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.
Hamilton Boys’ High School 39 (Kereti Tonga, Wade McLean-Te Huia, Ben Finau, Harrison Levien, Regan Ware tries, Bryn Gatland, 4 conversions 2 penalties) St Peter’s Cambridge 0. HT: 20-0 Hamilton Boys
Recent seasons for the First XV at St Peter’s have been among the most successful in the schools history. A series of historic first’s have been achieved as St Peter’s has become one of the best rugby schools in the Waikato
St Peter’s Cambridge has produced only one All Black, but the player concerned was a fine role model at school and later a high quality Waikato stalwart.
In the midst of the great depression of the 1930’s Arthur Broadhurst, an Oxford educated Scotsman, traveled the world seeking a site to fulfill his dream of owning and administering an exclusive boy’s prepatory boarding school. He found his dream site here in New Zealand and purchased a 90 acre farm in Cambridge in the [...]