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Short Passes 24 June


Above: Action from the HOBM-Poneke Jubilee Cup match on Saturday. More photos and video of this game on social media channels.  A terrific weekend of rugby around Wellington just gone, setting up an enthralling final three weeks of round-robin Jubilee Cup and Hardham Cup. View the Results & Standings HERE There are several school matches

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Ories and Petone stay in contention with clutch wins


Oriental-Rongotai and Petone both went into today’s fourth round of the Jubilee Cup needing wins to keep themselves in semi-final contention, and both delivered with bonus point wins over previously unbeaten opposition. In a pair of exciting Championship round-robin matches, Ories beat Tawa 32-27 on Lyndhurst Park and Petone ended Wainuiomata‘s seven-game winning streak to

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Crunch weekend in fourth round Championship club rugby


Above: Paremata-Plimmerton are kicking on to celebrate their 60th anniversary this weekend, hosting Avalon at Ngati Toa Domain. By Scott Maclean It’s the mid-point of the round in the top three men’s grades, with the obvious focus being on the two Premier competitions where some teams are already in danger of dropping out of contention

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Short Passes 17 June


Short Passes in Club Rugby’s weekly news in briefs, happenings and noticeboard round-up Email if you want to contribute or have some news. +++++ The Hutt Valley High School First XV plays Whanganui High School at 11.30am on Wednesday as part of their annual sports exchange. The only other mid-week rugby in Wellington this

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Eastern suburbs focus for Premier club rugby in third round


By Scott MacLean UPDATED: The action tomorrow is mainly out in the eastern suburbs, with four of the six Premier matches taking place on that side of the Mt Victoria tunnel. Elsewhere the last of the grades finish their first rounds, and two – the Women’s and First Grade – start their championship rounds. Premier

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Aotea College and visitors St Bede’s win mid-week college games


By Adam Julian and Steven White Aotea College regained the Beard Trophy and won their Co-ed Cup semi-final with a 10-0 win over Tawa College in a misfiring midweek fixture at Porirua Park on Wednesday night. Earlier in the day, visiting Christchurch School St Bede’s College beat St Pat’s Silverstream 26-17. St Bede’s College overturned

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Short Passes 10 June


Above – Scott Waldom scored two tries on Saturday, you can’t teach an old wolf new tricks. A bumper weekend of rugby just gone, and it gets better. Confirmed school rugby this Wednesday at St Pat’s Silverstream and Porirua Park. The Silverstream First XV hosts Christchurch’s St Bede’s College at 11.00am at Silverstream No. 1.

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Teams primed for second round Jubilee and Hardham Cup matches


By Scott MacLean After a week when the local club game made headlines for reasons off the field than on it, attention swaps back to the matches themselves for this weekend starting with the second rounds of the Jubilee and Hardham Cups. On the celebrations front its Old Timers’ Day at Western Suburbs where their

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Silverstream suppress sloppy Wellington College


Above and header: St Pat’s Silverstream made plenty of line breaks against a sloppy Wellington College. PHOTO: College Sport Media. St Patrick’s College, Silverstream have extended their Premiership winning streak to 25 consecutive games, successfully retaining the Ken Gray Memorial Trophy 30-12 against Wellington College. Silverstream shot to a 17-0 lead after eight minutes and

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Short Passes 3 June (Queen’s Birthday Monday)


UPDATE: In Monday’s rugby, the Manawatu XV beaten the Wellington XV 47-40 in their match in perfect conditions at the Levin Domain. Wellington had the better of the first half, and were 26-7 at one stage. Manawatu counterattacked and scored some long-range tries to close the score to 33-21 at halftime. Both sides made some

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