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WairarapaRugbyLogoWairarapa Rugby Union
(Founded , 1886 ; Original Member NZRU )
Headquarters : Masterton
Colours: Green


Wairarapa Rugby Football Union in 1886... Though guys and small posts ! I copied (6 years ago...) this photo from Wairarapa Museum of Art and History but it's no longer online
Wairarapa Rugby Football Union in 1886… 
This photo was from Wairarapa Museum of Art and History but it’s no longer online , Credit to Frederic Humbert (Paris, France) who spotted this a few years back , and had saved a copy…..
Date   Home Club Away Club (H-A) Competition Season   Venue
1886/07/31 Wellington Wairarapa RFU 06-00 Representative Match 1886 Wellington
1886/08/21 Wairarapa RFU Wellington 04-02 Representative Match 1886 Greytown
1886/09/06 Wairarapa RFU New South Wales 05-06 Representative Match 1886 Masterton

Played 3 – Won 1 – Lost 2 – Pts For 11 – Pts Agst 14

1. July 31 WairarapaRugbyLogo vs WELLINGTON, at Wellington
Lost 6 to 0

2. August 21 WairarapaRugbyLogo vs Wellington, at Greytown
Won 4 to 2
Wairarapa Scorers: H.Hounslow and E.Udy, tries
Referee: Mr.H.McIntyre (Wellington)

3. August 12 WairarapaRugbyLogo vs New South Wales, at Masterton.
Lost 5 to 6
Wairarapa Scorers: Jacob Baumber , try ; E.Udy , conversion
Referee: Mr.W.McKenzie (Masterton-Wairarapa)

1886 Players

  Name Position
Placeholder Alexander Low Webster Forward
Placeholder Alfred Valentine Udy Utility Back
Placeholder Charles Fairbrother Forward
Placeholder Charles.J.Beard Forward
Placeholder Charles Udy Forward
Placeholder Edmund Merrick Dew Whatman Forward
Placeholder Edwin William Udy Fullback
Placeholder Francis George Tully Forward
Placeholder George Edward Humphries Forward
Placeholder Henry Hounslow Forward
Placeholder J.Roydhouse Fullback
Placeholder Jacob Baumber Utility Back
Placeholder John Henry Beard Forward
Placeholder John ' Jack' Bannister Forward
Placeholder Joseph Walter 'Joe' .W.Perry Utility Back
Placeholder Robert George Kemble Utility Back
Placeholder T.A.Ewen Forward
Placeholder Walter Charles Perry Utility Back
Placeholder William.E.I.Cliff Utility Back
Placeholder William Edward Welch Forward