News | North Harbour Rugby Union - the Official Website Latest update from North Harbour Rugby Union - the Official Website en-us Fri, 23 Jun 2017 22:14:30 +1300 Fri, 23 Jun 2017 22:14:30 +1200 60 Ben Robertson realises rugby dream thanks to Jonesy's Youth Foundation <img src="" width="200" /> Ben Robertson is 11 and has a very rare condition that only about 30 kids in NZ have. It means his dream of playing rugby has been curtailled but surgeries, providing mental and physical obstacles, but this smiling young man got a chance today out at Massey thanks to Michael Jones, and... Fri, 23 Jun 2017 18:04:35 +1200 QBE NORTH HARBOUR SIGN FIJI AND REBELS BEN VOLAVOLA <img src="" width="200" /> QBE North Harbour are delighted to announce the signing of current Fijian pivot and Melbourne Rebels fullback Ben Volavola. The 26 year-old has played Super Rugby with the Waratahs, Crusaders, and Rebels, represented Australia at the U20 level 5 times, Fiji in 16 tests to date, including... Fri, 23 Jun 2017 17:09:00 +1200 SEVENS HEAD COACH <img src="" width="200" /> NORTH HARBOUR SEVENS HEAD COACH North Harbour Rugby Union is seeking an experienced Head Coach to lead the union&rsquo;s high performance campaign for the National Provincial 7&rsquo;s Tournament in Rotorua in January 2018. &nbsp; The Coach will be responsible for:... Thu, 22 Jun 2017 16:21:17 +1200 YOUR CHANCE TO HAVE YOUR NAME ON THE BACK OF A 2017 JERSEY!! <img src="" width="200" /> &nbsp; &nbsp; Thu, 22 Jun 2017 15:15:15 +1200 NHRU U19s Head Performance Analysis Position <img src="" width="200" /> NHRU U19s Head Performance Analysis Position &nbsp; Role Description: North Harbour Rugby Union are in search for an enthusiastic, committed and experienced analyst that can volunteer their time to take on the U19 campaign as the Head Performance Analyst for 2017. This position... Wed, 21 Jun 2017 12:56:08 +1200 BRYN HALL AND CHRIS EVES TO PLAY FOR MAORI ALL BLACKS v LIONS! <img src="" width="200" /> Congratulations Bryn Hall and Chris Eves, today named in the Maori All Blacks to face the British &amp; Irish Lions in Rotorua on Saturday night! Its Chris&#39; first shot at the Lions with a potential second chance later in the tour with the Hurricanes, as&nbsp;Bryn&nbsp;looks&nbsp;to avenge... Thu, 15 Jun 2017 22:36:56 +1200 Harbour Hibiscus' NAMED IN BACK FERNS TO PLAY WALLAROOS! <img src="" width="200" /> Congratulations Becky Wood and Charmaine Smith, both named in the National squad to play their Aussie counterparts in the&nbsp;curtainraiser to the Highlanders v British and Irish Lions.&nbsp;An especially amazing effort from&nbsp;Becky Wood as she&#39;s been named in the Black Ferns... Tue, 13 Jun 2017 13:52:57 +1200 HARBOUR CLUB RUGBY PREMIER 1 RESULTS - 10 June <img src="" width="200" /> North Harbour Kumeu 29 Glenfield 22 Massey 22 Marist 9 East Coast Bays 40 Mahurangi 12 Northcote 19 Takapuna 16 Silverdale 32 North Shore 23 Northcote had an almighty tussle to repel Takapuna 19-16 and retain the Les Pearce Memorial Shield at the Harvey Wright Fields.... Tue, 13 Jun 2017 12:28:52 +1200 Harbour Foundation Coaches - Final opportunity <img src="" width="200" /> This Course is a level one Coach Development opportunity for Coaches wanting to gain more knowledge and experience. This course will cover; How we analyse play How we coach technique/skill Planning &nbsp;successful coaching session/season This course is suited to... Mon, 12 Jun 2017 12:19:08 +1200 CALL OUT TO ALL PRESIDENTS! <img src="" width="200" /> As kiwis we get to see the British &amp; Irish Lions on our shores every TWELVE years, but how often do we get to have them in our back yard!?&nbsp; On&nbsp; Thursday&nbsp;6th&nbsp;July,&nbsp;The&nbsp;QBE&nbsp;Festival of Rugby is coming to&nbsp;QBE&nbsp;North&nbsp;Harbour&nbsp;Stadium ,... Fri, 09 Jun 2017 15:19:52 +1200 2 x HARBOUR MEN NAMED IN MAORI ALL BLACKS TEAM TO PLAY BRITISH & IRISH LIONS! <img src="" width="200" /> Congratulations Bryn Hall and Chris Eves! Named today in the Maori All Blacks to face the&nbsp; British &amp; Irish Lions in Rotorua next Saturday. The 2017 Māori All Blacks Squad for the DHL New Zealand Lions Series is (* denotes new cap): Props Chris Eves - North... Thu, 08 Jun 2017 15:33:23 +1200 CHARMAINE SMITH NAMED TO START IN BLACK FERNS v CANADA! <img src="" width="200" /> Congratulations Charmaine Smith! Named this week to start for the Black Ferns when they&nbsp; take on Canada at Westpac Stadium this Friday in their first Test of the International Women&rsquo;s Rugby Series! The team is (caps in brackets): 1.&nbsp;Pip Love (1)... Thu, 08 Jun 2017 15:20:15 +1200 QBE North Harbour Sign former All Black and Highlanders lock! <img src="" width="200" /> QBE&nbsp;North&nbsp;Harbour&nbsp;are delighted to announce that&nbsp;Jarrad&nbsp;Hoeata&nbsp;has signed with&nbsp;Harbour&nbsp;for the 2017&nbsp;Mitre&nbsp;10 Cup. His experience speaks for itself with 3 tests for the All Blacks, 66 games for&nbsp;Taranaki, 52 for the Highlanders, 9 for NZ... Fri, 02 Jun 2017 09:06:31 +1200 FIVE HARBOUR PLAYERS IN BLUES SQUAD TO PLAY REDS IN APIA! <img src="" width="200" /> Four forwards and a back from our union will travel to Samoa to take on the Reds in the first Super Rugby game, and the first major game under lights, at Apia Park. James Parsons skippers the side, alongside his front row mate Sione&nbsp;Mafileo and in front of his power lock&nbsp;Gerard... Thu, 01 Jun 2017 14:32:11 +1200 GATLAND NAMED TO START FOR PROVINCIAL BARBARIANS v LIONS! <img src="" width="200" /> The pride of New Zealand rugby provinces will be in full noise when the New Zealand Provincial Barbarians team, named today, opens the DHL NZ Lions Series against the British &amp; Irish Lions on Saturday at Toll Stadium in Whangarei.&nbsp; A powerful forward pack will be complemented by an... Thu, 01 Jun 2017 14:15:17 +1200