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Sevens Rugby to be Introduced in 2018

posted 14 Nov 2017, 15:18 by Debbie Stevens
In 2018, Waikato Diocesan School will be adding Sevens Rugby to its list of extra-curricular sporting codes. Currently, there are 12 schools in the Waikato that play Sevens Rugby and offer this code to girls. Two of these teams are off to the New Zealand Secondary Schools' Condor 7's Championship in three weeks time.

There has already been a lot of interest from students, but we are now reaching out to our Dio School community to secure coaches and managers.

Our aim is to attend the North Island Secondary Schools' Championships in Mt Maunganui on the 22/23 March next year and to have two teams: U15 and U19. Squads would be 12-14 players and training would commence at the very start of Term 1 in 2018. There will be some lead-up games to the North Island event with other Waikato teams. If there is enough interest and numbers are good we would consider continuing Rugby into the winter and enter a 1st XV team in the Open Girls' competition in Terms 2 and 3.

If you are able to help out with this sporting code, please contact: Mark Cornaga, Director of Sports 
phone:  (07) 8552038 ext. 2707 
Mob: 0276549944