Formed in 1890 the Poverty Bay Rugby Football Union governs rugby union within the Gisborne region surrounding Poverty Bay. There are six rugby clubs within the region. Poverty Bay has a proud and rich history - with 17 All Blacks coming from our region. For more click here 





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Join the PBRFU Weka Kids Club -  The Coolest Club on the Coast!

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PBRU September Newsletter (18 Sept 2014)
Click here for the PBRFU September Newsletter 2014

Heartland Table Standings at 29 Sept 2014
Poverty Bay Heartland have moved up into second place on the table just 5 points behind Buller after securing a riveting win over King Country on the weekend, 35 - 29.  Poverty Bay still have 2 pool play games against: Thames Valley (04 October, in Paeroa) and then Horowhenua Kapiti (11 October, More FM Rugby Park).  Be sure to come along and support the boys in red on 11 October.   Click here to find out how the competition is explained

Poverty Bay Heartland vs West Coast
(8 Sept 2014)
Gisborne Herald article from this game

Lee Brothers Shield Premier Grade Championship 2014
(26 July 2014)
Congratulations to Kevin Hollis Glass & Aluminium Pirates, beating Woodbank HSOB 17 - 16 in a nail biting finals.

Lew Paterson Cup Senior One grade Chamionship 2014 (26 July 2014)
Congratulations to Enterprise Cars OBM, beating Arborcare Waikohu 35 - 10 in their finals game.

Great News. Four GBHS players selected for the Hurricanes U18s!


U18s set for challenging camp | The Official Website of the 2014 Investec Super Rugby Hurricanes

 CLICK HERE for this weekend's Club Senior Grades draw & results standings.

125th PBRFU Anniversary Celebrations, Queens Birthday    29-31 May 2015


ABC4Kids School Holiday programmes run during the school year.  Keep an eye out for our next programme dates for 2014

is a 5 week fundamental skills programme for kids aged
7 to 9 years of age.  To enquire about School Holiday Programmes
Please contact the Poverty Bay Rugby Union Office
Phone: 8689968 for further information

for this weekend's Senior Grades draw & results standings.




Check out some local rugby footage!

Click here to watch a replay of the 2014 preseason game between Poverty Bay and Ngati Porou East Coast.

Click here for our latest Video - 2011 Poverty Bay Heartland Team tries...




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