Hayden Viles  (Convenor)
(04) 802 2520

[email protected]

Matt Burgess (Convenor) 

[email protected]


Welcome to Wellington College Rugby.

Rugby at Wellington College is run by the Wellington College Rugby (WC Rugby) which was established in 1877 and is one of the oldest of its kind in the country. 

HISTORY: Wellington College is a very proud and traditional NZ rugby school. The current 1st XV are very competitive in the local competition. The 1st XV also compete in the oldest secondary school rugby tournament, the Quadrangular Tournament. 2023 saw us both host and win Quad . Wellington College also competed in the first ever recorded secondary schools match against Nelson College. 2023 saw an increase in player numbers with us fielding 12 teams.  

TRAINING: Most teams train twice a week. A summer rugby academy begins in Term 4 and runs through the summer holidays and up until the start of the new season.

SUMMER TRAINING: Tuesdays and Fridays 3.30-5pm (on the turf) for February.  Anyone can attend, no registration needed.

UNIFORM(all available from the uniform shop).

  • Black jersey, mouth guard and sock tape are provided for the season.
  • White shorts, Black socks with yellow hoop 

VENUES: Schools in Greater Wellington region

COMPETITION DRAW & RESULTS: Go to the College Sport Wellington website 

CANCELLATIONS: Go to College Sport Wellington website on Saturday mornings from 7.30am and each half-hour thereafter.

SEASON: Terms 2-3

COST: $$200​​​​​​​

Note:  The WC Rugby online registration form is integrated with the NZRU 

Click on the WC Rugby  website for more details

Secondary School Rugby Calendar 2024


  • 25 -27 June Quadrangular Tournament Nelson
  • 17 August - Boys Grade Finals
  • 18 August - Boys 1st XV Premiership Final  
  • 1 - 4 Sept - U14 Boys Festival - Wellington 
  • 4 - 7 Sept - Hurricanes U 15 Tournament - Silverstream
  • 2 - 6 September - National U15 Boys Rugby Invitational Tournament - Tauranga
  • 5 - 8  September - NZSS Boys 1st XV Champs - Palmerston North