Hillary Shield

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Hillary Shield
Sport Rugby union
Number of teams2
CountryFlag of England.svg  England
Flag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand
HoldersFlag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand (2018)
Most titlesFlag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand (7 titles)

The Hillary Shield is contested between England and New Zealand at rugby union and the first match was played on 29 November 2008 at Twickenham Stadium, London.


The trophy is named in memory of the New Zealand mountaineer and explorer, Sir Edmund Hillary. The shield was announced on 23 October 2008 by Jock Hobbs, the Chairman of the New Zealand Rugby Union. [1] It was made by silversmiths Thomas Lyte. [2] [3]


New Zealand
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201810 November Twickenham, London England  Flag of England.svg15–16Flag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand Flag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand
20148 November Twickenham, London England  Flag of England.svg21–24Flag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand Flag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand
201421 June Waikato Stadium, Hamilton New Zealand  Flag of New Zealand.svg36–13Flag of England.svg  England Flag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand
14 June Forsyth Barr Stadium, Dunedin 28–27
7 June Eden Park, Auckland 20–15
201316 November Twickenham, London England  Flag of England.svg22–30Flag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand Flag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand
20121 December Twickenham, London England  Flag of England.svg38–21Flag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand Flag of England.svg  England
20106 November Twickenham, London England  Flag of England.svg16–26Flag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand Flag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand
200921 November Twickenham, London England  Flag of England.svg6–19Flag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand Flag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand
200829 November Twickenham, London England  Flag of England.svg6–32Flag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand Flag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand

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