Pakuranga

CLUB ROOMS 13 Bell Rd, Lloyd Elsmore Park, Pakuranga, Auckland
CLUB COLOURS Orange and green
POSTAL ADDRESS PO Box 38 076, Howick 2145
CLUB PHONE NUMBER / FAX T: 576 7928 / F: 576 7928
EMAIL gm@purc.co.nz
WEBSITE www.purc.co.nz
FACEBOOK Pakuranga

Grades Available

  • Premier /
  • Social /
  • Reserves /
  • Presidents /
  • Senior /
  • Under 85Kg /
  • Under 21 /
  • Under 19 /
  • Intermediate Open (Under-11 to Under-13) /
  • Intermediate Restricted (Under-11 to Under-13) /
  • Junior Open (Under-6 to Under-10) /
  • Junior Restricted (Under-6 to Under-10) /
  • Nursery (Under 7 and below)

Club Info

The Pakuranga United Rugby Club is the biggest and fastest growing Rugby Club in Auckland. Formed in 1965, we are located in Lloyd Elsmore Park in Auckland's Eastern Suburbs.

We are home to ten Senior teams and over fifty Nursery, Junior and Intermediate teams during the winter. In the summer the Club has a Sevens team and runs an annual Sevens Tournament every year.

The Club has enjoyed recent Senior Rugby success at all levels including winning the Waka Nathan Challenge Cup in 2011 and the Auckland Club Sevens in 2010. Our Junior teams continue to build players for the future and the Club recently added another Junior Championship to its total in the 2010 U13 Restricted grade. The Club also runs one of the biggest Summer Touch modules in Auckland.

The Club boasts state of the art training and playing facilities. Our main ground is Bell Park, we also have access to four full fields on Lloyd Elsmore Park and two other fields located around Pakuranga.

The Club currently has eleven changing rooms, two referee rooms and two medical rooms.  In addition the Club has three modern function rooms including the best facility for viewing Club Rugby in Auckland “The Dufty Bell Lounge” all of which can be hired.

Come join the biggest and best Club in Auckland today.


Club Contacts

President

Graeme Heaphy

Res: 535 4233 Bus: 532 9286 M: 021 908 131

graeme@albanyjohnson.co.nz

Chairman

Rob Neil

Res: 530 9360 Bus: 358 1735 M: 021 227 6202

robn@safarigroup.co.nz

Club Manager

Stephen Hackett ext 5

Bus: 576 7928 M: 021 576 786

gm@purc.co.nz

Club Captain

Carl Lunt

Res:: 537 1991 M: 021 434 208

carl.lunt@dotmar.co.nz

Junior Club Captain

Dean Thomas

Bus: 576 6411 Bus: 274 5803 M: 021 361 966

thomastribe@vodafone.co.nz

COD Delegate

Brian Wilsher

Res: 535 6112 Bus: 570 3270 M: 021 665 377

bwilsher@remsystems.co.nz

JRC Delegate

Greggs Smith

Res: 272 2608 M: 021 339 677

greggsnz@xtra.co.nz

Theo Valk

Res: 534 3325 Bus: 279 687 7080 M: 027 687 7080 

theov@doosan.co.nz

Rugby Administrator

Amanda Robinson

Bus: 576 7928 ext 1

rugbyadmin@purc.co.nz

Assistant Rugby Administrator

Thomas Cole

Bus: 576 7928 ext 2 M: 021 222 9271

rdo@purc.co.nz 

Premier Coach / Director of Coaching

Pita Alatini

Bus: 576 7928 ext 6 M: 027 255 8082

rugbydirector@purc.co.nz 

Premier Manager/2nd COD Delegate

John East

Res: 532 8897 M: 021 762 222

johne@connectnz.co.nz


Club Location


Bell Park: take the Pakuranga Highway and right onto Bells Rd after Cascades Rd. Bell Park is at the corner of Bells Rd and Lady Marie Dr, Pakuranga.

Other Fields Used:
Lloyd Elsmore Park: off Bells Rd opposite Bell Park, Pakuranga
Pidgeon Mountain: off Pidgeon Mountain Rd off Pakuranga Highway, Half Moon Bay, Pakuranga.
Elm Park: off Gossamer Drive, Pakuranga.


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