First Round champions HOBM not partying like it’s 2015

First Round champions HOBM not partying like it’s 2015

22/05/2019

By Adam Julian. Hutt Old Boys Marist have won the Swindale Shield with a week to spare and gained 44 out of a possible 45 points so far this season. Has the Eagles’ first round triumph felt as dominant as the points table suggests? “Not necessarily,” responds captain Sheridan Rangihuna. “We’ve had to really hustle

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Forgotten club rugby trophies of Wellington: The Swinson Challenge Cup

Forgotten club rugby trophies of Wellington: The Swinson Challenge Cup

22/05/2019

John Swinson emigrated from England to Wellington around 1912, while in his early 20’s. He became the Wellington Branch Manager of Chandler & Co., a US advertising company who he worked for in the US, before emigrating. In 1914 he was seriously injured in the Whangamarino railway accident while travelling from Wellington to Auckland, suffering

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Sophie Devine enjoying new rugby challenge

Sophie Devine enjoying new rugby challenge

21/05/2019

“All the girls knew what I was getting in for and who I was up against in my first game but I had no idea and they didn’t want to scare me off,” says Sophie Devine on her debut rugby match against Oriental-Rongotai and marking Black Ferns wing Ayesha Leti-l’iga. “They didn’t tell me until

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This week in club rugby history 20-26 May

This week in club rugby history 20-26 May

21/05/2019

Above: The Wellington Axemen and Avalon Wolves Colts sides after their match this week in 2017, in memory of Axemen Colts player Daniel Baldwin who passes away during the week. This week’s round of club rugby in 2017 was dedicated to Baldwin. In association with the Bond Street Sports Bar on Bond Street in Wellington, some highlights

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2019 Swindale Shield

First Round champions HOBM not partying like it’s 2015

First Round champions HOBM not partying like it’s 2015

22/05/2019

By Adam Julian. Hutt Old Boys Marist have won the Swindale Shield with a week to spare and gained 44 out of a possible 45 points so far this season. Has the Eagles’ first round triumph felt as dominant as the points table suggests? “Not necessarily,” responds captain Sheridan Rangihuna. “We’ve had to really hustle

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Short Passes – 20 May

Short Passes – 20 May

20/05/2019

Above: Like a rare bird sighting, Johnsonville tries have been few and far between this season so far. Here Hawks right wing Rohan Rawlings dives through to score on Saturday against the Upper Hutt Rams. The Rams won 34-17. PHOTO: Peter McDonald.  A massive Saturday coming up in the Swindale Shield. While Hutt Old Boys

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Featured Points Tables

Swindale Shield 2019

 PWLDFA+/-BPts
HOBM990
0359192167844
Northern United9621354210144935
Oriental-Rongotai963027417797731
Poneke963026619769731
Petone9520340180160630
Wainuiomata963025918079529
Tawa9542342210132727
Marist St Pat's9440318175143826
Old Boys University 934125617482626
Upper Hutt Rams9450237270-33420
Avalon9270167356-189412
Wellington9270203329-126210
Paremata-Plimmerton9180100416-31604
Johnsonville RFC909096505-40911

Rebecca Liua'ana Trophy 2019

 PWLDFA+/-BPts
Oriental-Rongotai770018054126435
Northern United651031559256626
Petone651021894124526
Marist St Pat's6331135169-34315
Old Boys University723115010446212
Hutt Old Boys Marist6240101171-70112
Paremata-Plimmerton6240101155-54211
Poneke606022272-250-2-2
Wainuiomata615056200-144-11-7

 

 

 

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