It's no secret that for the majority of New Zealanders rugby is what we live and breathe. Yet the stereotypes and behavioural expectations associated with rugby culture has meant that gay players and supporters have remained closeted or refrained from participation altogether. There still has yet to be an openly gay ...
Russell McVeagh supports LGBTII inclusion
The leading law firm has announced it has signed on as a sponsor of the NZ Falcons RFC, a gay and inclusive rugby club which aims to enable players to come together to participate and enjoy rugby in an open and supportive environment.
Russell McVeagh HR Director Lesley ...
Hi all. Just a quick update to say that we are beavering away behind the scenes to get some Touch and Fitness activities ready early in the new year. They will be open to anyone interested, new and returning players, and available for all fitness levels. We are also hoping to hold another rugby camp in March ahead of the ...
December 1st was World AIDS Day and some members of the Falcons squad helped out in collecting funds for the worthwhile cause. Here the guys are at Family Bar, Auckland.
We are delighted to announce Mercury as a new bronze sponsor for the NZ Falcons.
The energy company brings together Mighty River Power and Mercury Energy under an exciting new Mercury brand will allow it to focus on what matters most – inspiring and rewarding our customers and owners.
More details on Mercury here ...
Many thanks to the near 70 people who came along to our movie fundraiser at the ASB Cube on Friday Oct 20th. We truly appreciate your support.
Thanks especially to ASB for hosting, our volunteers on the night, and the directors and producers of both 'Lily' and 'Scrum'.
We will have more fundraisers coming up soon, so ...
Two award-winning movies hosted by the NZ Falcons with profits to the Falcons and Rainbow Youth. We are proud to bring you "Lily' - a short movie from Ireland, and 'Scrum' - a documentary from Australia.
6pm: Arrival at ASB Cube, 12 Jellicoe St, Wynward Quarter
6.30pm: 'Lily' - The film tells the story of ...
Thanks to everyone who came to our AGM at Ponsonby Rugby Club on Saturday, and to all the candidates who put their names forward for the various committee positions. Thanks to all our outgoing committee members over the year too. Here's to a great and productive season next year!
President: Ben Payne
What a great season it has been!
AGM | 1230- 1400
Come along to our formal AGM meeting to hear about how the NZ Falcons have been doing and have your say about the clubs future.
Join the society for a token $2 donation and vote on who you think our elected officers should be.
It is a formality that all ...
From Club President Ben Payne:
It is a proud moment when the All Black's jersey gets a Rainbow Tick logo on the right arm!
Congratulations Michael Stevens, Andrew Campbell and the rest of #NZRugby for leading the charge.
The momentum in the mission to eradicate homophobia from New Zealand sports is ramping ...