Havelock North Junior Rugby Club
22 Te Aute Rd
PO Box 670
Our club caters for all grades from Kindy Rippa 3yr & 4yrs then 5 year olds to Intermediate School age.
Over the years we have developed an excellent reputation for turning out talented young rugby players, many of whom have gone on to play for the All Blacks, NZ age group, Super Rugby, Hawkes Bay Magpies and Olympic, Worlds and Commonwealth Games Swimmer.
We are equally proud of the many young adults who have achieved success in other areas of life, using the attributes of team work, fair play and personal achievement they developed while with the Havelock North Junior Rugby Club.
Our mission is to install in each child a love for the game of rugby, in a safe and nurturing environment. In doing so, we want to ensure each player reaches his or her full potential, by emphasising the ideals of team work, sportsmanship, fair play and striving to achieve their personal best.
Please sign up below to receive notices. All upcoming events and the applicable weekly draw are sent via the below notice section.
Next Committee Meeting
July 7th, 7pm at the club rooms.
Conveners: 5th - 8th Grades - Justin Lawrence (021 813 074)
9th to 12th Grades - George Massingham ( 021769651)
Web page/online registrations/team sheets: Leah Setford (021 1500 835 firstname.lastname@example.org)
Chairman: Gareth Kilsby: 027 5369417
Draw - Sat 4 July
The draw is available by clicking on the following link. Another copy of the draw is available under the documents tab.
The 5th grade Wolverines and the 8th grade Mustangs have a BYE.
No games on Saturday 11th or 18th July. Games will resume on 25th July.
Two Rugby Holiday Programme
First Rugby Programme
When: Monday 6th July 9am - 3.30pm years 4, 5 and 6 (ages 8, 9, 10)
Wednesday 8th July 9am - 3.30pm years 7 and 8 (ages 11, 12)
Friday 10th July 9am - 3.30pm years 4, 5 and 6 (ages 8, 9, 10)
Cost: $35 per child per day
Where: Hastings Boys High School Rugby Field.
The programme is run by Tafai Ioasa, former New Zealand 7's star.
PLEASE NOTE: Spaces are limited to 20 children per day, so registration is imperative. Please email Millie email@example.com to arrange registration and payment to secure your child’s place.
2nd Rugby Programme
When: 15th July 9am-3pm Year 5&6
Fri 17th July 9am 3pm Year 7&8
Where: Peak Fitness
Cost: $40 per day
Includes rugby skills/drills/simulated games/fitness components at Peak Fitness including boxing/Ju-jitsu and lots of fun Great day to work on your rugby skills and also learn some body control and confidence via boxing and Ju Jitsu. Sessions will be run by Tafai Ioasa, with a guest appearance by Chris Eaton (current Magpie and former Hurricane/Force player) Fitness/Conditioning sessions will be run by Peak Fitness and one of Hawkes Bay's best Brazilian Ju-Jitsu exponents Kim Eaton. Bring your own substantial lunch. Rugby training and skills etc will be outside and some components will be run indoors so shoes and boots are required. 20 kids each day maximum. Confirmed once payment is made, to reception at Peak Fitness.
Team photos are on Sunday, 26 July. Teams need to be ready (in height order from tallest to shortest) 5 minutes before their scheduled time.
Below is the timetable.
Hoodies (adults & kids - limited sizes) $55 each
Shorts (size 6 or 12) $25
Socks (small/medium) $15
Contact Leah Setford, if you would like to arrange a time to collect any gear (021 1500 835)
Queenstown tournament - 2016
Wairoa Trip - August
The Club will be taking another 11th/12th grade combined team to the Queenstown rugby tournament in 2016. This will involve the current 10th and 11th grade players.
The club will be issuing teams with raffle tickets to sell on behalf of the children attending the trip. The club asks for everyones assistance each year to help with fundraising efforts. For further information, please contact Mat Arcus (027 235 6386)
The club will be taking teams to Wairoa for the annual Wairoa/Havelock tournament. The club will be providing buses for children and adults (minimum 6 adults per bus)
Date: 2 August 2015
5th/6th grades - 7 teams
7th/8th grades - 6 teams
9th grade - 3 teams
10th grade - 1 team
11th grade 1 team
12th grade - 1 team
Please contact George Massingham ( 021769651)
if you are keen for your team/child to attend.
Take a Kid to Footy
The club has organised its own take a kid to footy event.
Game: 16 August 2015 - 4.35pm vs Northland
Time: 2pm, at the club rooms
Prices: Adult (18 + yrs) $10
Child (17 yrs and below) $5
The club will be supplying pizza at the club rooms before the game.
The club will organise three buses to transport families to the game.
Spaces are limited to the first 150 people.
Families must see Leah Setford (021 1500 835 firstname.lastname@example.org) and complete the official sign up sheet and payment at the same time.
There are two prize givings for the junior club.
Both are being held on the same day (Sunday, 30th August 2015). Both are at different times and locations.
7th grade to 12th grade: Hastings Boys High School. Start 9am.
Kindy rippa, 5th to 6th grades: Havelock Club Rooms. Start at 2pm
Taupo Tournament - September
5th and 6th September, Owen Delany Park
The club would like to take one 9th grade, 10th grade and 11th grade team.
There will be a minimum deposit required.
Training at Havelock Domain - Friday nights
Teams are permitted to train at the Havelock Domain, on a Friday night. The domain is unavailable for 18th June 2015.
Next Committee Meeting
The next committee meeting is 7 July 2015
Unison Greatest Supporter
Unison are on the look out for COOL kids who are keen to promote what we do in the community - and get some cool prizes for doing it! If you're a Hawke's Bay junior rugby, netball or hockey player - go to the above link to find out more
Playing Dates for 2015
Season starts on: 2nd May
May: 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th.
June: 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th
July: 4th, 25th
August: 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th.
Season ends: 29 August
Fees for 2015
The fees for 2015 will be $50 for the first child and $15 for each additional sibling. The club account is HNJRC account 03 0642 0982843 02. Please use your child's registered name as the reference.
All children who pay their fees fees will receive a team photo and $50/$100 credit towards a team meal at the club rooms. ($100 credit is for full field teams). All players will also receive a team sponsored shirt.
On behalf of the Junior Commitee, we look forward to a great 2015 season