Hawkes Bay - a brief rugby history
Colours: Jersey: Black & White hoops Shorts: Black Socks: Black & White hoops
Main ground: McLean Park, Napier
President: Paul G Daniel
Chairman: Brendon J Mahony
CEO: Mike J Bishop
Hawkes Bay Rugby Results 1976 - 2017 (PDF) Updated 13/4/18
(includes Central Vikings 1997 - 1998)
Hawkes Bay NPC Premiership Statistics 1976 - 2017 (PDF) Updated 13/4/18
Hawkes Bay Non Championship Statistics 1976 - 2017 (PDF) Updated 13/4/18
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 2017 Hawkes Bay finished 6th in the Mitre 10 Cup Championship Division round robin.
The 2018 coach is Mark Ozich.
The 2018 captain is Ash Dixon.
The 2018 squad is: Allardice M, Apikotea J, Braidwood M, Brighouse H, Buckley M, Cridge G, Devery J, Dunn P, Emerson M, Evans G, Fakatava F, Falcon T, Farrell T, Flanders D, Funaki S, Ili S, Kaifa J, Kereru-Symes K, Long J, Lowe j, May B, McClutchie L, Mikaele-Tu'u M, Parsons T, Power B, Rakete-Stones P, Selesele F, Taulagi JJ, Tavita-Metcalfe J, Toala D, Tofilau S, Tremain W, Tucker S, Ulufonua S, Weber B.
Clubs that form the Union are:
Click on the names to access each club's website
|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|
|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|
|Taradale||1897||Jersey: Maroon & White hoops Shorts: Maroon Socks: Maroon & White hoops|
|Te Matau A Maui Maori|
|Wairoa Athletic||1937||Jersey: Black & White hoops Shorts: Black Socks: Black & White hoops|
|Y M P||Jersey: Green, White & Black|