup. “It’s a great time of year, […]

Hard-working look to PIC Steelers line-up to host Hawkes Bay

PIC Counties Manukau Steelers will look to get their season back on track when they host Hawkes Bay in their Mitre 10 Cup match at ECOLight Stadium in Pukekohe on Sunday. Bombay club prop Coree Te Whata-Colley gets his first start for the PIC Steelers, after coming off the bench for the first five games in his debut year for […]

Locals invited to test their passing skills against Manukau Steelers at Mitre 10

In support of the Mitre 10 Cup, locals are invited to join a passing skills test at Mitre 10 Pukekohe on Saturday 16th September, and compete against Manukau Steelers players to win rugby-themed prizes and enjoy a fun family morning out. This will be held before the local team goes head to head with Hawke’s Bay in the big game […]

Counties Rugby Round Up for Saturday 2 September 2017

A heart-breaking try to the home side in the final minute has robbed the PIC Counties Manukau Steelers from a memorable away victory over Taranaki 27-30 at New Plymouth. The PIC Steelers were ahead for much of the Mitre 10 Cup clash, producing an excellent performance from the forwards, a largely stout defence and some impressive individual efforts on a […]

Steelers rugby round up week 2

A first 40 minutes of ill-discipline and missed tackles proved a hurdle too much for the PIC Counties Manukau Steelers who lost to neighbours Waikato 33-21 at Hamilton Stadium. While the PIC Steelers won the second half 21-12, they could not overcome the deep hole they dug for themselves in the first half of their Mitre 10 Cup clash. A […]

Jimmy Tupou returns for 50th cap

Last weekend marked the 50th cap for the PIC Counties Manukau Steelers co-captain, Jimmy Tupou, after he returned from injury to play in the Mitre 10 Cup clash against Waikato in Hamilton.  He had been out for several weeks with a hamstring injury and returned after playing a full game for Counties B the previous weekend. Jimmy made his debut […]

All Blacks prevail in Pukekohe

The All Blacks arrived in Pukekohe on Friday night to a welcoming and excited crowd. It was an entertaining and crowd-thrilling game of three halves as the Counties Manukau Steelers hosted the Taranaki Bulls and the All Blacks at ECOLight Stadium. The Counties Steelers kicked off the game against the Taranaki Bulls, triumphing 28-7, before the Bulls faced off against […]


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