St Patrick’s College, Silverstream: 21 (Troy Mohr, Josh Robertson-Weepu, Sola Toomata tries; Robertson-Weepu, 2 pen) Gisborne Boys’ High School: 13 (Beau Kurarangi, Baxter McKay 2 pen, 1 con)
Gisborne Boys’ High School Magazine On The 1970 First XV:“The 1970 First XV deserves to occupy a foremost place in the annals of Gisborne Boys’ High School rugby. Their record speaks for itself.” Dick Glover returned to Gisborne Boys’ High School in 1970 after a brief spell at Auckland Grammar School. He wasn’t supposed to coach the [...]
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.
Napier Boys’ High School: 22 (Sam McNicol, Caleb Makene, Ollie Penno tries; Trinity Spooner 2 con, 1 pen) Gisborne Boys’ High School: 12 (Jared Proffit 2 tries; Beaudien Waaka 1 con)
Gisborne Boys’ High School: 24 (Sam Tallott, Toa Halafihi, Lewis Makowharemahihi-Kingi tries, Beaudien Waaka 3 con, 1 pen) St Patrick’s College, Silverstream: 7 (Chase Tiatia try, Josh Robertson-Weepu 1 con)
Hamilton Boys’ High School: 30 (Mikaere Beattie, Kaleb Foote, Brodi McCuran tries, Te Raina Richards-Coxhead 3 pen, 3 con) Gisborne Boys’ High School: 13 (Beaudien Waaka, Jonte Lexmond tries, Waaka pen)
From 1954-1958, Gisborne Boys’ High School was unbeaten in 20 consecutive interschool games. The years 1959-63 were not so kind. In 1964 a relative novice entered the scene and big things started to happen again. R.K. Glover was on his way to becoming a Boys High great!