Wanderers Rugby

Wanderers Rugby

Senior Rugby

We currently compete in several competitions in the Tasman Rugby Union championships. Div 1, Div 2, Women’s and Presidents. We welcome all players


For further information contact Jimmy van der Colk, Director of Sport

Email: jimmy@wandererssports.co.nz

Phone: 0277146160

Senior Fees - 2022

Early bird fees apply if you register and pay by 10 April.

Div 1: $120 before 10 April ($125 from 11 April)

Div 2: $120 before 10 April ($125 from 11 April)

Women: $80 before 10 April ($85 from 11 April)

Presidents: $25 before 10 April ($30 from 11 April)


senior season dates - 2022

Div 1 and Div 2 are to begin on 2 April. Women begin 9 April. 


Junior & Youth Rugby

We commence our season in Term 2 and provide Grades from Under 6 to Under 14. 

Under 6 and Under 7 play 'Rippa Rugby'. Tackle commences at Under 8.


Please contact:

Andy Bunny (JAB Rep) - 0292008382, or;

Jimmy van der Colk (Director of Sports) - 0277146160 or jimmy@wandererssports.co.nz

Junior & Youth Fees - 2022

Early bird fees apply if you register and pay by 10 April. 

Under 6 - 8: $70 Early Bird Fee ($75 from 11 April)

Under 9 - 13: $80 Early Bird Fee ($85 from 11 April)

Family Registration: $135 Early Bird Fee ($140 from 11 April)

junior & Youth Season dates - 2022

All junior rugby is set to start on 7 May. 

Goodman 7's Tournament is to be played on 13 August. 

Mike 7's Tournament is to be played on 20 August. 

junior & Youth Clothing

Team shirts will be provided by the club to each team. However, all players must have their own shorts and socks. 

Junior and youth shorts and shirts can be purchased using our online form. 



Since the formation of the Tasman Rugby Union in 2005 Wanderers have competed with distinction
in the Club championships.

Div 1 -- Champions in 2015 & 2016 and semi-finalists in

2017 & 2019.

Div 2 -- Champions

Super rugby honours 2018 and 2019 – Ryan Coxon


Mako representative honours in 2019 are

Ryan Coxon and Sione Havili.

FPC Mako representatives 2019 are Tamara Silcock and Amelia Hammett.

Mako U/19 representatives 2019 are Zyon Holo, Chris Hala'ufia, Apetone Vaka and Jake Goeddert.



To create an environment that increases participation, aspires all towards excellence and maintains the proud history at Taylors Wanderers RFC in the game of rugby.

Rugby Future Vision
Rugby Future Vision

We will achieve this by providing a welcoming inclusive, enjoyable and safe environment, with top class facilities and support, encouraging all players, coaches, referees and administrators to reach their full potential.


Wanderers JAB VISION:


To create a Positive Learning Environment for all our children that will be:

 •      Based on small-sided games/activities that include everyone,

        are enjoyable, and have an element of competition to develop

        players’ skills
 •     Encouraging skill learning for everyone (slow starters may be

       successful later)
 •     Keeping activity levels high - less talking, more activity


•     Only focusing on one or two key factors at a time
•     Involving players in their own learning through asking questions
•     Allowing all players to experience every playing position

       -  the prop of today could be the halfback tomorrow! 
•     Using a range of different coaching styles during sessions
•     Reviewing sessions through self-reflection, discussion with

      other coaches and players


•     Sessions will be fun, varied, and enjoyable for all
•     Rewarding effort as well as achievement - ensuring players

      understand that success comes from working to be better

      players; Avoiding a 'win at all costs’ attitude                      
•     Promoting respect for opponents, match officials and



•     We will ensure all activities are safe – all coaches will complete

      the Rugby Ready and concussion management

•     Online learning modules guaranteeing their suitability to coach

•    We will stop the session immediately if safety is being

•    We will include appropriate warm-up and cool-down every time

     to ensure the players development and competencies
•    We will be consistent when dealing with poor behaviour.




Clubrooms Phone:

03 542 3344


Wanderers Rugby Club email:




Clubrooms Phone:

03 542 3344


Wanderers Rugby Club email: