Bay Roskill Vikings

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Bay Roskill Vikings
Club information
Full name Bay Roskill Rugby League Inc
Colours Green / White / Black /red
Founded 1979
Current details
Ground(s)
  • Blockhouse Bay Reserve
Coach Kelvin Wright
Competition Auckland Rugby League
Records
Norton Cup 1972

The Bay Roskill Vikings are a rugby league football club based in Mount Roskill and Blockhouse Bay, New Zealand who compete in Auckland Rugby League's Sharman Cup competition. The club was established in 1979.

History[edit]

The club was formed in October 1979 when the Mt Roskill Red Devils and the Blockhouse Bay Cougars amalgamated.[1] Mount Roskill itself was a 1947 amalgamation of the Eden Roskill, Wesley, Mt Roskill clubs.

Mt Roskill won the Norton Cup in 1972.

Notable players[edit]

The following Bay Roskill Vikings players have made the New Zealand national rugby league team, nicknamed the Kiwis:

Coach Bob Bailey has also coached the Kiwis.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Bay Roskill Rugby League Inc Archived 2011-07-20 at the Wayback Machine. Auckland Rugby League

External links[edit]