120316120339XXWMQXFKDate  Home Team  vs  Away Team  Venue

1905  Wellington  03 vs 03 Wairarapa  Wellington
1914  Taranaki  22 vs 03 Wairarapa  Stratford
1923  Hawke’s Bay  06 vs 00 Wairarapa  Napier
1924  Hawke’s Bay  30 vs 14 Wairarapa  Napier
1925  Hawke’s Bay  22 vs 03 Wairarapa  Napier
1926  Hawke’s Bay  77 vs 14 Wairarapa  Napier

1927  Hawke’s Bay  11 vs 15 Wairarapa  Napier
Wairarapa 53 vs 03 Bush  Masterton
Wairarapa** 10 vs 21 Hawke’s Bay Masterton
Wairarapa  16 vs 18 Manawhenua  Carterton

**Note:- Subsequent appeal on the grounds of residential qualifications of one of the opposing side resulted in the Shield being returned to Wairarapa; in the meantime, however, Manawhenua had been successful in a provisional challenge, and the trophy was awarded to that Union.

1928  Canterbury  07 vs 08 Wairarapa  Christchurch
Wairarapa  57 vs 11 Bush  Masterton
Wairarapa  26 vs 08 Marlborough  Carterton
Wairarapa  09 vs 03 Wellington  Carterton
Wairarapa  31 vs 10 Manawhenua  Carterton

1929  Wairarapa  10 vs 06 Hawke’s Bay  Masterton
Wairarapa  17 vs 14 Auckland  Carterton
Wairarapa  37 vs 16 Manawhenua  Masterton
Wairarapa  17 vs 12 Canterbury  Masterton
Wairarapa  16 vs 19 Southland  Carterton

1935  Canterbury  27 vs 16 Wairarap  Christchurch
1939  Southland  38 vs 00  Bush  Invercargill
1946  Southland  12 vs 03  Wairarapa  Invercargill

1950  Canterbury  00 vs 03  Wairarapa  Christchurch

1951  Wairarapa  14 vs 17 Sth Canterbury Masterton

1952  Waikato  14 vs 00  Wairarapa  Hamilton
1954  Canterbury  16 vs 03  Wairarapa Christchurch
1957  Wellington  22 vs 09  Bush Wellington
1962 Auckland 46 vs 06 Bush Auckland
1963  Auckland  22 vs 08 Wairarapa  Auckland
1964  Taranaki  32 vs 08  Wairarapa  New Plymouth
1965 Taranaki 33 vs 06 Bush New Plymouth
1967  Hawke’s Bay 27 vs 06  Wairarapa Napier
1969  Hawke’s Bay  18 vs 11 Wairarapa  Napier

1973  Marlborough  36 vs  00 Wairarapa-Bush Blenheim
1977  Manawatu  12 vs 06 Wairarapa-Bush Palmerston Nth
1982  Canterbury  51 vs 06 Wairarapa-Bush Christchurch
1984  Canterbury  24 vs 06 Wairarapa-Bush Christchurch
1986  Auckland  50 vs 07 Wairarapa-Bush Auckland
1999  Waikato 74 vs 06  Wairarapa-Bush Hamilton
2006  Canterbury  96 vs 10  Wairarapa-Bush Christchurch
2009 Wellington 90 vs 19 Wairarapa-Bush Masterton
2015 Hawkes Bay 58 vs 07 Wairarapa-Bush Napier

The 1927 Shield Winning Wairarapa Side

This side boasted no fewer than 10 either recent, current or soon to be All Blacks.

L. Roach
R. Booth
J.C. Stringfellow Click Here
W. Yates
A.E. Cooke Click Here
R.T. Cundy Click Here
J.Hiroti
K.H. Reid Click Here
S. Willoughby Click Here
J. Donald Click Here
M. Parker
I. Harvey Click Here
W. Reside Click Here
W.Irvine Click Here
Q. Donald Click Here

Bush had seven unsuccessful challenges for the Ranfurly Shield between 1927 and 1968:

  • 1927: Wairarapa 53 vs Bush 3, at Masterton
  • 1928: Wairarapa 57 vs Bush 11, at Masterton
  • 1939: Southland 38 vs Bush 0, at Invercargill
  • 1957: Wellington 22 vs Bush 9, at Wellington
  • 1962: Auckland 46 vs Bush 6, at Auckland
  • 1965: Taranaki 33 vs Bush 6, at New Plymouth
  • 1968: Hawke’s Bay 36 vs Bush 6, at Napier