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Information Pre 1970 covers Wairarapa Union & Bush Unions individually
~Wairarapa Rugby Union was formed in 1886~

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{1876-1885} {1886-1933}

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1934/75

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1976/2017

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‘Wairarapa’ & ‘Bush’ Unions amalgamated from 1971 onwards as “Wairarapa-Bush Rugby Football Union”
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* 1959 = Wairarapa and Bush Unions played 2 Matches
^ 1970 = Wairarapa and Bush Unions played 3 Matches
~ =  Wairarapa Union and Bush Union formally Merge to create  ‘Wairarapa Bush Rugby Union’

x = NPC Division 3 Champions/  xx= NPC Division 2 Champions
# = Team Photo
Union Records ( As at October 10th 2016)
Highest Attendance
12,000
Wairarapa Bush v British Isles , 1971 and 1983
Most Appearances
132
G.K.McGlashan 197183
Most Points
561
P.Harding-Rimene, 19992008
Most Tries
43
M.T Foster 198492
Most Points in a Season
166
G.M.Walters , 2012
Most Tries in a Season
14
S.F.Simanu , 2005
Most Conversions in a Season
28
M.F.C.Benton, 1987
Most Penalties in a Season
34
G.M.Walters, 2012
Most Dropped Goals in a Season
7
K.W.Carter 1985
Most Points in a Match
26
M.F.Berry v South Canterbury, 1995
Most Tries in a Match
4
G.I.Karaitiana v Hawke’s Bay, 1985
  M.T.Foster v Horowhenua, 1987
C.I.Sullivan v Mid Canterbury, 1995
Most Conversions in a Match
11
M.F.C.Benton v Horowhenua, 1987
Most Penalty Goals in a Match
6
J.T.Te Huia v Buller , 2010
  G.M.Walters v South Canterbury, 2012
Highest Team Score
82
v Horowhenua, 1987
Record Victory (Points Ahead)
73
82-9 v Horowhenua, 1987
Highest Score Conceded
96
v Canterbury, 2006
Record Defeat (Points Behind)
86
10-96 v Canterbury, 2006

Table Below : Opposition team totals are their totals 
(IE: their wins are Wairarapa Bush losses ; their losses are Wairarapa Bush wins.)

{ Wairarapa RFU & Bush RU matches played between 1886-1970 can be seen on Years above}

TABLE - HEAD 2 HEAD YEAR BY YEAR – 1971/2017

P W D L PF PA PD
1 Wairarapa-Bush RU 557 211 14 332 10042 13155 -3113
2 Wairarapa RFU 89 39 7 43 700 576 124
3 Wellington 55 43 5 7 1193 478 715
4 Wanganui 47 26 2 19 947 837 110
5 Manawatu 38 31 2 5 935 438 497
6 Hawkes Bay 37 22 0 15 889 449 440
7 Poverty Bay 34 17 1 16 668 644 24
8 King Country 32 14 1 17 552 573 -21
9 South Canterbury 30 15 3 12 602 631 -29
10 Horowhenua-Kapiti 27 10 0 17 536 708 -172
11 Horowhenua 26 7 1 18 301 719 -418
12 Buller 21 8 0 13 355 472 -117
13 Thames Valley 20 8 0 12 314 454 -140
14 West Coast 19 9 0 10 342 544 -202
15 Marlborough 18 11 0 7 305 248 57
16 North Otago 18 11 0 7 431 346 85
17 Ngāti Porou East Coast 18 4 0 14 250 517 -267
18 Bay of Plenty 17 14 0 3 593 234 359
19 Mid Canterbury 17 9 1 7 371 387 -16
20 Taranaki 16 13 1 2 300 130 170
21 Southland 14 9 0 5 325 193 132
22 Canterbury 14 12 0 2 343 79 264
23 Nelson Bays 13 5 1 7 260 299 -39
24 Waikato 13 8 1 4 372 149 223
25 Bush RU 10 0 0 10 12 157 -145
26 Otago 9 6 1 2 193 65 128
27 Counties Manukau 9 7 0 2 224 109 115
28 North Auckland 8 6 0 2 147 82 65
29 Auckland 6 6 0 0 252 34 218
30 New South Wales 4 2 0 2 53 48 5
31 Wellington XV 4 3 0 1 96 39 57
32 British & Irish Lions 4 4 0 0 144 35 109
33 Northland 4 4 0 0 257 56 201
34 NZ Colts 3 2 0 1 61 40 21
35 Central Vikings 3 3 0 0 229 27 202
36 NZ Combined Services 3 1 0 2 35 75 -40
37 NZ Juniors 3 3 0 0 66 15 51
38 Invitation XV 2 1 0 1 45 41 4
39 Auckland B (XV) 2 2 0 0 67 17 50
40 Nelson 2 0 0 2 1 23 -22
41 Australia 2 1 0 1 31 25 6
42 Anglo-Welsh XV 1 1 0 0 17 3 14
43 South Africa 1 1 0 0 18 3 15
44 Scotland 1 1 0 0 32 9 23
45 Japan A 1 0 0 1 14 32 -18
46 North Harbour 1 1 0 0 71 16 55
47 Samoa 1 1 0 0 23 18 5
48 Wellington B 1 1 0 0 73 27 46
49 New Zealand 1 1 0 0 38 0 38
50 New Zealand Services 1 1 0 0 19 18 1
51 NZ Natives 1 1 0 0 10 8 2
52 Great Britain 1 1 0 0 5 1 4
53 Tonga 1 1 0 0 13 12 1
54 Victoria (Aus) 1 0 0 1 15 35 -20
55 France 1 1 0 0 53 9 44
56 NZ Universities 1 0 0 1 23 24 -1
57 NZ Maori 1 1 0 0 41 9 32
58 NZ Emerging Players 1 1 0 0 20 11 9
59 NZ Teachers 1 1 0 0 17 13 4
60 PlaceholderWairarapa Thursday Union 1 0 0 1 3 9 -6
61 Italy 1 1 0 0 13 9 4
62 Argentina 1 1 0 0 22 4 18
63 Otago XV 1 0 1 0 22 22 0
64 England B 1 1 0 0 40 6 34
65 Romania 1 0 0 1 25 32 -7
66 Queensland 1 1 0 0 32 9 23
67 PlaceholderWairarapa Bush XV 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
68 Manawatu Development 0 0 0 0 0 0 0


All Heartland Results ( & Pre Season , Since 2006)

2016 Results

Date Venue   Opponent Competition Result
22 Oct, 5:00 pm A Wanganui Heartland Championship/Meads Cup 58 - 26
15 Oct, 6:00 pm H Ngāti Porou East Coast Heartland Championship 44 - 22
08 Oct, 5:00 pm A Poverty Bay Heartland Championship 30 - 32
01 Oct, 5:00 pm H Buller Heartland Championship 24 - 26
24 Sep, 5:00 pm A North Otago Heartland Championship 22 - 38
17 Sep, 5:00 pm H Thames Valley Heartland Championship 28 - 18
10 Sep, 5:00 pm A Mid Canterbury Heartland Championship 16 - 26
03 Sep, 5:00 pm A Horowhenua-Kapiti Heartland Championship 22 - 32
27 Aug, 5:00 pm H King Country Heartland Championship 16 - 18
13 Aug, 2:30 pm H Poverty Bay Representative Match 26 - 14

2015 Results

Date Venue   Opponent Competition Result
17 Oct, 2:30 pm A South Canterbury Heartland Championship/Meads Cup 25 - 21
10 Oct, 5:00 pm H Wanganui Heartland Championship 35 - 57
03 Oct, 5:00 pm A Ngāti Porou East Coast Heartland Championship 05 - 45
26 Sep, 5:00 pm H Horowhenua-Kapiti Heartland Championship 33 - 19
19 Sep, 5:00 pm A West Coast Heartland Championship 36 - 33
12 Sep, 5:00 pm H South Canterbury Heartland Championship 26 - 35
05 Sep, 5:00 pm A Buller Heartland Championship 13 - 14
29 Aug, 5:00 pm H North Otago Heartland Championship 16 - 18
22 Aug, 5:00 pm A Thames Valley Heartland Championship 09 - 36
15 Aug, 2:30 pm A Poverty Bay Representative Match 17 - 53
09 Jul, 6:30 pm A Hawkes Bay Ranfurly Shield 58 - 07

2014 Results

Date Venue   Opponent Competition Result
11 Oct, 5:00 pm H Buller Heartland Championship 36 - 49
04 Oct, 5:00 pm A Wanganui Heartland Championship 38 - 24
27 Sep, 5:00 pm H Thames Valley Heartland Championship 20 - 18
20 Sep, 5:00 pm A Horowhenua-Kapiti Heartland Championship 12 - 09
13 Sep, 5:00 pm H Poverty Bay Heartland Championship 10 - 23
06 Sep, 5:00 pm A South Canterbury Heartland Championship 43 - 16
30 Aug, 5:00 pm H Mid Canterbury Heartland Championship 23 - 23
23 Aug, 5:00 pm A King Country Heartland Championship 32 - 13

2013 Results

Date Venue   Opponent Competition Result
19 Oct, 5:00 pm A North Otago Heartland Championship-S/F Meads Cup 48 - 34
12 Oct, 5:00 pm A Thames Valley Heartland Championship 23 - 15
05 Oct, 5:00 pm H Ngāti Porou East Coast Heartland Championship 44 - 31
28 Sep, 5:00 pm A Buller Heartland Championship 3 - 13
21 Sep, 5:00 pm H King Country Heartland Championship 34 - 13
14 Sep, 5:00 pm H Horowhenua-Kapiti Heartland Championship 22 - 15
07 Sep, 5:00 pm A Mid Canterbury Heartland Championship 29 - 23
31 Aug, 5:00 pm H West Coast Heartland Championship 32 - 12
24 Aug, 5:00 pm A North Otago Heartland Championship 18 - 20
17 Aug, 5:00 pm H Horowhenua-Kapiti Representative Match 34 - 19

2012 Results

Date Venue   Opponent Competition Result
20 Oct, 5:00 pm A Wanganui Heartland Championship-S/F Meads Cup 23 - 20
13 Oct, 5:00 pm A Horowhenua-Kapiti Heartland Championship 05 - 31
06 Oct, 5:00 pm H North Otago Heartland Championship 21 - 28
29 Sep, 5:00 pm A King Country Heartland Championship 15 - 25
22 Sep, 5:00 pm H Mid Canterbury Heartland Championship 31 - 06
15 Sep, 5:00 pm H Wanganui Heartland Championship 19 - 26
08 Sep, 5:00 pm A West Coast Heartland Championship 8 - 12
01 Sep, 5:00 pm A Poverty Bay Heartland Championship 21 - 48
25 Aug, 5:00 pm H South Canterbury Heartland Championship 32 - 21
18 Aug, 5:00 pm H Horowhenua-Kapiti Representative Match 51 - 17
11 Aug, 5:00 pm H Poverty Bay Representative Match 46 - 14
26 May, 5:00 pm H Horowhenua-Kapiti Representative Match 29 - 18

2011 Results

Date Venue   Opponent Competition Result
24 Sep, 5:00 pm A Wanganui Heartland Championship 29 - 14
17 Sep, 5:00 pm H Horowhenua-Kapiti Heartland Championship 47 - 10
10 Sep, 5:00 pm H Poverty Bay Heartland Championship 21 - 23
03 Sep, 5:00 pm A Ngāti Porou East Coast Heartland Championship 33 - 13
27 Aug, 5:00 pm A North Otago Heartland Championship 41 - 26
20 Aug, 5:00 pm H Buller Heartland Championship 11 - 26
13 Aug, 5:00 pm A Mid Canterbury Heartland Championship 16 - 12
06 Aug, 5:00 pm H Thames Valley Heartland Championship 26 - 53
30 Jul, 5:00 pm A Poverty Bay Representative Match 13 - 14

2010 Results

Date Venue   Opponent Competition Result
30 Oct, 5:00 pm A Buller Heartland Championship-Lochore Cup Final 09 - 15
23 Oct, 5:00 pm A King Country Heartland Championship-S/F Lochore Cup 17 - 21
16 Oct, 5:00 pm H King Country Heartland Championship 22 - 43
09 Oct, 5:00 pm A Horowhenua-Kapiti Heartland Championship 31 - 17
02 Oct, 5:00 pm H West Coast Heartland Championship 30 - 35
25 Sep, 5:00 pm H North Otago Heartland Championship 20 - 29
18 Sep, 5:00 pm H Ngāti Porou East Coast Heartland Championship 33 - 14
11 Sep, 5:00 pm A Poverty Bay Heartland Championship 62 - 6
04 Sep, 5:00 pm H Mid Canterbury Heartland Championship 17 - 30
28 Aug, 5:00 pm A Buller Heartland Championship 16 - 23

2009 Results

Date Venue   Opponent Competition Result
17 Oct, 5:00 pm H Mid Canterbury Heartland Championship 6 - 24
10 Oct, 5:00 pm A South Canterbury Heartland Championship 34 - 28
03 Oct, 5:00 pm A Poverty Bay Heartland Championship 18 - 17
26 Sep, 5:00 pm H Buller Heartland Championship 28 - 13
19 Sep, 5:00 pm A Horowhenua-Kapiti Heartland Championship 13 - 12
12 Sep, 5:00 pm A Ngāti Porou East Coast Heartland Championship 10 - 33
05 Sep, 5:00 pm H Wanganui Heartland Championship 21 - 17
29 Aug, 5:00 pm A West Coast Heartland Championship 13 - 10
22 Aug, 5:00 pm H Horowhenua-Kapiti Representative Match 26 - 21
15 Aug, 5:00 pm A Poverty Bay Representative Match 25 - 14
02 Jul, 5:00 pm H Wellington Ranfurly Shield 19 - 90

2008 Results

Date Venue   Opponent Competition Result
18 Oct, 5:00 pm A Horowhenua-Kapiti Heartland Championship-S/F Lochore Cup 37 - 17
11 Oct, 5:00 pm H Ngāti Porou East Coast Heartland Championship 67 - 23
04 Oct, 5:00 pm A Poverty Bay Heartland Championship 24 - 8
27 Sep, 5:00 pm H Thames Valley Heartland Championship 11 - 10
20 Sep, 5:00 pm A North Otago Heartland Championship 44 - 19
13 Sep, 5:00 pm H Horowhenua-Kapiti Heartland Championship 31 - 36
06 Sep, 5:00 pm H Buller Heartland Championship 8 - 11
30 Aug, 5:00 pm A South Canterbury Heartland Championship 19 - 27
23 Aug, 5:00 pm H West Coast Heartland Championship 31 - 37
09 Aug, 5:00 pm H Poverty Bay Representative Match 6 - 19

2007 Results

Date Venue   Opponent Competition Result
13 Oct, 5:00 pm A North Otago Heartland Championship-S/F Meads Cup 30 - 13
06 Oct, 5:00 pm A Wanganui Heartland Championship 40 - 17
29 Sep, 5:00 pm H North Otago Heartland Championship 15 - 7
22 Sep, 5:00 pm A Buller Heartland Championship 17 - 24
15 Sep, 5:00 pm H Mid Canterbury Heartland Championship 25 - 36
08 Sep, 5:00 pm A Horowhenua-Kapiti Heartland Championship 18 - 12
01 Sep, 5:00 pm H King Country Heartland Championship 16 - 8
25 Aug, 5:00 pm A Thames Valley Heartland Championship 5 - 41
18 Aug, 5:00 pm H West Coast Heartland Championship 46 - 0
11 Aug, 5:00 pm A Poverty Bay Representative Match 28 - 15

2006 Results

Date Venue   Opponent Competition Result
23 Oct, 5:00 pm A Wanganui Heartland Championship-Meads Cup Final 14 - 16
14 Oct, 5:00 pm H North Otago Heartland Championship-S/F Meads Cup 25 - 19
07 Oct, 5:00 pm A Wanganui Heartland Championship 28 - 22
30 Sep, 5:00 pm H South Canterbury Heartland Championship 47 - 17
23 Sep, 5:00 pm H Horowhenua-Kapiti Heartland Championship 31 - 11
16 Sep, 5:00 pm A Mid Canterbury Heartland Championship 19 - 20
09 Sep, 5:00 pm H North Otago Heartland Championship 19 - 18
02 Sep, 5:00 pm A Ngāti Porou East Coast Heartland Championship 6 - 10
26 Aug, 5:00 pm H West Coast Heartland Championship 31 - 18
19 Aug, 5:00 pm H Buller Heartland Championship 31 - 13
11 Jul, 5:00 pm A Canterbury Ranfurly Shield 96 - 10