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Seniors muster together

Three senior teams will represent Waiheke Rugby Club in the Auckland competition in the 2024 season and they’ve started off with a bang. Last...

Waiheke’s great day of high class rugby

In near-perfect conditions and to the delight of rugby fans unlucky in their quest for Warriors tickets, Waiheke Island Rugby Club played host to...

Pirates slug it out for last-gasp win

For the first time in three years the Waiheke U85kg Pirates celebrated a victory – other than by default – at Onetangi Sports Park...

College Rifles Bombers blast Pirates in knockout

Waiheke Pirates felt the heat against College Rifles Bombers in the first round of the nationwide under-85kg National Cup knockout competition, falling 5-46. A new-look...

Taniwhas monster under-strength Pirates

An improvised Waiheke Under-85kg Pirates rugby team, missing players affected by injuries and Covid, held their own in the first half against the GTEC...

Rugby season kicks off in earnest

On Saturday the Pirates kicked off their 2021 U85kg season against last year’s beaten national finalists the Varsity Squids.  It was a baptism of fire...

Blues kick off on Waiheke

Auckland Blues players warmed up with Waiheke fans in an open training session at Onetangi Sports Park on Saturday. Hundreds of people turned out for...

‘Let’s make some great memories’

As Waiheke rugby fans get geared up to watch the Blues spend Auckland Anniversary weekend training on the island, the team’s breakout All Blacks...

Support Wāhine Toa o Waiheke this Saturday

The island’s first women’s rugby team takes to the field this Saturday in their inaugural match of the season.  Covid-19 saw an enforced hiatus for...

Rugby talents have their eyes on prize

While New Zealand waits for the sharp end and the silverware at the Rugby World Cup, Waiheke’s youngsters have been sharing out the spoils...