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Off the Ball for 25 September
Above: Members of the Wellington Samoans team after their thrilling 28-27 Festival Cup win over the Wellington Centurions on Saturday. Photo by Andy McArthur. More photos here Off the Ball is in association with Rob Law Max , Lovelocks Sports Bar  and Harcourts Johnsonville  Looking at some of the news in briefs, milestones, happenings, statistics, and observations from the weekend of rugby just gone and what’s coming up this week. +++++ A busy past weekend for rugby capped off by the concluding rounds of some of the U18 and Festival/Hurricanes Development representative competitions and the start of the U16 tournament and college sevens tournaments...More
Wellington withstand committed Waikato
Wellington: 34  (Daniel Kirkpatrick, Sam Lousi, Mateaki Kafatolu, Thomas Umaga-Jensen, Alex Fidow; Jackson Garden-Bachop 2 con, Kirkpatrick con, pen) Waikato: 10 (Bailyn Sullivan try; Sevu Reece con, pen).   WHAT HAPPENED It wasn’t as exhilarating as last Sunday, but a bonus victory on the road following two yellow cards and sustained periods on defence is a satisfactory outcome for the Wellington Lions in Hamilton this afternoon. Dan Kirkpatrick punished an early Waikato indiscretion by kicking a third minute penalty, before the hosts anchored Wellington in their own half...More
Grandstand finishes in Jerry Collins Stadium matches
Above: Ayesha Leti-l'iga with Monica Tagoai in support take on the Auckland Storm today at Jerry Collins Stadium. The Pride lost 30-31, but the two bonus points earned could prove crucial for their playoff chances. Photo by Dave Lintott Photography  A pair of grandstand finishes at Jerry Collins Stadium, with both matches going down to the wire. The Wellington Pride came back twice against the Auckland Storm, but their second rally wasn’t enough in their 30-31 Women’s NPC competition loss...More
Samoans - Centurions matches and Pride highlight rugby tomorrow
The Wellington U18s Centurions and U18s Catholic Colleges sides after their match last Saturday on Porirua 2. The Centurions are back there tomorrow to play the Wellington Samoans U18s in their final, while the Catholic team meets Wanganui U18 over at Ascot Park. Porirua Park is the place to be at tomorrow if you’re after your fix of local rugby action, with six representative sides in action. The headline game is at midday on Jerry Collins Stadium, as the Wellington Pride take on the Auckland Storm in their Farah Palmer Cup Women’s NPC clash...More
Tove Svanborg taking her rugby opportunities in Wellington
Tove Svanborg is a fast learner. Before this year she could count the number of games of fifteens rugby she had played on one hand in her native Sweden. She certainly didn’t think she would be playing on the wing for the Wellington Pride in the Farah Palmer Cup when she moved from Sweden to New Zealand earlier this year. “I have played for the U18 national sevens team in Sweden and we played against other European countries such as England and Russia, but this is definitely a step up from anything I have played before,” she told Club Rugby this week...More
Thomas Umaga-Jensen: a selfless battering ram
Above: Thomas Umaga-Jensen threads his way through the forwards in Sunday's 60-14 win over Canterbury. Photo by Dave Brownlie Photography. “I was real nervous about it. I thought it would be a close game or they might thrash us. They have some big names and growing up I have watched them beat everyone,” Thomas Umaga-Jensen shares of his anxiety before Wellington’s NPC clash against Canterbury on Sunday. In only his second game for the Wellington Lions, Thomas was a key player in the record 60-14 thrashing of the Premiership champions...More
Off the Ball for 18 September
Avove: Young guns celebrating. Try scorer Isaia Walker-Leaware, halfback Kemara Hauiti-Parapara and wing Malo Tuitama after Walker-Leaware's chargedown try that started a run that saw the Lions score 45 second half points against Canterbury. Photo by David Brownlie Photos - more here Off the Ball is in association with Rob Law Max , Lovelocks Sports Bar  and Harcourts Johnsonville  Looking at some of the news in briefs, milestones, happenings, statistics, and observations from the weekend of rugby just gone and what’s coming up this week...More
Lions let off the leash in record win over Canterbury
Above: Wellington hooker Asafo Aumua and the forwards helped set up the record win for the Lions over Canterbury. Photo by Dave Lintott Photography - more photos here Wellington: 60 (Malo Tuitama 2, Julian Savea, Asafo Aumua, Isaia Walker-Leawere, Du'Plessis Kirifi, Ben Lam, Regan Verney tries; Jackson Garden-Bachop 7 con, 2 pen) Canterbury: 14 (Josh McKay, George Bridge tries; Richie Mo'unga 2 con). HT: 17-7. WHAT HAPPENED Two tries from charge-downs, one from an intercept, a dominant forwards display and a clinic from the first five-eighth...More
Wellington Pride and U19s earn wins on day of mixed results for rep teams
Above: First five-eighth Piri Paraone jinked and jived his way through the defence to score the first of the day for Wellington Maori against the Hawke's Bay Saracens. Photo by Chainsaw Photos Results at a glance Wellington Pride 11 – Waikato 5 Wellington U19s 24 – Manawatu U19s 20 Wellington Maori 30 – Hawke’s Bay Saracens 43 Wellington Centurions 17 –Manawatu Development 19 Wellington Samoans U18 8 – Wanganui U18 6 Wellington U18 Girls 0 - Auckland U18 Girls 12 Wellington Samoans 17 – Bay of Plenty Samoans 19 Wellington U13s 17 – Wairarapa Bush U14s 33 Wellington Centurions U18s 48 – Wellington Catholic Colleges 10 Wellington U16A 14 – Hawke’s Bay U16 A 8 Wellington U16 Development 33 - Hawke’s Bay U16 Development 7 Wellington Lions v Canterbury – playing on Sunday It was a mixed bag of results for Wellington representative rugby teams today, in a spread of competition and non-competition matches around the North Island...More
OBU win four gongs at inaugural club community awards
Jubilee Cup champions Old Boys University won four gongs at the inaugural WRFU Community Rugby Awards on Friday night. Old Boys University’s Premier team won the Team of the Year Award for winning 11 of 13 matches and winning the Swindale Shield and for capturing the coveted Jubilee Cup for the second time in three years. They also ended the year holding the Bill Brien Challenge Trophy and the Andy Leslie Trophy, as well as several more interclub trophies. Playing positive rugby, OBU set the single-season team try scoring record since 2005, scoring 130 tries in 22 games...More
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