Napier Boys’ High School: 32 (Oliver Penno 2, Sam McNicol, Sean Morrison tries; Ethan Bradley 3 con, 2 pen) Wellington College: 30 (Kemara Hauiti-Parapa, Tamati Hauraki-Tyrell, Te Wharerangi Kea, Leni Apisai tries; Pakaitore Turia 2 con, 2 pen)
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.
Otago Boys’ High School: 30 (Josh Dickson, Ben Miller, Aleki Morris tries; Sam Ellis 3 con, 3 pen) Napier Boys’ High School: 16 (Jessie Paewai, Shae Tucker tries; Trinity Spooner 2 pen)
In the Hawke’s Bay the annual Ross Shield representative rugby tournament for promising intermediate players is a pathway to greater things for many boys.
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)
The 1962 Scindian On Mr Milburn: “He has contributed much more than could be adequately expressed by words.” Robert (Bert) Hope Milburn taught at Napier Boys’ High School from 1921-1962. He is officially the longest serving staff member in the college’s history – a history that stretches back to 1872. More remarkably, he coached the [...]
In 2002, Napier Boys’ High School boasted an experienced and highly rated team that was expected to be a formidable unit. Napier duly swept all of their traditional rivals, won their local competition and even captured the Super 8 title as unbeaten winners. At the National Top Four, they reached the final for a fourth [...]
Napier Boys High School: 17 (Ollie Penno 2, Morgan Poi tries, Trinity Spooner 1 con) Tauranga Boys College: 14 ( Max Shroder, Dan Hollandhead tries: Hollandhead 2 con) HT: 17-0, Napier Boys
Lead changes, faultless goal kicking, a late comeback and a confusing climax were all elements that contributed to making the third place game between St Bede’s College and Napier Boys High School a memorable contest. From the outset it was obvious the game was going to be exciting. Napier spun the ball wide and fullback [...]