Mangere East Hawks
|Full name||Mangere East Rugby League Club|
|Coach||Alec Brown 2014|
|Minor premiership||1987, 1997, 2002, 2004|
|Roope Rooster||1989, 1998|
|Sharman Cup||1975, 1982, 2012|
In 1969 the club won the Senior B championship and the Norton Trophy and were promoted to play in the Auckland Rugby League's premier grade the following season.
In 1971 the club was able to afford a $50,000, 6000sq ft club house which was built at Walter Massey Park, the clubs home ground since its foundation.
In 2003, the clubs 40th jubilee season, the Hawks win their first Fox Memorial title.
Other notable former players include;
- Olsen Filipaina (1980-87 Balmain Tigers, Eastern Suburbs & North Sydney Bears)
- Joe Ropati (1986-89 Warrington Wolves & Manly Sea Eagles)
- Shane Cooper (1987-97 St. Helens & Widnes Vikings)
- George Mann (1988-00 Newcastle Knights, St. Helens & Leeds Rhinos)
- Tea Ropati (1988-98 Newcastle Knights, Auckland Warriors & Leeds Rhinos)
- Brian Laumatia (1995-97 Cronulla Sharks)
- Iva Ropati (1994-97 Parramatta Eels & Auckland Warriors)
- Lesley Vainikolo (1997-07 Canberra Raiders & Bradford Bulls)
- Jerry Seuseu (1997-06 New Zealand Warriors & Wigan Warriors)
- Ali Lauitiiti (1998-2014 New Zealand Warriors, Leeds Rhinos & Wakefield Trinity)
- Jonathan Smith (2000-01 New Zealand Warriors)
- George Tuakura (2005-07 New Zealand Warriors)
- Kim Uasi (2006-09 Tonga)
- Frank-Paul Nu'uausala (2007-17 Sydney Roosters, Wigan Warriors & Canberra Raiders)
- Sam Moa (2008- Cronulla Sharks, Hull F.C. & Sydney Roosters)
- Sebastine Ikahihifo (2012- New Zealand Warriors)
- Mataupu Poching (2010 New Zealand Warriors)
- Nafe Seluini (2010-13 Penrith Panthers & Sydney Roosters)
- Peni Terepo (2013- Parramatta Eels)
- Agnatius Paasi (2014- New Zealand Warriors & Gold Coast Titans)
- Peter Leitch aka "The Mad Butcher" is a noted fan of the club.