The name of the Union is “The Counties Manukau Rugby Football Union competition approved by the Council Of Delegates in the season immediately preceding the date of .. If travelling outside the Union boundaries the name of the Team. The name was shortened to Counties the following year and in it became the Counties Manukau Rugby Football Union. Now known as the Steelers (a. The Counties Manukau Rugby Football Union (CMRFU) is the governing body of rugby union .. Counties Manukau Rugby Football Union. 3 August Retrieved 3 August Check date values in: |date= (help); Jump up ^ "Club directory".
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