Chatham Cup flashback: When Miramar Rangers beat Waikato United in the final

Thirty years ago this month, Miramar Rangers won the 1992 Chatham Cup, beating Waikato United 3-1 in the final at Wellington’s Basin Reserve.

Darren Fellows put Waikato ahead early before Billy Wright levelled for Rangers.

Wright scored again with a second-half penalty and a late goal from Vaughan Coveny wrapped up the game for the Barrie Truman-coached Wellington club.

The winner of the Jack Batty Memorial Cup for Player of the Game was Rangers’ Neal Cave.


Miramar Rangers: Utting; Jacobs, Dunford, Coleman; Corney, O’Meara, Cave, Brydon; Coveny, Birnie (Taylor), Wright.

Waikato United: Dillistone; Gemmell, Locke, Melville, Chisholm; Thompson, Hayes, Jones, Haworth (Jessup); Cossey, Fellowes.

Referee: Allan McGregor (Otago)

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