TOUCH

(Photo: Girls Touch Team 2018)

Touch 2019

The school competes in the Whanganui Secondary Schools' regional competitions in March.

There are trials for a Girls and Boys team.

We also enter teams in Term 4 for the Whanganui Secondary School League.

Cost: Determined by competition entry

Teacher-in-Charge: Mr S Brown (brown.s@whs.ac.nz)
Coach: Mr Sean Brown

Teacher Profile:  Mr Brown has represented New Zealand in various age group and open grades as a player since 2001. Since coaching WHS from 2010 the team has participated at Nationals five times, making the finals in 2013 & 2014 and winning in 2015 and 2016!!

Congratulations WHS Girls Touch Team - Top 8 (7th) 2018 NZSS Touch Champs in Auckland 7-9 December 2018.

Congratulations WHS Girls Touch Team - Top 8 (7th) 2018 NZSS Touch Champs in Auckland 7-9 December 2018.

QLD All Schools Touch Tournament in Brisbane, Australia ️10-14 October 2018.

QLD All Schools Touch Tournament in Brisbane, Australia ️10-14 October 2018.

Girls  Team boarding for QLD All Schools Touch Tournament in Brisbane, Australia ️10-14 October 2018.

Girls Team boarding for QLD All Schools Touch Tournament in Brisbane, Australia ️10-14 October 2018.

Dining out at QLD All Schools Touch Tournament in Brisbane, Australia ️10-14 October 2018.

Dining out at QLD All Schools Touch Tournament in Brisbane, Australia ️10-14 October 2018.

Surfing at QLD All Schools Touch Tournament in Brisbane, Australia ️10-14 October 2018.

Surfing at QLD All Schools Touch Tournament in Brisbane, Australia ️10-14 October 2018.

2018 QLD All Schools Touch Tournament abandoned 13 October due to weather... our girls placed 2nd in pool so we came top 16!!

2018 QLD All Schools Touch Tournament abandoned 13 October due to weather... our girls placed 2nd in pool so we came top 16!!

Four former WHS students have been selected to represent NZ Touch teams. Ruhia Tamati (photo) Women's Touch team & the other 3; Mitchell Millar (photo) & twins Tyronne & Kelly Houltham U20 Mixed Touch team, RCP 24/5/18.

Four former WHS students have been selected to represent NZ Touch teams. Ruhia Tamati (photo) Women's Touch team & the other 3; Mitchell Millar (photo) & twins Tyronne & Kelly Houltham U20 Mixed Touch team, RCP 24/5/18.

WHS Touch Team raising funds to take part in the biggest touch tourny in the world.  The QLD All Schools Touch Football Champs 10-14 October 2018 & will feature a whopping 425 teams.

WHS Touch Team raising funds to take part in the biggest touch tourny in the world. The QLD All Schools Touch Football Champs 10-14 October 2018 & will feature a whopping 425 teams.

JUNIOR TEAM OF THE YEAR 2017, Whanganui Sports Awards 17/11/17 - WHS MIXED TOUCH TEAM !!

JUNIOR TEAM OF THE YEAR 2017, Whanganui Sports Awards 17/11/17 - WHS MIXED TOUCH TEAM !!

SENIOR TEAM OF THE YEAR, WSS Sports Awards 1/11/17 - WHS MIXED TOUCH TEAM (2016).

SENIOR TEAM OF THE YEAR, WSS Sports Awards 1/11/17 - WHS MIXED TOUCH TEAM (2016).

SENIOR TEAM OF THE YEAR, WSS Sports Awards 1/11/17 - WHS MIXED TOUCH TEAM; players present on the night; (left to right) Mahinarangi Millar-Potaka, Te Miringa Parkes, De-Ann Tyrell & Jordan Cohen.

SENIOR TEAM OF THE YEAR, WSS Sports Awards 1/11/17 - WHS MIXED TOUCH TEAM; players present on the night; (left to right) Mahinarangi Millar-Potaka, Te Miringa Parkes, De-Ann Tyrell & Jordan Cohen.

COACH OF THE YEAR - SEAN BROWN.  JUNIOR TEAM OF THE YEAR - WHS MIXED TOUCH TEAM (Ruhia Tamati & Mitchell Millar accepting the award), Whanganui Sports Awards 18/11/16.

COACH OF THE YEAR - SEAN BROWN. JUNIOR TEAM OF THE YEAR - WHS MIXED TOUCH TEAM (Ruhia Tamati & Mitchell Millar accepting the award), Whanganui Sports Awards 18/11/16.

The VICTORIOUS WHS MIXED TOUCH TEAM with their 2ND NATIONAL SECONDARY SCHOOLS TITLE in TWO YEARS!!  WINNERS 2015 & 2016!!

The VICTORIOUS WHS MIXED TOUCH TEAM with their 2ND NATIONAL SECONDARY SCHOOLS TITLE in TWO YEARS!! WINNERS 2015 & 2016!!

TEAM OF THE YEAR, WSS Sports Awards, 26/10/16 - WHS MIXED TOUCH TEAM.

TEAM OF THE YEAR, WSS Sports Awards, 26/10/16 - WHS MIXED TOUCH TEAM.

WHS - WINNERS of the TOUCH NATIONALS 2015!

WHS - WINNERS of the TOUCH NATIONALS 2015!

Mitchell Millar (in front) & Blair Osborne playing Mahurangi in Auckland 2015.

Mitchell Millar (in front) & Blair Osborne playing Mahurangi in Auckland 2015.

Mitchell Millar scoring a try playing Mahurangi in Auckland 2015.

Mitchell Millar scoring a try playing Mahurangi in Auckland 2015.

WHS RUNNERS-UP of the TOUCH NATIONALS 2013.

WHS RUNNERS-UP of the TOUCH NATIONALS 2013.

 Tanisha Houltham (with ball) playing Alfriston College; Touch Nationals, 2013.

Tanisha Houltham (with ball) playing Alfriston College; Touch Nationals, 2013.

Sam Malcolm (with ball) & Blair Osborne playing Alfriston College; Touch Nationals 2013.

Sam Malcolm (with ball) & Blair Osborne playing Alfriston College; Touch Nationals 2013.

NEW ZEALAND v AUSTRALIA 2012, SEAN BROWN in action (blue shoes).

NEW ZEALAND v AUSTRALIA 2012, SEAN BROWN in action (blue shoes).