News | North Harbour Rugby Union - the Official Website Latest update from North Harbour Rugby Union - the Official Website en-us Fri, 19 Jan 2018 22:24:35 +1300 Fri, 19 Jan 2018 22:24:35 +1300 60 North Harbour Rugby pays tribute to Captain Tom Riddell <img src="" width="200" /> North Harbour Rugby is deeply saddened to hear of the passing of Captain Tom Riddell (10th January, 2018). Among his many accolades in the Royal New Zealand Navy, Mr Riddell will forever remain a special part of the North Harbour Rugby Union.&nbsp; He was a driving force in the... Sat, 13 Jan 2018 20:04:16 +1300 Harbour Mens and Womens 7's teams named for Nationals <img src="" width="200" /> Sevens Head coach Amasio Valence has today named his charges who will wear our Hibiscus at the Nationals. Congratulations to the following men named in the Harbour Mens Sevens team to play in the&nbsp; Bayleys National Sevens &nbsp;this weekend in Rotorua: 1. Penetana Ben Smith (Co-Captain)... Thu, 11 Jan 2018 23:48:34 +1300 Mahurangi RFC to host Blues Preseason game <img src="" width="200" /> The Blues will play the Hurricanes at Mahurangi Rugby Club on Thursday 15 February, with both teams embarking on their Super Rugby season the following week. The match sponsored by Westie Pies, will be hosted by North Harbour Rugby Union and the Mahurangi Rugby Club . Both teams are... Thu, 14 Dec 2017 10:14:37 +1300 Mens 7s squad named for regionals! <img src="" width="200" /> Congratulations to the following men today named in the Harbour 7s squad for the upcoming Regionals. Coaches Amasio Valence and Willie Walker have put together a squad with a great mix of experience and youth, featuring evergreen veteran Luke Hamilton, Mitre 10 Cup players Kane Jacobson and... Fri, 08 Dec 2017 20:18:11 +1300 Developing Coaches Rugby Course <img src="" width="200" /> Harbour Coaches, here is the first Coach Development opportunity for 2018.The New Zealand 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... Tue, 28 Nov 2017 09:31:00 +1300 2017 Under 15 Secondary School Tournament Results <img src="" width="200" /> The 2017 Under 15 Secondary School tournament was held Wednesday 8 November on the Oval fields at QBE Stadium.&nbsp; 12 teams attended with 9 boys teams in two pools and three girls teams.&nbsp;&nbsp; The day started out wet but finished in sunshine with the strong wind having some influence in... Mon, 13 Nov 2017 09:31:32 +1300 U15 Boys and U15 Girls Secondary School 7's Tournament - 8th November <img src="" width="200" /> The U15 Boys and U15 Girls&nbsp; Secondary School 7&#39;s Tournament&nbsp; will be held on&nbsp; Wednesday 8th&nbsp;November&nbsp; at the QBE Stadium Oval 1&amp;2 Fields. Please click on the below link to view the draw for Wednesdays tournament: U15 Boys and U15 Girls 7&#39;s... Tue, 07 Nov 2017 16:59:40 +1300 Harbour Rugby nominees for 2017 Harbour Sport Sporting Excellence Awards <img src="" width="200" /> Congratulations to the successful North Harbour Rugby Union nominees for the 2017 Harbour Sport Sporting Excellence Awards 2017, to be held Friday 17th November 2017 at The Spencer on Byron. Our nominees include: Charmaine Smith and Rebecca Wood who were selected as Black Ferns for... Mon, 06 Nov 2017 20:03:50 +1300 2017 Club Sevens Tournament Results - held 4 November at Royal NZ Navy RFC <img src="" width="200" /> &nbsp; Photo by John Rau - Open Mens winners - East Coast Bays Mon, 06 Nov 2017 12:39:34 +1300 NHRU Club 7's Tournament Hosted at Royal NZ Navy RFC <img src="" width="200" /> North Harbour&nbsp;Rugby and the Royal NZ Navy RFC&nbsp;will host this years Club 7&#39;s Tournament on Saturday 4th November at the Ngataringa Sports Complex, Ngataringa&nbsp;Reserve in Devonport. Grades playing on Saturday are: Open&nbsp;Mens&nbsp;(10 participating teams), U20&#39;s (5... Fri, 03 Nov 2017 12:02:30 +1300 2017 North Harbour Rugby Awards winners <img src="" width="200" /> Another huge year for our union from club to Mitre&nbsp;10, and our massive successes were celebrated last night in the annual awards function. Congratulations to all winners as follows: 2017 NORTH HARBOUR RUGBY UNION AWARD RECIPIENTS... Thu, 26 Oct 2017 13:55:46 +1300 MARK TELEA NAMED IN NZ SEVENS DEVELOPMENT SQUAD! <img src="" width="200" /> Congratulations to Mark Telea&nbsp;on his selection in the NZ 7&rsquo;s development squad!&nbsp;Mark will represent North Harbour and NZ&nbsp;in San Jose, California in late October. We are hoping he will then be able to join the 10&rsquo;s squad in Malaysia on his return. Congrats Mark!... Tue, 17 Oct 2017 14:38:00 +1300 SQUAD NAMED FOR COBRA 10's IN MALAYSIA <img src="" width="200" /> Congratulations to the following players who have been named in the North Harbour squad to compete at the Cobra 10&#39;s Invitational in Kuala Lumpur next month! Its a superb mix of Mitre 10, age grade, and development players, and will do us proud at the 50th anniversary of this... Tue, 17 Oct 2017 13:12:01 +1300 North Harbour Amateur Representative Rugby Report – 14/15 October <img src="" width="200" /> On Sunday 15 October Harbour Hibiscus played second placed Otago Spirit in the Farah Palmer Cup championship division and lost 15-34 at QBE Stadium with tries to Claire Erasmus, Caitlyn Cox and Sophie Fisher kicking a conversion and a penalty.&nbsp; Semi-finals are on Saturday 21 October with... Tue, 17 Oct 2017 12:52:36 +1300 QBE NORTH HARBOUR DEFEAT TARANAKI 64 - 33 - MATCH REPORT <img src="" width="200" /> Storming North Harbour wing Tevita Li scored five tries in a 64-33 win over Mitre 10 Cup minor Premiership winner Taranaki at QBE Stadium in Albany on Sunday afternoon. Li was in destructive mood with his fifth and final try, scored two minutes from the end, the most graphic demonstration... Sun, 15 Oct 2017 21:17:41 +1300