Barbarians Primary Schools Fun Day
Since 1989, the Barbarians have held an annual Fun Day at
the Navy Rugby Club grounds at Ngataringa Bay on Auckland's
Traditionally, this is one of the highlights of a packed
Barbarians calendar and a chance for many Barbarians to catch
up and socialise. The day is about hundreds of primary school
rugby players from across the wider Auckland region meeting
for mini-games, and having fun with skills and drills before
hooking into the sausage sizzle and a soft drink.
In recent years, the Blues players have often tried to make
themselves available to sign autographs and help with the
games. The day would not be possible without the ongoing generous
sponsorship of Peter Thompson and his team at Barfoot and
In 2013 the Barbarians branched out and held the first Bay
of Plenty fun day in Paengaroa and this has proven most popular.
It was repeated in 2014 and plans are afoot for another in
Go to our photo archive www.barbarianrugby.co.nz/photos.html
to view photos from the 2014 Auckland fun day.
This is still a very special day in our Barbarian calendar
and will be repeated again in 2015 and hopefully for many
years to come.