International Rugby Programme

Kelston Boys' High School has a long history of successful schoolboy Rugby and is known around the world as a top Rugby school.

Year after year KBHS produces winning teams of talented young men, who achieve through the dedication of highly experienced KBHS Staff and top sporting specialists from around New Zealand, this expertise is unequalled in New Zealand at the secondary school level.

Kelston Boys’ High School is arguably one of the most successful rugby schools in New Zealand. The Kelston Boys' High School Rugby programme has produced a long and rich history of Rugby successes within New Zealand and around the world.

The school’s 1st XV rugby team’s successes have included:

  • Winners of the Sanix World Rugby Youth Tournament in 1998 & 2012.
  • Winners of six National New Zealand Secondary Schools titles - 1977, 1989, 1995, 1996, 1999, 2011 & 2021
  • Winner of the National Condor 7s Tournament 2002, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2017

The International Rugby Programme (IRB) to overseas individuals, schools and teams

  • The Programme can be tailored to specific requirements
  • Is available to both boys and girls.
  • Can include ESOL classes based on Rugby
  • Offers specific Coach/Manager sessions and mentoring.
  • This can include integration with mainstream classes.
  • Provides homestays with local families

Our 2023 Rugby Programme will be available to view soon!

Available in Japanese soon.