GEORGE WOODROFFE MEMORIAL TROPHY
Highest Law Exam Score
Highest mark obtained in the Online Law Exam since January of that year.
In 1930 George Woodroffe coached the Waihou School Rugby team which won the local competition.
George played three games for the Thames Valley senior representative team that year. He was a wing forward playing out of the Hot Springs club. After being thrashed 30-0 by Waikato Thames Valley played Bay of Plenty twice – losing 6-8 in Waihi and winning 7-6 in Tauranga. In the match reports of his games for Thames Valley and Te Aroha George is often mentioned very positively and he was obviously a very talented player.
George became a first-class referee in the Bay of Plenty when he controlled Bay of Plenty’s match against King Country in 1954. He was appointed to a further four first- class games including Thames Valley’s win over NZ Māori in Thames the following year.
George Woodroofe died in 1965 at Rotorua. In his honour a trophy is presented each year to the Bay of Plenty referee gaining the highest marks in the NZ law Exam.
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