Interest in college rugby might be at an all-time high. In 2012 the Rugby Channel’s Landrover First XV series televised 34 matches from Wakworth to Gore and no less than 12,000 spectators attended the 1A Auckland championship final at Eden Park.
St Patrick’s College, Silverstream: 22 (Luke Coulston, Jarrod Adams, Lester Maulolo tries, Chase Tiaita 1 con, Josh Robertson-Weepu 1 con, 1 pen) St Patrick’s College, Wellington: 20 (Issac Misku 2, James Zino tries, Tausosi Tuimavave 1 con, 1 pen)
Established in 1885, St Patrick’s College, Wellington is one of the oldest and most successful rugby college’s in New Zealand. In their first fifty years of existence the First XV always preformed to a high standard and produced some memorable rugby personalities.
After years of failure, the period from 1980 to 1991 saw an extraordinary run of success for the First XV at St Patrick’s College, Wellington. Town won 83% of their games and enjoyed an unprecedented run of success in their five annual college games. Additionally, innovative tactics were pioneered, fine players with Marist connections emerged from the [...]
Wellington College: 56 (Wesley Goosen 2, Vincent Sakaria, Zek Sopoaga, Eti Sului, Nelson Asofa-Solomona, Luke Tau’alupe, Otene Williams tries: Luke Campbell 4 penalties, 1 conversion, Pakaitore Turia 1 conversion) St Patrick’s College Town: 17 (Tauasosi Tuimavave, Kentino Kapeli tries, Tuimavave 2 conversions, 1 penalty) HT: 29-3
St Pats Silverstream: 20 (Chase Tiatia, Vincent Sosefo, Lester Maulolo tries. Josh Robertson-Weepu 1 pen, 1 con) St Pats Town: 12 (Phillip Peni, Tamatasi Fidow tries, Vaitoru Tomokino con) HT: 20-0
Wellington College 39 (Nelson Asofo-Solomona 2, Luke Campbell, Ryan Saunders, Etimani Sului, Rawhiri Barnsley tries, Luke Campbell 3 conversions, Pakaitore Turia penalty) St Patrick’s College, Wellington 15 (Ethan Coffin, Tamatasi Fidow, Leatu Ah Wong tries) HT: Wellington, 29-0
Played: 128 Wellington College Won: 77 St Pats Town Won: 43 Drawn: 8 Wellington College Biggest Win: 72-5, 2004. St Pats Town Biggest Win: 31-0, 1946 Highest aggregate score: 77, Wellington College 72-5, 2004. Wellington College Most Wins In A Row: 9, 1909-1920. St Pats Town Most Wins In A Row: 3 1888-1890, 1902-1904, 1951-1953, [...]
Played: 80 St Pats Town Won: 19 St Pats Silverstream Won: 56 Drawn: 5 St Pats Town Biggest Win: 27-9, 1996. St Pats Silverstream School Biggest Win: 46-0, 2005. Highest aggregate score: 64, Silverstream, 50-14, 2004. St Pats Town Most Wins In A Row: 4, 1994-1997. St Pats Silverstream Most Wins In A Row: 12, [...]