HomeKiwi & Hone Bell

In the mid- 1980’s, the Club Captain was a New Zealander, Chris Allen. When he was leaving the UK to return to NZ, he presented a Bell to the Club for the Top Try Scorer of the season and it has been referred to as “The Kiwi Bell” ever since.


The bell itself has had a checkered history, the original being kidnapped by another Kiwi returnee (Owen Nisbett) and a replacement duly purchased and engraved. This was then lost after a particularly heavy Dinner & Dance and another commissioned whereupon the original re-appeared; (this event miraculously coinciding with the arrival of Mr Nisbett back in these shores !).

We now have a couple of bells, the original is in Doc Crosby’s strongroom and only allowed out on High Days and Club Anniversaries, the other one is presented annually to the Top Try-Scorer who must drink something awful out of it then return it to the Club for safe-keeping (!).

List of recent winners

2022/23 – Ollie Lee
2021/22 – Callum Johnson
2018/19 – Adam Smith
2017/18 – James Hardy
2016/17 – Lawrence Alfred
2015/16 – Mark Liebling & Ben Parker
2014/15 – Miguel Martinez
2013/14 – Corey Nash
2012/13 – James Allen
2011/12 – Alex Jackman
2010/11 – Jordan Massey
2009/10 – Rocky Ryland
2008/09 – Enda McEvoy
2007/08 – Mike Dawe
2006/07 – Mal Deay
2005/06 – Johnny Harrison
2004/05 – Alex Bone

Kiwi Bell – Current standing

4 Sam Roberts Prop
3 Callum Johnson Centre
3 Finlay Millar Scrum Half
3 Luke Davies Centre
3 Will Gerrard Second Row
2 Adam Smith Centre
2 Charlie Cary Flanker
3 Marcus Atkinson Flanker
2 Max Self Hooker
2 Nigel Southcombe Fly Half
3 Ollie Lee Wing
4 Santi Sanchez Wing
1 Alex Turton Hooker
1 Chris Stark Second Row
1 Crispin Maenpaa Centre
1 Dan Bruce Wing
2 Daniel Harrington Wing
1 Dylan Paul Centre
1 Eduard Jansen Centre
1 Edward Flynn Wing
2 Frank Smith Second Row
1 George Humphries Fly Half
1 Gregor Hunt Fly Half
2 Hugo Barette Wing
1 Jack Newman Centre
1 Jason Harris Wing
1 Jasper Reid Scrum Half
1 Jimmy Artuso Full Back
1 Joe Doyle Centre
1 Joe Emson No 8
1 Jules du Chaffaut Wing
1 Leigh Devereaux Wing
2 Liam Marshall Centre
1 Max Cross Wing
1 Patrick Leahy Prop
1 Pauliasi Tewa Fullback
1 Penalty Try Everywhere
2 Rory Labron Scrum Half
1 Sam Harry Flanker
1 Theo Roberts No 8
1 Timmy Robinson Flanker
1 Dennis Lynch Hooker
1 Asher Brindley Centre
1 Dan Butterfield Prop
1 Nick Wogan Flanker
1 Ruari O’Briain Scrum Half
1 Hugh Nicholson Centre
3 William Lawn Scrum Half
5 Alex Godley Wing
1 Lewis Dyke Flanker
1 Alex Flanagan Full Back
2 Harris Medway Full Back
1 Oliver Cairns Flanker
2 Nico Christoff Fly Half
1 Ken Morean Fullback
1 JJ Gibbs Prop
1 David Dyce Second Row
1 Brian Carroll Second Row
1 Xavier Delamotte Prop
1 Liam Wann Flanker
1 Henry Petch Scrum Half
3 George Johnson Centre
2 Felix Kibble Hooker
1 Dan Harrington Centre
1 Will Stride Fly Half
2 Dylan Paul Centre
1 Jerome Coward Wing
1 Harry Gilbert Hooker
1 Henry Belfort Centre
1 Guillaume Claudon Wing
2 Brian Atkine Wing
2 Alex Sullivan Flanker


Celebrating the Women’s top try scorer!

In summer 2019, the Women’s team started and quickly grew, meaning a new bell to celebrate the Women’s successes was needed. The bell is a gift from the Hone family – the first brother and sister to play for the club – as a thank you for all the club had done for them.

List of recent winners

2022/23 – Lucy Sutcliffe
2021/22 – Maggie Simpson

Hone Bell – Current standing



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