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As one of the targeted sports at Westlake Girls, the school is committed to supporting Touch Rugby’s performance pathway to develop talented and resilient players for the future. Westlake Girls has a proud history in Touch Rugby, with 3 podium finishes at the New Zealand Secondary Schools Touch Rugby Championships over the years. Its best finish being 2nd in 2020. This year the Premier team finished 5th in Rotorua after a feisty play-off against St Kents.

The Senior touch rugby season is played in Term 1 with the Junior competition featuring in Term 4. Unlike other senior summer sports that end after Summer Tournament Week in March, the New Zealand Secondary Schools Touch Rugby Championship is held in December so the Premier Trials and Training begin in September.


Monday 5th Feb – Senior touch trials (Prem and senior)
Mondays 12th Feb – Auckland Premier Comp (Premier) – Cox’s Bay
Tuesdays 20th Feb – College Sport Senior NH Comp (Senior) – Becroft Park
Wednesday 27th March – Senior Touch Zones Champs – Cox’s Bay
TBC – Premier Qualifying Tournament
Term 4: Monday 23 Sept 3:30pm – Premier pre-season training starts – WGHS
Term 4: Monday 14th Oct 3:30pm – Premier NZSS trials – WGHS

NB: JUNIOR TOUCH RUGBY IS PLAYED IN TERM 4 – Go to Portal > Clipboard > Term 4 – JUNIORS – For Junior trial information

2024 Trainings

Premier Training in Term 1 – TBC
Senior Trainings – Start Thursday 9th of Feb – WGHS Turf


Premier team – $50
Senior/social – $40
Juniors – $40
(Tournament fees not included in season fee)


Students will be issued a playing singlet and all students need to wear black spanx or shorts. The premier team will also be issued black playing shorts.


For more information, or to register for this activity, please go to “CLIPBOARD”. It is a NEW platform to view All Westlake Girls Sports and it is located on the Student and Parent Portals or just contact the Rugby Touch Manager.

Touch Rugby Contact:
Ria Nathu – Sports Manager
P: +64 9 489 4196 Ext 764

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