Division One Report 2017
The 100th year for the Shirley Rugby club was always going to be a big occasion and it did not disappoint. A large squad gathered in early January and started preparing to make the club …
Chairman’s Report 2017 – Scott Fowler
2017 has been a fantastic year for the Shirley Rugby Football Club. Out of a dark few months for the club late in 2016 and early in 2017, we have managed to create …
Well done to Blake Hickford (Shirley Rugby U13) who was selected at prop for the 2016 Canterbury Metro Under 65kg rugby team in the South Island Primary Schools Tournament.
The Canterbury Metro team played and won 5 games over six …
Hayden Mitchell our Rugby Operations Manager along with everyone at Shirley Rugby, welcomes Bruce Morton as our 2017 Division 1 Coach for our 100th year and beyond! Here is a word from the man himself…….
“It is an honour and …
Junior Academy training is now finished for the season – This was another very successful 12 week programme which the boys and girls thoroughly enjoyed. A huge thank you to Hayden, Chris and Nick for passing on their skills and …
Saturday 16 April 2016
A pessimist supporting Shirley in their Canterbury Metro club match against HSOB on Saturday may have started searching for their car keys to prepare for an early exit.
That would been a terrible mistake. What unfolded …
Supplied by the STUFF website – as reported by BRENDON EGAN 8/4/2016 –
In an age where rugby players regularly jump between clubs, Shirley’s Phil Watson is a refreshing change.
The loose forward will achieve a rare feat on Saturday …
It is very fitting that the Junior Academy is named after Merv Lee. Merv joined Shirley Rugby club in the 1930’s and remained a member for 67 years until his recent death.
Merv began his association with Shirley as a …
Few All Black forwards have had the imposing physique of Chris Jack, who at 2.02m and 115kg was one of the All Blacks first choice locks between 2001 and 2007.
In these seasons Chris was a major contributor to the …