The Ranfurly Shield has been locked away for the summer, with the Wellington Lions successfully defending it against Waikato this afternoon.
The Lions beat Waikato 34-6, after leading 10-6 at halftime, producing a suffocating second half to hold off the visitors and deny them a sniff at the Shield. Wellington also
It’s Finals Day in the Hurricanes Youth Rugby Council’s U18 competition and Wellington’s first and only Ranfurly Shield of the year, in matches on Saturday.
All six U18s teams in the Hurricanes U18s still standing are in action tomorrow in three matches, two in Napier and one in Whanganui.
In Napier, Poverty
Pek Cowan and the Ranfurly Shield, at the Hutt Valley High School Rugby Awards on Tuesday night this week, where he coaches the school's U15 team.
By Adam Julian
Pek Cowan was tentative about playing any rugby in 2022. The 36-year old had little to prove following 10 tests for the
Rory Woods playing for the Wellington Academy last year. He has since moved to join the Northland Academy and has recently been selected in the New Zealand U19s for their tour which kicks off overnight on Monday in South Africa. PHOTO: Andy McArthur.
The following article by Adam Julian was first
We appear to have come to the end of the line as far as Saturday afternoon community rugby is concerned in Wellington for 2022, with the Hurricanes U16 competition being played at Petone over the first week of October. Also, some sevens tournaments to come starting in a month or