News | North Harbour Rugby Union - the Official Website Latest update from North Harbour Rugby Union - the Official Website en-us Wed, 26 Apr 2017 06:30:34 +1300 Wed, 26 Apr 2017 06:30:34 +1200 60 THE RUGBY BALLS HAVE ARRIVED! <img src="" width="200" /> The Harbour Community Rugby team are hard at work unloading 9 pallets of rugby balls. All the Harbour Junior players will be receiving a free rugby ball over the next few weeks, thanks to the awesome sponsorship of QBE Insurance, Harcourts Cooper &amp; Co, Nestle, Canon and Gilbert. Fri, 21 Apr 2017 12:22:07 +1200 Harbour Club Rugby - Premier 1: Round 3 results <img src="" width="200" /> Silverdale 30 Northcote 18 East Coast Bays 17 North Shore 12 Marist 34 Glenfield 31 Takapuna 25 Kumeu 5 Massey 57 Mahurangi 0 Despite being decimated by injuries, Silverdale remain the only unbeaten team after three rounds with a 30-18 victory over Northcote , knocking the... Thu, 20 Apr 2017 09:29:17 +1200 NHRU GENERAL MANAGER <img src="" width="200" /> An exceptional opportunity has arisen for a General Manager for North Harbour Rugby Union. North Harbour Rugby encompasses a geographical area that takes in 12 rugby clubs from the region bounded by three Harbours, Mahurangi, Waitemata and Kaipara. The North Harbour senior side plays... Tue, 18 Apr 2017 10:45:35 +1200 SMALL BLACKS COACHING WORKSHOPS <img src="" width="200" /> Coaching Small Blacks With the Junior Club season &nbsp;starting on May 6 th all our Harbour Small Black Coaches need to be registered to the New Zealand Rugby Union. We are running Coaching workshops with the purpose of connecting and encouraging our Junior coaches.... Thu, 13 Apr 2017 12:01:25 +1200 HARBOUR PLAYERS NAMED IN BLUES SQUAD TO PLAY HURRICANES <img src="" width="200" /> Blues virtually unchanged for Easter clash with Super Rugby Champions The Blues have named a virtually unchanged side for their Easter clash against the current Investec Super Rugby champions, the Hurricanes at Eden Park on Saturday, with 5&nbsp;Harbour players named in the match day... Thu, 13 Apr 2017 11:36:25 +1200 HARBOUR CEO BRETT HOLLISTER TO STEP DOWN <img src="" width="200" /> Long serving North Harbour Rugby CEO steps down . After 11 years as Chief Executive of the North Harbour Rugby Union, Brett Hollister is stepping down.&nbsp; Brett, one of New Zealand&rsquo;s longest serving rugby chief executives, has presided over a challenging yet exciting time at... Thu, 13 Apr 2017 10:48:44 +1200 GATLAND NAMED IN PROVINCIAL BARBARIANS TO PLAY LIONS! <img src="" width="200" /> Provincial Barbarians Coach Clayton McMillan has today named the core of the squad for the series opener, which features an exciting mix of players from 15 different provinces. All Mitre 10 Cup Unions and Heartland Championship and Meads Cup Champions Wanganui are represented Of the 19... Wed, 12 Apr 2017 12:03:06 +1200 FRENCH CONNECTION FOR PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT MANAGER FIONA BRADING <img src="" width="200" /> QBE North Harbour&#39;s&nbsp;Player Development Manager Fiona Brading&nbsp;is part of a NZ and Pacific Island delegation in Paris attending a global meeting for Player Development Managers. She says its been an incredible opportunity to be part of this conference. &quot;It&#39;s been... Thu, 06 Apr 2017 12:10:22 +1200 BRYN GATLAND TO MAKE SUPER RUGBY DEBUT <img src="" width="200" /> Bryn Gatland, who trained with the Blues pre-season and comes off a stint with the Crusaders, has been named on the bench to make his Super Rugby debut for The Blues this weekend v the Highlanders at Forsyth Barr stadium, a field he knows well having beaten home team Otago in the final of the... Thu, 06 Apr 2017 11:45:53 +1200 Women’s Club Rugby <img src="" width="200" /> Women&rsquo;s Club Rugby is well underway but it&rsquo;s not too late to join! Season starts Saturday 22 nd of April so get along to one of our 3 clubs (East Coast Bays, Glenfield and Massey) and give rugby a go. See the poster for club contacts and training days/times. &nbsp; Tue, 04 Apr 2017 09:49:31 +1200 Harbour players named in blues to play Western Force <img src="" width="200" /> Its a largely unchanged side to take on the Force at Eden Park, with 4&nbsp;Harbour&nbsp;men named in the starting XV, and 1&nbsp;on the bench: The team is: 1 Pauliasi Manu, 2 James Parsons (c), 3 Charlie Faumuina, 4 Gerard Cowley-Tuioti, 5 Patrick Tuipulotu, 6 Jimmy Tupou,... Thu, 30 Mar 2017 16:27:08 +1200 7 HARBOUR PLAYERS NAMED IN BLUES A v HURRICANES DEVELOPMENT <img src="" width="200" /> Congrats fellas!&nbsp;The match kicks off at 2:50pm, ahead of our Blues&nbsp;Investec&nbsp;Super Rugby game against the Western Force at Eden Park, which is at the earlier time of 5:15pm. The full team is: Namatahi Waa, Blues Hame Faiva, Blues Marcel Renata, Auckland Josh... Thu, 30 Mar 2017 16:05:56 +1200 LIFE MEMBERS ANNOUNCED, ALL BLACKS V SPRINGBOKS TEST AT QBE, AND OUTSTANDING 2016 RESULTS AT AGM <img src="" width="200" /> On Wednesday 29th March the NHRU held the 32nd Annual General Meeting in front of 50+ stakeholders. Chairman Shaun Nixon addressed the audience and covered what was an outstanding year for the Mitre 10 side winning the Mitre 10 Championship. He also referenced the strong financial... Thu, 30 Mar 2017 14:16:28 +1200 SENIOR CLUB COACHES <img src="" width="200" /> SENIOR CLUB COACHES - Rugby Smart this Wednesday 29 th March will be facilitated by Coach Development Bill Wigglesworth and Referee Education Paul Greenstreet. There will be discussion on the Blue Card process and also High Tackle sanctions. Please note there is only one more... Mon, 27 Mar 2017 15:28:24 +1200 Blues in the Burbs - Takapuna RFC 28 March <img src="" width="200" /> MEET THE TEAM AT BLUES IN THE&nbsp;BURBS Blues in the&nbsp;Burbs&nbsp;offers fans a chance to meet and mingle with their&nbsp;favourite&nbsp;players. Every week during the month of March, the team has been hitting local rugby clubs across Auckland to sign autographs, pose... Mon, 27 Mar 2017 13:52:43 +1200