Wellington - a brief rugby history

Founded: 1879
Colours: Jersey: Black & Gold Shorts: White Socks:
Main Ground: Westpac Stadium, Wellington (known as the Cake Tin)
President: Brendan F Gard'ner
Chairman: Iain G Potter
CEO: Matt G Evans

Website:                   www.wrfu.co.nz


Wellington Rugby Results 1976 - 2018 (PDF)   Updated 3/5/19

Wellington v's Others (PDF)     Updated 3/5/19

Wellington NPC Championship Cup Statistics 1976 - 2018 (PDF)   Updated 3/5/19

Wellington Non Championship Statistics 1976 - 2018 (PDF)   Updated 3/5/19

Wellington B No Championship Statistics 1985 - 2018 (PDF)     Updated 3/5/19

Coaches Coaching records (PDF)      Updated 3/5/19

Since 1976 (the start of the NPC) Wellington has won the competition 4 times, the last time in 2000. Since 1999 they have lost the final 8 times.

The most appearances is by Graham Williams (174) from 1964 - 1976.
The most points scored is by Allan Hewson (909) from 1977 - 1986.
The most tries scored is by Bernie Fraser (105) from 1975 - 1986.

In 2018 Wellington finished 4th in the Mitre 10 Cup Premiership Division round robin and lost in a semi final.
The 2019 coach is Chris Gibbes.
The 2019 captains are Du'Plessis Kirifi & Matt Proctor.
The 2019 squad is: Ah Kuoi N, Aso V, Aumua A, Ben-Nicholas T, Blackwell J, Collins C, Fa'ageses S, Fidow A, Filipo L, Furno J, Garden-Bachop C, Garden-Bachop J, Goosen W, Harkin C, Hauiti-Parapara K, Hickey J, Kafatolu M, Kirifi Du'P, Lam B, Numia X, O'Reilly J, Paongo S, Patafilo P, Poi M, Proctor B, Proctor M, Renata T, Taufalu G, Taulaupe L, Uluilakepa K, Umaga-Jensen P, Umaga-Jensen T.

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

Club Name Founded    Colours
Referees   Jersey: Shorts: Socks:
Avalon 1980 Jersey: Maroon & Sky Blue Shorts: Socks:
College OB University 1992 Jersey: Green & White hoops & Black Collar Shorts: Black Socks: Black
Eastbourne 1921 Jersey: Green & Yellow Shorts: Socks:
Hutt OB Marist 1993 Jersey: Red, Emerald Green & White Shorts: Socks:
Johnsonville 1990 Jersey: Dark Blue with Light Blue hoops Shorts: Blue Socks:
Marist St Pats 1971 Jersey: Scarlett Shorts: White Socks:
Northern United 1990 Jersey: Blue & White Shorts: Socks:
Oriental Rongotai 1968 Jersey: Black & White hoops & Gold trim Shorts: Black Socks: Black & White hoops
Paramata/Plimmerton 1959 Jersey: Black, Red & Gold hoops Shorts: Socks:
Petone 1885 Jersey: Navy Blue & White Shorts: Socks:
Poneke 1883 Jersey: Red & Black hoops Shorts: Red Socks: Red & Black hoops
Stokes Valley 1949 Jersey: Red & Gold Shorts: Socks:
Tawa 1947 Jersey: Yellow, Blue & Red Shorts: Socks:
Upper Hutt Rams 2014 Jersey: Maroon, Gold, Orange & Black Shorts: Socks:
Wainuiomata 1946 Jersey: Emerald Green & Black hoops Shorts: Socks:
Wellington 1870 Jersey: Yellow & Black hoops Shorts: Socks:
Western Suburbs 1983 Jersey: Blue, Red & White Shorts: Socks: