August 31, 2014

The NZ Barbarians RFC have agreed to support the NZ Rugby Foundation, who, in turn, supports our severely injured rugby players , by sponsoring a Golf tournament. An Entry form and a Sponsorship form are below for your completion and return. Rugby Foundation Golf Day entry formĀ (PDF file) Rugby Foundation […]

August 26, 2014

A memorable week Congratulations to Dean Paddy and his team of Mereana and Trina, together with support from Deidre Stanley (on Saturday night), for the great work they did on four consecutive days, culminating with the All Blacks v Australia test last Saturday. Thanks also to Bryan Craies and Kevin […]

August 21, 2014

Book launch: Tom Johnson In conjunction with several Massey University associates, Tom Johnson has produced a book entitled Legends in Black. It is based on Tom’s thesis on ‘organisational culture’ and is about ‘why the All Blacks win.’ Congratulations, Tom. We are all looking forward to reading it. The book […]

August 19, 2014

Kevin Barry We are very sad to advise the sudden and unexpected death of Kevin Barry. Kevin had been a member since 1966 and made a huge contribution to the club as a President, committee member and member. He was an All Black and a great person. His funeral is […]

August 4, 2014

Barbarian members We are sad to advise that Peter Devlin and Eric Anderson have both died recently. More information about both members will be published in the next quarterly newsletter, penned by Campbell Burnes. New Barbarian member appointments We are pleased to advise that the following new members were announced […]

July 17, 2014

Forthcoming events July 18: Marist club night. The club will be open from 4.30pm July 25: Ponsonby club night from 4.30pm July 30: New members’ introduction evening from 6.00pm August 1: Onewhero and Maramarua club night from 4.30pm Phoenix game at Eden Park As there was no interest from members […]

July 10, 2014

New members’ introduction night Please note a change of date. The new members’ introduction night has been changed and is now set for Wednesday July 30 at 6.00pm. Our apologies for the change but we received notice, late, that the Phoenix v West Ham United teams are playing at Eden […]

July 6, 2014

Club nights The following club nights have been arranged by our house manager Dean Paddy and we hope you enjoy attending them. If your club is involved, please get a group of your old friends together and come and enjoy a night in the club at Eden Park. Club nights […]

June 18, 2014

Junior World Championship There are still a number of Baabaa box seats available for this Friday night’s Junior World Championship finals. Although New Zealand is not in the final, they are playing the third-fourth playoff and the standard of rugby from all teams is worth seeing and worth the money. […]

June 12, 2014

NZ Barbarians v Blues A Barbarians selection, made up of Northland ITM players and Blues development squad members, will play the Blues at Whangarei’s Toll Stadium on Friday June 13. The game will start at 6.30pm and all Baabaas are welcome to attend to support the Barbarian team. Bay of […]

June 3, 2014

Ngataringa Bay Primary Schools Fun Day Congratulations to Ron Williams and his team of helpers and supporters. The North Harbour, Auckland and Counties Primary Schools Rugby Fun Day was another outstanding success, not only for the smooth running of the day but also for the great turnout of so many […]

May 21, 2014

Barbarians Primary Schools Fun Day This is perhaps the biggest day of the year for Baabaa members to gather and enjoy a great occasion and for many members to assist, take part or just be there. Our annual Barbarians Primary Schools Rugby Fun Day will be held at Ngataringa Bay, […]