Friday, August 28, 2015

National Poetry Poetry Day rugby league poem discovered


Poetry Archive of NZ Aotearoa (PANZA) celebrates National Poetry Day, 28 August 2015, with a classic New Zealand poem on the famous rugby league ground Carlaw Park by Francis Cloke (1860-1941).

Carlaw Park was for many years during the amateur era the home of Auckland and New Zealand Rugby League.
Named after founder James Carlaw, a senior figure in a prominent League family, Carlaw Park matches date from 1921 until 2002, when the park was eventually condemned. Mount Smart Stadium became League’s new home.”

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