High School Old Boys RFC

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High School Old Boys RFC
Union Canterbury Rugby Football Union
Nickname(s) Old Boys (unofficial)
Founded 1900
Location Christchurch, New Zealand
Ground(s) Bob Deans Playing Fields, Hagley Park
President Nigel Georgieff
League(s) C B S Canterbury Cup
Team kit
Official website
www.oldboys.co.nz

High School Old Boys is a rugby union Football club based in Christchurch, New Zealand. The club was founded in 1900 by former students of Christchurch Boys' High School (CBHS). While many members are former CBHS students, High School Old Boys is an open club accepting both male and female players. The club is affiliated with the Canterbury Rugby Football Union.

History[edit]

Name[edit]

The official name of the club is the "Christchurch High School Old Boys RFC". This is generally shortened to "High School Old Boys" (H.S.O.B) and the club is commonly referred to simply as "Old Boys".

Location[edit]

High School Old Boys clubrooms are located at 5 Ayr St, Riccarton, Christchurch, and the Bob Deans Playing Fields are located in Hagley Park.

Colours[edit]

Old Boys colours are: White jersey, white shorts and black socks with blue tops

All Blacks coaches from HSOB[edit]

Notable players[edit]

All Blacks[edit]

A number of New Zealand representatives, called All Blacks, have been selected for international duties while affiliated to the club. Before the advent of professionalism in 1996, international players would appear for their clubs regularly in New Zealand, but since the introduction of Super Rugby, most professional players play for their clubs only rarely.

Super Rugby[edit]

Canterbury[edit]

Japan[edit]

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