AC MILAN in the Bay in 2015.

European football legends AC Milan are coming to Island Bay in 2015! AC Milan International Camps will run an exciting, high quality football camp at Wakefield over the July school holidays. It will be a unique experience, a big opportunity, with a huge discount for IBU members. Each holiday camp is one […]

FTC 2015 Selections – Full IBU List

The full selections are here from the recent rounds of Federation Talent Centre trials. Selections include Sean Lane Turnbull, Frederick Schwarz, Stefan Chmielewski, Stefan Ashby, Fletcher Wong, and Julius Searancke for the 2001 Boys. Will Forrest, Samuel and George Mitrakis, Mario Kotsapas and Liberato Cacace in the 2000 Boys. In […]

Island Bay 13th Grade Sharks – McCartney Tournament, 2014 @ Taupo

What a weekend. Where to start. The 13th grade Sharks headed to Taupo for their 4th Annual appearance at the McCartney tournament on Friday 10th October. We had the whole 13-man squad and a highly capable addition in Baker Christie. The only one concern was that 5 of the boys had […]

Champions! 13th Sharks

In a brilliant finish to the season, the 13th Grade IBU Sharks completed the double! After coming top of the table in the Travel League, they won through to the Super Six Cup final and beat Petone 3-0 to take the league and cup double. Stellar season Sharks! And well […]

March Newsletter – Counting DOWN!

This is the link to the vital March newsletter: IBU Junior News #2 Mar 2014-1 Grab the download now! There is loads of information about: Gear bag collection, coaching courses, fees, grade coordination AND the APRIL School Holiday programme… See you on the field in the first weekend of April.

Federation Talent selections for 2014

Once again, IBU Juniors have had great success with our kids who trialed for Capital Federation representative teams. Congratulations to all the players who trialed and especially to the 22 IBU registered players who were selected in the following squads, as well as our friends in associated teams (Flames) and […]

Douglas Villa Tournament

Several IBU teams were in action at the Douglas Villa Tournament in Masterton last weekend (September 22nd) and an enjoyable day had by all with some good results and one or two missed opportunities. The 12th Grade JPL team worked hard to come second in their pool, just short of […]

Capital Football Stance on Discrimination

After recent coverage of a racism allegation, Capital Football have made a number of statements and conducted a disciplinary hearing. The chairman has also released this statement to clubs. “Thank you to all those who have submitted responses over the last couple of weeks to our email asking for other […]

Training Tops – Nike with IBU Text

Our junior development coach Martin Garcia, has a small number of Nike Dri-Fit training tops branded with IBU writing for the kids, in three different sizes. Price are $50 each – they are high quality gear for the kids to own for training or wearing round the suburb to show […]

Futsal Reps & Futsal Internationals – UPDATED

IBU is working with Capital Football on futsal initiatives to be run at that ABS centre in Kilbirnie. And we have placed twenty players in Wellington rep team squads! Well done, guys! There will be a lot more futsal opportunities on the way as the FIFA-sanctioned brand of indoor football […]