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The Freyberg Cup


The Freyberg Cup – named after General Bernard Freyberg DSO VC – is a New Zealand Army rugby trophy that was first played for by units of the Second New Zealand Division during the Second World War. In 1998 the New Zealand Army reintroduced the Freyberg Cup as a challenge trophy.

The Freyberg Cup is currently held at the National Army Museum in Waiouru.


National Army Museum Te Mata Toa
Accession Number: 1995.369
Permission of the National Army Museum Te Mata Toa must be obtained before any reuse of this image.

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The Freyberg Cup, URL:, (Manatū Taonga — Ministry for Culture and Heritage), updated