Mount Albert Grammar School: 9 (George Edwards 3 pen) tied St Kentigern College: 9 (William Raea 3 pen)
De La Salle College: 11 (Tomasi Aoake try; Kitione Toia 2 pen) Kelston Boys’ High School: 8 (Peter Scanlan try; Roland Alaiasa 1 pen) HT: 8-5, Kelston
In the seventies, De La Salle College in Auckland was known more for its soccer than its rugby. The decile one college in Mangere even won National titles in the round ball code. Since 1999 the flagship team at the school has undoubtedly been the First XV. A perennial championship contender in the tough 1A [...]
Interest in college rugby might be at an all-time high. In 2012 the Rugby Channel’s Landrover First XV series televised 34 matches from Wakworth to Gore and no less than 12,000 spectators attended the 1A Auckland championship final at Eden Park.
St Kentigern College: 22 (Sione Mafielo, Dillon Wihongi Broc Hooper tries; Hooper 2 con, 1 pen) Auckland Grammar School: 7 (William Cosgriff try; Shaun Stevenson 1 con)
Auckland Grammar School: 18 (Renata Roberts- Te Nana 6 pen) Kelston Boys’ High School: 16 (Michael Sele try, Matt Vaega 3 pen, 1 con) HT: 10-6, Kelston
Auckland Grammar School: 29 (Josh Minhinnick 2, George Hitchcock, Renata Roberts- Te Nana tries, Roberts-Te Nana 3 con, 1 pen) King’s College: 15 (Bram Egli 5 pen)
Auckland Grammar School: 26 (George Hitchcock 2, Akira Ioane tries, Renata Roberts-Tenana 3 pen, 1 con) Sacred Heart College: 24 (Solomone Kata, Jamie Lane, Amanaki Savieti tries, Joe Collins 3 con) HT: 13-10, Auckland Grammar.