Venus Shield History
The majority of this section is courtesy of information supplied to the Federation by Matthew Snaddon
Extract from the Annual Meeting Of The Wellington Football Association March 26th 1896
It was announced that Messes W.& G. Turnbull & Co. representing Cameron Brothers of the New Venus & Queens Tobacco fame, had presented the Association with a trophy for senior competition.
The trophy is still played for today, as the "Venus Shield"