Condition: 9/10 Superb
Size: Adults Extra Extra Large
Chest Measurement: 47-49 Inches / 119-126 CM
Colour: Red - black - gold hoops, white trim
Official Canterbury Waikato home rugby shirt from the 2001 season.
Condition of this vintage rugby shirt is 9/10 – Superb (see photos).
All size and manufacturers labels present (see photos). Material is bright, vivid and smooth. Fantastic looking shirt, ideal for a collector or for framing.
In 2002 Waikato made it to their first NPC final since the 1998 loss to Otago. Though they were defeated by Auckland, 28 to 40. They made it as far as the semi-finals in both the 2003 and the 2004 seasons, and were defeated by Wellington 29–30 and 16–28 respectively. Under the new Air New Zealand Cup format, Waikato became the first side to win the competition, defeating Wellington 37–31 in the final. It was the first time in fourteen years that Waikato had won the national provincial competition.