After lack-lustre efforts in the national league, alarm bells are ringing and the organisation seems helpless to turn them off.
Former All White Cole Peverley and Western Suburbs duo Tyler Lissette and Greg Rosenthal signed for new season.
Joe Tawhara wasn't sure he was up to an interview or whether his thoughts were printable.
It really wasn't much of a weekend for Wellington sports teams.
Upper Hutt City will compete in the Capital Premier division next year after Saturday's 5-3 loss.
Lower Hutt football club Stop Out has appealed against striker Joe Gaughan's 11-month ban.
Scots College snatched victory over St Pat's Silverstream in the final play to win the premier one 1st XV college rugby final at Porirua Park.
Wainui fan 'pays up' for cup defeat
His team lost the final for the Jubilee Cup. So Ati Aaifou-Olive had to lose most of his clothes.
HOBM lock Steven Bradshaw beamed from ear to ear as he contemplated his second Jubilee Cup, the perfect finish to his club rugby career.
A second-half try and late penalty see Hutt Old Boys Marist come from behind to beat Wainuiomata.
Siblings chasing Jubilee Cup glory together
Nick and Jason Risdon might live in Wainuiomata, but their rugby hearts reside at the Hutt Recreation Ground.
Wainuiomata supporters are worried their view will be obscured at the Hutt Recreation Ground for the Jubilee Cup final.
Indians and Hutt took contrasting paths to next Saturday's men's hockey final.
Te Aroha's season is still alive after 102 minutes of see-saw rugby league in a semifinal eliminator on Saturday.
Match reports of the Jubilee and Hardham Cup semifinals on July 26.
Proud captain Paul Muollo, 43, will lead his team out for their home Chatham Cup quarterfinal against Napier City Rovers.
Ma'a Nonu and Julian Savea have been given the green light to play for Oriental-Rongotai in the Jubilee Cup semifinal.
Battle of St Pat's down to the wire
Only two points separate them as St Pat's Town and Silverstream lock horn in the annual traditional.
Lower Hutt City appear to have secured Central League status for another season.
With a game in hand against Dalefield, Hutt could yet pip Harbour City for third spot after beating Indians 4-3.
University will meet Randwick on Saturday, for a spot in the Wellington club rugby league grand final.
Saturday's rugby action
Results of the Jubilee Cup matches and the Hardham Cup feature game.
Indians wrapped up the Wellington premier men's round-robin series on Saturday after a convincing 6-0 win over Northern United.
In a game that had it all from start to finish, Randwick beat Te Aroha 26-14 at Naenae Park to secure the Mulqueen Shield as Wellington premier minor championship winners.
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Wellington Olympic shook off last week's 4-1 loss with a clinical Central League masterclass against Upper Hutt City.
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