News | North Harbour Rugby Union - the Official Website Latest update from North Harbour Rugby Union - the Official Website en-us Wed, 24 May 2017 16:10:48 +1300 Wed, 24 May 2017 16:10:48 +1200 60 Harbour spirit shines as U21 competition welcomes U19's. <img src="" width="200" /> U19&#39;s join U21 comp The Harbour spirit is alive and well in the union, displayed by the flexibilty&nbsp;and accommodating nature of the entire U21 grade players and management. Northcote and Silverdale U19 teams have joined the North Harbour U21 competition from this Saturday 20/5.... Thu, 18 May 2017 16:06:16 +1200 New General Manager Appointed for Harbour Rugby Union <img src="" width="200" /> North Harbour Rugby is delighted to announce the appointment of David Gibson as the new General Manager of the Union. Chairman Shaun Nixon announced the appointment today and said it was a difficult and rigorous process. &quot;We were fortunate to have many worthy, talented and... Thu, 18 May 2017 14:19:15 +1200 HIBISCUS PLAYERS NAMED IN 2017 BLACK FERNS! <img src="" width="200" /> MASSIVE congratulations to Charmaine Smith and Becky Wood named this week in the Black Ferns squad! Charmaine has been in the team since 2015 earning 8 caps, and has set the standard as one of the hardest trainers, and most uncompromising players on the field, making her a regular starter... Thu, 18 May 2017 13:46:18 +1200 5 HARBOUR MEN IN BLUES TO PLAY STORMERS <img src="" width="200" /> Massive game for the Blues this weekend v the Stormers and Newlands, and the Harbour numbers have swelled to 5 in the game day 23. James Parsons leads the team from Hooker, and Matt Duffie returns after his rest week.&nbsp;With injuries to Ihaia West and Pauliasi Manu, Sione Mafileo&nbsp;and... Thu, 18 May 2017 11:36:23 +1200 HARBOUR CLUB RUGBY - PREMIER 1: WEEK 7 RESULTS <img src="" width="200" /> Northcote 39 - East Coast Bays 3 North Shore 48 -&nbsp;Marist 17 Kumeu 98 -&nbsp;Mahurangi 0 Massey 27 -&nbsp;Takapuna 21 Silverdale 41 -&nbsp;Glenfield 8 &nbsp; Northcote gave a commanding display to crush East Coast Bays 39-3 at Windsor Park. Among the five tries... Mon, 15 May 2017 15:48:14 +1200 2017 North Harbour U19 Training Squad ANNOUNCEMENT <img src="" width="200" /> East Coast Bays : Cooper Murdoch, Dylan Sweet, Brett Cawood, Nick Burns, Leon Thambiran, Jack Heighton, Massey : Joe Clarkson,&nbsp; Sebastian Tielu,&nbsp; Liam Brown,&nbsp; Maile Unu,&nbsp; Tevita Tuaswana,&nbsp; Mac Pisi,&nbsp; Nathan Vaatausili,&nbsp; Salyn... Fri, 12 May 2017 12:41:53 +1200 BLUES SQUAD NAMED TO PLAY CHEETAHS <img src="" width="200" /> A few changes in the Blues Lineup this week with players returning from injury, and others being rested. Ihaia West returns dropping Bryn Gatland&nbsp;out of the match day squad, Matt Duffie, Murphy Taramai, and Sione Mafileo&nbsp;have a week off too, leaving two Harbour men in the match day... Thu, 11 May 2017 14:48:40 +1200 Harbour Prevail in preseason Game-Of-Three-Halves <img src="" width="200" /> It was a Game of Three Halves, where Counties-Manukau, South Korea, and the QBE North Harbour Wider Training group played against each other in a preseason fixture at Massey Park in Papakura over 3 x 40 minute periods. Harbour&nbsp;Head Coach Tom Coventry said the overall experience was... Thu, 11 May 2017 14:33:22 +1200 GIRLS ONLY RIPPA RUGBY! <img src="" width="200" /> &nbsp; Starts this Saturday 13th May 9.30am with a festival day at Helensville. Not many provinces offer girls only junior Saturday morning rugby so we are proud to be offering this again for the second year running. This competition has grown from 8 teams and one division in 2016 into 2... Thu, 11 May 2017 10:33:30 +1200 HARBOUR CLUB RUGBY - PREMIER 1: WEEK 6 RESULTS <img src="" width="200" /> North Harbour Premier 1 Results 6 May: Bays 22 - Takapuna 21 ​Silverdale&nbsp;41 - Kumeu 29 North Shore 24 - Northcote 23 Marist 19 - Mahurangi&nbsp;0 Massey 36 - Glenfield&nbsp;14 Bays &nbsp;(Jonah Tuitoga (2), Marty Swart, Marty Swart 2c p) BEAT Takapuna &nbsp; 21... Sat, 06 May 2017 17:57:07 +1200 SMALL BLACKS COACHING COURSE <img src="" width="200" /> This is our last scheduled Small Blacks workshop for 2017 W ith the Junior Club season starting on tomorrow and Primary School tournaments started on May 4 th all our Harbour Small Black Coaches need to be registered to the New Zealand Rugby Union. We are running Coaching workshops... Fri, 05 May 2017 14:42:39 +1200 Francis returns to Blues Squad to play Waratahs <img src="" width="200" /> Bryn Gatland returns to the bench as a largely unchanged Blues side is named to take on the Waratah&#39;s at Allianz stadium in Sydney this weekend: The squad is: 1. Pauliasi Manu 2. James Parsons (c) 3. Charlie Faumuina 4. Gerard Cowley-Tuioti 5. Scott Scrafton 6. Steven... Thu, 04 May 2017 14:09:34 +1200 FORMER HARBOUR CEO DOUG ROLLERSON PASSES AWAY <img src="" width="200" /> It&#39;s with sadness that we recognise the passing of former CEO Doug Rollerson, peacefully last night after a long battle with cancer. Doug was the CEO of North Harbour&nbsp;Rugby from 1997 - 2004, and current CEO Brett Hollister paid his respects this morning. &quot;He poured his heart... Thu, 04 May 2017 11:50:14 +1200 HARBOUR CLUB RUGBY - PREMIER 1: WEEK 5 RESULTS <img src="" width="200" /> Buck Shelford Shield Northcote 43 Kumeu 14 Massey 47 Silverdale 12 East Coast Bays 52 Glenfield 16 North Shore 42 Mahurangi 20 Takapuna 14 Marist 6 Takapuna will have a Saturday afternoon showdown with East Coast Bays to decide the Buck Shelford Shield. This follows a tight... Tue, 02 May 2017 09:18:34 +1200 Mitre 10 Cup Coaches Tom Coventry and Daniel Halangahu to help Harbour Small Blacks! <img src="" width="200" /> With the Junior Club season starting on May 6th and Primary School tournaments on May 4th, all our Harbour Small Black Coaches need to be registered to New Zealand Rugby . We are running Coaching workshops with the purpose of connecting and encouraging our... Thu, 27 Apr 2017 14:10:15 +1200