Regular Club Rugby photographic contributor Mike Lewis was at the annual McEvedy Shield athletics event on Tuesday. Wellington College won it, ending St Pat's Town's three-year grip, with St Pat's Silverstream and Rongtai College also competing. A number of local rugby players were competing. Mike's photos are here
At the Wellington Rugby Referees' Association AGM last week Ross Ewart was conferred Life Membership of the Association. Ross started refereeing in 1980 and retired in 2005; and since 1998 he has been heavily involved in coaching referees, most recently those in their first and second seasons. Clubrugby congratulates Ross on this honour.
The Hurricanes Typhoons and the Crusaders Knights Development teams square off at Porirua Park north of Wellington this coming Thurdsay afternoon. The Knights are expected to travel north with several big name players, including Kieran Read and Sam Whiteclock who are returning from injury. Both the Hurricanes and the Crusaders have byes this coming weekend in Super Rugby.
The annual Chiang Mai Tigers Rugby Club in Thailand is expanding to 16 men’s and eight women’s teams. . In past years teams from New Zealand, Australia, Siberia and Moscow have played in the tournament. This year tournament organisers are hoping to attract eight non Thai teams and eight (or more) Thai teams to the tournament on 21 and 22 November 2015. For more information please visit their website: http://www.chiangmaitigers.com/rugby-tens/
Who will win in 2015? The last three winners have been: