Zac Guildford

A good judge

This is a top effort. Judge must have really had it in for the defence lawyer.

A talented young Hawke’s Bay rugby player whose cousin is an All Black has admitted six counts of burglary.

Vinny Guildford, 17, a current Hurricanes under 18 representative, has also played for Hawke’s Bay and in the first XV of his high school team.

His first cousin is All Black Zac Guildford.

Vinny Guildford appeared in Napier District Court today where Judge Geoff Rea declined permanent name suppression and sentenced him to 200 hours’ community work and nine months’ supervision.? Read more »

Guildford to return to rugby after turning down Black Caps Contract

His compelling form for getting drunk and making a c*nt of himself means he was on the New Zealand Cricket radar. Instead he appears to have turned down a cricket contract in favour of paying rugby again.

Zac Guildford has been cleared to play for his Hawke’s Bay rugby club Napier Tech this weekend but a decision is yet to be made on his Crusaders future.

Guildford agreed to withdraw from the Crusaders indefinitely in January after a recent alcohol-related incident in which he allegedly assaulted a party-goer in Christchurch. It was the latest in a series of misdemeanours involving alcohol and he underwent an intensive treatment programme and an NZRU statement said he has now committed to a continuing care plan.? Read more »


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