Kevin and Lynette Pivac

Deaf Rugby World Cup Final: New Zealand vs Wales

2002
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Wales were crowned Deaf Rugby World champions at Eden Park in Auckland on the 24th August 2002. Following a hard fought game against fellow finalists New Zealand, Wales emerged as champions with a 28-14 victory.

Both teams had performed well in the rounds, with New Zealand reaching the final of the inaugural tournament after a dramatic 23-16 win over Australia at Waitemata Park.

This was the first Deaf Rugby World Championship tournament, with Wales winning the right to host the second competition.

Donated by Kevin and Lynette Pivac
Original format VHS