We have club rugby in 2020.
A 15-week season starts on Saturday 20 June, with the opening weekend of the Premier Men's Swindale Shield, Men's Premier Reserve Harper Lock Shield and Women's Rebecca Liua'ana Trophy competition all kicking off on that date.
Colts, Under 85kg, Reserve and Presidents grades all commence on 27 June.
Left wing Chase Tiatia with the winning try in the dying embers of the 2014 Jubilee Cup opener at the Basin Reserve between eventual champions Hutt Old Boys Marist and Old Boys Marist. HOBM won this one 30-27.
If the season ran its usual course, Week 12 of the Wellington club
Bernie Fraser scores in Bernie's Corner in Wellington's 1982 Ranfurly Shield defence against Hawke's Bay. Wellington won 13-12. PHOTO: John Selkirk.
It's the start of June and - all going well - a return to rugby is imminent.
Just one more weekend to cut the lawns before the rugby starts up again
Kobus van Wyk crossing for the Hurricanes against the Blues in March. PHOTO: Mike Lewis Pictures.
Despite a coronavirus lockdown, Kobus van Wyk is seeking more time with the Hurricanes. The 28-year old South African was signed on a single season contract but admits he’s hungry for more.
“I’m feeling right at
Above: Peter Sciascia kicks ahead for Marist St Pat's against Upper Hutt in the 11th and last round of the Swindale Shield in 2008. MSP were presented with the first round silverware after this match.
If the season ran its usual course, Week 11 of the Wellington club rugby season would