CHRISTMAS/NEW YEAR CLOSURE
I would advise that the office will close for the Christmas/New Year break on Thursday 19 December and reopen on Monday 20 January 2014.
Please note that Office hours during December will be as follows:
Starting Monday 9th December: 9.00am – 4.30pm.
Normal office hours (8.30 – 5.00pm) will recommence on Monday 20th January 2014.
Thank you for your support and we hope you all have a safe Christmas and New Year
Auckland, New Zealand, November 30, 2013 – All 16 NRL clubs will blitz 16 local clubs in a trailblazing Auckland Rugby League community initiative in the lead-up to the inaugural Dick Smith NRL Auckland Nines at Eden Park on February 15-16 next year.
Newly-elected Auckland Rugby League chairman Dene Biddlecombe announced today that each NRL club would be aligned with an Auckland club to host community events on either February 12 or 13. Continue reading →
Auckland Rugby League Elects New Chairman
Auckland Rugby League’s (ARL) Board of Directors is pleased to announce that Dene Biddlecombe has been named the organisation’s new Chairman, effective from Saturday 23 November. The appointment is the result of voting by Rugby League Clubs around Auckland. Biddlecombe replaces Cameron McGregor who has held the post for the past twelve years.
Speaking about his new role, Biddlecombe said he is looking forward to working alongside ARL to create strong relationships with Auckland clubs and expressed a commitment to promoting greater transparency and accountability to local clubs. Biddlecombe says, “…working with New Zealand Rugby League and the New Zealand Warriors to develop and promote the game both locally and within New Zealand, is a priority.”
On behalf of the ARL, and it’s member Clubs, Dene thanked Cameron McGregor for his dedication and his commitment to growing Rugby League in Auckland over the last 12 years.
Dene Biddlecombe is a professional director who has held executive positions for the past 15 years. He has been CEO of electricity retailer Pulse Utilities, CEO of Horizon Energy and CFO at NIWA. Biddlecombe is a charted accountant and has an MBA from Otago University.
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The Auckland Rugby League Inc is a non-profit Incorporated Society which was founded in 1909. Auckland Rugby League comprises of 32 clubs and 6 affiliates with its boundaries stretching from the Rodney to Waiuku. Within its boundaries are two zones, Akarana and Counties/Manukau each with separate governance roles charged with growing the game.
Auckland Rugby League is responsible for all club competition from the Fox Memorial premiership down to the Under 6 grades as well as comprehensive football development programmes through clubs and schools. Continue reading →
This year’s 2013 AIMMS Yr. 7 & 8 Intermediate Schools KiwiLeague Tag Tournament was held at Cornwall Park as an Inter-District Tournament involving schools from all over Auckland. With a significant partnership with New Zealand Tag Federation Inc (NZTFI), and a strong relationship with Counties Manukau Rugby League tag itself is demonstrating the potential to become a strong and competitive sport within the Intermediate Schools.