News | North Harbour Rugby Union - the Official Website Latest update from North Harbour Rugby Union - the Official Website en-us Tue, 29 Sep 2020 05:52:37 +1300 Tue, 29 Sep 2020 05:52:37 +1300 60 CHANGE OF DATE FOR HAWKES BAY GAME DUE TO ALL BLACKS CLASH <img src="" width="200" /> A positive outcome for all involved with a change of date by 24 hours for the QBE North Harbour against Hawkes Bay Mitre 10 Cup clash. The game was set to be played on Sunday 11 October at 2.05pm at North Harbour, however this would clash with the beginning of the first... Thu, 24 Sep 2020 17:59:48 +1300 QBE HARBOUR TEAM WANTING 80 MINUTE PERFORMANCE AGAINST WAIKATO <img src="" width="200" /> The QBE North Harbour team is on a mission to turn a good first half against the stacked Canterbury side into a complete 80 minutes against Waikato in Hamilton tomorrow. The Mooloo men put paid to Wellington in their first game of the Mitre 10 Cup, while Harbour led... Fri, 18 Sep 2020 18:33:15 +1300 QBE HARBOUR HIBISCUS READY FOR TARANAKI WHIO IN FARAH PALMER CUP <img src="" width="200" /> The North Harbour Hibiscus are on a mission to win and to keep on improving with every game in the Farah Palmer Cup. They showed determination and a better effort in the last 20 minutes of their loss to Bay of Plenty last week, including two tries and a real energy within the side.... Fri, 18 Sep 2020 18:29:33 +1300 COMMUNITY RUGBY CONCLUDES <img src="" width="200" /> Kia ora Community, Although we had hoped to finish off the season, the extension to Auckland&rsquo;s current level 2.5 restrictions has forced the abandonment of the 2020 Senior, Secondary Schools and Junior North Harbour Club Rugby season. The community Rugby committees... Tue, 15 Sep 2020 13:37:58 +1300 COMMUNITY RUGBY UPDATE <img src="" width="200" /> Kia ora Community Leaders, Apologies for the delay in providing some more advice.&nbsp; We have been fielding a number of enquiries and are doing our best to gather the right information for our decision making bodies.&nbsp; Our respective committee leaders met today to discuss how... Thu, 10 Sep 2020 07:43:31 +1300 NO PUBLIC SALES FOR QBE DOUBLE HEADER ON SEPTEMBER 11TH DUE TO COVID-19 RESTRICTIONS <img src="" width="200" /> &nbsp; Unfortunately, due to the Covid-19 restrictions, there will be no public sales for the Double Header on September the 11 th . For those who have pre-purchased memberships and tickets we will be in touch directly. &nbsp; Thank you for you on-going support- we cannot... Mon, 07 Sep 2020 17:31:45 +1300 QBE HARBOUR HIBISCUS READY FOR ROUND 1 <img src="" width="200" /> Under tough conditions the QBE Harbour Hibiscus team for the opening round of Farah Palmer Cup has been confirmed. &nbsp; They play away against a strong Counties Manukau side at Navigation Homes Stadium in Pukekohe tomorrow (Saturday) and can expect a real battle across the field.... Fri, 04 Sep 2020 20:43:59 +1300 IMPORTANT UPDATE: RETURN TO COMMUNITY RUGBY <img src="" width="200" /> North Harbour Rugby has been in discussions&nbsp;with our various community leadership committees.&nbsp; Please see the latest update in regards to a return to community Rugby. &nbsp; In line with MoH and NZR advice, on the provision that Auckland moves to L2 at 11.59pm on Sunday,... Fri, 28 Aug 2020 16:53:22 +1300 NORTH HARBOUR CAPTAIN RETURNS HOME TO SIGN FOR THE BLUES <img src="" width="200" /> Outstanding North Harbour loose forward Dillon Hunt will return home to Auckland to join the Blues in Super Rugby after four seasons with the Highlanders. The North Harbour captain has made two appearances for the All Blacks with his debut in Japan in 2018 and he was one of... Fri, 28 Aug 2020 09:30:44 +1300 CLUB DAY: NORTH HARBOUR v CANTERBURY - DOUBLE HEADER <img src="" width="200" /> The Mitre 10 Cup kicks off Friday September 11th 7:05pm with a DOUBLE HEADER at North Harbour Stadium. Our QBE North Harbour men play Canterbury and our QBE Harbour Hibiscus play Bay of Plenty Rugby in the FPC. We will be celebrating CLUB DAY, which means all juniors wearing... Wed, 26 Aug 2020 18:19:05 +1300 MESSAGE FROM CEO: COMMUNITY RUGBY UPDATE <img src="" width="200" /> The Union has been working on how - if we are able - to finish off what has been a great community Rugby season to date.&nbsp; On Monday 17/08, we assembled a group of key leaders (reps from COC, Club Chairs, Sec Schools, Junior, Union) that assisted us with the initial return to play... Sat, 22 Aug 2020 12:56:48 +1300 QBE NORTH HARBOUR RUGBY SQUAD FULL OF PROMISE FOR 2020 MITRE 10 CUP <img src="" width="200" /> The QBE North Harbour Mitre 10 Cup side is bucking the trend once again by selecting a squad with home-grown roots and plenty of history in the province. In the 32-man squad confirmed today, a total of 16 players attended high school in the North Harbour region and many have family links to... Fri, 21 Aug 2020 11:00:37 +1300 2020 QBE HARBOUR HIBISCUS SQUAD ANNOUNCEMENT <img src="" width="200" /> Adaptability and engaging with growing numbers in the North Harbour Rugby province are key targets for the QBE Harbour Hibiscus in the 2020 Farah Palmer Cup season. The side will once again be inexperienced compared to other teams in the North conference pool, but coach Duncan McGrory... Thu, 20 Aug 2020 13:14:13 +1300 NEW FARAH PALMER CUP START DATE CONFIRMED <img src="" width="200" /> The 2020 Farah Palmer Cup (FPC) has been rescheduled to kick off on Saturday, 5 September, New Zealand Rugby (NZR) confirmed today. The new draw pushes the competition start-date out two weeks, but still allows for teams to complete a full&nbsp;schedule of matches&nbsp;with the final to... Wed, 19 Aug 2020 15:13:24 +1300 MEDIA RELEASE: NORTH HARBOUR RUGBY ANNOUNCES VICE PRESIDENT AND NEW BOARD MEMBER <img src="" width="200" /> North Harbour Rugby Union is pleased to announce that Alan Linstrom has been appointed as North Harbour Rugby&rsquo;s Vice President and Hannah Porter has been appointed to the Board . North Harbour Rugby Chairman, Gerard van Tilborg said Alan was a strong candidate to fill the... Tue, 18 Aug 2020 14:16:52 +1300