Short Passes 10 August

Above, Wainuiomata midfielder Peter Umaga-Jensen celebrates a try on Saturday, to the bemusement of those around him, including Old Boys University teammate Wes Goosen who was playing his 50th game for the Hurricanes. Draws & Results HERE  Another big week of rugby starts on Wednesday with the next round of the Wellington

Eagles and Streetkids win tight matches on chilly afternoon

Draws & Results HERE  By Steven White, Adam Julian & Scott MacLean. The Hutt Old Boys Marist Eagles and Poneke Streetkids both won hard fought victories today in the eighth round of the Swindale Shield competition, played in fine but cold and blustery conditions around the Wellington region. HOBM beat Marist St

This week in club rugby history: 3-9 August

Norths and MSP's teams after drawing the 2008 Jubilee Cup 10-10.  Some selected highlights in Wellington club rugby history from the past.  3 August 1964: Marist and University go into this title defining clash as joint front-runners on the table and 10 points clear of the field. In front of a 12,000-strong crowd,

MSP, Norths and HOBM pile on the points in seventh round

Above: Hurricanes players look on as blindside flanker Iona Apineru crosses for Petone in their Jim Brown Memorial Trophy win over Oriental-Rongotai. Draws & Results HERE  By  Steven White and Adam Julian Big wins for Marist St Pat's, Northern United and Hutt Old Boys Marist offset much tighter victories for Old Boys