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Hawkins Division 1 Trophy Final - Students Overcome Obstacles to Taste Hawkins Trophy Success

6 Aug 2016

Teaser image link to article Hawkins Division 1 Trophy Final - Students Overcome Obstacles to Taste Hawkins Trophy Success

There was a deep satisfaction on the faces of the Lincoln University Division 1 players after their Hawkins Trophy win against New Brighton at Rugby Park last Sunday. It wasn’t just that they had beaten the Seasiders 49- 12 to win their second Hawkins read more...

Hawkins Division 1 - Lincoln University Look to Back to Back

29 Jul 2016

Teaser image link to article Hawkins Division 1 - Lincoln University Look to Back to Back

Ahead of the Division 1 Hawkins Trophy final this weekend you can look at Lincoln University’s relative youth in two ways: you might think that their inexperience might be a disadvantage when the heat goes on as it inevitably will. Alternatively, you read more...

Hawkins Division 1 - Attitude the Key to Christchurch's Progress

14 Jul 2016

Teaser image link to article Hawkins Division 1 - Attitude the Key to Christchurch's Progress

The secret to a good competition, a wise sports theorist once said, was that you didn't know until the final moment of the season who was going to win it. If that is true then the Hawkins Trophy is a very good competition this season. With one round read more...

Hawkins Division 1 Round Up - Week 8

28 May 2016

Teaser image link to article Hawkins Division 1 Round Up - Week 8

Enigmatic High School Old Boys kept alive their hopes of a top six finish in the Metro Division One competition for the Hawkins Cup with a seven-point victory over Christchurch in their round eight clash at Rugby Park on Saturday. Old Boys started the read more...

Hawkins Division 1 Round Up - Week 7

20 May 2016

Teaser image link to article Hawkins Division 1 Round Up - Week 7

The clash of the Universities, Lincoln and Canterbury, for the Hart-O’Reilly Trophy had all the makings of a rugby thriller. University went into the Hawkins Cup seventh round match leading the metro Division One competition by a point from New Brighton read more...

Hawkins Division 1 Round Up - Week 6

12 May 2016

Teaser image link to article Hawkins Division 1 Round Up - Week 6

A mouth-watering prospect awaits next Saturday when leader University confronts Hawkins Cup champion for the last three years, Lincoln University, in round seven of the Metro Division One competition. The student rivalry at Lincoln University will take read more...

Hawkins Division 1 Round Up - Week 5

6 May 2016

Teaser image link to article Hawkins Division 1 Round Up - Week 5

University and New Brighton share the Hawkins Cup lead after previously unbeaten Lincoln University succumbed to High School Old Boys in their fifth round Metro Division One clash on Saturday. It was Lincoln University’s first Cup loss in two years and read more...

Hawkins Division 1 Round Up - Week 4

26 Apr 2016

Teaser image link to article Hawkins Division 1 Round Up - Week 4

Few, if any, punters would have been on the mark with their picks in round four of the Metro Division One competition for the Hawkins Cup on Saturday. The unbeaten Lincoln University and New Brighton, both with the maximum 15 points after three rounds read more...

Halswell/Wigram Now With Eight Junior Teams

18 Apr 2016

Teaser image link to article Halswell/Wigram Now With Eight Junior Teams

Halswell/Wigram is not only the newest club in Canterbury but it is probably the fastest growing. This season it will field eight teams in five grades in the Metro Junior competitions. This is up on the six teams that it fielded last season and the two read more...

New Season and New Challenges for Lincoln University

18 Apr 2016

Teaser image link to article New Season and New Challenges for Lincoln University

The inevitable question is that after their Hawkins Cup and then their Hawkins Trophy success last season, how does the Lincoln University’s Division 1 side motivate itself this year? “We’ve talked about that,” co-coach John Haggart (coaching again with read more...

Hawkins Division 1 Kicks Off

2 Apr 2016

Teaser image link to article Hawkins Division 1 Kicks Off

The Division 1 sides in the Hawkins Cup largely report consistency in their coaching and playing-ranks this season. No club is prepared to put their cards on the table as the season begins this weekend and as a result it is difficult to ascertain the read more...

Lincoln University - Hawkins Division 1 Trophy Winners

31 Jul 2015

Teaser image link to article Lincoln University - Hawkins Division 1 Trophy Winners

If anyone doubted what winning the Hawkins Trophy meant to players the scene at the final whistle at Sunday's final at Rugby Park was evident for all to see. The whoops of delight by the Lincoln University players and the looks of dejection of their read more...

Hawkins Division 2 - Christchurch Victorious in Final

14 Aug 2015

Teaser image link to article Hawkins Division 2 - Christchurch Victorious in Final

There was a couple of minutes left in the Hawkins Division 2 final at Christchurch Park recently and, as is his custom, the home coach Chris Hammett left the club balcony to get closer to the sideline. His side was ahead 16-14 against Lincoln University read more...

Hawkins Medal Winner - Wade McRae

24 Jul 2015

Teaser image link to article Hawkins Medal Winner - Wade McRae

Hawkins Medal winner Wade McRae almost sounds a tad embarrassed to be wearing the tag of Most Valuable Player in Christchurch rugby. Over 17 rounds of rugby leading into Sunday’s club final, the Lincoln University flanker proved to be the most consistent read more...

Hawkins Division 1 Final - Lincoln University v Christchurch

24 Jul 2015

Teaser image link to article Hawkins Division 1 Final - Lincoln University v Christchurch

Sunday's Final of the Hawkins Trophy is not only a tale of two clubs and their respective sides, but in essence two intriguing journeys. While there can of course only be one winner at Rugby Park, both teams can feel enormously proud of what they have read more...

St Andrew's College Unbeaten in UC Championship

19 Jun 2015

Teaser image link to article St Andrew's College Unbeaten in UC Championship

The mood in the St Andrew’s bus coming back from Timaru last Saturday afternoon was unsurprisingly joyous. The team had beaten Roncalli College 83-5 that afternoon to remain unbeaten in the UC Championship after six matches so far this season. read more...

Wade McRae (Lincon University) Hawkins Medal Player of The Week

8 Jul 2015

Teaser image link to article Wade McRae (Lincon University) Hawkins Medal Player of The Week

The battle for the Hawkins Medal has tightened up after the latest round of the Christchurch Metro Division One with three players sharing the lead and three others within three points. Each week independent observers award three, two and one points to read more...

Billy Harmon (New Brighton) Hawkins Medal Player of The Week

2 Jul 2015

Teaser image link to article Billy Harmon (New Brighton) Hawkins Medal Player of The Week

Billy Harmon. Remember that name. Far too often young talents are lumped with the tag of the being the next best thing, but according to New Brighton coach Steve Ellis, young flanker Billy Harmon has all the attributes to go right to the ... read more...

Mavae Tomasi (Shirley) Hawkins Medal Player of The Week

28 Jun 2015

Teaser image link to article Mavae Tomasi (Shirley) Hawkins Medal Player of The Week

Shirley has not had much to celebrate this season in the Hawkins Division One, so last Saturday’s win over Linwood was a victory to cherish. The game also catapulted Mavae Tomasi onto the leader board for the Hawkins Medal, which will be awarded to the read more...

Jarred Percival (HSOB) Hawkins Medal Player of The Week

19 Jun 2015

Teaser image link to article Jarred Percival (HSOB) Hawkins Medal Player of The Week

A summer stint playing Australian Football is paying off handsomely for High School Old Boys’ playmaker Jarred Percival. The Old Boys’ first five-eights has had a dominant season and has jumped to the top of the Hawkins Medal standings for the most read more...

Three-Peat for Hawkins Cup Champions - Lincoln University

11 Jun 2015

Teaser image link to article Three-Peat for Hawkins Cup Champions - Lincoln University

Winning the Hawkins Cup is not getting boring for Lincoln University, after the country students won this competition for the third season in-a-row. Lincoln University beat New Brighton 26-15 away from home last weekend to secure the Hawkins Cup read more...

Ben Corston (Sumner) Hawkins Medal Player of The Week

11 Jun 2015

Teaser image link to article Ben Corston (Sumner) Hawkins Medal Player of The Week

Ben Corston will do anything for his beloved Sumner club. The talented halfback this season helped out in the unfamiliar roles of first five-eighths, fullback and goalkicker but still managed to stand out, whatever number he was wearing. Despite ... read more...

Stefan Moir (New Brighton) Hawkins Medal Player of The Week

4 Jun 2015

Teaser image link to article Stefan Moir (New Brighton) Hawkins Medal Player of The Week

Stefan Moir is enjoying his time back on the seaside and may again play a vital role in steering New Brighton to another Hawkins Cup and Hawkins Trophy this year. The first-five eights has been one of the stars in the Christchurch Metro Division read more...

Ross Kennedy (Marist Albion) Hawkins Medal Player of The Week

29 May 2015

Teaser image link to article Ross Kennedy (Marist Albion) Hawkins Medal Player of The Week

Marist Albion is enjoying the benefits of former Super rugby lock Ross Kennedy re-establishing roots in his old home town of Christchurch. After a decade of plying his trade around New Zealand and a stint in South Africa, Kennedy has been part of the read more...

Joe Taylor (HSOB) Hawkins Medal Player of The Week

21 May 2015

Teaser image link to article Joe Taylor (HSOB) Hawkins Medal Player of The Week

High School Old Boys’ have not featured prominently in the Hawkins Medal competition, due to their mixed season, but it is hard to go past winger Joe Taylor as the player of the week in Christchurch Metro Top Division. Taylor scored five tries in HSOB’s read more...

Richie Mo'Unga (Linwood) Hawkins Medal Player of The Week

14 May 2015

Teaser image link to article Richie Mo'Unga (Linwood) Hawkins Medal Player of The Week

The stand-out form of Linwood’s Richie Mo’unga in the Christchurch Metro Division One rugby competition could not have come at a better time. The same week that the Crusaders fans said farewell to their two first five-eighths, Mo’unga again showed his read more...

Sam Godwin (University) Hawkins Medal Player of The Week (Round 6)

10 May 2015

Teaser image link to article Sam Godwin (University) Hawkins Medal Player of The Week (Round 6)

A change of mindset and doing the hard yards is bearing fruit for University and their captain Sam Godwin. The students have only lost one game so far in Canterbury rugby’s metro Division One and Godwin is leading the Hawkins Medal standings for the most read more...

Rowan O'Gorman (Marist Albion) Hawkins Medal Player of The Week

30 Apr 2015

Teaser image link to article Rowan O'Gorman (Marist Albion) Hawkins Medal Player of The Week

At 33 years of age, Rowan O’Gorman has created a dilemma for himself and his club Marist Albion. After years of loyal service, the club stalwart had moved into the coaching ranks but a crisis in the hooking department has seen him make a stunning read more...

Alisi Tupuailei (New Brighton) Hawkins Medal Player of The Week

23 Apr 2015

Teaser image link to article Alisi Tupuailei (New Brighton) Hawkins Medal Player of The Week

Alisi Tupuailei is a living example that you are only as old as you feel. The 33-year-old centre has been a key player in New Brighton’s unbeaten start to the Metro club rugby season winning four games on the trot. Tupuailei deservedly features read more...

Jason Merrett (Christchurch) Hawkins Medal Player of The Week

16 Apr 2015

Teaser image link to article Jason Merrett (Christchurch) Hawkins Medal Player of The Week

Jason Merrett is only 26 years of age, but an old hand at Christchurch Rugby Club, as he showed in their 26-11 win over High School Old Boys on Saturday. Merrett is currently joint leader in the race for the Hawkins Medal for most valuable player in the read more...

Inga Finau (Linwood) Hawkins Medal Player of The Week

10 Apr 2015

Teaser image link to article Inga Finau (Linwood) Hawkins Medal Player of The Week

Inga Finau is playing a starring role in Linwood’s outstanding start to the Hawkins Cup this year and leading the Hawkins Medal standings for the most valuable player. At each match, independent observers allocate three, two and one points to the most read more...

Hawkins Medal Player of the Week - Rookie Stars in Opening Weekend

31 Mar 2015

Teaser image link to article Hawkins Medal Player of the Week -  Rookie Stars in Opening Weekend

Alex Nankivell on Saturday underlined the old sporting adage that if you are good enough to play, you are old enough to play. The Lincoln University midfielder was the standout player in the Canterbury Metro Rugby Division One opening round, collecting read more...

Hawkins Division 1 - Kicks off this Weekend!

27 Mar 2015

Teaser image link to article Hawkins Division 1 - Kicks off this Weekend!

The Hawkins Cup kicks-off this weekend with a gala day hosted by the Christchurch club. While much of the interest will centre on a repeat of last season’s Hawkins Trophy final between High School Old Boys and Sydenham, attending fans will be able to read more...

Gala Day Planned for Competition Opener

16 Mar 2015

Teaser image link to article Gala Day Planned for Competition Opener

The Hawkins Cup will start with a bang this season, with all 12 teams beginning their competition at the same venue on March 28. The Gala Day, to be held at the three grounds in the Christchurch Park complex, will see three games played at read more...

Hawkins Division 1 Final - Sydenham

1 Aug 2014

Teaser image link to article Hawkins Division 1 Final - Sydenham

Sydenham’s participation in the Metro Hawkins Division 1 Trophy Final on Sunday is eagerly being looked forward to by its players, both professional and amateur. “We have a nice mix between our Crusaders and our amateur players and they are all very read more...

Hawkins Division 1 Final - HSOB

1 Aug 2014

Teaser image link to article Hawkins Division 1 Final - HSOB

High School Old Boys return to the Metro Hawkins Division 1 Trophy final on Sunday seeking redemption after losing to New Brighton 16-14 in the competition final last season. There is no talk of redemption in the High School Old Boys camp given that the read more...

Lincoln University Win Hawkins Cup Again

10 Jul 2014

Teaser image link to article Lincoln University Win Hawkins Cup Again

The emotion within Lincoln University’s Division 1 squad was evident when the final whistle sounded and the home side had beaten High School Old Boys 13-6 to secure the Hawkins Cup for the second season in-a-row. The country students had a five-point read more...

Hawkins Division 1 - Lincoln University Attempt to Build on Success of 2013

3 Apr 2014

Teaser image link to article Hawkins Division 1 - Lincoln University Attempt to Build on Success of 2013

Lincoln University’s Division 1 side (here pictured) will be in the unusual position of having plenty of internal and external expectations placed upon them in 2014 after their success and improved showing last season read more...

Hawkins Division 2 - Final

9 Aug 2013

Teaser image link to article Hawkins Division 2 - Final

Lyttelton will play Christchurch in the Hawkins Division 2 final on Saturday although it was how the red and blacks got there that had everyone talking last weekend. Down 23-21, Christchurch had the opportunity in the last seconds to win the match read more...

Hawkins Division 1 Final - HSOB

2 Aug 2013

Teaser image link to article Hawkins Division 1 Final - HSOB

High School Old Boys, who by their own accounts have flown under the radar for much of the regular season, start the Hawkins Trophy final on Sunday as clear favourites. High School Old Boys’s performance against Lincoln University in their semi-final read more...

Hawkins Division 1 Final - New Brighton

2 Aug 2013

Teaser image link to article Hawkins Division 1 Final - New Brighton

Ron Vette, the New Brighton manager, spoke to his team before their gutsy 18-11 semi-final win against Marist Albion last weekend. His words came from the heart. “It was an emotional pitch and it focused on the fact that the club had not won the Trophy read more...

Hawkins Division 1 - Semi Finals

27 Jul 2013

Teaser image link to article Hawkins Division 1 - Semi Finals

Marist Albion will play New Brighton while High School Old Boys will meet Lincoln University in the semi-finals of the Hawkins Trophy this weekend. Marist Albion may look back at their 31-22 loss to High School Old Boys last Saturday as a blessing in read more...

Lincoln University Claim Hawkins Cup

3 Jul 2013

Teaser image link to article Lincoln University Claim Hawkins Cup

Thirty-two years after their last Division 1 title Lincoln University put themselves back on top by winning the Hawkins Cup for 2013 on 15th June. They secured the cup with an in the end comfortable win against Linwood. Co-coach John Haggart says that he read more...

Hawkins Metro Division 1 - Update

5 Jun 2013

Teaser image link to article Hawkins Metro Division 1 - Update

Christchurch upset High School Old Boys 13-10 last weekend at Bob Deans Field, a reflection their coach says of the progress they have been making this season read more...

Hawkins Metro Division 1 - Finals Time

15 Aug 2012

Teaser image link to article Hawkins Metro Division 1 - Finals Time

Burnside co-coach Peter Manson knows what it’s like to witness the red and whites win the Hawkins Trophy – from the other side. In 2006 he was part of the Christchurch coaching unit with, ironically, current Sydenham coach John Sherratt which lost the read more...

Hawkins Division 1 Profile - Mark Bacon

4 Aug 2012

Teaser image link to article Hawkins Division 1 Profile - Mark Bacon

Mark Bacon played his 100th Division 1 match for Sumner late last month. Special as reaching that milestone always is for a player, it is the way that Mark did it that made it a truly remarkable achievement. Mark you see was playing seriously injured read more...

Hawkins Division 1

24 Jul 2012

Teaser image link to article Hawkins Division 1

At a time when student numbers are down, University’s unbeaten run in the Hawkins Trophy this season is providing a welcome tonic according say club officials. The students are unbeaten after three rounds. Last weekend they beat read more...

Merivale Papanui Celebrate 130 Years in Style

24 Jul 2012

Teaser image link to article Merivale Papanui Celebrate 130 Years in Style

Merivale Papanui celebrated 130 years of rugby last weekend on its club day. It is thought the club is the second oldest in the province. The club actually began on 12 May 1882, although the club thought that it was appropriate to celebrate its 130th read more...

Christchurch - Champion Metro Club for 2011

5 Dec 2011

Teaser image link to article Christchurch - Champion Metro Club for 2011

At the Metropolitan Rugby Clubs Association Annual General Meeting, Toby Giles, on behalf of the Christchurch Football Club was presented with the Evans Shield, Redpath Shield and read more...

Hawkins Division 1

16 Jun 2012

Teaser image link to article Hawkins Division 1

Last weekend’s unexpected early winter break gave Belfast an opportunity to take stock and reflect on their season to date of ‘what ifs’. Last season the Cobras steadily improved. Coach Don Fisher (who recently received his blazer for read more...

Sydenham and University Women Unbeaten

16 Jun 2012

Teaser image link to article Sydenham and University Women Unbeaten

University Division 1 coach Ernie Goodhue is frustrated. After seven competition games his 25-strong squad remains unbeaten although untested. The students started the season with a 37-29 win against Belfast before having the bye read more...

Hawkins Division 1

1 Jun 2012

Teaser image link to article Hawkins Division 1

Lincoln University, despite losing last weekend, has shown itself capable of beating any side in the Hawkins Cup this season. With a bevy of young talent in their ranks and a quality coaching team they will not be underestimated by any side read more...

Women's Teams Making Strides

17 May 2012

Teaser image link to article Women's Teams Making Strides

Belfast (pictured) toppled Marist-Albion in a mid-table women’s competition match on Saturday, but last season’s finalists University and Sydenham still top the table read more...

Hawkins Division 1

4 May 2012

Teaser image link to article Hawkins Division 1

Marist Albion has been the surprise packet of the Metro Division 1 competition this season so far with Christchurch being their latest scalps, although it was Sumner (here pictured) who played in the match of the round, the seasiders drawing 25-25 read more...

Sumner Celebrates 125th Anniversary in Style

4 May 2012

Teaser image link to article Sumner Celebrates 125th Anniversary in Style

The Sumner club, which is fielding 18 teams this season, celebrated its 125th anniversary in style last weekend. The story goes that around 1887, on one Saturday morning, a patron at a Sumner hotel said something like: “This rugby is a great game”. His read more...

Metro Division 1 - Final

10 Aug 2011

Teaser image link to article Metro Division 1 - Final

A masterful second-half performance into the wind has secured High School Old Boys their second Cup-Trophy double in the past four years, after they beat University 15-10 in the Metro Division One final read more...

Metro Colts Premier

16 Jul 2011

Teaser image link to article Metro Colts Premier

Christchurch top the Colts Premier table with Lincoln University, but which teams will join them in the playoffs has become a tight race that will likely be decided in the final week. read more...

Metro Division 1 Update

29 Jul 2011

Teaser image link to article Metro Division 1 Update

A single bonus point was the difference between agony and ecstasy for teams vying for the final spot in the Metro Division One Trophy semi finals. New Brighton, despite losing to Christchurch on Saturday read more...

Metro Division 1 Update

16 Jul 2011

Teaser image link to article Metro Division 1 Update

University and High School Old Boys have opened up a lead at the top of the Metro Trophy division one championship after an unbeaten start to the second round. Cup winners Old Boys hold a one point lead read more...

Metro Division 1 - Update

1 Jul 2011

Teaser image link to article Metro Division 1 - Update

Christchurch had the better of the opening and closing quarters, but that was not enough to hold out a determined University who showed great patience and unleashed some brilliant running rugby read more...

Metro Division 1 - Update

17 Jun 2011

Teaser image link to article Metro Division 1 - Update

First-round winners High School Old Boys have claimed their first Metropolitan Cup since 2008 by beating Cup holders New Brighton on Saturday, with a round to spare read more...

Metro Division 1 Update

10 Jun 2011

Teaser image link to article Metro Division 1 Update

Consecutive losses have dropped Belfast out of the top six, after they looked on track with four wins in the middle of the round. Belfast coach Don Fisher says the team have not yet played read more...

Metro Division 1 - Update

3 Jun 2011

Teaser image link to article Metro Division 1 - Update

Sydenham well and truly upset the Metro division one apple cart by toppling High School Old Boys 16-11 at Bob Deans on Saturday. read more...

Metro Division 1 Update

27 May 2011

Teaser image link to article Metro Division 1 Update

Upset losses suffered by their nearest rivals have gifted High School Old Boys a sizeable lead in the Metro division one standings. Old Boys easily accounted for Lincoln University 47-14 on Saturday read more...

Richdale Reaches Century

15 May 2011

Teaser image link to article Richdale Reaches Century

Sumner wing Ben Richdale never dreamed his 100th match for the club would be in Metro club rugby’s top flight. The slightly-built winger achieved read more...

Hooper Ton

1 May 2011

Teaser image link to article Hooper Ton

At just 26, New Brighton rugby’s newest centurion believes he’s got plenty more miles left on the clock. Loose forward Ryan Hooper yesterday celebrated read more...

Metro Division 1 - Final

24 Aug 2010

Christchurch won the Division One Trophy for the second season on the trot with an entertaining 47-29 win against Burnside at a packed Rugby Park on Sunday read more...

Metro Division 2 - Final

24 Aug 2010

University proved too strong for Burnside in the Division 2 final at Rugby Park on Sunday winning 26-20. Played in beautiful conditions read more...

Burnside's First Father and Son Senior Players

10 Aug 2010

Mitchell and Malcolm Nuetze (here pictured) are the first father and son to play senior rugby for Burnside read more...

Metro Division 1 Update

20 Jul 2010

The Division 1 Metro competition is heating up with a number of teams now in the hunt for top honours. Sydenham has shown in the last two weeks that it may be the team to beat read more...

Metro Division 1

8 Jul 2010

Although High School Old Boys did not make the top six of the Division 1 competition this season they still have plenty to play for in the rest of the season read more...

Hornby Under 8's - A Team on the Rise

17 Jun 2010

The Hornby Under-8s is a team in the truest sense of the word. Although they lost their first match of the season to the Christchurch Under-8s read more...

Metro Division 1 Update

16 Jun 2010

New Brighton remains the talk of the competition and appears on course to win the Division 1 Cup this season with one round remaining. The Seasiders beat Linwood 20-14 last weekend read more...

Metro Profile - Robbie Timo

20 May 2010

Sumner’s Robbie Timo played his 300th match for Sumner last weekend. The durable front-rower began his senior career with the Seasiders in 1992 read more...

Canterbury Wins Battle of Universities

20 May 2010

Lincoln University hosted the Universities club day recently, although it was Canterbury University that won most of the competitive matches read more...

The Press Cup to Kick off With Big Match-Ups

24 Apr 2010

The 2010 Press Cup kicks off this weekend with some intriguing matches for the armchair rugby fan. Perhaps the most appetizing match of the round sees Christchurch Boys’ High School travel to Nelson College read more...

Metro Division 1 Update

23 Apr 2010

You can imagine the scene inside the Shirley dressing-room last Tuesday evening: they had been well beaten on the scoreboard by Christchurch in the first match of the season and the promising read more...

Metro Season Launch

21 Apr 2010

Around 200 people attended the Metro Club Season launch at the Christchurch Casino on April 10. For five years now the management committee of Metro Rugby has hosted presidents, club captains and other officials from across Metro read more...

Metro Division 1 Preview

9 Apr 2010

Expect this season’s Metro Division 1 season to be one of the most competitive on record. While last season the reality was that perhaps one of only five or six teams could win the Cup and Trophy read more...

MLU Prizegiving a Little Different this Year

12 Oct 2009

It's the norm for this time of year for clubs to hold awards ceremonies, but for the Merivale Lincoln University Club, this time last year was anything but normal read more...

Sumner Win Back to Back

2 Sep 2009

Sumner polished off an incredible season, with an 18-0 win over University on Saturday, in the CBS Canterbury Division 2 Trophy Final, at St Leonards Square read more...

CBS Canterbury Division 1 - Finals Time

13 Aug 2009

Arguably the two best teams in Metro Division 1 this season will contest the final of the CBS Canterbury Trophy this weekend. Christchurch and Linwood have consistently read more...

CBS Canterbury Division 1

29 Jul 2009

It is a challenging time for Division 1 Metro coaches: while they are fast coming to the crunch time of their seasons, many are unable to field their full panel of players due to the representative commitments read more...

Sydenham Champions

27 Jul 2009

Sydenham is the champion of Canterbury women’s club rugby this season after beating Christchurch 29-12 in the final last weekend read more...

CBS Canterbury Division 1

23 Jul 2009

The CBS Canterbury Trophy stormed into life last weekend with previously unbeaten Christchurch losing and Linwood once again showing that they are one of the favoured sides in the competition this season read more...

Women's Division 1 Final - Sydenham v Christchurch

23 Jul 2009

Sydenham will take on Christchurch in the final of the senior women’s club competition this Saturday. The finalists reached the final in contrasting fashions last weekend read more...

Sydenham Top in Women's Rugby

16 Jul 2009

It is semi-finals time in women’s senior club rugby with Sydenham the raging hot favourite to defend its title read more...

CBS Canterbury Division 1

16 Jul 2009

Christchurch booked its place in the final four of the CBS Canterbury Trophy this season with a 40-13 win against Lincoln University last weekend read more...

Metro Colts Premier Championship

16 Jul 2009

It’s nearly crunch time in the Premier Colts competition this season and for Burnside this weekend presents a real opportunity to stake its claim for a semi-finals spot read more...

CBS Canterbury Division 1

8 Jul 2009

While Christchurch remains the team to beat in the CBS Canterbury Trophy, keep an eye on New Brighton. The Seasiders have lost just two matches read more...

Christchurch Football Club Celebrates 6 Decades of NZ Representatives

8 Jul 2009

The Christchurch Football Club’s All Black and Black Fern Dinner held recently at their Christchurch Park clubrooms was a big success. Amongst the 150 guests read more...

Rugby Programme a Winner with Kids

2 Jul 2009

The Christchurch Football Club in association with Westminster Sports Inc recently staged its first ever rugby holiday programme read more...

CBS Canterbury Division 1

26 Jun 2009

Sometimes it is easy to look at the results and say that a season has been disappointing. Yet the real test perhaps is whether a team has improved from the start of the season read more...

CBS Canterbury Division 1

17 Jun 2009

Christchurch is the winner of the CBS Canterbury Cup for 2009 after going through the competition undefeated. In one of the matches of the season so far read more...

CBS Canterbury Division 1

11 Jun 2009

You know that a side is on the right track when a draw is viewed as a loss. That is the case with Burnside, which drew 22-22 with Lincoln University last weekend read more...

CBS Canterbury Cup - Division 1

4 Jun 2009

When you represent a club such as Marist Albion you know that there are gong to be expectations to perform. This is after all the club of such great Canterbury players as Kevin Stuart, read more...

CBS Canterbury Cup - Division 2

4 Jun 2009

While Sumner and Lyttelton are the talked about sides in Metro Division 2 this season, don’t rule out the lads from Lincoln University, who are also unbeaten so far read more...

Women's Competition Update

4 Jun 2009

The women’s club competition remains one of the best in the country, although the format of the second round this season is yet to be decided read more...

CBS Canterbury Division 1

28 May 2009

Last Friday night players from the Lincoln University Division 1 squad gathered together. It was the day before their club day. They met to hear some of the past members of the club talk about their club’s heritage... read more...

Metro Club Season Launch

1 May 2009

Metro Rugby launched its season with a well-attended function at the Cotswald Hotel, the morning of Saturday 4th April.Such launches have become part and parcel of the Metro season read more...

CBS Canterbury Div 1 - New Brighton Too Big and Too Fast for Promising Students

15 Apr 2009

New Brighton’s 38-3 win against University at Ilam Fields in the second-round of the CBS Canterbury Cup on Saturday was an example of how important size and experience are in senior rugby... read more...

Another Memorable Season on the Cards For Metro Rugby

10 Mar 2009

Senior rugby in Metro this season promises more of the same exciting, no-holds barred competition... read more...

Metro Junior Rugby in Good Heart this Season

10 Mar 2009

Metro Junior Rugby is one of the breeding grounds for top players in the province... read more...

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