Women's Rugby

Wellington has one of the largest, and most competitive Womens's Rugby grades in New Zealand. Not only do we have a good club competition, but our representative teams reguarly make the finals of their competitions; including the Farah Palmer Womens National Provincial Championship, and the annual National Sevens tournament held in Rotorua.

For more information on women's rugby go to the pages within this section...

Competing Clubs

Avalon was formed in 1994, and has been competing in the women's rugby competition for 12 seasons. 
They have won both the Fleurs & Victoria Tavern Trophies in their existence in 2001 and 2007 respectively.

Hutt Old Boys Marist was formed in 1999, and has been in our competition for 10 seasons.
They won in the Victoria Tavern Trophy in 1999 and 2006.
Johnsonville–Tawa is a merged team for 2016
The Johnsonville Rugby Football Club women's team was one of the Founding Clubs in 1990, and have been in our competition for 12 seasons.
Johnsonville won the Fleurs Trophy in 2008.
Tawa was also a Founding Club in 1990 and has been in our competition for 5 seasons.
Marist St Pats was formed in 2008, and have been in our competition for 7 seasons. After being merged with Poneke in 2014, and having the year off in 2015, they have returned this season.
Northern United was one of the Founding Clubs formed in 1990 and is the only club that has appeared in our Competition every season.
Into their 27
th Season they have, by far, been the most successful club having won the Fleurs Trophy 13 times and the Victoria Tavern Trophy 12 times.
Old Boys University was formed in 2001, and have appeared in our competition for 13 seasons.
They are yet to win any competitions, but are regularly one of the top three-four teams.
Oriental-Rongotai was formed in 1995, and is the second oldest Womens Club.
They have been in our competition for 20 seasons and have only won the Fleurs Trophy and Victoria Tavern Trophy once, both in 2014.
Poneke was formed in 1991, and is the third oldest women's club. Poneke have been in our competition for 18 seasons, and are yet to win any competitions.
Upper Hutt Rams is the newest Team in our Women Competition, starting this year.
Previously, their merger clubs, Upper Hutt and Rimutaka, have both had women's teams compete, with Upper Hutt beginning in 1998, and Rimutaka in 2002.
Wainuiomata is another of our Founding Clubs from 1990 and have been part of the competition for 13 season.
Their only trophy win was in 2012 when they won the  Victoria Tavern Trophy in 2012.

Other Clubs that have appeared over the last 27 years

Eketahuna (from Wairarapa) took part in our competition in 2010 to 2012 winning the Fleurs & Victoria Tavern in 2011.

Fort Dorset was one of our Founding Clubs in 1990 and only appeared in our competition in that year.

Paraparaumu took part for 1 year in our competition in 2003

Petone was formed in 1993 and took part in our competition for 10 years. Winning the Fleurs Trophy in 1994.

Paremata-Plimmerton was the inaugural Womens competition winner in 1990 before Fleurs and Victoria Tavern Trophies arrived. A founding club they appeared in our competition for 6 years.

Stokes Valley another Founding club from 1990 won the Womens competition in 1991 and 1992 again before Fleurs and Victoria Tavern arrived. They have appeared in our competition for 14 years.

Western Suburbs was formed in 1991 and have appeared in our competition for 7 years.

Wellington was another founding member in 1990. They appeared in our competition for 13 years and are the second most club to have won titles in our competition. Winning the Fleurs 4 times and Victoria Tavern 3 times.