Who do you think will win the 2016 Fox Memorial Competition?

  • Mangere East Hawks

    Votes: 1 9.1%
  • Mt Albert Lions

    Votes: 1 9.1%
  • Richmond Bulldogs

    Votes: 0 0.0%
  • Pt Chevalier Pirates

    Votes: 2 18.2%
  • Marist Saints

    Votes: 0 0.0%
  • Otahuhu Leopards

    Votes: 1 9.1%
  • Northcote Tigers

    Votes: 0 0.0%
  • Glenora Bears

    Votes: 1 9.1%
  • Howick Hornets

    Votes: 2 18.2%
  • Papakura Sea Eagles

    Votes: 3 27.3%

  • Total voters
    11

mt.wellington

Warriors Orange Peeler
Jun 21, 2012
22,354
Mt. Wellington, Auckland
Another I forgot is Roy Christian.
Went to an event at Otahuhu where they had all five of their Kiwis captains there talking. Roy was there as the clubs first Kiwis captain and he spoke about how tough the game was back then. All Kiwis were picked from the NZ local competitions from all over the country and they beat the Aussies a few times even though the Aussies were fully professional. Most the Kiwis had to take holidays and the day they got back they were back at work at the factories and mines, etc...
 
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bruce

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Sep 1, 2015
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The memory is a bit flogged but I remember Murray Wright and Nick ' the greek' Wright. Another I forgot is Roy Christian. I agree, Ponsonby never went so well as that Cronulla victory but that and the Otahuhu win plus the Auckland wins over touring international sides in the mid week games show just how good the Fox Memorial competition was. Some Kiwi's couldn't make the Auckland rep team.
All the Kiwis played in NZ, most in the Fox, it was a very tough competition.
 

Weno

1st Grade Fringe
Nov 3, 2012
2,410
Our Ngaruawahia Panther boys, under the banner of Hibiscus Coast Premiere 1sts won there Sharman Final last night on Mt Smart 2 field.
Beating Manakau 28 - 0.
Buzz for our club and so thank full to The Hibiscus Coast Raiders for having us.
Amalgamation was a success.
 

Weno

1st Grade Fringe
Nov 3, 2012
2,410
I have been watching Maori TVs fox memorial replays.
Otahuhu V Northcote today.
Otahuhu had this you big body kid wearing no#12 causing a bit of havoc.
Oneone I think his name is.
Does he have what it take to go futher?
Enlighten me please Otahuhu Warriors.

Oh , Kevin Locke wasn't to shabby either.
 

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