RUGBY

(PHOTO: 1st XV Rugby Team 2018)

Rugby 2018

Most year 9 students who are interested in Rugby play for one of the schools Junior teams.

Please note that Wanganui RFU rules state that students are not permitted to play for a club team unless permission is granted by the Principal.

Trainings will be after school twice a week.

Uniform: Students are supplied with a rugby jersey for each game, but are required to purchase black shorts and socks from Andersons, in their School Uniform shop at 184 Victoria Avenue, Wanganui (opposite Pita Pit).

NB: Fees need to be paid prior to the start of the regular season. No pay no play.

Cost: $50

Teachers-in-charge: 
Mrs L Murphy (murphy.l@whs.ac.nz)
Mr Bryn Parry (parry.b@whs.ac.nz)

1st XV Head Coach:  Mr Bryn Parry 

 1st XV Rugby Team with coach Bryn Parry; Winter Tournament week 3-7 September 2018.

1st XV Rugby Team with coach Bryn Parry; Winter Tournament week 3-7 September 2018.

U15 Girls Rugby team 4th overall - Winter Tourn week in Levin, 3-7 September 2018.

U15 Girls Rugby team 4th overall - Winter Tourn week in Levin, 3-7 September 2018.

U15 Girls Rugby team 4th overall - Winter Tourn week in Levin, 3-7 September 2018.

U15 Girls Rugby team 4th overall - Winter Tourn week in Levin, 3-7 September 2018.

U15 Girls Rugby team 4th overall - Winter Tourn week in Levin, 3-7 September 2018.

U15 Girls Rugby team 4th overall - Winter Tourn week in Levin, 3-7 September 2018.

U15 Girls Rugby team 4th overall - Winter Tourn week in Levin, 3-7 September 2018.

U15 Girls Rugby team 4th overall - Winter Tourn week in Levin, 3-7 September 2018.

U15 Girls Rugby team 4th overall - Winter Tourn week in Levin, 3-7 September 2018.

U15 Girls Rugby team 4th overall - Winter Tourn week in Levin, 3-7 September 2018.

U15 Girls Rugby team 4th overall - Winter Tourn week in Levin, 3-7 September 2018.

U15 Girls Rugby team 4th overall - Winter Tourn week in Levin, 3-7 September 2018.

U15 Girls Rugby team 4th overall - Winter Tourn week in Levin, 3-7 September 2018.

U15 Girls Rugby team 4th overall - Winter Tourn week in Levin, 3-7 September 2018.

U15 Girls Rugby team 4th overall - Winter Tourn week in Levin, 3-7 September 2018.

U15 Girls Rugby team 4th overall - Winter Tourn week in Levin, 3-7 September 2018.

U15 Girls Rugby team 4th overall - Winter Tourn week in Levin, 3-7 September 2018.

U15 Girls Rugby team 4th overall - Winter Tourn week in Levin, 3-7 September 2018.

U15 Girls Rugby team 4th overall - Winter Tourn week in Levin, 3-7 September 2018.

U15 Girls Rugby team 4th overall - Winter Tourn week in Levin, 3-7 September 2018.

U15 Girls Rugby team 4th overall - Winter Tourn week in Levin, 3-7 September 2018.

U15 Girls Rugby team 4th overall - Winter Tourn week in Levin, 3-7 September 2018.

U15 Girls Rugby team 4th overall - Winter Tourn week in Levin, 3-7 September 2018.

U15 Girls Rugby team 4th overall - Winter Tourn week in Levin, 3-7 September 2018.

U15 Girls Rugby team 4th overall - Winter Tourn week in Levin, 3-7 September 2018.

U15 Girls Rugby team 4th overall - Winter Tourn week in Levin, 3-7 September 2018.

U15 Girls Rugby team 4th overall - Winter Tourn week in Levin, 3-7 September 2018.

U15 Girls Rugby team 4th overall - Winter Tourn week in Levin, 3-7 September 2018.

U15 Girls Rugby team 4th overall - Winter Tourn week in Levin, 3-7 September 2018.

U15 Girls Rugby team 4th overall - Winter Tourn week in Levin, 3-7 September 2018.

U15 Girls Rugby team 4th overall - Winter Tourn week in Levin, 3-7 September 2018.

U15 Girls Rugby team 4th overall - Winter Tourn week in Levin, 3-7 September 2018.

U15 Girls Rugby team 4th overall - Winter Tourn week in Levin, 3-7 September 2018.

U15 Girls Rugby team 4th overall - Winter Tourn week in Levin, 3-7 September 2018.

U15 Girls Rugby team 4th overall - Winter Tourn week in Levin, 3-7 September 2018.

U15 Girls Rugby team 4th overall - Winter Tourn week in Levin, 3-7 September 2018.

U15 Girls Rugby team 4th overall - Winter Tourn week in Levin, 3-7 September 2018.

U15 Girls Rugby team 4th overall - Winter Tourn week in Levin, 3-7 September 2018.

U15 Girls Rugby team 4th overall - Winter Tourn week in Levin, 3-7 September 2018.

U15 Girls Rugby team 4th overall - Winter Tourn week in Levin, 3-7 September 2018.

U15 Girls Rugby team 4th overall - Winter Tourn week in Levin, 3-7 September 2018.

U15 Girls Rugby team 4th overall - Winter Tourn week in Levin, 3-7 September 2018.

U15 Girls Rugby team 4th overall - Winter Tourn week in Levin, 3-7 September 2018.

U15 Girls Rugby team 4th overall - Winter Tourn week in Levin, 3-7 September 2018.

U15 Girls Rugby team 4th overall - Winter Tourn week in Levin, 3-7 September 2018.

U15 Girls Rugby team 4th overall - Winter Tourn week in Levin, 3-7 September 2018.

1st XV Rugby Team Hutt Valley High School Sports Exchange, 19/6/18.

1st XV Rugby Team Hutt Valley High School Sports Exchange, 19/6/18.

1st XV Rugby Team Hutt Valley High School Sports Exchange, 19/6/18.

1st XV Rugby Team Hutt Valley High School Sports Exchange, 19/6/18.

1st XV Rugby Team Hutt Valley High School Sports Exchange, 19/6/18.

1st XV Rugby Team Hutt Valley High School Sports Exchange, 19/6/18.

1st XV Rugby Team Hutt Valley High School Sports Exchange, 19/6/18.

1st XV Rugby Team Hutt Valley High School Sports Exchange, 19/6/18.

1st XV Rugby Team Hutt Valley High School Sports Exchange, 19/6/18.

1st XV Rugby Team Hutt Valley High School Sports Exchange, 19/6/18.

1st XV Rugby Team Hutt Valley High School Sports Exchange, 19/6/18.

1st XV Rugby Team Hutt Valley High School Sports Exchange, 19/6/18.

1st XV Rugby Team Hutt Valley High School Sports Exchange, 19/6/18.

1st XV Rugby Team Hutt Valley High School Sports Exchange, 19/6/18.

1st XV Rugby Team Hutt Valley High School Sports Exchange, 19/6/18.

1st XV Rugby Team Hutt Valley High School Sports Exchange, 19/6/18.

1st XV Rugby Team Hutt Valley High School Sports Exchange, 19/6/18.

1st XV Rugby Team Hutt Valley High School Sports Exchange, 19/6/18.

1st XV Rugby Team Hutt Valley High School Sports Exchange, 19/6/18.

1st XV Rugby Team Hutt Valley High School Sports Exchange, 19/6/18.

1st XV Rugby Team Hutt Valley High School Sports Exchange, 19/6/18.

1st XV Rugby Team Hutt Valley High School Sports Exchange, 19/6/18.

1st XV Rugby Team Hutt Valley High School Sports Exchange, 19/6/18.

1st XV Rugby Team Hutt Valley High School Sports Exchange, 19/6/18.

1st XV Rugby Team Hutt Valley High School Sports Exchange, 19/6/18.

1st XV Rugby Team Hutt Valley High School Sports Exchange, 19/6/18.

1st XV Rugby Team Hutt Valley High School Sports Exchange, 19/6/18.

1st XV Rugby Team Hutt Valley High School Sports Exchange, 19/6/18.

1st XV Rugby Team Hutt Valley High School Sports Exchange, 19/6/18.

1st XV Rugby Team Hutt Valley High School Sports Exchange, 19/6/18.

1st XV Rugby Team Hutt Valley High School Sports Exchange, 19/6/18.

1st XV Rugby Team Hutt Valley High School Sports Exchange, 19/6/18.

1st XV Rugby Team Hutt Valley High School Sports Exchange, 19/6/18.

1st XV Rugby Team Hutt Valley High School Sports Exchange, 19/6/18.

1st XV Rugby Team Hutt Valley High School Sports Exchange, 19/6/18.

1st XV Rugby Team Hutt Valley High School Sports Exchange, 19/6/18.

1st XV Rugby Team Hutt Valley High School Sports Exchange, 19/6/18.

1st XV Rugby Team Hutt Valley High School Sports Exchange, 19/6/18.

1st XV Rugby Team Hutt Valley High School Sports Exchange, 19/6/18.

1st XV Rugby Team Hutt Valley High School Sports Exchange, 19/6/18.

1st XV Rugby Team Hutt Valley High School Sports Exchange, 19/6/18.

1st XV Rugby Team Hutt Valley High School Sports Exchange, 19/6/18.

1st XV Rugby Team Hutt Valley High School Sports Exchange, 19/6/18.

1st XV Rugby Team Hutt Valley High School Sports Exchange, 19/6/18.

1st XV Rugby Team Hutt Valley High School Sports Exchange, 19/6/18.

1st XV Rugby Team Hutt Valley High School Sports Exchange, 19/6/18.

1st XV Rugby Team Hutt Valley High School Sports Exchange, 19/6/18.

1st XV Rugby Team Hutt Valley High School Sports Exchange, 19/6/18.

1st XV Rugby Team Hutt Valley High School Sports Exchange, 19/6/18.

1st XV Rugby Team Hutt Valley High School Sports Exchange, 19/6/18.

1st XV Rugby Team Hutt Valley High School Sports Exchange, 19/6/18.

1st XV Rugby Team Hutt Valley High School Sports Exchange, 19/6/18.

1st XV Rugby Team Hutt Valley High School Sports Exchange, 19/6/18.

1st XV Rugby Team Hutt Valley High School Sports Exchange, 19/6/18.

1st XV Rugby Team Hutt Valley High School Sports Exchange, 19/6/18.

1st XV Rugby Team Hutt Valley High School Sports Exchange, 19/6/18.

1st XV Rugby Team Hutt Valley High School Sports Exchange, 19/6/18.

1st XV Rugby Team Hutt Valley High School Sports Exchange, 19/6/18.

1st XV Rugby Team Hutt Valley High School Sports Exchange, 19/6/18.

1st XV Rugby Team Hutt Valley High School Sports Exchange, 19/6/18.

Sosoli Talawadua (nee Tofa) returned to her hometown with Black Fern teammate Toka Natua to be auctioned off at annual charity event, Whanganui's River Raft Race & lend their strength to a team, Chronicle 19/2/18.

Sosoli Talawadua (nee Tofa) returned to her hometown with Black Fern teammate Toka Natua to be auctioned off at annual charity event, Whanganui's River Raft Race & lend their strength to a team, Chronicle 19/2/18.

Winter Tournament week played at home, 4-8 September 2017.

Winter Tournament week played at home, 4-8 September 2017.

Winter Tournament week played at home, 4-8 September 2017.

Winter Tournament week played at home, 4-8 September 2017.

 Chris Breuer (ex WHS); Hamish Bennett, Dylan Gallien, Harry Symes, & captain Dylan Bowater (ex WHS) after the NZ Heartland XV defeated Auckland Dev at the Jock Hobbs Memorial U19 tourn, Chron 12/9/17.

Chris Breuer (ex WHS); Hamish Bennett, Dylan Gallien, Harry Symes, & captain Dylan Bowater (ex WHS) after the NZ Heartland XV defeated Auckland Dev at the Jock Hobbs Memorial U19 tourn, Chron 12/9/17.

WHS has come to the party & ensured the Mark Ranby Invitational 1st XV rugby tournament has a future, Chronicle 6/9/17.

WHS has come to the party & ensured the Mark Ranby Invitational 1st XV rugby tournament has a future, Chronicle 6/9/17.

Wanganui Hurricanes Heartland U20 team members, of which the majority are ex WHS players, celebrate their win over Hawkes Bay, Chron 5/9/17.

Wanganui Hurricanes Heartland U20 team members, of which the majority are ex WHS players, celebrate their win over Hawkes Bay, Chron 5/9/17.

Interschool clash with Collegiate - 23/8/17.

Interschool clash with Collegiate - 23/8/17.

Interschool clash with Collegiate - 23/8/17.

Interschool clash with Collegiate - 23/8/17.

Interschool clash with Collegiate - 23/8/17.

Interschool clash with Collegiate - 23/8/17.

Interschool clash with Collegiate - 23/8/17.

Interschool clash with Collegiate - 23/8/17.

Interschool clash with Collegiate - 23/8/17.

Interschool clash with Collegiate - 23/8/17.

Interschool clash with Collegiate - 23/8/17.

Interschool clash with Collegiate - 23/8/17.

Interschool clash with Collegiate - 23/8/17.

Interschool clash with Collegiate - 23/8/17.

Interschool clash with Collegiate - 23/8/17.

Interschool clash with Collegiate - 23/8/17.

WHS hosted Ranby Invitational Tournament, 4-6 September 2017.

WHS hosted Ranby Invitational Tournament, 4-6 September 2017.

WHS hosted Ranby Invitational Tournament, 4-6 September 2017.

WHS hosted Ranby Invitational Tournament, 4-6 September 2017.

Sandra & Eddie Tofa are massively proud to welcome Women's World Rugby Cup WINNING daughter Sosoli Talawandua (ex WHS student) home from Belfast, Chron 30/8/17.

Sandra & Eddie Tofa are massively proud to welcome Women's World Rugby Cup WINNING daughter Sosoli Talawandua (ex WHS student) home from Belfast, Chron 30/8/17.

Congratulations to WHS students who made the Wanganui U18 Rugby Rep Team 2017. L>R: Mairangi Tamehana,Zane Puklowski,Emmanuelle Savage,Phoenix Kairimu,Kohlt Coveny & Tom Healy, Aug 2017.

Congratulations to WHS students who made the Wanganui U18 Rugby Rep Team 2017. L>R: Mairangi Tamehana,Zane Puklowski,Emmanuelle Savage,Phoenix Kairimu,Kohlt Coveny & Tom Healy, Aug 2017.

WANGANUI U15 RUGBY CHAMPS 2017 - WHS U15 GOLD TEAM, 16 August 2017.

WANGANUI U15 RUGBY CHAMPS 2017 - WHS U15 GOLD TEAM, 16 August 2017.

Halfback & former student Cameron Davies was in great form for the Wanganui U20's in the Hurricanes Dev Series, being named Player of the Tourn, Chron 15/8/17.

Halfback & former student Cameron Davies was in great form for the Wanganui U20's in the Hurricanes Dev Series, being named Player of the Tourn, Chron 15/8/17.

Hawera Sports Exchange (away) 10/8/17.

Hawera Sports Exchange (away) 10/8/17.

Hawera Sports Exchange (away) 10/8/17.

Hawera Sports Exchange (away) 10/8/17.

Hawera Sports Exchange (away) 10/8/17.

Hawera Sports Exchange (away) 10/8/17.

Hawera Sports Exchange (away) 10/8/17.

Hawera Sports Exchange (away) 10/8/17.

The Metro lads, a large percent are former WHS players, packed a punch beating Massey White 18-17 at Cooks Gardens, Chron 5/7/17.

The Metro lads, a large percent are former WHS players, packed a punch beating Massey White 18-17 at Cooks Gardens, Chron 5/7/17.

Congratulations to WHS students who made the Wanganui U14 REP Rugby team 2017:  Kohen Guilford, Tawhiwhi Karaitiana, Aporosa Bulivou, Logan Kingi, Joe Hazelhurst, Andre Simons, AJ Malili Malo-Lauano, Jamel Ririnui, Anthony Sellars, Jordyn Leiasamaivao-Turvey, William Black; July 2017.

Congratulations to WHS students who made the Wanganui U14 REP Rugby team 2017: Kohen Guilford, Tawhiwhi Karaitiana, Aporosa Bulivou, Logan Kingi, Joe Hazelhurst, Andre Simons, AJ Malili Malo-Lauano, Jamel Ririnui, Anthony Sellars, Jordyn Leiasamaivao-Turvey, William Black; July 2017.

Congratulations Kohlt Coveny for making the Te Tini a Maui Maori Rugby U18 Rep Team 2017, 30/6/17.

Congratulations Kohlt Coveny for making the Te Tini a Maui Maori Rugby U18 Rep Team 2017, 30/6/17.

Hutt Valley High School Sports Exchange (away) 14/6/17.

Hutt Valley High School Sports Exchange (away) 14/6/17.

Hutt Valley High School Sports Exchange (away) 14/6/17.

Hutt Valley High School Sports Exchange (away) 14/6/17.

Hutt Valley High School Sports Exchange (away) 14/6/17.

Hutt Valley High School Sports Exchange (away) 14/6/17.

Hutt Valley High School Sports Exchange (away) 14/6/17.

Hutt Valley High School Sports Exchange (away) 14/6/17.

Hutt Valley High School Sports Exchange (away) 14/6/17.

Hutt Valley High School Sports Exchange (away) 14/6/17.

Hutt Valley High School Sports Exchange (away) 14/6/17.

Hutt Valley High School Sports Exchange (away) 14/6/17.

Hutt Valley High School Sports Exchange (away) 14/6/17.

Hutt Valley High School Sports Exchange (away) 14/6/17.

Former WHS student, Sosoli Talawadua (Tofa) has made the 2017 Black Ferns Team playing in Christchurch on 13 June, Rotorua Saturday, & the World Cup in Ireland in August 2017.

Former WHS student, Sosoli Talawadua (Tofa) has made the 2017 Black Ferns Team playing in Christchurch on 13 June, Rotorua Saturday, & the World Cup in Ireland in August 2017.

Former WHS student Sosoli Talawadua (nee Tofa) has retained her spot in the Black Ferns, Chronicle 15/5/17.

Former WHS student Sosoli Talawadua (nee Tofa) has retained her spot in the Black Ferns, Chronicle 15/5/17.

April 2017-NZRL Announces Top U16 Players for a National High Performance Camp: Congratulations to WHS student Tiaho Hamahona Taiaroa who made NZ Rugby League U16 squad.

April 2017-NZRL Announces Top U16 Players for a National High Performance Camp: Congratulations to WHS student Tiaho Hamahona Taiaroa who made NZ Rugby League U16 squad.

Congratulations to our Girls Sevens Rugby Team who have been given the chance to go to Condor Sevens in Auckland in Dec 2016. Sacred Heart New Plymouth pulled out so the spot is ours!

Congratulations to our Girls Sevens Rugby Team who have been given the chance to go to Condor Sevens in Auckland in Dec 2016. Sacred Heart New Plymouth pulled out so the spot is ours!

WHS Girls team WON the Sevens Rugby Tourn played at City College on 19 Oct 2016 & now head to New Plymouth to try & qualify for the Condor Sevens.

WHS Girls team WON the Sevens Rugby Tourn played at City College on 19 Oct 2016 & now head to New Plymouth to try & qualify for the Condor Sevens.

WHS students Keilani Tyrell (left), Kahurangi Sturmey (middle) & De-Ann Tyrell (right) part of Wanganui U18 girls 7's team who played & beat Horowhenua/ Kapiti girls in the curtain raiser at Cooks Gardens 15/10/16.

WHS students Keilani Tyrell (left), Kahurangi Sturmey (middle) & De-Ann Tyrell (right) part of Wanganui U18 girls 7's team who played & beat Horowhenua/ Kapiti girls in the curtain raiser at Cooks Gardens 15/10/16.

WHS 1st XV vs Metro 2016

WHS 1st XV vs Metro 2016

WHS 1st XV vs Feilding High School 2016.

WHS 1st XV vs Feilding High School 2016.

WHS 1st XV vs Feilding High School 2016.

WHS 1st XV vs Feilding High School 2016.

WHS 1st XV make back-to-back finals in the Manawatu Colts Comp in Palmerston North. Unfortunately they had victory snatched from their grasp by Massey White, Chronicle 15/8/16.

WHS 1st XV make back-to-back finals in the Manawatu Colts Comp in Palmerston North. Unfortunately they had victory snatched from their grasp by Massey White, Chronicle 15/8/16.

Dylan Bowater, Griffin Culver and Adam Bolt (Cullinane) from our WHS 1st XV who are this week at the U18 Hurricanes Rugby Camp along with Harry Unsworth from Collegiate, July 2016.

Dylan Bowater, Griffin Culver and Adam Bolt (Cullinane) from our WHS 1st XV who are this week at the U18 Hurricanes Rugby Camp along with Harry Unsworth from Collegiate, July 2016.

WHS first five Mitchell Millar played a major role in his team's win over the Dolphins scoring a try & kicking all conversions, Chronicle 29/6/16.

WHS first five Mitchell Millar played a major role in his team's win over the Dolphins scoring a try & kicking all conversions, Chronicle 29/6/16.

Metro first-five & ex WHS student Hareangi Meihana takes on WHS tackler Sheldon Pakinga-Manhire.  WHS 1st XV victorious in the 1st Whanganui derby of Manawatu Colts comp, Chronicle 20/6/16.

Metro first-five & ex WHS student Hareangi Meihana takes on WHS tackler Sheldon Pakinga-Manhire. WHS 1st XV victorious in the 1st Whanganui derby of Manawatu Colts comp, Chronicle 20/6/16.

WHS No7 Dylan Bowater (head gear) meets solid opposition at home on Saturday, Chronicle 18/5/16.

WHS No7 Dylan Bowater (head gear) meets solid opposition at home on Saturday, Chronicle 18/5/16.

Blair Osborne dots down for WHS during the 29-12 win over Bush in Wanganui.

Blair Osborne dots down for WHS during the 29-12 win over Bush in Wanganui.

Former WHS student Sosoli Talawadua, nee Tofa, joins the Black Ferns on tour of Canada.

Former WHS student Sosoli Talawadua, nee Tofa, joins the Black Ferns on tour of Canada.

Chris Breuer & Daniel Kauika included on the Hurricanes U18 Players selected for Development Camp.

Chris Breuer & Daniel Kauika included on the Hurricanes U18 Players selected for Development Camp.

WHS 1st XV poised for a strong finish in the Manawatu Club Rugby Colts in Palmerston Nth, June 2015.

WHS 1st XV poised for a strong finish in the Manawatu Club Rugby Colts in Palmerston Nth, June 2015.

Former WHS students Jack van Bussel, Scott Bowater & Sam Malcolm called for rugby U20 World Cup Squad 2015.

Former WHS students Jack van Bussel, Scott Bowater & Sam Malcolm called for rugby U20 World Cup Squad 2015.

WHS 1st XV reach top four in the Manawatu colts club competition.

WHS 1st XV reach top four in the Manawatu colts club competition.

Former WHS student Sam Malcolm called into the NZ U20 Rugby Team for the upcoming World Cup.

Former WHS student Sam Malcolm called into the NZ U20 Rugby Team for the upcoming World Cup.

WHS 1st XV Rugby Team, 2014.

WHS 1st XV Rugby Team, 2014.

Rugby Line-out.

Rugby Line-out.