Posts Tagged ‘McEvody Shield’

Statue of St Patrick vandalised

Thursday, March 7th, 2019
statue of st patrick

The white statue of Saint Patrick outside St Patrick’s College in Kilbirnie, Wellington, has been vandalised. The statue was covered with red and yellow tags including swear words. The attack has been blamed on McEvedy Shield rivalry, following Wellington College’s victory on Tuesday. The track and field competition, named for St Pat’s Town old boy Read more

Wellington College sprayed with obscene graffiti ahead of McEvedy Shield

Tuesday, February 23rd, 2016

Obscene graffiti has been daubed across Wellington College buildings and its artificial sports turf, apparently by rival students from St Patrick’s College. Staff and students Wellington College found the graffiti on Monday morning. It included one-metre-high male genitalia and “F… you” scrawled on the new $1.4 million turf, which was partly funded by Wellington ratepayers. Read more