The Faces of NZ Wrestling

Stephen Hill

Stephen was born in Christchurch and wrestles for both the Rangiora wrestling club and Crighton Cobbers wrestling club. He played 1st 15 rugby as an 82kg front row prop forward while at St Bedes College. When training in New Zealand he lives in Kaiapoi and when in Russia Vladikavkaz North Osetia. Steve began wrestling in […]

Ricky Welsford

Ricky Welsford began wrestling at age 7 at the Taieri wrestling club. His first wrestling coach was Steve Wylie who trained and moulded Ricky from that early age developing that raw and enthusiastic talent into a formidable wrestler. The first tournament Ricky can remember as a 20kg youngster was the Taieri championships where he begun […]