Welcome to College Rifles

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 117 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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Newsletter - 10th February

SUPER BOWL A HIT AT RIFLES The club had great numbers come along to watch the Super Bowl live at College Rifles on Monday. As a result we will be looking to add this to our annual calendar of... more

Feb 09, 2016 at 10:17 p.m., David Gainsford
New match results Results published for Round 9 (8/08/2015)

College Rifles U11 Gunners 28 - 27 Marist Brothers Old Boys Rugby Club of Auckland Marist Gunners U11 Rest

Feb 04, 2016 at 11:24 a.m., U12 Gunners
Newsletter - 03rd February

SENIOR RUGBY PRESEASON  Last week saw our Senior Preseason Training kick off with a big turnout with current and new players back on the grind for 2016. Players from all grades were put... more

Feb 02, 2016 at 10:50 p.m., David Gainsford
Pre Season Schedule 2016

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Feb 02, 2016 at 10:47 p.m., David Gainsford
Newsletter - 27th January

JUNIOR REGISTRATION SIGNS One of our neighbours has complained to the Council about our junior rugby registration signs being at the top of the road and asked that they be removed. We have since... more

Jan 26, 2016 at 10:35 p.m., David Gainsford
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