2021 Swindale Shield draw released

The run up to the southern hemisphere's most hotly contested local rugby competition starts today, with the release of the 2021 Wellington club rugby Swindale Shield draw. The 2021 season starts a little later this year, with opening day on Saturday 10 April. That is the date for the first of 13

Short Passes 7 December – news in briefs and happenings

UPDATED: The fifteens season is over, but resumes early in the New Year when the Super Rugby teams embark on their pre-season programmes. The representative sevens season is all but over, just this coming weekend's Condor Sevens in Auckland to come. We will preview this from a Wellington schools perspective in

Patafilo included in Hurricanes squad

Tawa outside back and Wellington Lion Pepesana Patafilo has joined the Hurricanes for 2021. Patafilo and Hawke’s Bay wing Lolagi Visinia have filled up the final two spots for next year. Patafilo is a former Wellington College First XV centre, in the 2013 winning team captained by his new Hurricanes teammate James

Luke Campbell joins Hurricanes

Luke Campbell in action for BoP against the Wellington Lions earlier this year. PHOTO: Mike Lewis Pictures. Former Wellington College, Wellington U19s and Old Boys University halfback is joining the Hurricanes in 2021, from Bay of Plenty where he has been based for the past four years. Campbell says to achieve the