Posts Tagged ‘Marist Rugby’

Marist Rugby Club’s 100 year birthday bash cancelled

Monday, March 30th, 2020

The Marist Rugby Club will now celebrate 101 years instead of its planned 100 year birthday bash. Those attached to the well supported Invercargill-based club had poured many hours into organising a centenary weekend to celebrate 100 years of the club at Queens Birthday weekend this year. Read more Related Posts:Israel Folau stands by social Read more

Manslaughter charge after death at Marist Rugby Club

Thursday, March 1st, 2018

An Invercargill man is facing a charge of manslaughter after the death of Chanel Henwood at a birthday party on February 10. The 32-year-old man charged with assault in relation to the death of a 27-year-old man at the Marist Rugby Club in Invercargill is now facing a charge of manslaughter. He is expected to appear Read more

Kurtis Haiu, former Blues player, farewelled at old school

Friday, April 22nd, 2016

Kurtis Haiu, a former Blues and Auckland rugby player, died last week, aged 31, after a long battle with cancer. Haiu was a also a former New Zealand under-19 and under-21 representative. His career ended prematurely in 2011 when a rare form of bone cancer, Ewings Sarcoma, was discovered in his ribs. He has been Read more

Rugby legend farewelled from Palmerston’s Holy Spirit Cathedral

Tuesday, March 25th, 2014

Rugby legends, family, friends and colleagues of ex-All Black captain Frank Oliver gathered in Palmerston North yesterday to farewell the man remembered as a ferocious lock. The procession at the Cathedral of the Holy Spirit drew hundreds who heard tributes to the ex-Blues coach who died suddenly in his sleep on Sunday. At midday, three Read more

Spillane Cup in Lower Hutt this weekend

Friday, March 7th, 2014

The New Zealand Marist Rugby Football Federation’s annual Spillane Cup Tournament will be taking place this weekend in Lower Hutt. The origins of this tournament go back to 1926 with the original match for the Spillane Cup being played between Wellington and Wanganui. The official opening will take place at 6pm on Friday 8 March Read more