College Rugby

Updated: Big games in this Weekend’s rugby


Scots College and St Pat’s Silverstream will be reaching out for Hurricanes First XV semi-final wins tomorrow. PHOTO: Andy McArthur. By Scott MacLean This weekend’s rugby kicks off this evening with the Wellington U19s and Hurricanes Heartland sides meeting at the Stadium and the ions and Canterbury following on from that. Fewer games on tomorrow

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Short Passes 19 August + Pride squad named


Above: Tawa College won the Premier 2 college final in a splash on Saturday. PHOTO: Andy McArthur. Update: The Wellington Pride squad for the upcoming Women’s NPC competition is: View this post on Instagram Congratulations to all players named in the Wellington Pride squad for the Farah Palmer Cup! 🔥👏🏼 ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Click the link in

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Scots College win First XV Premiership Final in a thriller


By Adam Julian and Steven White Scots College have won the Wellington First XV Premiership for the second time, pipping St Patrick’s College, Silverstream 20-15 at Jerry Collins Stadium this afternoon. The temperamental weather was a metaphor for the unpredictable nature of the match. Silverstream leapt to a 10-0 lead before conceding three tries in

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Close games in worst conditions of the year


Above: Wellington College edged St Pat’s Silverstream 15-14 to win the Under 15 title on College Finals Day. PHOTO: Andy McArthur. By Steven White and Scott MacLean There were a series of close games up and down Hurricanes country today in what were probably the worst conditions of the year. Heavy rain accompanied by a

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College and club finals and representative rugby this weekend


By Scott MacLean The coming week sees the curtain come down on the local component of the college rugby season. That starts with Finals Day tomorrow – once again being hosted by St Patrick’s College, Silverstream – followed by Sunday’s Premiership Final at Porirua Park. That venue will also host the Girls finals on Wednesday

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Short Passes 12 August


Some thrillers to start the opening weekend of the National Provincial Championship, with the exception of two matches. The first of these was Tasman’s 45-8 win over Wellington. The second was Bay of Plenty’s 50-7 win over Otago, after Otago had two thirds of the territory and had more possession than the Steamers. The Lions

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Silverstream and Scots to meet in Premiership First XV final


By Adam Julian and Steven White Top qualifier Scots College and defending champions St Pat’s Silverstream will meet in next weekend’s Wellington Premier First XV final after semi-finals wins this afternoon. Scots College beat St Pat’s Town 22-8 at home and St Pat’s Silverstream beat Rongotai College 41-10. Accounts of the two semi-finals follow: Scots

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College rugby and Reserve Grade club semi-finals this Saturday


By Adam Julian, Scott MacLean and Steven White This weekend the focus moves away from the club game and onto the college playoffs and the start of the representative season; the latter headlined by the Lions opening NPC game against Tasman in Blenheim tomorrow afternoon. College Scots College (1) v St Pats Town (4) Scots

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