Rugby and League in the Manawatū

This collection showcases the long and proud history of local Rugby and Rugby League teams in the Manawatū.

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"Rugby"

"Rugby"

This image was taken by a Manawatu Evening Standard photographer and is held in the Manawatū Evening Standard Negative Collection, but appears not to have run in the newspaper itself.

Creator
Date
circa 1961
Place
Palmerston North
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Rugby team

Rugby team

Kia Toa rugby players posing for photograph on the field. Edward (Ted) Freeman is 6th from the right.

Creator
Date
circa 1920
Place
Palmerston North
 
Women's Rugby in The Square

Women's Rugby in The Square

The Manawatū Cyclones Women's rugby team held an opening captain’s run in The Square. A great day to watch the team prepare for their match against Canterbury.

 
Boys Rugby team

Boys Rugby team

This photograph shows a team of young rugby players with an older gentleman, perhaps the coach. The subjects and location are unidentified, but it is likely to be somewhere in Palmerston North.

 
Boys Rugby Team

Boys Rugby Team

This photograph shows a team of young rugby players with two older gentlemen, perhaps coaches. The subjects and location are unidentified, but it is likely to be somewhere in Palmerston North.

 
Rugby team (school)

Rugby team (school)

This photograph shows a team of young rugby players. The subjects and location are unidentified, but it is likely to be somewhere in Palmerston North.

 
Men's Rugby Team

Men's Rugby Team

This rugby team is unidentified. The man standing on the far-right has an emblem on his shirt that has the letter "BMBO" on it.

 
Boys Rugby Team

Boys Rugby Team

This photograph shows a team of young rugby players with two older gentlemen, perhaps coaches. The subjects and location are unidentified, but it is likely to be somewhere in Palmerston North.

 
"Freebairn Scores" Rugby

"Freebairn Scores" Rugby

This image was taken for a story that ran in The Manawatu Evening Standard on 06 June 1961 "The hand of the referee (Mr. F.G.M. Parkinson) goes up as Freebairn touches down for the Manawatu's second try in the representative match between Manawatu and Wellington at the Oval yesterday. Wellington won by 27 points to 19."

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