Pak United Rugby shuts down

John East is the general manager of Pakuranga United Rugby Club.

Pakuranga United Rugby Club [PURC] has shut down its facilities until March 14 due to the effects of Covid-19.

The club said in an email, “In conjunction with the Pakuranga United board of management and with the wellbeing of the membership across all our sporting codes at front of mind, the decision has been made close the club rooms and changing room facilities until the 14th of March.

“All of our operations have been severely affected by the current Omicron outbreak. We expect that once the current outbreak has subsided, we will be back in business and full steam ahead from the 14th of March for all codes.”

Rugby and netball Trainings with individual teams will continue on Lloyd Elsmore Park grounds/courts you have been allocated under the normal Covid rules. “If you are isolating , or you are feeling unwell – stay away. Your individual coaches and management will advise you of any changes to your trainings and games,” the email says.

Touch All junior and senior games scheduled for March 9, 10, 12, are postponed and will be rescheduled. This includes the finals which will still go ahead.

Touch will resume from March 15 as follows: Tuesday 15th: Wednesday 16th, 23rd, 30th; Thursday 17th, 24th. Senior Finals Day Saturday March 26.

The junior rugby weigh-in days have been postponed including Saturday March 12. The weigh-in days will start as scheduled from March 19.