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

View/Download:  

Hawkes Bay Rugby Results 1976 - 2016 (PDF)  Updated 28/9/17
          
(includes Central Vikings 1997 - 1998)

Hawkes Bay v's Others Stats (PDF)      New

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

Coaches Coaching Records (PDF)      New

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

Central Vikings v's Others Stats (PDF)      New

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