Hawkes Bay - a brief rugby history

Founded: 1884
Colours: Jersey: Black & White hoops Shorts: Black Socks: Black & White hoops
Main ground: McLean Park, Napier
President: Blair D M Furlong
Chairman: Brendon J Mahony
CEO: Mike J Bishop

Website:               www.hbmagpies.co.nz

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Hawkes Bay Rugby Results 1976 - 2016 (PDF)  Updated 2/5/17
          
(includes Central Vikings 1997 - 1998)

Hawkes Bay NPC Premiership Statistics 1976 - 2016 (PDF)  Updated 2/5/17
                           
Hawkes Bay Non Championship Statistics 1976 - 2016 (PDF)  Updated 2/5/17

Central Vikings NPC/ITM Cup Statistics 1997 - 1998 (PDF)
Central Vikings Non Championship Statistics 1997 - 1998 (PDF)

Since 1976 (the start of the NPC) Hawkes Bay has never won the 1st Division. However they have won the 2nd Division 7 times, the last time in 2005. They have also won the ITM Cup Championship Division once, in 2011.

The most appearances is by Neil Thimbleby (158) from 1959 - 1971.
The most points scored is by Jarrod Cunningham (998) from 1990 - 1998.
The most tries scored is by Bert Grenside (73) from 1919 - 1931.

In 2016 Hawkes Bay finished 7th in the Mitre 10 Cup Premiership Division round robin.

The 2017 coach is Craig Philpott.

Clubs that form the Union are:
Click on the names to access each club's website

Club Name Founded    Colours
     
Referees   Jersey: White with Black trim Shorts: Black Socks: Black with White hoops at top
Aotea   Jersey: Green with Gold piping Shorts: Gold Socks:
Central   Jersey: Red & Blue hoops Shorts: Blue Socks: Red with Blue tops
Clive  1888 Jersey: Blue & White with Gold bands Shorts: Black Socks: Blue
Eskview   Jersey: Light & Dark Blue hoops Shorts: Black Socks: Light & Dark Blue hoops
Flaxmere   Jersey: Gold Shorts: Black Socks: Black
Hastings   Jersey: Green, Dark Blue & White hoops Shorts: Dark Blue Socks: Green, Dark Blue & White hoops
Havelock Nth   Jersey: Black & Blue hoops Shorts: Black Socks: Black with Blue top
M A C  1934 Jersey: Blue & White hoops Shorts: White Socks: Blue & White hoops
Mahia    
Maraenui  1981 Jersey: Red, White & Blue Shorts: Red Socks: Blue with Red top
Napier OB Marist   Jersey: Green with Blue band & White trim Shorts: Blue with Green stripe Socks: Green with Blue top & White stripe
Napier Pirate  1886 Jersey: Black with White stripe Shorts: Black Socks: Black with White top
Napier Tech OB  1921 Jersey: Red with White stripe Shorts: Navy Blue Socks: Red with two White stripes at top
Onga-Tiko  2007 Jersey: Blue Shorts: White Socks: Blue with White top
Otane   Jersey: Black with Green trim & collars Shorts: Black Socks: Black with Green top
Porangahau   Jersey: Green & Black hoops Shorts: Black Socks: Black with Green tops
Takapau   Jersey: Red & Black hoops Shorts: Black Socks: Red & Black hoops
Tamatea   Jersey: Red & Black hoops Shorts: Black Socks: Red & Black hoops
Tapua    
Taradale  1897 Jersey: Maroon & White hoops Shorts: Maroon Socks: Maroon & White hoops
Te Matau A Maui Maori    
Waikaremoana    
Waipawa    
Wairoa Athletic  1937 Jersey: Black & White hoops Shorts: Black Socks: Black & White hoops
Wairao Celtic    
Y M P   Jersey: Green, White & Black