The Auckland Rugby Football Union (ARFU) is the governing body of rugby union in the Auckland Region of New Zealand's North Island. Its colours are navy blue and white in a hoop design. Auckland's top representative team have won New Zealand's top provincial competition (NPC, Air New Zealand Cup and ITM Cup) 16 times, more than any other team, most recently the 2007 competition. Auckland also acts as a primary feeder to the Blues, who play in Super Rugby, a competition between New Zealand, Australian and South African teams.
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