News | North Harbour Rugby Union - the Official Website Latest update from North Harbour Rugby Union - the Official Website en-us Fri, 23 Feb 2018 02:06:21 +1300 Fri, 23 Feb 2018 02:06:21 +1300 60 Applications open for NHRU Board - Appointed Directors (2) <img src="" width="200" /> The North Harbour Rugby Union is the preeminent sporting body in the North Harbour region with over 10,000 registered players ranging from children playing &lsquo;rippa rugby&rsquo; through to fully professional players, including All Blacks. We work in collaboration with our 12 vibrant Clubs... Tue, 20 Feb 2018 15:39:15 +1300 Harbour Developing Rugby Coaches course <img src="" width="200" /> North HarbOUR Developing Rugby Coaches course was held over the weekend with a range of Coaches from local secondary Schools and Senior Clubs. The coaches spent the weekend delivering practical sessions, learning about the principles of coaching Rugby and understanding the coaching... Tue, 20 Feb 2018 15:33:50 +1300 RIP JAMES SLATER <img src="" width="200" /> It is with much regret that Harbour Rugby advise the passing of James Slater of North Harbour Rugby Referees Association&nbsp;on Monday 12 February.&nbsp; &nbsp; James was Chairman of the NHRRA for seven years from 2006 to 2013. He was on the NHRRA executive for several years prior to... Thu, 15 Feb 2018 11:11:41 +1300 Blues at strength for Mahurangi game! <img src="" width="200" /> Check out all the Harbour boys named in&nbsp; The Blues &nbsp;squad for todays&nbsp;preseason game v&nbsp; Hurricanes &nbsp;at&nbsp; Mahurangi Rugby Club ! An awesome chance to see them all in action as well as a HEAP of&nbsp; All Blacks &nbsp;on both sides!&nbsp; &nbsp;... Thu, 15 Feb 2018 09:11:10 +1300 GIRLS ONLY CLUB RIPPA RUGBY <img src="" width="200" /> Our Girls Only Club Saturday Morning Rippa is happening again this year. After huge growth last year we hope to replicate this in 2018. It is an exciting, fun grade where the girls can jump in with no experience, play with their friends and experience a non-contact version of rugby!... Fri, 09 Feb 2018 12:08:25 +1300 Women's Club Rugby <img src="" width="200" /> Interested in playing women&rsquo;s rugby this year? Want to be part of the rapid growth that women&rsquo;s rugby is experiencing in Harbour and Nationwide! Grab a mate and get along to one of clubs trainings and give it a go. No experience needed.&nbsp; &nbsp; Click Here to find out... Fri, 02 Feb 2018 14:56:41 +1300 2018 Junior Club Registration Dates. <img src="" width="200" /> CLICK HERE FOR THE 2018 JUNIOR CLUB REGISTRATION DATES.&nbsp; Please note, not all clubs are listed, but will be added as soon as we get them.&nbsp; Thu, 01 Feb 2018 13:00:55 +1300 Harbour Rugby pays tribute to club and union stalwart, Chris Smith <img src="" width="200" /> It is with great sadness that Harbour Rugby acknowledges the passing of Massey High School , Massey Rugby Club , and Harbour stalwart, Chris Smith, after long battles with his health. &nbsp; Chris had been a long-term supporter and sponsor of... Wed, 31 Jan 2018 18:49:55 +1300 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