Thursday, 07 January 2010 20:33
Over the weekend of the 9th and 10th January the National Sevens tournament will be held at the Queenstown Recreation Ground. 16 teams from around the country will battle for the national title, in what is bound to be a tough competition. In 2009 the Wellington team performed well, but were knocked out in the Semi Finals, by eventual winners of the tournament North Harbour.
The 12 man Wellington squad for the tournament includes several players from the 2009 Vodafone Wellington Lions, including Buxton Popoalii who has been playing for the New Zealand Sevens team in the recent Dubai and South African tournaments. All games will be broadcast on Sky Sport 1.
Wellington’s draw for Saturday is as follows:
Wellington v Northland - 11.10am
Wellington v Hawke’s Bay - 1.50pm
Wellington v Manawatu - 4.50pm
The Wellington squad is:
Tala Ioane (Old Boy-University RFC)
Tomasi Palu (Northern United RFC)
Marika Kau (Poneke FC)
Frae Wilson (Wainuiomata RFC)
Joe Hill (Old Boy-University RFC)
Apoua Stewart (Marist St Pats RFC)
Julian Savea (Oriental Rongotai FC)
Shaun Treeby (Tawa RFC)
Leka Tupuola (Hutt Old Boys Marist RFC)
Buxton Popoalii (Northern United RFC)
Fa’atonu Fili (Marist St Pats RFC)
Greg Lealofi (Wainuiomata RFC)
For more information visit the Queenstown Sevens website
Friday, 13 March 2009 02:21The first round of the Premier, Senior 1 and Senior 2 club rugby competition draws for 2009 have been released.
Tuesday, 10 March 2009 00:24
On Friday 6 March, a visting Canadian U20 team played Wellington Development at Rugby League Park.
In a bit of a one-sided affair, Wellington ran in 12 tries to one with the final result 81-10.
Wednesday, 04 March 2009 02:57
The Wellington Development XV to play Canada U20 at Rugby League Park on Friday 6 March, kickoff 3pm, is:
Sunday, 22 February 2009 19:39
For the last two years we have run a popular training session specifically for team managers. This is being held again this year and we invite you all to attend.
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