News | North Harbour Rugby Union - the Official Website Latest update from North Harbour Rugby Union - the Official Website en-us Tue, 21 Feb 2017 06:55:02 +1300 Tue, 21 Feb 2017 06:55:02 +1300 60 QBE NORTH HARBOUR DEFEAT BOP IN PRESEASON OUTING <img src="" width="200" /> An eclectic group of men descended on Blake Park in Mt Maunganui to take on a young Bay of Plenty side in somewhat trying conditions. Having trained together for the last month at the QBE precinct, the guys were itching to get the first hit out of the season under way. Glenn Preston lead the... Sun, 19 Feb 2017 12:45:11 +1300 Attention: All Female Rugby Players - Go For Gold <img src="" width="200" /> Have you got speed, agility, power, a competitive streak, a hard work ethic, and a great team attitude? Sign up for Go For Gold to see if you have what it takes to be identified for a development 7&rsquo;s group leading into the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. Doesn&#39;t matter&nbsp;about your... Fri, 10 Feb 2017 14:52:34 +1300 Massey 7's Team - Middlesex County Cup National Club 7's <img src="" width="200" /> Congratulations to the Massey 7&#39;s team who&nbsp;took part in the Middlesex County Cup&nbsp;National Club 7&#39;s,&nbsp;held at the Melville RFC in Hamilton on the 4th and 5th of February. &nbsp; They won all three pool games, quarter-final against Hamilton Marist Old Boys,... Fri, 10 Feb 2017 08:54:39 +1300 4 Hibiscus players named in Black Ferns World Cup Training Squad <img src="" width="200" /> The 51&nbsp;strong training squad has been named for the Women&#39;s Rugby World Cup in Ireland in August and 4 Harbour Hibiscus players have made the initial Squad! Congratulations Chelsea Alley, Charmaine Smith, Becky Wood, and Emma Iversen. With 4 representatives, only Counties Manukau... Wed, 08 Feb 2017 21:57:07 +1300 CO-OP EDUCATION & WORK PLACEMENT OPPORTUNITY - VIDEO ANALYSTS <img src="" width="200" /> Throughout the 2017 club rugby season North Harbour Rugby Union are implementing a performance analysis programme across all 10 premier clubs in the Harbour region. As performance analysis is a growing aspect in the sport science and coaching industry this is an excellent opportunity for... Thu, 26 Jan 2017 09:37:23 +1300 Silverdale Junior Sevens - 8 April <img src="" width="200" /> The&nbsp;Silverdale&nbsp;Junior Sevens will be held on the 8th&nbsp;April 2017 at&nbsp;Silverdale&nbsp;War Memorial Park&nbsp;-&nbsp;Silverdale&nbsp;United Rugby &amp; Sports Club. &nbsp; All interested teams are to register by 28th February - please email:&nbsp;... Fri, 20 Jan 2017 14:09:34 +1300 Harbour Women's Sevens squad announced for Nationals! <img src="" width="200" /> Congratulations to the North Harbour Women&#39;s Sevens squad named for the Bayleys&nbsp;National Sevens this weekend in Rotorua. The side features Black Ferns, and a great mixture of experience and youth in a squad we know will do us proud. Stacey Martin will captain the squad, and the full... Fri, 13 Jan 2017 22:04:47 +1300 Sevens Squad announced for this weekends Nationals <img src="" width="200" /> The North Harbour Men&#39;s Sevens squad has been announced, and we will have a mix of youth, experience, and Mitre 10 Cup players to represent us in Rotorua&nbsp;at the Bayleys&nbsp;National Sevens Tournament, 15-16 January: Congratulations to Luke Hamilton who has been appointed Captain,... Thu, 12 Jan 2017 17:48:16 +1300 Coach Development Course February 2017 <img src="" width="200" /> Here is the first Coach Development opportunity for 2017. The New Zealand Rugby Developing Rugby Coaches Course is targeted at Senior Club Coaches, First XV Coaches and Secondary School Coaches. It is also suited to Harbour coaches that have previously attended the Foundation Coaches course... Tue, 27 Dec 2016 14:37:41 +1300 BLUES UNDER 17'S <img src="" width="200" /> On Saturday the 10th of December The Blues had the first of two development days held at the new Blues High Performance Centre in Greenlane. The first day was all about learning what it takes to become a professional rugby player, physically and mentally. Blues players and past U17-squad... Tue, 13 Dec 2016 15:34:39 +1300 Condor Sevens - World School Sevens Team Selections Congratulations to the following North Harbour players selected&nbsp;for the following U18 Sevens teams: &nbsp; NZ Maori Sevens Invitational Boys Team - Ariki Hood-Kaitapu (Westlake BHS) NZ Condor Sevens Invitational Girls Team - Florida Fatanitavake (Glenfield College)... Tue, 13 Dec 2016 11:25:07 +1300 North Harbour Mens and Womens 7's Teams Qualify for Nationals <img src="" width="200" /> The North Harbour Men&rsquo;s and Women&rsquo;s Sevens teams have qualified for the&nbsp; Bayleys National&nbsp; 7s &nbsp;in&nbsp; Rotorua , 14-15 January following the Northern Region Tournament held on Sunday in Cambridge. &nbsp; The Northern Region Tournament&nbsp;team placings... Tue, 13 Dec 2016 10:24:48 +1300 Northern Regional 7's - 11 December in Cambridge <img src="" width="200" /> The Northern Regional Sevens will be held this Sunday 11 December at Memorial Park, Cambridge. The tournament hosted by Waikato RU will feature six teams (Men&#39;s and Women&#39;s) from Waikato, Northland, Auckland, North Harbour, Counties Manukau and Bay of Plenty. &nbsp; The... Fri, 09 Dec 2016 13:40:33 +1300 ASB Rugby Nominations - Michael Little & Steve Jackson <img src="" width="200" /> Congratulations Michael Little and Steve Jackson - nominated in the&nbsp; ASB&nbsp; Rugby Awards for Best&nbsp; Mitre 10 Cup &nbsp;player, and Best Coach respectively. Well deserved. The 2016 ASB Rugby Awards, being held at Auckland&rsquo;s Sky City Convention Centre on Thursday 15... Fri, 09 Dec 2016 09:34:22 +1300 Massey University Harbour Sport Excellence Awards 2016 <img src="" width="200" /> The Massey University&nbsp;Harbour&nbsp;Sport Excellence Awards 2016 were held&nbsp;at the Spencer on Byron last Friday 25 th November. There were many deserving winners and a lot of happy smiles. &ldquo;The Overall Supreme Winner&rdquo; was won deservedly by Lisa Carrington for her... Wed, 30 Nov 2016 11:18:00 +1300