Hawke’s Bay Rugby Academy, NZ

Learn from the best. 

Train with, play with and learn from some of the best players in the country. Be a member of the Global Academy.
Travel to Hawkes Bay in New Zealand and be the best player you can be!

The Academy

The Hawke’s Bay Rugby Union Academy is one of the most successful high performance rugby programmes in NZ. Brodie Retallick, Israel Dagg, Richard Buckman and Ihaia West are all products of the Hawkes Bay Rugby Academy. The Academy selects players from the age of 13 and each age group completes a year of high performance rugby development in the areas of Technical, Tactical, Strength & Conditioning, Mental Skills, Nutrition and Leadership. 

The Union

Hawkes Bay Rugby Union (HBRU) is a progressive, financially robust provincial rugby union based on the east coast of the North Island. One of the oldest and proudest Rugby Unions in New Zealand. An organization with a rich and proud history stretching back over 130 years. HBRU and its flagship team, the Hawkes Bay Magpies competes in the ITM Cup Premiership – the top provincial rugby championship in NZ.

Learn & Play Rugby

The Hawkes Bay Rugby Global Academy offers aspiring international players the same rugby experience as local Hawkes Bay Rugby high performance players. Not only do Global Academy players receive world class rugby tuition, they experience once in a lifetime NZ experiences. 


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