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Petone has been crowned Wellington premier champions 38 times between 1895 and 2005. In addition it has won the club championship on no fewer than 42 occasions between 1922 and 2006.

The club has produced 30 All Blacks, 3 Black Ferns and 16 NZ Maori representatives. Andy Leslie – NZ Rugby union president in 2007 and 2008 – was the club’s first appointed All Black touring captain to Britain (1974) and South Africa (1976). Tana Umaga became an All Black in 1997 and became captain in 2004. As well as this Petone players have represented New Zealand at all levels of the game including Under 20s and Sevens.

We have also had several players who have represented other countries in Internationals, including Scotland, England, Italy, Tonga, Australia, Samoa, Sweden, Spain and the British and Irish Lions.