New 2016 Season Newsletter

Planning for 2016 player registrations and season opening on April 2nd is now well underway. There is a pile of news about the start dates, trials, rule changes and other information in the Junior Newsletter. Download it from the link (click-through to reach the PDF). IBU Junior News #1 Jan 2016

Federation Talent Centre 2016

Congratulations to the 29 players selected from IBU for the Federation Talent Centres for 2016. And commiserations to those who just missed out. Keep working hard. The selected IBU players are: Liberato Cacace, Will Forrest, Sam Wright (2000) Sean Lane-Turnbull, Stefan Chmielewski, Alice Wright, Meagan Hayes, Helena Newport, Nicole Dalley (2001) Bruno […]

Newsletter – End of Season

Here’s the End of Season newsletter, seen on all the best dressed fridges and kitchen benches around the suburbs. With lots of information about the summer and other useful news. Click through the link and download, then please enjoy. End of Season Newsletter 2015

End of Season Celebration Schedule

The famous IBU Football End of Season Celebration (Prizegiving) for the junior club is taking place on Saturday September 5th at the Wakefield Park club rooms. Please remember you need to bring back a clean and dry playing strip to the coach, pay for the team photo ($5 if you haven’t […]

Crays Hook Into The Phoenix – 1 August

At the Fun Football festival down at Wakefield this Saturday, we had the great privilege of seeing the Phoenix crew of Andrew Durante, Michael McGlinchey and Oliver Sail there to work with the kids. Great skills and attitudes were on display, and the lads chose the 8th grade Crays for […]

AC Milan Week 2

Nearly 140 kids were out on the park during the stunning second week of the school holidays, with more AC Milan coaching action. Bellisimo. Check out the photos below, and remember that the AC Milan crew will be back in January.  

AC MILAN Camp Week 1

Lots of very happy kids (about 110) from around the country including a great group of IBU members in the 7-10 year group, enjoyed the first week of the holidays on the AC Milan camp at Wakefield. And the first day was the best, but they also enjoyed the cold […]

Thanks from the Final

Thanks to Island Bay New World for the tickets, Nicole and Craig Dalley posted this photo from the U-20 World Cup final in Auckland. Looks like they might even have dodged the rain! Thanks New World!

Golden Ticket to FIFA Final!!

With many thanks to our friends at Island Bay New World, two lucky club members were given free tickets and a corporate box at the FIFA U20 Final in Auckland. Drawn by independent third-party and former junior club treasurer Nicky Zande. (Seen below with NW owner Amanda Elliot and the box […]

And Warm Winter Gear…

 As the colder weather kicks in our gear supplier NZ Uniforms has a nice range of Nike Dri Fit sweatshirts and training jackets for sale. Both have proved durable, stylish and popular. As well as being rather reasonably priced. Visit the NZ Uniforms shop at 167 Thorndon Quay or have a look […]