Athletic RFC Anniversary Weekend
Athletic Football Club celebrations
14 and 15 June 2013
The Western Suburbs RFC iwas pleased to host this dinner in honour of the players of one of its founding clubs, Athletic RFC. This event also marked the 30th anniversary of the formation of the Wests Roosters and was a fitting opportunity to honour those who wore the famous Blue and Black strip.
MC for the evening – Cr Ken Laban – Athletic and Wests Premier, media commentator
President Phil Wiggins – Athletic and Wests Roosters management
Chairman Tony Walsh – Onslow RFC and Wests Roosters player and managment
With special guests:
Nev McEwan – Athletic Premier, Wellington Rep and All Black
Barry Cull – Athletic Premier, Wellington Rep and All Black trialist
Cr John Morrison – Onslow RFC and media commentator
Murray Mexted – Wellington Club and past All Black
Athletic Retro Day Rugby Match was held on Saturday 15 June 3pm
The Cage, Ian Galloway1, Ian Galloway Park, Northland, Wellington
The Wests Roosters Premiers wore replica Athletic RFC jerseys – the famous Blue and Black strip. Picture below the boys walked on to The Cage to take on Wellington Club. Wellington Club won the game 22 to 11 points.