Wellington’s “Ghost” Rugby Clubs Part 12: Karori RFC

Wellington’s “Ghost” Rugby Clubs Part 12: Karori RFC


“AN UNENTHUSIASTIC PLAYER IS BETTER ON THE BANK” The Karori Rugby Football Club (1876-1983) By Gordon Noble-Campbell. The No. 1 field at Ian Galloway (formerly “Western”) Park, locally and colloquially known as “the Cage”, has been the scene of many titanic battles of the Western Suburbs Rugby Football Club, arguably Wellington’s most important club in

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Wellington’s “Ghost” Rugby Clubs Part 11: Wadestown RFC

Wellington’s “Ghost” Rugby Clubs Part 11: Wadestown RFC


  Photo above: Soon to be selected All Black, Neven McEwan in 1955, left, with Australian sporting great, Ken McGregor. A MOST VALUABLE MEANS OF CIVILISING YOUNG MEN “The Wadestown Club” By Gordon Noble-Campbell. On 10 February 1910, the then Mayor of Wellington, Dr Alfred Kingcome Newman, remarked when opening the new Wadestown clubrooms on Pitt

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Bumper summer of rugby coming up

Bumper summer of rugby coming up


The anticipation for the coming rugby season is growing by the day. The summer of rugby ramps up in the lower North Island over the next several weeks, including several sevens tournaments, pre-season club rugby and the opening salvos of the Super Rugby season for the elite players. The Hurricanes region’s club competitions stoke up

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The survivors’ XV

The survivors’ XV


In recent years Premier rugby has increasingly become a young man’s game, with more players making the jump from their school first XVs to the cauldron of club rugby in the space of one or two seasons and fewer players staying in the game for longer. Heading into the start of the new season, we

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Part two of three of our series looking at the rugby season 100 years ago. The 1919 Senior Championship came down to a three-horse race between Poneke Football Club #Athletic and Petone Rugby with the former winning. Also featuring Oriental Rongotai Rugby Club Old Boys University Rugby Club and Wellington Football Club - Axemen

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The annual Wellington Football Club - Axemen summer camp is on again from the 29-31st of January. Be in quick as limited spaces are available. Free T-Shirt for every player.
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Continuing our series of the clubs that have come and gone in Wellington club rugby. Wadestown RFC was in existence between 1910-1930.
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The New Year break is winding down for most and pre-season training is ramping up. Our calendar of what's coming up on the rugby fields in the Wellington/Hurricanes region at the link below.
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Happy New Year and welcome to 2019!
Another colossal year in rugby is not too far away, so we thought to start off by naming our team of Premier players (mostly according to our database, since 2005) who were still still playing last season...here's hoping most are back this year.
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The festive season is a time for family and friends, for relaxing and making merry. But soon enough, the attention will turn to the 2019 rugby season. See below for this year’s 12 rugby questions of Christmas heading into another bumper year of local, domestic and international rugby.

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Wellington’s “Ghost” Rugby Clubs Part 12: Karori RFC https://t.co/g2a09F0Lgg https://t.co/ayJqImZXR5 ClubRugby photo

1919 – the year the rugby roared. Part 2: the club rugby season https://t.co/sD4oc2EsUm
@PonekeFC storm through the pack to win the Senior Championship https://t.co/CQciU8V1e6
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1919 – the year the rugby roared. Part 1 of 3: rising from the war years https://t.co/LTKSgrhTjP https://t.co/SHFVRCtrjU ClubRugby photo

And Jerry Collins - he had a blinder that day if these photos are from the 2009 match. @Hurricanesrugby won 42-21 that evening. https://t.co/ORDxyq6fUw
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Wellington’s “Ghost” Rugby Clubs Part 11: Wadestown RFC https://t.co/UhW8ozHI0C https://t.co/kttiw3RVZF ClubRugby photo

Bumper summer of rugby coming up. Taking a look at the #rugby coming up over the remainder of the summer in Wellington and the Hurricanes region. https://t.co/JVct5bE7Ra



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