Rugby Sevens matches at Ashburton Show Grounds. [Frame 37] Forwards of Ashburton Technical and Celtic play for the ball. [Frame 39] David Welsh playing for Invercargill Pirates against Christchurch...
Gameplay action of Daryl Gibson of HSOB running along the pitch toward the try line during the High School Old Boys (HSOB) versus Shirley rugby match at Lancaster Park.
Gameplay action of High School Old Boys (HSOB) flanker Shane Page breaking through defence lines during a match with Linwood at Rugby Park, St. Albans.
Gameplay action during the Ranfurly Shield rugby match Canterbury versus Otago. Crowds in the stands are visible in the background.
Tala Kele of the Canterbury rugby team holding the Ranfurly Shield on an aeroplane with the other members of the team as they travel home after winning the shield.
Canterbury rugby team Hooker Matt Sexton and first five eights Andrew Mehrtens with the Ranfurly Shield with a crowd in the background at Lancaster Park.
Player for the Crusaders, Todd Blackadder, running onto the pitch at the start of a Super 12 rugby match with Otago. The horsemen, mascots for the team, are stood either side of players as they run...
Gameplay action of Paula Bale being stopped mid-field by Counties team members with Angus Gardiner running to provide support during a match at Lancaster Park.
Gameplay action of Jack Hobbs passing the ball to half back Bruce Deans during the Canterbury versus Auckland Rugby Ranfurly Shield match at Lancaster Park. To the left is prop Murray Davie.
Rugby was only a newly devised sport when it first arrived in Canterbury, but that did not stop it from becoming a prominent part of the cultural fabric of life in the region. Today, Canterbury is...
Views of Lancaster Park during a rugby match.
Fergie McCormick, playing for Linwood against Belfast, with his wife Rose and daughter Joanne.
Canterbury v Buller Ranfurly Shield rugby match at Lancaster Park
Scenes of a rugby team doing push-ups and doing cross-country.
Scenes of a rugby team stretching and doing cross-country.
Views of Cantabrians vs Teachers College rugby game at Sydenham Park.
Scenes during gameplay of a Christchurch High School Old Boys (HSOB) v Belfast senior rugby match at Lancaster Park.
Jill Pope, physiotherapist for the Merivale-Papanui senior rugby teams, checking the strapping on the leg of player Roger Powley at Lancaster Park.
Portraits of John Black, former Canterbury and All Black hooker, during the University A v Burnside rugby match at Lancaster Park.