Story: Marlborough region

Seddon Shield, 2010

Seddon Shield, 2010

Representative rugby teams from Marlborough, Nelson, Buller and the West Coast first competed for the Seddon Shield in 1906, the year that Premier Dick Seddon died. In August 2010 the Marlborough Express Red Devils, having defeated Nelson Bays 13–12, celebrated their first successful challenge for the shield since 1996.

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Malcolm McKinnon, 'Marlborough region - Sport, recreation and culture', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 27 September 2023)

Story by Malcolm McKinnon, updated 1 Nov 2016