31 August: CSW Boys Grades Finals - various venues
2 - 6 September:NZ Secondary Schools Champs, Boys Premier - Auckland
2 - 6 September: NZSecondary Schools Champs, 2nd XI - New Plymouth
Registrations open 23rd November 2023 - for enquiries please email WC Football.
WELCOME TO WELLINGTON COLLEGE FOOTBALL
Wellington College Football (WCF) is one of the largest junior clubs in the region and the biggest team sport at Wellington College, with 30 teams in 2023.
We provide teams for all levels of ability and ambition. We want all the students who play football at Wellington College, irrespective of the level they play at, to enjoy it. We encourage players to play for both school and club teams to avoid having to make 'decisions' and foster their love & enjoyment of the game.
Wellington College football teams compete in competitions run by College Sport Wellington (CSW):
CSW Junior for Years 9 and 10
CSW Year 11 for our non-streamed yr 11 teams
CSW Youth for Years 11(streamed), 12 and 13
At the competitive end of the scale, the WC 1st XI competes for the Trevor Rigby Cup in the CSW Premier Youth Grade (PYG), plays in five traditional fixtures and expects to qualify for the NZSS National Football Tournament held each year. The 2nd XI is a traditionally a very strong team and plays in the CSW Premier Reserve Grade and competes at the NZSS National 2nd XI Tournament.Our top Junior side plays for the Vaughn Coveny Cup and takes part in the NZSS National Junior Tournament.
Coaching involves professional coaches, staff, parents and senior students.
UNIFORM: WC Football top, WC PE shorts, black with gold top football socks; all these items can be purchased from the WC Uniform Shop. Shin pads and boots (both compulsory).
EQUIPMENT: WC provide match day and team training balls, and associated gear for all teams.
VENUES: Wellington schools.
TRAINING: 1-2 times per week depending on level.
COMPETITION: Friday evenings/Saturdays – time dependent on grade.
TRIALS: Term 1 following McEvedy, March 5th 2024. Trial Dates
SEASON: Terms 2 and 3
Wellington College Football formally commenced in 1946 but the College’s connections with association football date back to the nineteenth century. Wellington College has produced 12 All Whites, and many more players who have represented New Zealand at U20, U19 and U17 levels. A number of players have gone on to play professionally, both for the Wellington Phoenix, and for clubs overseas.
The WCF committee is a volunteer committee made up of staff, parents, Old Boys and student representatives. All committee members have allocated portfolio responsibilities: