Jubilee Cup

This week in club rugby history 24-30 June

25/06/2019

Above: Tyro centre Wes Goosen bursts through to score for OBU when they beat MSP 29-20 on the Basin Reserve in 2015. 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 24 June 1967: The Dominion reports that “the relentless progress of

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Short Passes 24 June

24/06/2019

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

22/06/2019

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

21/06/2019

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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Time Still On Wainui’s Side

20/06/2019

Above: Wainuiomata celebrating their first round win over Old Boys University at Nairnville Park. Header: Teru Time playing against Paremata-Plimmerton in the Swindale Shield. PHOTOS: Stewart Baird. By Adam Julian In 2014 Wainuiomata reached the Jubilee Cup final for the only time in their history. The best run of consecutive victories achieved that season was

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This week in club rugby history: 17-23 June

18/06/2019

Above: Ories beat Tawa 18-13 at neutral Kilbirnie Park in a storm this week in 2013. Tawa reversed the five-point deficit in the final by winning 26-21 in the rematch later in the season. 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.

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Short Passes 17 June

17/06/2019

Short Passes in Club Rugby’s weekly news in briefs, happenings and noticeboard round-up Email editor@clubrugby.co.nz 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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Wainuiomata, Norths and HOBM win close encounters in club rugby

15/06/2019

By Steven White, Adam Julian and Scott MacLean Results and Standings HERE Wainuiomata, Northern United and Hutt Old Boys Marist were the third round Premier Jubilee Cup winners on a grey day of Wellington Premier Club today. Wainuiomata lowered Poneke’s colours 18-13 away at Kilbirnie Park to register their third straight win of the second

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Eastern suburbs focus for Premier club rugby in third round

14/06/2019

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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This week in history: 10-16 June

12/06/2019

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. 10 June 1961: Petone snaps a four-year first round losing streak to Onslow, beating them 9-3 and retaining their three-point lead at the top of the table after seven rounds. Petone maintain their

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