Enthusiasm building for 2024 season with release of Swindale Shield draw

Action from this year's Swindale Shield decider between Old Boys University and Paremata-Plimmerton. Photo: Stewart Baird.  The 2024 community rugby season in Wellington is drawing nearer. Next year’s Swindale Shield draw was recently finalised and released by the WRFU, with the Premier competition kicking off on Saturday 6 April 2024. The WRFU has

Lealava’a reaches 150 games for Wainuiomata

Michael Lealava'a playing in his 150th match for Wainuiomata this past Saturday. Photo: T-Paul Gale.  By Adam Julian Michael Lealava'a was going to retire from rugby in 2023. With four children, diploma study, and his demanding job for Housing New Zealand in the “facility management space” another season was a big