New Zealand based Poneke RFC partners with Kukri

August 5, 2021 | , |

Kukri Sports is proud to have partnered up with Poneke RFC for the next 3 years.

Established in 1883, Poneke RFC is one of the oldest clubs in Wellington. The club has a proud history producing 19 All Black Representatives including Tom Ellison, Billy Wallace and  Dane Coles being the most recent All Black product to come out of the club. Over the years Poneke also produced numerous Wellington representatives and have won the club championships twenty times. Along with the successes on the field, the club has developed an enviable reputation of having a friendly, close-knit, and family-orientated culture off the field underpinned by their motto “you belong”. This is attributed to the pride and passion that their successive generations of players, coaches and supporters have shown in the clubs proceedings and endeavours.

With over 250 Junior rugby players, 6 Senior Men’s teams, Woman’s team and Numerous supporters  – Poneke RFC is proud to be a club where their players and members feels a sense of pride and community.

The values of this age old club align perfectly with the Kukri brand values of passion, professionalism and pride and we look forward to providing them with a range of bespoke kit that inspires as well as performs over the next three years.

Nick Shanks (Chairman) said “It is great to see our club out there wearing the red and black with pride. Thank you for Kukri for the hard work and the quality product and service you provide”.

Kukri NZ’s Wellington Sales Manager Reggie Goodes is also a product of Poneke RFC where he entered the club in 2010.  He has coached the Under 21 Team from 2018-2020 and now involved as a coach for their Premier rugby team.

Kukri is proud to have partnered with a club of this calibre reinforcing our drive to become the number one global provider of quality bespoke sportwear . #YOUBELONG