About Us

In 2020 the Club fielded 5 x senior 15 aside teams including; Premiers (Premier 1), Reserves ( Premier 2 ), Under 21’s (Colts), Under 85kg and a Presidents team with approximately 180 Senior Players. The Club also fielded 7’s teams has a thriving summer touch tournament and a strong development academy. The Junior grade had approximately 35 teams and 550 players. There are about 450 non playing members including; coaches, managers, trainers, physios, doctors, administrators, old boys, life members, sponsors and other friends of bays, in addition to the host of other non financial supporters, parents and family members.

The Club is reversing the general trend and is growing it’s member base each year. In 2021 numbers are expected to grow even more, making the Bays Rugby Club one of the largest in the southern hemisphere.

The Club has a committed philosophy of developing local players and building strong links with the local secondary schools, in particular Rangitoto, Long Bay, Westlake, Albany Senior High, Rosmini, Kristin and Pinhehurst , along with offshore clubs Toyota (Japan) and Capillano (Canada) and Bath (UK)

Since the inception of the North Harbour Rugby Union in 1985, the Senior teams have made this Club the most successful Clubs in the North Harbour Union. The Record to date is as follows;

Premier 1:

  • Champions 1985, 1986, 1991, 2019
  • Finalists 1993, 1994, 2018

Premier 2 (Reserves or Senior B):

  • Champions 1985, 1988, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 2001,

Under 21 (Colts):

  • Champions 1988, 1989, 1990, 1992, 2017, 2018, 2019

The ECB Rugby Club has a function and bar complex situated at Windsor Park in Mairangi Bay on Auckland’s North Shore and is one of the only clubs in the Auckland region to own its own fields through the Windsor Park Community and Multisport Hub (previously Windsor Park Trust Board).  Both the grounds and the facilities are managed independently by the Windsor Park Board, of which Rugby is a 50% stakeholder and is represented by 4 directors on the board.

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