Rugby in 1921: Part two representative rugby

Athletic Park in Wellington was the place to be for rugby fans in September 1921. In a little over a fortnight, from 7 September to 24 September, the former ground in Berhampore hosted two international matches and three Ranfurly Shield fixtures. Accounts of these games and the circumstances in which they were

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,

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