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


Wairarapa Team , Tour of Nelson and Marlborough, 1889 – Won Both Games

Date Home Club Away Club Score (H-A) Competition Season Venue
1889/08/10 Wairarapa RFU Wellington 05-03 Representative Match 1889 Greytown
1889/08/19 Wairarapa RFU NZ Natives 08-10 Representative Match 1889 Masterton
1889/09/07 Wellington Wairarapa RFU 11-10 Representative Match 1889 Wellington
1889/09/09 Marlborough Wairarapa RFU 03-07 Representative Match 1889 Blenheim
1889/09/11 Nelson Wairarapa RFU 01-04 Representative Match 1889 Nelson

1889 MATCH RECORD
Played 5 – Won 3 – Lost 2 – Pts For 35 – Pts Agst 27

1. August 10 WairarapaRugbyLogo vs WELLINGTON, at Greytown
Won 5 to 3
Wairarapa Scorers: J.W.Perry, W.H.Day tries ;  Jacob Baumber , Dropped Goal
Referee:  Mr.G.H.Smith (Wairarapa)

2. August 19 WairarapaRugbyLogo vs NZ NATIVES , at Masterton
Lost 10 to 8
Wairarapa Scorers: J.W.Perry (2), W.Eagle, tries ; Jacob Baumber , Penalty Goal ,conversion
Referee:  Mr.H.Roberts (Wellington)

3. September 7 WairarapaRugbyLogo vs WELLINGTON, at Wellington
Lost 11 to 10
Wairarapa Scorers: J.W.Perry, W.D.Watson, J.P.Kalaugher tries ; A.E.D’Arcy , Penalty Goal (dropped), R.Thompson 2 conversions

4. September 9 WairarapaRugbyLogo vs MARLBOROUGH, at Blenheim
Won 7 to 3
Wairarapa Scorers: R.THompson (2), C.Amos, tries ; R.Thompson, F.Pelling conversions

2. September 11 WairarapaRugbyLogo vs NELSON, at Nelson
Won 4 to 1
Wairarapa Scorers: H.Perry, try ; R.Thompson, goal from a Mark (taken by H.Perry)
Referee:  Mr.W.H.Hirschberg (Wairarapa)

Note: Tries counted 1 point ; conversions 2 points ; other goals 3 points


1889 Players

  Name Position
Placeholder Archibald D’Arcy Fullback
Placeholder B.Pani Utility Back
Placeholder Charles Amos Forward
Placeholder Charles Fairbrother Forward
Placeholder Edwin William Udy Fullback
Placeholder Francis Tyler Forward
Placeholder Frank Pelling Forward
Placeholder G.Udy Forward
Placeholder George Perry Utility Back
Placeholder George Welch Forward
Placeholder Hugh Mitchell Forward
Placeholder Jacob Baumber Utility Back
Placeholder James.A.McCarty Utility Back
Placeholder James Patrick Kalaugher Center
Placeholder John Beard Forward
Placeholder Joseph .W.Perry Utility Back
Placeholder N.Nicholson Forward
Placeholder Oswald Percy Forward
Placeholder Robert Thompson Utility Back
Placeholder Rudolph Hirschberg Fullback
Placeholder Thomas Hawke Forward
Placeholder W.H.Day Forward
Placeholder Walter Perry Utility Back
Placeholder Walter.S.Welch Forward
Placeholder William’Bill’ McKenzie Forward
Placeholder William Eagle Forward
Placeholder William Watson Forward