Hardham Cup

This week in club rugby history 12-18 August

13/08/2019

In association with the Bond Street Sports Bar on Bond Street in Wellington, some highlights from this week in Wellington club rugby history are below. 12 August 1963: Heading into today’s final round of the season, Marist (21 points), Onslow (21) and Athletic (20) are all in with a chance of winning or sharing the Jubilee Cup

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This week in club rugby history 5-11 August

06/08/2019

Above: Rugby was the winner when Northern United and Marist St Pat’s shared the Jubilee Cup in 2008.  In association with the Bond Street Sports Bar on Bond Street in Wellington, some highlights from this week in Wellington club rugby history are below 5 August 1939: On the cusp of WW2, that was to take the lives of

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Billy Wallace competition Team of the Season

02/08/2019

For many years we’ve named a team comprised of the best of the Billy Wallace Best & Fairest standings, and our seventh edition for 2019 is no different. There’re a few curiosities in this year’s competition, where the 3-2-1 scoring was again allocated by the match officials. Traditionally the domain of big ball-carrying loose forwards

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Short Passes 29 July – bumper edition + Lions squad naming

29/07/2019

Has the bar at Norths’ HQ at Porirua Park closed yet? +++++ Despite being named on Ories’ bench for the Women’s final, Black Fern Selica Winiata was withdrawn prior to kick-off. While Club Rugby firmly believes this was belatedly the right decision, questions have to be asked why the idea of a non-Wellington affiliated player

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The blue collar final headlining bumper season finale

26/07/2019

By Scott MacLean Draws and teamlists HERE  The rugby roads tomorrow lead in the direction of the Petone Rec for the major WRFU Finals Day. Nine matches will be played with the first kicking-off at 11am and the last at 3pm. The summer homes for the Jubilee and Hardham Cups will be found, along with

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Campbell getting Norths out of the woods 

25/07/2019

By Adam Julian “When Luca Rees broke, I cramped getting to the ruck. I hobbled towards the wing to try and recover. A few phases later Luca found me in enough space to fall over and finish,” Campbell Woodmass recalls of his winning try for Northern United in the Jubilee Cup semi-final against Tawa. The

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This week in club rugby history 22-28 July

23/07/2019

Above: Jeremy Thrush in hot pursuit of Afa Fa’atau in the 2013 100-minute semi-final between Ories and HOBM. Ories won 30-27 in an extra time thriller. In association with the Bond Street Sports Bar on Bond Street in Wellington, some highlights from this week in Wellington club rugby history are below 22 July 1978: The Wellington Axemen –

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Short Passes 22 July

22/07/2019

Above: The Petone Rec stand will be heaving this coming Saturday afternoon.  Monday evening edition… Welcome to the biggest week of the year for local rugby in the Wellington region. Wainuiomata and Northern United will be contesting the Jubilee Cup final at the Petone Rec on Saturday, one of nine finals scheduled for the day.

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