All you need is Ruben

Ruben Love playing for the Hurricanes last year against the Rebels. PHOTO: Mike Lewis. By Steven White Ruben Love is the first player since Jeff Wilson to represent New Zealand secondary schools’ teams at both rugby and cricket and the first player to be born this century to play for the

Wellington Lions v Tasman Stat Attack

Pepesana Patafilo scored five tries this year for the Lions including this one against Southland, joint top equal with Peter Umaga-Jensen. By Peter Marriott The Wellington Lions finished their 2021 NPC season last weekend against the Tasman Mako. Some facts and figures from that game below: Round 10 v Tasman: Lost 22-34 Wellington's

Wellington Lions v Southland Stags Stat Attack

By Peter Marriott The Wellington Lions beat Southland 24-22 last Saturday at Porirua Park in a non-NPC fixture. Some facts and figures from the game below: Non-Championship v Southland: Won 24-22 This match did not count towards the National Provincial Championship competition. In addition to the scheduled NPC round-robin matches, a non-championship game

Bond Banter 25 October (some news and information to start the week in rugby)

 Evening edition: Labour Day Monday is synonymous with the Condor 7s qualifying tournament at Naenae College. But not today. That tournament has been 'postponed' and the Hurricanes Schools 7s tournament previously scheduled for this coming Saturday has been called off. The upcoming WRFU tournaments scheduled for 6, 13 and 20 November