Dawn Patelesio reflects on 300-game career

Above: When Dawn Patelesio played her 300th match for Northern United (Dawn top centre above the balloons). PHOTO: Norths Facebook. By Adam Julian The article below was written for New Zealand Rugby last week, reproduced here with permission. The Wellington senior women's club rugby competition officially began in 1990 and a personality

Tagoai and MSP starting season with promise

Monica Tagoai playing for Marist St Pat's against Oriental-Rongotai recently. PHOTO: Andy McArthur.  By Adam Julian Ories and Norths. Norths and Ories. Th names of the two clubs have a familiar ring when discussing who will be win the Wellington club rugby women’s title each year. Together those two clubs have won

Boilovers and thrillers – Swindale Shield comes alive in third round

Lester Maulolo scores Petone's winning try on fulltime against Oriental-Rongotai. Petone won 37-35. PHOTO: Andy McArthur. By Steven White & Martyn Bridge Results & Standings HERE  Updated Sunday morning (with some additional scoring details): The 2022 Swindale Shield has ignited. The third round of matches played in fine, windy conditions today resulted in