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.
St Patrick’s College, Silverstream: 6 (Josh Robertson-Weepu 2 pen) Wellington College: 3 (Luke Campbell 1 pen)
In 2009, South African born Reg Goodes earned selection for the New Zealand Secondary Schools’ team from the Wellington College First XV. Goodes is now a member of the Hurricanes and Wellington Lions. Wellington College coach Greg Sharland joked that Goodes declaration of allegiance to the All Blacks earned him his residency.
Wellington College: 31 (Penalty try, Ulutoto Malu, Ben Tuiomanufili, Nelson Asofa Solomona, Nathan Blundell tries, Luke Campbell 3 con) Nelson College: 31 (Tom Hill, Kerehama Barrett, Steven Soper, Te Puoho Stephens tries, Mitchell Drummond, 3 pen, 1 con)
Christchurch Boys’ High School: 15 (Jordon Stone, Hugo Nankivell, Fletcher Smith tries) Wellington College: 14 (Ezekiel Sopoaga 2 tries, Luke Campbell 2 con) HT: 5-0
Wellington College: 24 (Etimani Sului 2, Nelson Asofa-Solomona tries, Luke Campbell 3 con, 1 pen) St Pats Silverstream: 11 (Dylan Hayes 1 try, Chase Tiatia 2 pen)