This week in History: 13-19 July

Above: Isaac O'Connor (MSP) bears down on Steve So'oialo (Tawa) in their sixth round regular season match in 2013. MSP won this game 20-10 , but Tawa would win the final three weeks later. So'oialo's brother James also features this week in history, for Northern United in 2009. See below

This week in History 6-12 July

Above: This week in 2010 Norths and HOBM contested a dramatic 23-23 draw. A decade on, these two teams meet this coming weekend at Jerry Collins Stadium in round 4 of the 2020 Swindale Shield. Some selected Wellington club rugby memories from this week in history. 6 July 1957: Defending Jubilee Cup champions

This week in history 29 June – 5 July

Above: This week in 2014, the  Upper Hutt Rams beat Old Boys University 34-30 at the Basin Reserve in a classic come-from-behind win.    A bumper week in history in Wellington club rugby, as laid out below. 29 June 1985: MSP snatch a 21-18 victory from under Upper Hutt’s nose after seemingly holding an

This week in club rugby history: 27 April – 3 May

Above: When Petone edged Poneke 25-24 in 2013 in their Swindale Shield and F.J. Tilyard Shield match.      Selected highlights of what happened this week in history in Wellington club rugby. 27 April 2002: Avalon’s Mano Flutey kicks a penalty on fulltime to see his side beat Wests 11-10 in atrocious conditions to extend