Rugby Union is played in two main formats in the secondary schools, that being as  15  a side and 7 a side. At times 10 a side competitions maybe staged. Rugby is available in the majority of schools for both Boys and Girls in 15’s and 7’s.

Schools rugby in the region is governed by the Waikato Secondary School Rugby Association and administration in collaboration with Waikato Rugby Union. King Country schools play as part of the Waikato SS Rugby Association competition, while the Thames Valley schools play under Thames Valley Rugby Union.

Waikato Secondary Schools rugby competition structures are currently being reviewed with a  focus on trying to achieve the most desirable 1st XV competition


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Once you have clicked on this link and it opens up,

1. Click on Waikato as your region

2. Click club and choose rugby in drop box, then start search. Scroll to the bottom of the page were it says Can’t see your organisation? Click here to add it and follow the on screen instructions

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