Cambridge High School: 29 (Josh Gascoigne 2, Brogan Bayliss, Issac van der Valk tries; Gascogine 3 con, 1 pen) Feilding High School: 8 (Ben Whale try, Jack Stratton 1 pen)
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 [...]
They say “what goes up must come down” but, though Christchurch lost their first game in two seasons in 2006, they remained peerless. Christchurch defended the World Cup, the Moascar Cup and the National title in yet another epic season.
From 2004 to 2006 Christchurch Boys’ High School produced a series of remarkable teams that lost just one of 66 games over the 3 years, winning by an average score of 38-7. In this time Christchurch defended the Moascar Cup a record 22 times, won the Press Cup three years running and were joint national [...]
In 1999 Christchurch Boys’ High School won 22 games in a row and made the National Top 4 final against Kelston Boys High School, narrowly losing, 18-21. From 2001-2003 Christchurch were Press Cup champions, losing just one match in three years in the competition. By 2004, with three New Zealand Secondary Schools players in their [...]
Deon Muir On 1991: “I’m sure what happened in ‘91’ will bring fond memories to us all” Charles Timutimu On Philosophy: “My philosophy was get out there and enjoy yourself! How you played on the field was reflective on yourself. Amanaki Palavi, Wesley Coach, 1992-1999, On St Stephen’s: “The matches between us and them were [...]
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 [...]
Fifteen minutes of brilliance and stoic second half defence earned Kelston Boys High School a trip to the National Top 4 final for the first time in 12 years. After an even start, with tries traded by Lolagi Visinia (Kelston Fullback) and Chris Hewitt, (Napier Hooker) the Blues champions scored three sublime tries to lead [...]
Napier Boys High School continued their giant killing exploits in the Hurricanes finals today stunning Super 8 Champions Gisborne Boys High School, 23-21 to earn an unexpected but thoroughly deserved place at the National Top Four.