Welcome to College Rifles

"Serving our community by being the home of New Zealand's premier rugby and sports club"


College Rifles Rugby Football Club was founded in 1897. We are proud to be a community based club, with a large and diverse membership of all ages, based in the Eastern Bays of Auckland.

For over 118 years College Rifles has fostered local sporting activities and provided its broad based community with an excellent club environment.

We believe that the longevity and success of the club has been aided by the focus on the grassroots, or younger members, of the club. The club actively encourages young people to join and the benefits in this regard are to:
Meet new people
  • Retain a good level of health and fitness
  • Learn the importance of fair play within a competitive team atmosphere
  • Actively participate in a sporting code
  • Encourage hardworking ethics and commitment
  • Learn that hard work and practice produces positive results
  • Learn and experience the joy and comradeship of being in a team that sets goals and strives to achieve them.

The club spirit embraces the whole family and local community. Examples of this are:

The ANZAC parade, which formally recognises the sacrifices made by soldiers (members of College Rifles) during three wars, and encourages young people to learn about, and respect New Zealand’s history

Festival weekends, such as Grandparents day, where all College Rifles junior teams play at our club with after match social functions including all of the family members

Introduction of summer league Junior Touch on Friday afternoons.

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19th April

SENIOR RUGBY – WHATS ON Calling all Rifles supporters! - A massive weekend ahead at the club with our Premiers playing Papatoetoe in their Anzac Clash with the Sir Fred Allen Cup on the... more

Apr 19, 2017 at 10:30 p.m., Gina Cocker
12th April 2017

SENIOR RUGBY – WHATS ON THIS WEEK Under 20s play tomorrow night (Thursday) at Home get down and show your support to the future of our Club.  ... more

Apr 12, 2017 at 05:02 p.m., Gina Cocker
Newsletter - 5th April 2017

SENIOR RUGBY – WHATS ON THIS WEEKEND This weekend we see our Premiers, Premier Development and our Under 20s kick off the start of the Auckland Club Competition against Eden Rugby Club... more

Apr 05, 2017 at 05:22 p.m., Gina Cocker
Auckland Netball Centre - Key Dates 2017

Make sure you put the key ?Auckland Netball Centre (ANC) dates in your diaries! Check them out here if you haven't already.  Special note - ANC grading takes place on Saturday April... more

Mar 25, 2017 at 09:15 p.m., College Rifles Netball
Newsletter - 22 March 2017

SENIOR RUGBY – WHATS ON THIS WEEKEND Our Seniors are back at Rifles grounds for this weekends preseasons games, with our U20s travelling to Cornwall Park.  See details below to catch... more

Mar 22, 2017 at 04:06 p.m., Gina Cocker
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