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    • OBU hold off Ories, Petone win McBain to stay in contention as top eight decided
      • Villami Fine crosses for his try in Petone’s emphatic McBain Shield win over Hutt Old Boys Marist today. Match report in the story below. Photo: Andy McArthur. By Steven White, Scott MacLean, Adam Julian & Martyn Bridge Results & Scoring (as received): http://www.clubrugby.co.nz/wellington/games-results.php?competition=1&season=21&round=11 Old Boys University held off Oriental-Rongotai in a blockbuster city clash this...

    • Wellington club rugby matchday scoring updates 15 June
      • It’s week 11 of the 2024 Wellington club rugby season today. Another round of significant matches being played today as the contenders in the Premier and Premier 2 competitions shuffle for positions on crowded points tables. We said it in this space last week and we repeat today – something will have to give today....

    • McBain Shield top billing in clutch Swindale Shield eleventh round
      • Big games tomorrow for both Poneke and Oriental-Rongotai, with the former away to play Johnsonville and the latter at home at the Polo Ground hosting Swindale Shield frontrunners Old Boys University. Photo: Andy McArthur. By Scott MacLean and Steven White The annual McBain Shield (since 1934) between Petone and Hutt Old Boys Marist is the...

    • Aisle be Back: Hurricanes v Chiefs (semi-final)
      • By Kevin McCarthy I hope you’re all looking forward to next week’s Blues v Chiefs final of Super Rugby. For the pundits have been speaking long and loudly this week. In the main, although not exclusively, the narrative is that the Chiefs are timing their run to perfection and will have the power and guile...

    • Belgium wasn’t build in a day, Tuatagaloa poised for McBain
      • Belgium Tuatagaloa playing against Johnsonville in round 4 of the Swindale Shield. PHOTO: Tarn Styche. By Adam Julian Belgium Tuatagaloa wasn’t supposed to be playing rugby this year. The former All Blacks Sevens and Samaon international had retired in France three years ago. In November 2023 the 35-year-old winger returned to Wellington for a holiday...

    • Pioneers of Rugby in Wellington 073: Ray Dalton
      • Raymond Alfred Dalton was a loose forward turned prop out of the Wellington Axemen club who played for the All Blacks in 1947 as a Wellington representative and soon-to-be Jubilee Cup winning captain. He represented the Wellington representative team in 15 matches between 1946-48, but had previously played plenty of rugby whilst based in...

    • Hurricanes v Rebels (quarterfinal) Stat Attack
      • The Hurricanes met the Rebels in Wellington this past Saturday afternoon. Some facts and figures from that fixture by Peter Marriott below. Quarterfinal v Rebels: Won 47-20 Quarterfinals were introduced into Super Rugby in 2011. The Hurricanes have now taken part in seven of them: 2016 v Sharks in Wellington: Won 41-0 2017 v Brumbies in...

    • Wellington club rugby matchday scoring updates 8 June
      • It’s week TEN of the 2024 Wellington club rugby season today. Another round of biblical contests today as the contenders in the Premier and Premier 2 competitions shuffle for positions on crowded points tables. Something will have to give today. After this round there are just three to play in the first round competitions after...

    • Aisle be Back: Hurricanes v Rebels (quarter-final)
      • By Kevin McCarthy The playoffs are here and inevitably people are intoning the mantra that defences win championships. Not surprisingly, as the definition of winning mathematically is that a team needs to score one more point than the opposition to win – discounting any weird tiebreakers . Any greater margin is mere showiness. Yet the...

    • Pasia Asiata prospering at Pōneke
      • A familiar sight this year – Pasia Asiata running strongly, in a recent Swindale Shield match between Pōneke and Wainuiomata. Photo: Shotdott. Pasia Asiata’s New Zealand rugby dream in New Zealand is alive and well. The dynamic loose forward came to New Zealand from his home in Samoa in 2019 aged 21, and almost five...

    • Sieni Uluulu a strong force behind Petone Ponies this season
      • Sieni Uluulu crosses for Petone against Wainuiomata in their recent match at William Jones Park. By Adam Julian. Photos by Andy McArthur. The Petone women are on a roll. Unblemished in 2024 the Ponies have won 16 of their last 19 matches since the start of 2023 – twice capturing Rebecca Liua’ana Trophy first-round honours. Sieni...

    • Pioneers of Rugby in Wellington 074: Jock Wells
      • John ‘Jock’ Wells was described as a robust forward and an honest toiler who gave it his all whenever he took the field. These traits saw the Northlander turned Wellingtonian play three matches and one Test for the All Blacks in 1936. Wells played those games for the All Blacks as a flanker, but the...

    • Hurricanes v Highlanders Stat Attack
      • TJ Perenara’s try extended his Super Rugby try scoring record to 65 in this game. He is now three tries ahead of his nearest rival Julian Savea who has 62 tries to his name. Ten of Perenara’s tries have been scored against the Highlanders. The Hurricanes met the southerners in Wellington this past Saturday afternoon,...

    • OBU clear leaders but chasing pack locked in tight race in the Swindale Shield
      • Upper Hutt Rams centre Daniel Schrijvers scores in the desperate tackle of Hutt Old Boys Marist fullback Zane Ainslie this afternoon. The Rams won their ninth round Swindale Shield match 23-21. Photo: Andy McArthur. By Steven White, Scott MacLean and Adam Julian For results & Scoring (as received) visit: https://www.clubrugby.co.nz/wellington/games-results.php?competition=1&season=21&round=9 Another tight set of matches...

    • Wellington club rugby matchday scoring updates 1 June
      • It’s round NINE of the 2024 Wellington club rugby season today. Another round of colossal contests today as the contenders in the Premier and Premier 2 competitions shuffle for positions on crowded points tables. Likewise, for some of the battlers, losses today will relegate them to also-ran status for the season as there are just...

    • Aisle be Back: Hurricanes v Highlanders
      • Try-scoring contortionist Salesi Rayasi plays his 50th match for the Hurricanes tomorrow. By Kevin McCarthy I won’t say I told you so, but I told you so. Having banged on early in the season about the crucial nature of bonus points won and squandered, the race for the playoffs home advantage will come down to...

    • Is Rome burning?
      • By Rolling Maul According to legend, the Roman emperor Nero set fire to the capital of the Roman empire on the night of 19 July, AD 64 and fiddled while the city burned. According to the historical record, the fire destroyed much of the city and threw the population into a panic. It also destroyed...

    • Ties to church and family key to Penieli Poasa’s success
      • Ories captain Penieli Poasa and teammates with the Jubilee Cup last July. Photo: Stewart Baird. By Steven White Penieli Poasa is passionate about his rugby and his church. When Oriental-Rongotai won the Jubilee Cup last year, 39 players including 15 seniors and all four Ories Poasa brothers, were affiliated with the EFKS Ueligitone Christian Congregation...

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