WEST COAST RUGBY FOOTBALL UNION – 1953

Acknowledgments to the NZ Rugby Almanack Franchise:   Back to Year by Year Index click here 1953 Season WEST COAST COLOURS: RED AND WHITE HOOPS (Founded, 1890; Affiliated, 1893) Selector: Mr.B.Watkin After holding the Seddon Shield for four seasons, and winning 15 consecutive challenges, West Coast succumbed to Buller on a sodden field in the final challenge

WEST COAST RUGBY FOOTBALL UNION – 1952

Acknowledgments to the NZ Rugby Almanack Franchise: Back to Year by Year Index click here 1952 Season WEST COAST COLOURS: RED AND WHITE HOOPS (Founded, 1890; Affiliated, 1893) Selector: Mr. R. R. King Successful in retaining possession of the Seddon Shield, on most occasions by convincing margins, West Coast was justified in confidently facing the close

WEST COAST RUGBY FOOTBALL UNION – 1951

Acknowledgments to the NZ Rugby Almanack Franchise: Back to Year by Year Index click here 1951 Season WEST COAST COLOURS: RED AND WHITE HOOPS (Founded, 1890; Affiliated, 1893) Selector: Mr. R. R. King This Union finished with a good record, retaining the Seddon Shield by attractive football played by lively backs and sound forwards, and with

WEST COAST RUGBY FOOTBALL UNION – 1950

Acknowledgments to the NZ Rugby Almanack Franchise: Back to Year by Year Index click here 1950 Season WEST COAST COLOURS: RED AND WHITE HOOPS (Founded, 1890; Affiliated, 1893) Selector: Mr. R. R. King Early season prospects did not look too bright fo1· West Coast,but the new Sole Selector, the ex-All Black, Ron. King, built up a

WEST COAST RUGBY FOOTBALL UNION – 1949

Acknowledgments to the NZ Rugby Almanack Franchise: Back to Year by Year Index click here 1949 Season WEST COAST COLOURS: RED AND WHITE HOOPS (Founded, 1890; Affiliated, 1893) Selectors: Messrs.J.F.Pegley, W.O.Blair, and B.Kelly Engaging in more matches than usual, including visits from a Wellington team, Canterbury and North Otago, and making a tour itself to

WEST COAST RUGBY FOOTBALL UNION – 1948

Acknowledgments to the NZ Rugby Almanack Franchise: Back to Year by Year Index click here   1948 Season WEST COAST COLOURS: RED AND WHITE HOOPS (Founded, 1890; Affiliated, 1893) Selectors: Messrs. R.R.King, W.Williams and B.Kelly Difficulties of isolation threaten Rugby Union on the West Coast, and again the only Unions to meet the Coast representatives were Buller

WEST COAST RUGBY FOOTBALL UNION – 1947

Acknowledgments to the NZ Rugby Almanack Franchise: Back to Year by Year Index click here   1947 Season WEST COAST COLOURS: RED AND WHITE HOOPS (Founded, 1890; Affiliated, 1893) Selectors: Messrs R.R King, M.Davidson Commencing the season with a clear-cut victory over Canterbury, West Coast appeared a likely side - a vigorous and experienced pack was supported

WEST COAST RUGBY FOOTBALL UNION – 1946

Acknowledgments to the NZ Rugby Almanack Franchise: Back to Year by Year Index click here   1946 Season WEST COAST COLOURS: RED AND WHITE HOOPS (Founded, 1890; Affiliated, 1893) Selectors: Messrs R.R King, M.Davidson and P.S.Hendry Frequent changes in the composition of the backs militated against West Coast being able to rise to more than average standard

WEST COAST RUGBY FOOTBALL UNION – 1945

Acknowledgments to the NZ Rugby Almanack Franchise: Back to Year by Year Index click here 1945 Season Record & West Coast-Buller Trial Match WEST COAST COLOURS: RED AND WHITE HOOPS (Founded, 1890; Affiliated, 1893) Selectors: Mr.T.McIntosh, P.S.Hendry and J.Devaney West Coast did not experience a good Rugby season, only two matches being won, but with a

WEST COAST RUGBY FOOTBALL UNION – 1943/1944

Acknowledgments to the NZ Rugby Almanack Franchise: Back to Year by Year Index click here   Season's 1943 and 1944 WEST COAST COLOURS: RED AND WHITE HOOPS (Founded, 1890; Affiliated, 1893) Selectors: Messrs. T.Mclntosh, T.P.Ryan and M.Davidson 1943 Squad J.Lindbom (Cobden) J.Hayes (Cobden) N.Sweetman (Greymouth United) A.C.Monk (Hokitika) C.Strachan (Cobden) W.Amberger (Hokitika) R.Wright (Cobden) John Nolan (Cobden) C.D.Dewar (Greymouth Star-United) M.Thomas (Blaketown) J,.Keating (Cobden) K.Horrack (Cobden) G.McLean (Cobden) F.Goodall (Greymouth