Our squad of players are currently in team camp in Rotorua training hard to prepare for their second pre season fixture against Bay of Plenty this Thursday.
Its a chance for the boys to get to know the new faces in the squad... more
Hawke's Bay Saracens rugby midfield back Billy Ropiha will be a spectator for the next four weeks because of a broken hand.
Ropiha was the only casualty after the Saracens were beaten 36-25 by Taranaki in an ITM Cup pre-season... more
This season will see the re-emergence of the Hawkes Bay Development Team. The team will play under the colours of the Saracens Club – a Hawkes Bay club whose members are former players of first class rugby – country, state or... more
A trial between the HB XV and Saracens was played out in icy conditions in Waipukurau.
All players displayed good intent and a impressive skill level with a slippery ball. The score line finished at 29-12 with the HB XV on top... more
Hawkes Bay great Dr Tom Johnson graduated from Massey University with a PhD in management, at the age of 74. After a remarkable rugby career with Hawkes Bay from 1959-1968 and an All Black trial Johnson later moved into rugby... more
Magpies new recruit Canadian International tighthead prop Jason Marshall arrived in Hawkes Bay on Thursday which will enhance the Magpies propping stocks which show real depth and experience.
Marshall was a part of the popular... more