McIntyre Family

​​Multiple S​​ports

McIntyre familyInducted into the Sports Hall of Fame in 2012.

Joseph Barnett (Barney) McIntyre (1898-1962)

  • A New Zealand hockey reserve in the early 1920s. Member of the Wanganui Hockey Club winning team in the 1935 NZ men’s inter-club title
  • Won NZ veteran men’s tennis singles title.
  • Whanganui rugby, tennis, athletics and wrestling representative.


Annie Violet (Annie) McIntyre (1901-1980)

Took up golf later in life, winning a NZ women’s flight title and several Belmont club tiles.

Joan McIntyre (1923- )

  • Member of Whanganui’s Hinemoa club side that won the Dustin Cup (NZ softball inter-club championship) in 1940 and 1946. 
  • Represented Whanganui in the 1942 New Zealand champion inter-provincial softball side.
  • Castlecliff Golf Club’s senior champion in 1975.​

Neville McIntyre (1924-2012)

  • New Zealand hockey representative to Australia in 1950.
  • North Island Minor Associations team representative.
  • Whanganui hockey representative for many years and was a member of the Rangers club.
  • Top graded NZ hockey umpire.
  • Won Whanganui open, residential and club tennis titles.
  • Son Alan is in the Whanganui and New Zealand Sports Halls of Fame.

Mary Laugesen (1925- )

  • New Zealand Women’s Golfer of The Year in 1970.
  • Selected as pitcher for the 1944-45 New Zealand women’s softball side to play a test series in Australia. The tour was called off because of war-related concerns.
  • Played in the winning 1942 Wanganui National Inter-provincial Champion softball side and the Hinemoa national inter-club champion teams of 1940 and 1946.
  • Played in 25 national Russell Grace women’s inter-provincial golf tournaments with wins in the 1957 and 1960 NZ team title.
  • Won 16 open golf titles including nine Whanganui championships plus 17 Belmont and six Castlecliff club finals.

Roy McIntyre (1931- )

  • North Island Minor Association hockey representative.
  • Whanganui men’s representative selector, coach and captain.
  • Top graded NZ hockey umpire.

Gordon McIntyre (1933- )

  • New Zealand hockey rep vs Pakistan 1958.
  • New Zealand Country hockey team in Australia in the 1960s.
  • North Island Minor Association representative.
  • Whanganui, Hawke’s Bay, Taranaki and Wellington hockey representative.
  • Former A Grade pennant golfer in Wellington.


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