Sky TV is excited to announce the eighth season of Land Rover First XV rugby will launch at the end of April.
The coverage will feature leading Sky personalities, Ken Laban, Willie Lose and Karl Te Nana and close in on 300 matches broadcast this year.
Facebook will keep you up to date with all Land Rover First XV Rugby news and additional scores and coverage from around the country. In the fixtures below the home team is listed first and kick-off times are to be advised.
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April 29: Tamaki College v Otahuhu College (1A Promotion/Regulation)
May 6: Shirley Boys' High School v Timaru Boys' High School (UC Championship)
May 13: Takapuna Grammar School v Massey High School (North Harbour 1A)
May 20: Wellington College v Palmerston North Boys' High School (Tranzit Coachlines)
May 24: Southland Boys' High School v Otago Boys' High School (Traditional)
May 27: St. Kentigern College v Sacred Heart College (Auckland 1A)
June 1: Christchurch Boys' High School v Christ's College (UC Championship)
June 3: Chiefs Cup Final TBC
June 10: St. Peter's College v Auckland Grammar School (Auckland 1A)
June 17: Auckland Grammar School v King's College (Auckland 1A)
June 24: Hamilton Boys' High School v Rotorua Boys' High School (Super 8)
July 1: St. Paul's Collegiate v St. Peter's School (Central North Island)
July 8: Tauranga Boys' College v Hamilton Boys' High School (Super 8)
July 15: Rosehill College v Te Awamutu High School (Holiday Game)
July 22: Christchurch Boys' High School v St. Bede's College (UC Championship)
July 29: Auckland Grammar School v St. Kentigern College (Auckland 1A)
August 5: St. Andrew's College v Christ's College (UC Championship)
August 12: Super 8 Final TBC
August 17: North Harbour Final TBC
August 19: 1A Auckland Semi-Final TBC
August 20: Wellington Final TBC
August 26: Auckland Final TBC
September 2-3: Regional Finals TBC
September 8-10: National Top Four - Palmerston North Teams TBC
Motueka High School’s Girls Sevens team continues to play well, winning last week’s 2017 South Island Secondary School Rugby 7s tournament in Timaru.
Motueka, who made the Cup semi-finals at last December’s National Condor Sevens tournament in Auckland, beat Christchurch Girls’ High School 19-5 in the final.
Their other wins were against Waitaki Girls’ High School (54-0), Otago Girls’ High School (40-5) and Christchurch GHS again, (22-12).
Final placings were:
1 st – Motueka High School
2nd – Christchurch Girls’ High School
3rd – Southland Girls’ High School
4th – Columba College
5th (winners of the Plate) St Margaret’s College
6th Otago Girls’ High School
7th – Waitaki Girls’ High School
8th – Roncalli College
St Andrew’s College won the Boys section, with St Thomas’ second and Christchurch Boys’ High School second.
Full results at:
Meanwhile, Hamilton Girls High School beat Manukura 19-12 in the final of the corresponding North Island 7s tournament. There was no boys section in that tournament that was played in Rotorua.
A few photos by Anne Campbell of Motueka’s success last week:
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