28 April

First British rugby tourists take the field

1888 First British rugby tourists take the field

The first British rugby team to tour New Zealand played its first match, against Otago, at Dunedin’s Caledonian Ground in front of 10,000 spectators. Read more...

Jack Hinton wins the Victoria Cross

1941 Jack Hinton wins the Victoria Cross

Southlander Jack Hinton was awarded the Victoria Cross for his actions on the night of 28 April 1941 at Kalamata during the evacuation from Greece. Read more...