The Wellington team that toured the South Island in 1922.
Whilst club rugby at the Senior Championship level was as strong and competitive as ever, before or since, the second great era of the Wellington rugby team drew to a close in 1922.
‘Five-eighths’ later summed up a frustrating representative campaign in
The Tawa RFC celebrates with the Jubilee Cup last season at the Hutt Rec, after beating Marist St Pat's in the final. Can both these teams rise to the top again in 2022? Photo: Andy McArthur.
Happy New Year and welcome to a new season of rugby. As always, we kick
By Adam Julian
There’s a chance that when avid readers of rugby open their Christmas presents (another book), the author could be Clive Akers.
Editor of the Rugby Almanack since 1994, Clive is the author of seven major rugby history books, notably including Monro: The Life and Times of the Man
Glory days. Wainuiomata v Upper Hutt 2007. Home side Upper Hutt won this late April clash in the wet at Maidstone Park 19-17.
Morning edition: It is just about the the end of the line as far as rugby goes for 2021.
There is a match this coming weekend in Taupo between
A break for everyone coming up, before pre-season community and Hurricanes rugby in the New Year.
By Kevin McCarthy
Nearly 80 years ago, on World War II’s Eastern Front, there was a battle fought at a place called Kursk.
Nazi Germany had been dealt a major defeat a few months earlier in