Waikato - a brief rugby history

Founded: 1921
Colours: Jersey: Red, Yellow & Black Hoops Shorts: White Socks: Red, Yellow & Black Hoops
Main Ground: Waikato Stadium, Hamilton
President: Duane Monkley
Chairman: Colin Groves
CEO: Blair Foote

Website:                    www.mooloo.co.nz

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Waikato Rugby Results 1976 - 2016 (PDF)   Updated 1/5/17

Waikato NPC Premiership Statistics 1976 - 2016 (PDF)   Updated 11/5/17

Waikato Non Championship Statistics 1976 - 2016 (PDF)   Updated 11/5/17

Since 1976 (the start of the NPC) Waikato has won the 2nd Division twice and the 1st Division twice, the last time in 2006.

The most appearances is by Ian Foster (148) from 1985 - 1998
The most points is by Matthew Cooper (1,604) from 1990 - 1999
The most tries scored is by Bruce Smith (70) from 1979 - 1984

In 2016 Waikato finished 5th in the Mitre 10 Cup Premiership Division round robin.

The 2017 coach is Sean Botherway.

Clubs that form the Union are:
Click on the names to access each club's website

Club Name Founded     Colours
     
Cambridge   Jersey: Navy Blue & Light Blue Shorts: Socks:
Frankton   Jersey: Blue & Black hoops Shorts: Black Socks: Blue & Black hoops
Fraser-Tech   Jersey: Blue & White hoops Shorts: White Socks: Blue & White hoops
Hamilton Marist   Jersey: Green & White hoops Shorts: White Socks: Green & White hoops
Hamilton OB   Jersey: Red & Black hoops Shorts: Black Socks: Red & Black hoops
Hautapu   Jersey: Red & White hoops Shorts: Black Socks: Red & White hoops
Hinuera   Jersey: Gold, Black & White Shorts: Black Socks: Gold & Black hoops
Huntly College OB   Jersey: Red & Navy Shorts: Navy Socks: Red & Navy
Jaradites   Jersey: Red, Blue & White hoops Shorts: Red Socks: Red
Kereone   Jersey: Green & White hoops Shorts: White Socks: Green & White hoops
Kihikihi   Jersey: Yellow & Black hoops Shorts: Black Socks: Yellow & Black hoops
Leamington   Jersey: Blue & White hoops Shorts: Blue Socks: Blue & White hoops
Matangi Hillcrest   Jersey: Green, Yellow & Black Shorts: Black Socks: Green
Melville   Jersey: Red & Green hoops with White shoulder Trim Shorts: Red Socks: Red & Green Hoops
Morrinsville Sports   Jersey: Navy, Light Blue & Red Shorts: Navy Socks: Navy with Red & Light Blue stripe
Ngaruawahia   Jersey: Light Blue with Gold trim Shorts: Light Blue Socks: Light Blue with Gold stripe
Northern   Jersey: Red & Black hoops Shorts: Black Socks: Red & Black hoops
Ohaupo   Jersey: Red, Black & Gold Shorts: Black Socks: Red, Black & Gold
Otorohanga   Jersey: Navy with Gold sides Shorts: Navy Socks: Navy
Pirongia 1876 Jersey: Black & White hoops Shorts: Black Socks: Black & White hoops
Putaruru   Jersey: Blue with Red Shoulders Shorts: Blue Socks: Blue & Red hoops
Raglan   Jersey: Black & Green hoops; Shorts: Black Socks: Black & Green hoops
Southern United   Jersey: Red, White & Blue Shorts: White Socks: Red, White & Blue
Suburbs   Jersey: Black & White Shorts: Black Socks: Black & White hoops
Taupiri   Jersey: Black & Gold hoops Shorts: Black Socks: Black & Gold hoops
Te Akau   Jersey: Green with Gold sides Shorts: Black Socks: Green & Gold hoops
Te Awamutu Marist   Jersey: Green with Yellow trim Shorts: White Socks: Green
Te Awamutu Sports 1989 Jersey: Navy Blue, Green & Gold Shorts: Navy Blue: Socks: Navy Blue with Green & Gold
Te Rapa   Jersey: Red & Blue hoops Shorts: Blue Socks: Red & Blue hoops
United Matamata   Jersey: Red, White & Black Shorts: Black Socks: Red, White & Black
University   Jersey: Red, Black & Yellow Shorts: Black Socks: Black
Whatawhata   Jersey: Blue & White Shorts: White Socks: Blue & White