NZ Barbarians Area Schools

Article on Teachers Matter magazine The growth of Area School Rugby in New Zealand

July 23, 2018

To all Barbarian members, I am writing to you both as Patron of our club but also as a trustee of the NZ Rugby Foundation. This year, the NZ Rugby Foundation is holding its annual lunch at Eden Park on FridayAugust 24, the day before the Bledisloe Cup test vs […]

July 18, 2018

It seems a bit early in the season but there is only three weeks of Super Rugby and two weeks of club rugby left in Auckland before we then look forward to the Mitre 10 Cup. Sir Colin Meads tribute luncheon Check out the pdf promoting a luncheon that members may […]

May 16, 2017

The club is holding a gala fundraising dinner called ‘Rugby Ties’. A weekly updated newsletter will be sent to you, especially around the organising of teams from the various eras from both NZ and the UK using member friendships with their counterparts. Date: Thursday July 6 Venue: Auckland Viaduct Events Centre Time: 6pm […]

March 20, 2017

*We need more bowlers for our annual Barbarian club bowls tournament: WHERE: Bridge Park Bowling Club, Taylor Road, Mangere Bridge, Auckland WHEN: Sunday March 26, 9.30am start ENTRY FEE: 20.00 per person: morning tea and lunch provided DRESS CODE: Mufti/soft-soled shoes WHO: Keen bowlers, social bowlers, men’s teams, mixed teams, […]

March 10, 2017

Friday March 17 will be our first club night for 2017 and our clubrooms will be the perfect place to settle in and watch the Blues’ away game against the Crusaders on our new super-sized TV. The club will be open from 5pm and I encourage members to make use […]

February 21, 2017

View flyer SAVE THE DATE: Thursday July 6, from 6pm Ticket sales will be for Barbarian club members from mid-March, before we go to market. Book tables with friends who will be touring for the ‘Rugby Royalty’ dinner of the year. UK Barbarian members will be keen attendees. We will […]

October 5, 2016

There has been plenty of action on the rugby fields around the globe over the past couple of weeks. The All Blacks are going well. Some interesting results from teams in the top half of the North Island. Auckland put on an encouraging performance against Otago, Counties Manukau had a really […]

July 20, 2016

Snow White has propped his final scrum Andy Dalton sent the following email out at the end of last week and Andy’s words say it all: It is with sadness that Auckland Rugby has learned our most capped player, ‘Snow’ White, has passed away this morning. Hallard Leo White, known […]

May 27, 2016

RIP Bob Sorenson We are sorry to bring all Barbarian members the sad news that our patron, Bob Sorenson, has passed away.  The clubrooms will be open after the funeral, so members and friends are invited to move to Eden Park at the conclusion of activities at the church. The […]

May 20, 2016

We have a new name After a couple of years work by Neil Cullimore, Beegee Williams, Alan Montgomery, Mike Donovan and Bernie Allen, we held our Extraordinary General Meeting on Wednesday May 11 and the new rules were adopted. There are a number of tidy-up type rules that have been […]

May 12, 2016

Fight night: May 21 An opportunity has arisen where members and friends can enjoy the Joseph Parker v Carlos Takam fight broadcast live at our clubrooms for $10.00 per person. Spaces are limited, so please text Trina: 021-059-8035or email: to reserve your spot. The following is the essential information. COST: $10.00 per […]