Wanganui - A Brief Rugby History

Founded: 1888
Colours: Jersey: Royal Blue, Black & White Shorts: Socks:
Main Ground: Cooks Gradens, Wanganui
President: Norm T Crowe
Chairman: Jeff M Phillips
CEO: Bridget S Belsham

Website:               www.wanganuirugby.co.nz

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Wanganui Rugby Results 1976 - 2016 (PDF)   Updated 30/5/17

Wanganui NPC/Heartland Statistics 1976 - 2016 (PDF)   Updated 30/5/17

Wanganui Non Championship Statistics 1976 - 2016 (PDF)   Updated 30/5/17

Stats & Other Info on Wanganui Players 1976 - 2016 (PDF)     Updated 14/6/17

3 or more tries in same game                 Updated 30/5/17

Players who have scored in all 4 ways in same game

Coaches coaching records      Updated 30/5/17

Since 1976 (the start of the NPC) Wanganui has won the 3rd Division twice (1989 & 1993), the 2nd Division once in 1996, the Meads cup five times (2008, 2009 & 2011, 2015, 2016) and the Lochore Cup in 2014.

The most appearances is by Trevor Olney (146) from 1973 - 1990
The most points scored is by Bob Barrell (980) from 1963 - 1977
The most tries scored is by John Hainsworth (48 from 1984 - 1995

In 2016 Wanganui finished 1st in the Heartland round robin, going on to win the Meads Cup.

The 2017 coach is Jason Caskey.

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

Club Name   Founded   Colours
     
Referees   Jersey: Shorts: Socks:
Border   Jersey: Shorts: Socks:
Counties   Jersey: Shorts: Socks:
Hunterville   Jersey: Shorts: Socks:
Kaierau   Jersey: Shorts: Socks:
Marton   Jersey: Shorts: Socks:
Marist   Jersey: Shorts: Socks:
Ngatapouri   Jersey: Shorts: Socks:
Pirates   Jersey: Shorts: Socks:
Ratana   Jersey: Shorts: Socks:
Ruapehu   Jersey: Shorts: Socks:
Taihape   Jersey: Shorts: Socks:
Utiki OB   Jersey: Shorts: Socks:
Wanganui OB   Jersey: Shorts: Socks:
Wanganui Tech   Jersey: Shorts: Socks: