RUGBY   Convenor: Sam Leota

Term 2 & 3

Bishop Viard College has a strong tradition and proud history in the game of rugby, competing in the Wellington Secondary Schools College Sports Competition. The BVC teams play in the following grades:  1st XV, Under 15 and Girls 10 aside.


1st XV: Tuesday and Thursday (BVC) after school: 3.30 pm – 5.30 pm Training times and the day usually change depending on the coach

U15: days Tuesday and Thursday (BVC) after school: 3.30 pm – 5.30 pm

Girls: Thursday and Monday(BVC) after school: 3.30 pm – 5 pm 

Competition: All the boys’ teams play on Saturdays at local schools in the greater Wellington region. Teams require grading games prior to their competition commencement. The girl’s competition is played on Wednesday after school in the greater Wellington region.

​​​​​​​1st XV Rugby Exchanges: 

Cardinal Cup:  St Bernard’s (Lower Hutt) 1st XV - TBC

Schwagler Cup: St Johns College (Hastings) 1st XV - 17th April 2020 at Porirua Park

Old Boys Cup: St Pats Town (Wellington)  2nd XV - TBC

Quad Shield & Chanel Shield: Quad Tournament – involves Chanel 1stXV,                                    Cullinane 1stXV, and St Peters 1stXV: Host by St Peters College

10s Tournament:  Denys Latham Trophy: at Porirua Park – 21st March 2020 - TBC

Uniform: The College will provide the uniforms (Jersey only) for all teams except for rugby socks (Red Socks) and White shorts. All rugby uniforms will remain the property of the College.

When traveling to and from fixtures (home and away), ALL TEAMS MUST WEAR FULL SCHOOL UNIFORM

Registration Fees:  $30 – Girls Rugby

           $50 – U15 Rugby

           $50 – 1stXV

*Additional: transport cost will be charged to the 1st XV team when traveling, also for U15 teams going to Hurricanes Tournament.