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Women's Club Rugby

The Bay of Plenty Rugby Union is passionate about providing exciting opportunities for female athletes to play the game of rugby creating viable pathways to the representative level.

How does Women's club rugby Work?

The Baywide Club Women's competition features clubs from all three sub-unions including the Tauranga, Rotorua and the Whakatane area. There is one grade that caters for all ages (16+) and sizes.

The 2017 Womens teams are confirmed as:
• Whakarewarewa (Rotorua)
• Rangiuru (Te Puke)
• Rangataua (Tauranga)
• Waimana (Whakatane)
• Rotoiti (Rotorua)
• Waikite (Rotorua)
• Te Whanau apanui (East Coast)

When are games played?

Games are generally played on a Sunday with a 1pm kick-off.

Who can play Women's club rugby (15's and 7's)?

Click here to view a simple diagram showing who can play

When does the Season start?

The Baywide Club Women's club season generally starts early May with semi finals being played at the end of July. There will be Women''s Club Rugby Meeting at 6pm on Monday 12th February 2018 (Eastern Districts,Paengaroa) to finalise a start date and competition structure.

What representative teams are availiable?

Club rugby is a pathway into our local representative teams, including the Bay of Plenty Volcanix and Bay of Plenty Women’s Sevens teams with potential pathways to the Black Ferns and NZ Women’s Sevens squads.

Further Information:


Still to be finalised.

Coaching Courses

Click here to find the latest coaching courses

Forms, Rulings and Policies

Click here to find out further information around rulings, policies and useful forms for your team

Club Contacts

Click here to find a Womens rugby club team near you

Club Highlights - Womens Pre Season


2017 Baywide Women's Club Rugby Winners - Waikite

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