In New Zealand, there are 14 provincial teams that compete for the ITM Cup. This is the successor to Division One of the country’s former domestic competition, the National Provincial Championship (NPC).
The ITM Cup features the following teams:
|Auckland||Bay of Plenty|
Auckland Rugby Union Cap 1936. Red and white segments. Metal braid. No tassel. No visible Mfr’s label or name. (ER)
Auckland Rugby Union Cap 1928. Black and Grey segments. Metal braid. No tassel. No visible Mfr’s label or name. (ER)
Auckland Rugby Union Cap 1907 awarded to Pat “Nimmo” Walsh. Whilst playing in the Auckland Competition in 1908 he received a cablegram from J.J.Giltinan inviting him to join the Australian Kangaroo (Rugby League) tour of 1908/1909 (PW)
1922, 1930, 1933 and 1937 Auckland Rugby Union Caps belonging to one collector. All were manufactured by Cox, The Hatter, Auckland (AM)
Otago Rugby caps awarded to William Strong who played for Otago in 1884 and 1886, as the cap embroidery also supports.
William played for the Pirates club in Dunedin. He was born on the 12th November 1865 and died in Christchurch on the 10th August 1950.
1903 Otago Rugby Football Union cap awarded to Leonard Maitland McKay, born in Hampden 26.4.1877, and died in Wellington 13.4.1952.
Len McKay represented Otago Rugby in 1903 from the Alhambra club. McKay was known as a quick wing who also goal kicked.