Ories No. 8 Luca Rees celebrating one of his 23 tries for his team in 2018, a joint single season try-scoring record, and one of three loose forwards to top the Wellington single season try scoring charts between 2003-20. The others were Telea Seumanutafa (Tawa) and Dean Brunsdon (Norths). Rees
Above: Fulltime in the - who will win the title in 2020? PHOTO: NZ Lenz.
The festive season is a time for family and friends, for relaxing and making merry. But soon enough, the attention will turn to the 2020 rugby season. See below for this year’s third annual 12 rugby
Above: Northern United win the 2019 Jubilee Cup final. PHOTO: NZ Lenz.
Part 3 of our Tries of the Season series, looking back at some of the action in 2019 in club rugby.
(Part 1 HERE)
(Part 2 HERE )
Continuing the series in the men's game, with some highlights from the Swindale Shield,
Above: Tupou Sopoaga (Petone) and Dane Coles (Poneke) in action in their F.J Tilyard Shield fixture earlier this year. Both players feature separately in tries below. PHOTO: Andy McArthur.
Part 2 of our Tries of the Season series, looking back at some of the action in 2019 in club rugby.
Thirty thousand patrons entered Athletic Park for the final time 20 years ago today, 10 October 1999, to watch the Wellington Lions play Otago in round nine of the National Provincial Championship.
Athletic Park had been the home of all rugby in Wellington for 97 years.
The Lions were also having their