PBRFU’s 130th AGM

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A number of appointments were the highlight of Poverty Bay Rugby Football Union’s 130th Annual General Meeting for the 2019 season at Rugby Park’s Referees’ Room last night. Newly appointed…

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Bayleys Gisborne on-board as new naming sponsor for JAB
From left to right: Hayden Swann (PBRRFU Chairman), Simon Bousfield (Bayleys Country Sales Specialist) and Cara Haines (Independent Board Member of Poverty Bay Rugby Union)

Bayleys Gisborne on-board as new naming sponsor for JAB

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Bayleys Real Estate Gisborne has been announced as the naming sponsor for the Poverty Bay Rugby Junior Competition.  The deal includes a co-sponsorship with top investment and advisory group, Jarden…

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Crosby awarded Distinguished Service Award
Tom Crosby (left) stands with PBRFU Chairman, Hayden Swann.

Crosby awarded Distinguished Service Award

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Tonight at our AGM, Tom Crosby was awarded the PBRFU Distinguished Service Award. Tom believes rugby is much more than a game. He says it’s corny but all the clichés,…

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What will community rugby look like in the coming weeks?

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Rugby clubs around the country will start a three-stage approach to getting back on the grass. We have included the three different phases below: 𝐏𝐡𝐚𝐬𝐞 𝟏 (𝐚𝐬 𝐨𝐟 𝐭𝐨𝐦𝐨𝐫𝐫𝐨𝐰) 𝐏𝐫𝐞𝐩𝐚𝐫𝐞…

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Took Pirates ‘from mud to glory’

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Poverty Bay Rugby Football Union wishes to acknowledge the passing of Henry Maxwell, a Māori All Black who played over 100 first class rugby games for Counties and coached Pirates…

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“40 On” reunion postponed

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Due to the COVID-19 uncertainty and the possible effect of travel plans and attendance, the “40 On” reunion of players from 40 years ago (team of 1980) – has been…

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