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​​​​​​​ Junior and Teenage teams play this Saturday - see tab at top of page for draw.  Our U18 teams compete against each other this Saturday at home on Sheldon Park.


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TRADES/SERVICES AND LOCAL BUSINESS DIRECTORY

In 2022 we are looking to compile a directory of all local Trades, Services and businesses to advertise to all our club members, affiliated clubs, residents etc.

This will be an electronic directory available on website etc and also available in hard copy

An annual fee of $50 & GST will be levied to advertise in this.

It will be arranged in categories, sub-categories etc according to the businesses advertised.

For expressions of interest in this, or for more information, please contact

Glenda on 0274359762 or belfast.rfc@xtra.co.nz

WELCOME TO BELFAST RUGBY FOOTBALL CLUB

The Belfast RFC has a long and proud history of involvement in our National Game at all levels - Junior & Senior Club, Provincial, and National.

We have a great Senior Rugby Club, with teams in Premier, Premier-Reserve, Colts,  Classics and Golden Oldies Grades. 

Our Junior Club caters for all Children in Under 6 - Under 13 Grades, and combines with Merivale-Papanui RFC for Under 14 - Under 18 Grades as Merivale Papanui/Belfast, aligning back to Belfast for Colts & Senior Rugby.

The Club's full time Director of Rugby is Mpho Mbiyozo - mphombiyozo@gmail.com, and our full time Facilities Manager is Glenda Spillane - belfast.rfc@xtra.co.nz.

The club rooms and Sheldon Park are in constant use for rugby activities, as well as other activities and events, such as Belfast Touch, Rotary Club of Belfast/Kaiapoi, Belfast Friendly Club, Eclipse Marching, Belfast Netball Club, CLROC, Social Clubs, Seminars, Weddings, and private events.

We have a Club Gym on site, and affordable memberships for this are available - see the 'Rugby 2021' tab for more information.

Congratulations to our very own Billy Bush, who was elected a Life Member of the Canterbury Rugby Football Union at the Annual Meeting

WILLIAM (BILL) KINGITA TEPOHE BUSH MNZM

All Black: 1974-1979 (37 Matches - 11 Tests)
NZ Maori: 1973-1982
South Island: 1973-1982
World XV: 1982
Canterbury 'A': 1971-1982 (101 Matches)
Belfast Rugby Football Club: 1972-1987

Canterbury Rugby Union Vice President: 1998
Canterbury Rugby Union President: 1999-2002
Belfast Rugby Club President: 2003-2008

Elected Life Member Canterbury Rugby Union: 2020

Above photo was taken in July 2018 - Billy Bush with Tendai Mtawarira ('The Beast') at Sharks Training. Tendai played 117 Games for South Africa!