RECOGNISING
ACHIEVEMENT IN SPORT

Each year we rely on Sports Organisations, parents and students to help ensure we keep up to date with the achievements of each student within the school.

Sports on Offer

Adventure Racing

Adventure Racing is a sport that involves a lot of endurance of athletes. Teams are set with many physical and mental challenges in conditions that will test all aspects of their wellbeing. 

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Our girls partner up with Hamilton Boys High School and train and compete within Get2Go Challenges within the region.

Competition Fees:
These are dependent on the enrolment into the events and will be communicated to families well in advance to ensure there is enough time to make payments.

Events are throughout the year, such has Hillary Challenge and Get2Go.

For any queries or questions within regards to Adventure Racing contact Mrs Johnstone who is the teacher in charge [email protected]

Athletics

Athletics at Hamilton Girls’ High School brings students who train with and compete for a variety of coaches and clubs to compete together locally, regionally and nationally for Hamilton Girls’ High School in Regional and National Secondary School competitions.

JUNIORS REGISTER HERE

SENIORS REGISTER HERE

Badminton

Badminton is a growing sport at HGHS. We have a programme that is run after school in the large gym on a Tuesday where a Coach comes in from Waikato Badminton Association.

REGISTER HERE

There is then the opportunity for the willing and competitive players to progress into the Waikato Interschools competition.

Season: Term 2 & 3

Game day: Tuesday

Venue: HGHS Gym & Various Schools

Uniform: Polo Shirt provided & Black Shorts

Season Fees:

Basketball 3x3

Basketball has a rich history at our school with our Senior Premier team qualifying for New Zealand Secondary Schools each year in Palmerston North during the Term 3 Holidays, with a competitive and successful track record, 

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Our teams participate in the local Waikato Secondary Schools Competition and play at school and community gymnasiums within Hamilton, Cambridge and Te Aroha during the weekdays.

Season: Term 2 & 3

Game day: Tuesday Juniors & Friday Seniors

Venue: Various Gyms in Hamilton, Cambridge & Te Aroha

Uniform: Playing Uniform is supplied for our Basketball teams, and appropriate footwear is required while playing.

Trial Dates: TBC – Check Student Notices

Season Fees:

All tournaments and exchange games are additional to the seasons fees stated above. Our Senior and Junior Premier team attend a regional qualifying tournament 

It is expected that a deposit of $40 is to be paid prior to attending trials. This contributes towards the season’s fees, and is non refundable due to a change of mind post trialling. It is our hope that every student registered will make a team, and in cases of limited numbers this would be refunded in this instance only. All fees need to be paid in full prior to the commencement of the competition.

Basketball 5x5

Basketball has a rich history at our school with our Senior Premier team qualifying for New Zealand Secondary Schools each year in Palmerston North during the Term 3 Holidays, with a competitive and successful track record.

REGISTER HERE

Our teams participate in the local Waikato Secondary Schools Competition and play at school and community gymnasiums within Hamilton, Cambridge and Te Aroha during the weekdays.

Season: Term 2 & 3

Game day: Tuesday Juniors & Friday Seniors

Venue: Various Gyms in Hamilton, Cambridge & Te Aroha

Uniform: Playing Uniform is supplied for our Basketball teams, and appropriate footwear is required while playing.

Trial Dates: TBC – Check Student Notices

Season Fees:

All tournaments and exchange games are additional to the seasons fees stated above. Our Senior and Junior Premier team attend a regional qualifying tournament 

It is expected that a deposit of $40 is to be paid prior to attending trials. This contributes towards the season’s fees, and is non refundable due to a change of mind post trialling. It is our hope that every student registered will make a team, and in cases of limited numbers this would be refunded in this instance only. All fees need to be paid in full prior to the commencement of the competition.

Canoe Polo

We are excited to have the opportunity to host the Waikato interschools Canoe Polo competition at HGHS School Pool. This sport kickstarted off in 2020 and we are happy to have it continue and hope it grows stronger.

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Hamilton Canoe Polo club use our pool facilities to coach and run the competition.

Season: Term 1 & 4

Game day: Wednesday

Venue: HGHS Pool

Uniform: Supply own Swimwear

Trial Dates:  Trials not required, All are welcome. Contact Ms Hall for start of season dates.

Season Fees:  

All fees need to be paid in full prior to the commencement of the competition.

Any queries or questions with regards to Canoe Polo please contact Ms Hall who is the teacher in charge [email protected] 

 

Cricket

Cricket has had increasing interest over the years and we would like to see our girls qualify for the Gillette Cup one year..could 2021 be the year?!

REGISTER HERE

Our team competes in the local competition which is detailed below:

Season: Term 1, 16 February 2021 through to and including Tuesday 30 March 2021

Game day: Tuesday

Venue: Various Schools & Community grounds

Uniform: Polo Shirt supplied & Own Cricket whites

Trial Dates: TBC – Check School Notices

Season Fees:

It is expected that a deposit of $40 is to be paid prior to attending trials. This contributes towards the season’s fees, and is non refundable due to a change of mind post trialling. It is our hope that every student registered will make a team, and in cases of limited numbers this would be refunded in this instance only. All fees need to be paid in full prior to the commencement of the competition.

Any queries or questions with regards to Cricket please contact Mr Missen who is the teacher in charge [email protected] 

Equestrian

HGHS Equestrian team compete in Show Jumping, Show Hunter and Dressage events every term. It is a requirement that you have your own horse of access to a horse to compete within this team. 

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Season: Term 1, 2, 3

Venues: St Peters Arena + others in Waikato

Uniform: Polo Shirt & Riding Pants

Season Fees: Costings per event entered

Any queries or questions with regards to Equestrian please contact Mrs Le Miere [email protected] or Mrs McGuire [email protected]

Football

Football has a strong tradition at HGHS with a few NZ White Ferns walking through our gates and an outstanding achievement of our Premier 1st XI coming runners up at the NZSS Premier Cup Football tournament in 2018.

REGISTER HERE

Season: Term 2 & 3

Venues: Various fields in Waikato region

Uniform: Premier Team Kit supplied

Trial Dates: TBC – Check Student Notices

Seasons Fees:

All tournaments and exchange games are additional to the seasons fees stated above.

It is expected that a deposit of $40 is to be paid prior to attending trials. This contributes towards the season’s fees, and is non refundable due to a change of mind post trialling. It is our hope that every student registered will make a team, and in cases of limited numbers this would be refunded in this instance only. All fees need to be paid in full prior to the commencement of the competition.

Any queries or questions with regards to Football please contact Ms Berridge [email protected] 

Futsal

Futsal is a popular sport that has grown with our Football community at HGHS. Our Premier Senior team attend the NZSS Futsal Nationals in Wellington in Term 1 each year.

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Season: Term 1 & 4

Game Days: Juniors Friday Nights, Seniors Sunday Afternoons

Venues: The Peak Rototuna and Various Hamilton Based School

Uniform: TBC

Trial Dates: TBC – Check Student Notices

Seasons Fees:
All tournaments and exchange games are additional to the seasons fees stated above.

It is expected that a deposit of $40 is to be paid prior to attending trials. This contributes towards the season’s fees, and is non refundable due to a change of mind post trialling. It is our hope that every student registered will make a team, and in cases of limited numbers this would be refunded in this instance only. All fees need to be paid in full prior to the commencement of the competition.

Any queries or questions with regards to Futsal please contact Ms Berridge [email protected]

Gym Sports

Gym sports are all things Gymnastic and Trampoline related. For the girls that wish to compete within the School Competitions and represent the school this is a possibility both individually and pending numbers for team events.

Please contact the Sports office in relation to this sport.

REGISTER HERE

Hockey

Hockey is a popular sport at HGHS with great achievements attained by our girls. Our 1st XI team attend the Federation Cup tournament each year in Term 3 and our 2nd XI attend the Marie Fry tournament.

REGISTER HERE

Season: Term 2 & 3

Game Days: Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday (pending team grade)

Venues: Gallaghers Turf, St Pauls Turf, St Peters Turf

Uniform: Premier 1st XI Uniform Supplied, all other teams to purchase Please click here

Trial Dates: Weeks 5,6,7 Tuesday 1.45-3.45pm

Seasons Fees:

All tournaments and exchange games are additional to the seasons fees stated above.

It is expected that a deposit of $40 is to be paid prior to attending trials. This contributes towards the season’s fees, and is non refundable due to a change of mind post trialling. It is our hope that every student registered will make a team, and in cases of limited numbers this would be refunded in this instance only. All fees need to be paid in full prior to the commencement of the competition.

Any questions, or queries please contact Miss White [email protected]

Inline Hockey

Inline Hockey is a developing sport at HGHS. Our teams play each week at the Hamilton City Rink. Our Premier team attended Nationals one year which was a great experience for them and we hope to continue to grow the sport to continue to do so. As a school we have some loan skates available for new girls to give it a go.

REGISTER HERE

Season: All year, Term 1 dates 25th Feb – 15th April

Game Days: Thursday evening

Venues: Hamilton Inline Hockey Club

Uniform: Supplied Tops 

Trial Dates: Please keep an eye out on the Student Notices

Seasons Fees:
Any questions, or queries please contact Miss Jellyman [email protected]

Ki-O-Rahi

Ki O Rahi is a traditional Maori game that is full of speed, agility and intensity. For this sport we combine with Hamilton Boys High School and have a combined team that has competed in the Waikato Secondary School Competitions and have in past years attended the National Secondary School championships by winning the qualifying tournaments.

If you are interested in this sport please contact the Sports office for more information.

REGISTER HERE

Lacrosse

Lacrosse is a growing sport in the Waikato and we are strongly competitive in this sport. Our Premier team attends the National tournament each year where we have placed 3rd.

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Our school has some goggles, and sticks with the opportunity to loan out to players to give it a go as well.

Season: Term 2 & 3

Venues: Tamahere Reserve

Uniform: Premier Team Supplied

Trial Dates: Please keep an eye out on the Student Notices

Seasons Fee:

All tournaments and exchange games are additional to the seasons fees stated above.

It is expected that a deposit of $40 is to be paid prior to attending trials. This contributes towards the season’s fees, and is non refundable due to a change of mind post trialling. It is our hope that every student registered will make a team, and in cases of limited numbers this would be refunded in this instance only. All fees need to be paid in full prior to the commencement of the competition.

Netball

Netball is our largest sport code at HGHS with over 30 teams competing in our local Hamilton City Competition, from social/friendship grade to aspiring Silver Ferns.

HGHS Netball Facebook Page

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HGHS has a Premier structure consisting of Premier, Premier Reserves and Premier Development teams along with Year graded teams.

Season: Term 2 & 3

Venues: Hamilton City Netball & The Peak Event Centre

Uniform: Premier Team Only supplied, all other teams to purchase dress
Please click here

Trial Dates:

Term 1: Weeks 2, 3 & 4
 Year 9s – Tuesdays 1.30-5pm , Starting 9th Feb

Year 10s – Wednesdays 3.30-5pm, Starting 10th Feb 

Year 11-13 – Thursdays 3.30-5pm , Starting 11th Feb

*Trials will continue on these days for each year group for the month of Feb

Absentees must email to [email protected]  

Seasons Fees: Saturday Secondary School Teams $140.00

Open grade Teams additional $50.00 to above cost (Total: $190)

Premier Team additional $110.00 to above cost (Total: $250)

*If any teams enter the Monday Night League additional fees will need to be applied.

All tournaments and exchange games are additional to the seasons fees stated above.

It is expected that a deposit of $40 is to be paid prior to attending trials. This contributes towards the season’s fees, and is non refundable due to a change of mind post trialling. It is our hope that every student registered will make a team, and in cases of limited numbers this would be refunded in this instance only. All fees need to be paid in full prior to the commencement of the competition.

Our Netball programme caters to the development of Student Umpires and Student Coaches along with open skill sessions for all girls to participate in.

For all questions and queries please contact Kim Howard [email protected] Director of Netball

Rock Climbing

Our Rock Climbing team attends the Waikato Secondary Schools Event each year at Extreme Edge in Hamilton.

For all questions and queries please contact Mrs Cawkwell [email protected]

REGISTER HERE

Rowing

HGHS has a growing Rowing program with our excellent coaching team aspiring to become a competitive national crew. Each year we attend various regattas including Maadi Cup. The Rowing Season is from Term 4 and Term 1 of the following year.

For all questions and queries please contact Kim Howard [email protected]

REGISTER HERE 

Learn to Row Registration 

Rugby

Rugby 15s has a successful history at Hamilton Girls’ High School since it’s introduction as a sport in 2012. Each year we have fielded 1st and 2nd XV teams and participate in the local Secondary Schools Competition.

Premier 15’s REGISTER HERE 

15’s REGISTER HERE 

From their each year we have qualified to attend the Top 4 National competition in Palmerston North, where we have held this title 4 times to date.

Season: Term 2 & 3

Venues: Various Schools around Waikato

Uniform:

Trial Dates:

Seasons Fees:

Any queries or questions please contact the Teacher in Charge Mr Scott [email protected] 

Rugby 7's

Rugby 7s have had a good history within our Sports at Hamilton Girls High School. With a sport that is developing rapidly for females we have had a great run of past Old Girls’ being signed with Black Ferns 7s Contracts.

TERM 1 REGISTER HERE

TERM 4 REGISTER HERE

To date we have had 8 Old girls signed up as Black Ferns 7s players, a common dream for up and coming athletes.Condors National tournament is what we competitively attend each year and have been crowned the National Champions in 2017. 

Season: Term 1 & 4

Venues: Cambridge Rugby Park (Local Competition)

Softball

Softball is a sport that is in search for some keen participants to grow the game. Historically we have had a strong Senior and Junior team. Our Senior team regularly attend each year the A grade tier National Secondary Championships where we have been crowned as National Champions.

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Our current Coach is super keen to see this exist again at Hamilton Girls’ High and looking for willing participants.

Season: Term 1 & Term 4

Venues:

Uniform:

Trial Dates:

Season Fees:

For any queries please contact the sports office.

Squash

Our Squash team attend the Waikato Secondary School team and Individual tournaments each year and have a proud history of retaining these titles for the last 6 years. We wish to grow the team depth to be eligible to compete at the NZSS Squash Nationals.

REGISTER HERE

For all questions and queries please contact Mrs Calder [email protected]

Swimming

Swimming exists of girls training within clubs and swim squads and competing at school competitions under Hamilton Girls’ High School.

SWIMMING SPORTS REGISTER HERE

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Each of the school events, Waikato Secondary Schools, North Island Championships and National Secondary Schools Camps has been up to each of the swimmers eligibility if they are available to attend.

Also should their be a need, for a Learn to Swim programme this could be an option of availability in Term 1 in our School pool, but will be dependant on numbers and teacher availability.

For queries and questions please contact Miss Powell [email protected]

Tennis

Tennis is available at HGHS from the opportunity to ‘give it a go’ with lunchtime sessions with Mr Farrell or for more organised structure of the local weekly competition and attending the Waikato Secondary School Championships.

For any queries and questions please contact the sports office

REGISTER HERE

Touch

Touch has a proud history at Hamilton Girls’ High School. We enter the local competition and attend the qualifying tournament and National Secondary School Championships each year. 

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Alternate years we have also attended tournaments in Australia, pre COVID. Whaea Hollie is our Coach of our Premier side and coordinator for our school touch programme, and she has an exceptional rapport with our girls. We have had several girls partaking in Waikato and National age group teams and represented internationally.

Season:

Venues:

Uniform:

Trial Dates:

Season Fees:

For all questions and queries contact Whaea Hollie [email protected] 

Triathlon

We have an enthusiastic student who is looking to participate in her events with other girls within the school. So if your interested please contact the sports office for more information and I am sure she would love the company to train and compete with under HGHS.

REGISTER HERE

Volleyball

Volleyball is a popular sport for the Juniors in term 4 as well as the Seniors in Term 1. We enter our Local Waikato Schools competition and are looking to get back into competing in the Senior National Secondary Schools Championships in Summer Tournament week at the end of Term 1.

REGISTER HERE

Season: Term 1: Seniors, Term 3 & 4: Juniors

Venues: Fraser High School, Rototuna The Peak, Hillcrest High School

Uniform: Supplied

Trial Dates: Please contact Mrs Rakete 

Season Fees:

For all queries and questions please contact Mrs Rakete [email protected] 

Waka Ama

Waka Ama is a strong programme at HGHS. We affiliate to the club situated over the hill in the Hamilton lake. Each year we attend the National Secondary School Nationals at Rotorua Blue Lake.

REGISTER HERE

Season: Term 1

Venues: Training at Hamilton Lake

Uniform:

Trial Dates:

Season Fees:

For all queries and questions please contact Mr Tepania [email protected]

Waterpolo

Water polo is a fantastic team sport and we have a fabulous squad of girls playing who would love you to join the team.  Even if you haven’t played we have experienced coaches who can show you the ropes and in no time you too will be enjoying this fast growing sport.

REGISTER HERE

This year we have a full itinerary with the Senior Waikato Competition, North Island tournament in Wellington, Nationals in Auckland – and that’s only term 1!   The beginning of the year is a great time to join , we have use of the school pool for swim training and also train Mondays and Tuesdays at Waterworld.   Games are Monday and Wednesday nights and Seniors and Juniors play this term.   

So if you’ve played water polo before, or would like to give it a go or would like to find out more information, register online.  Water polo starts 9th February at Water world.

Season: All year, term 1 starts 9th Feb

Venues: Water World, Te Rapa

Uniform: HGHS Water Polo Togs

Trial Dates: Come to HGHS pool to have a go in week 2-3 of term 1. 

Season Fees:

For all queries and questions contact the Sports Department.