Rodney Roberts

Northern Deaf XV vs Southern Deaf XV

1991
Northern Deaf XV vs Southern Deaf XV held at Linton Military Camp near Palmerston North on 31 March 1991.
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Northern Deaf XV vs Southern Deaf XV held at Linton Military Camp near Palmerston North on 31 March 1991, where Northern XV beat Southern XV 26-0. For the first 20 minutes, the game was very even but after that, the Northern Region front row of Joseph Kevin Carroll and Warwick Flintoff gained control, leaving George Hiri at No. 8 to make some good runs resulting in two tries for him. The score at half-time was 10-0. The score at full-time was 26-0.

  • Best back: Laurence Smith
  • Best forward: George Hiri

After the match, people enjoyed dinner at Manawatu Deaf Society.

During the same weekend, after the 15-a-side game, the National Deaf Sevens tournament was also held, where the Southern Zone won on points (Southern: 1 win, 1 draw, Northern 2 points (1 win, 1 loss), Central 1 points (1 draw, 1 loss). The player of the 7-a-side tournament was Rodney Roberts.

  1. Andrew Scott

  2. Arona Amosa

  3. Ben Robertson

  4. Bryan Thompson

  5. Chris McGettigan

  6. Clive Morgan

  7. Craig Nixon

  8. Daniel Kuklinski

  9. Donald Phillips

  10. Edwin Mackie

  11. Fetuao Ualesi

  12. Francis Nglam

  13. George Hiri

  14. Ivan Forsyth

  15. Jamie Kuklinski

  16. Joseph Su'a

  17. Kevin Carroll

  18. Laurence Smith

  19. Martin Holtham

  20. Matthew Cockburn

  21. Murray Dunn

  22. Nathan Robinson

  23. Nicholas (Nick) Humby

  24. Paul Walters

  25. Phonse Carroll

  26. Ricki Pointon

  27. Rodney Roberts

  28. Roger Strong

  29. Shane Fenwick

  30. Tony Bishop

  31. Tony Cohen

  32. Tony Kuklinski

  33. Warwick Flintoff

Donated by Rodney Roberts
Original format VHS-C
Reference number RR20-01-SPO91