Ranfurly Shield Challenge #7 – 27th August 1960 – Match Report

RANFURLY SHIELD RUGBY Ranfurly Shield Match #256 – 27th August 1960 North Auckland 24 – 03 Poverty Bay Venue: Rugby Park, Whangarei Attendance: 9,000 Referee: Mr James Logan (Wellington) 1960 The Ranfurly Shield went on a number of road trips. Auckland resisted Ranfurly Shield challenges from Thames Valley and Counties before losing the trophy to North Auckland.

Ranfurly Shield Challenge #6 – 31st July 1957 – Match Report

RANFURLY SHIELD RUGBY Ranfurly Shield Match #233 – 31st July 1957 Wellington 15 – 03 Poverty Bay Venue: Athletic Park, Wellington Attendance: 9,000 Referee: Mr L. S. Kirk (Canterbury) Under good conditions, apart from a fresh southerly breeze, 9,000 attended this Wednesday fixture at Athletic Park. Wellington ran up a 15-0 lead whilst having the advantage

Ranfurly Shield Challenge #5 – 4th September 1948 – Match Report

RANFURLY SHIELD RUGBY Ranfurly Shield Match # 169  – 4th September 1948 Otago 40 – 00 Poverty Bay Venue: Carisbrook, Dunedin Attendance: 9,000 Referee: Mr R. Pratt (Buller ) Once again almost impossible conditions prevailed at Carisbrook, continuous rain and a sodden ground resulting in mud patches and sheets of water. Only 9,000 turned out to

Ranfurly Shield Challenge #2 – 3 August 1913 – Match Report

RANFURLY SHIELD RUGBY Ranfurly Shield Match # 29  – 3rd September 1913 Auckland 27 – 03 Poverty Bay Venue: Alexandra Park, Auckland – Attendance: 6,000 Referee: Mr Len Simpson (Taranaki) Played at Alexandra Park, the result was never in doubt after the first 20 minutes. Nevertheless the visitors scored first, Kaipara taking a mark five minutes