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Touch Rugby

Introduction

Premier Touch Rugby Team (Forms 5, 6 and 7)

The Premier Touch Rugby team play in Terms 1 and 4, with the team being selected after a trial process in Week 2 of Term 1. Advanced Form 3 and 4 students will be considered for selection in the Premier team.

Junior Touch Rugby (Forms 3 and 4)

The Junior Touch Rugby team play in Term 4 (the team will be selected after a trial process in Week 2 of Term 4).

After the 2022 Touch Rugby season wrapped up, Headmaster’s Heritage Committee member Mark Galloway spoke to 2022 Captain of Touch Rugby Boston Krone. Boston has a number of years experience playing Touch Rugby and he spoke about his goals for playing for New Zealand and how being a boarder at Tibbs House helps him work through the balance between sport and study – watch the full interview below.

General Information

Game days:

  • Seniors: Wednesdays after School at Dilworth School from 4pm-6pm
  • Juniors: Tuesdays after School at Grey Lynn Park from 4pm-6pm

Practice times: Mondays 3:30pm-5pm or Tuesdays 3:30pm

Costs:

  • Seniors – $10 for the Term 1 Zone tournament
  • Nationals – $60 in Term 4
  • Juniors – $10

Equipment: PE shorts and touch boots. Singlets will be provided

Registration: Seniors in Week 1 Term 1 and Juniors in Week 1 Term 4

The Master in Charge of Touch Rugby is Mr King. Students are able to speak to him in the Sports Centre during the School day or contact him via email.

The 2021 Premier Touch Rugby team as runners-up in the Auckland competition
The 2021 Premier Touch Rugby team as runners-up in the Auckland competition