St Mary's College (Wellington) defeated Southern Cross Campus (Auckland) 22-17 in very windy conditions in Palmerston North on day one of the Girls Top 4 tournament. St Mary's led 12-0 at halftime.
St Mary's went on to beat Hamilton Girls' High School 29-12 in the final, while Southern Cross met a 5-14 defeat to Southland Girls' High School in their day two match.
Hamilton Girls' High School overcame Southland 51-12 in the other match on the first day of the 2017 tournament.
Secondary School players from across New Zealand have today been named to attend the 2017 Schools Development Camp.
49 young athletes will attend the three-day camp in late September and vie for places in the New Zealand Schools and New Zealand Barbarians Schools team.s
Fresh off victory at the National Top Four finals, Hastings Boys’ High School has nine players selected, and is one of 24 schools represented.
The Squad is:
Finlay Brewis - Westlake Boys' High School - Prop
George Dyer - St Paul's Collegiate - Prop
Matthew Kemp Hamilton Boys’ High School - Prop
Saula Mau Auckland Grammar School - Prop
Fatongia Paea Sacred Heart College - Prop
Josiah Tavita-Metcalfe Hastings Boys’ High School - Prop
Patrick Thacker - Christs College - Prop
Tamaiti Williams - St Kentigern College - Prop
Sam Cooper - St Paul's Collegiate - Hooker
Kianu Kereru-Symes - Hastings Boys’ High School - Hooker
Abraham Pole - Otago Boys’ High School - Hooker
Shilo Klein - St Andrew's College - Hooker
Tane Te Aho - Hamilton Boys’ High School - Hooker
Naitoa Ah Kuoi - Wellington College - Lock
Samipeni Finau - St Peter's College - CambridgeLock
Cullen Grace - Timaru Boys’ High School - Lock
Taine Plumtree - Wellington College - Lock
James Thompson - St Peter's College - CambridgeLock
Tupou Vaa'i - Wesley College - Lock
Charles Alaimalo - Hamilton Boys’ High School - Loose Forward
Joshua Bokser - Napier Boys’ High School - Loose Forward
Jeriah Mua - Hastings Boys’ High School - Loose Forward
Simon Parker - Otamatea College - Loose Forward
Joshua Southall - St Patrick's College - Silverstream - Loose Forward
Taine Te Whata - Otago Boys’ High School - Loose Forward
Lesinali Tovo - Faleafa - Auckland Grammar School - No.8
Devan Flanders - Hastings Boys’ High School - No.8
Quade Tapsell - Gisborne Boys’ High School - No.8
Louie Chapman - Christchurch Boys’ High School - Halfback
Folau Fakatava - Hastings Boys’ High School - Halfback
Taufa Funaki - Sacred Heart College - Halfback
Humphrey Sheild - Napier Boys’ High School - Halfback
Fergus Burke - St Paul's Collegiate - First Five
Lincoln McClutchie - Hastings Boys’ High School - First Five
Rivez Reihana St Kentigern College - First Five
Kienan Higgins - St Patrick's College - Silverstream - Second Five
Quinn Tupaea - Hamilton Boys’ High School - Second Five
Tauterangimarie Kapea - Hamilton Boys’ High School - Centre
Josiah Maraku - Feilding High School - Centre
Isaiah Punivai - Christs College - Centre
Leicester Faingaanuku - Nelson College - Wing
Kiniviliame Naholo - Hastings Boys’ High School - Wing
Dennon Robinson - Hastings Boys’ High School - Wing
Siave SetiSt - John's College - Wing
James Stratton - Palmerston North Boys’ High School - Wing
Etene Nanai - St Kentigern College - Fullback
Rico Syme - Christchurch Boys’ High School - Fullback
Kaleb Talamahina - Southland Boys’ High School - Fullback
Danny Toala - Hastings Boys’ High School - Fullback
Luke Donaldson - St Paul's Collegiate - halfback (injury addition)
New Zealand Schools coach Jason Holland congratulated all players selected and commented on a strong schools' rugby season.
"As coaches, we are looking forward to what will be an exciting campaign,” said Holland.
“The standard of schools’ rugby this season has been outstanding and we have strength and depth in most positions.”
“We have a wide representation of players from schools all over New Zealand. The two finalists from an excellent Top Four final in the weekend contribute 14 of the squad; with nine Hastings Boys’ players selected,” said Holland.
Eight players from the 2016 New Zealand Barbarians Schools team return for a second campaign.
"Both the New Zealand Schools and the Barbarians Schools teams will be looking to play an attacking style of rugby and we are confident this group has the skill sets to help us do this,” said Holland.
Players assemble for a three-day camp on Friday 22 September, with teams announced on the following Sunday in preparation for matches.
28 September 2017
New Zealand Schools v Fiji Schools, Sydney
New Zealand Barbarians Schools v Tonga Schools, Palmerston North
New Zealand Schools v Australian Schools Barbarians, Sydney
New Zealand Barbarians Schools v New Zealand Maori Under 18s, Palmerston North
New Zealand Schools v Australian Schools, Sydney
Auckland 1A champions Saint Kentigern College finished their season with a 21-3 win over Southland Boys' High School.
St Kent's commenced the contest with two quick tries and went on to lead 21-3 at halftime. Both sides missed chances to add to the scoreboard in the second spell but neither could capitalise. Video highlights below.
Top 4 rugby results on Day 2 were:
Hastings Boys’ High School have won the National Top Four for the first time after defeating Hamilton Boys’ High School 25-17 in a gripping final which featured six lead changes.
St Mary’s College beat Hamilton Girls’ High School to win the Girls final, while St Peter’s School beat Feilding High School 31-3 to win the Co-ed Cup final.
With three minutes remaining, Hastings was ahead 18-17 and Hamilton had the ball ten-metres shy of halfway. Hastings captain and loosehead Kianu Kereru-Symes won an inspirational penalty with a crunching tackle and steal at the ruck.
Hastings kicked inside the Hamilton 22 and despite an often wobbly lineout secured the ball cleanly and drove forward. Hamilton suppressed the maul, but were unable to stop Josiah Tavita-Metcalfe from scoring the winning try. The tighthead prop launched himself on to a short ball and steamed 10-metres to touch down under the posts. Fullback Danny Toala converted and it was curtains for a gallant Hamilton.
Earlier Hastings made a sensational start when first-five Lincoln McClutchie glided into a hole and put Kini Naholo in space. The Fijian flyer scored his 41st try of the season and it was 5-0 after two minutes.
Naholo was active early making a smashing tackle from an attacking high kick and then earning Hastings a five-meter scrum from a chip and chase. Hastings failed to add to their score though with Toala missing a sitter of a penalty shot.
Gradually Hamilton fought back. First-five Coby Miln kicked a penalty and after 13 minutes winger Josh Calvert was able to dash over in the corner following at least a dozen phases and powerful carries by tighthead Keelan Haten-McMullen and impressive loose forwards Tevita Fa’ukafa and Charles Alaimalo,
The soggy field became choppy terrain suiting Hamilton Boys.’ The Chiefs regional champions dictated the pace of proceedings Miln increased the lead to 14-5 with three penalties on the trot.
In the 16th minute McClutchie made another break and forced a five-metre scrum, but Hamilton was able to avoid any further damage.
In the last five minutes of the first-half, Hastings won three crucial ruck turnovers. Toala reduced the deficit with a penalty to make it 14-8 and another turnover led to attack inside the Hamilton 22.
Tavita-Metcalfe made a bullying run to carry Hastings to within inches of the posts and then halfback Shamara Brooks ran for the first time capturing Hamilton by surprise. Toala converted and it was 15-14 to Hastings at halftime.
The second-half was a classic arm-wrestle with most of the play located between the two ten-metres lines.
Hamilton was also forced to swap goal kickers, but Fletcher Morgan was on target with his only penalty kick to make it 17-15 to Hamilton after 45 minutes. In the 47th minute Toala regained the lead for Hastings when he punished Hamilton for making a hash of the restart.
In addition to Alaimalo and Fau’ukafa, lock Josh Lord and loosehead Matthew Kemp played outstanding finals and centre Tauterangimarie Kapea was difficult to halt at times.
For Hastings openside Jeriah Mau and No.8 Devan Flanders scrapped tenaciously and the latter was able to clean up a lot of messay ruck ball for Hastings. The workrate of props Tavita-Metcalfe and Kereru-Symes was huge. In the backs McClutchie, Naholo and Toala all had an obvious impact.
Hastings was unbeaten in 21 games this season. They have become the lucky 13th unbeaten winner of the National Top Four.
Saint Kentigern College beat Southland Boys’ High School in the third-fourth playoff match.
In an unforgettable final game of their school careers for many of the players, St Kent’s led 21-3 at halftime and then 21-3 at fulltime.
The match promised plenty when St Kent’s flew in for two converted tries in the opening five minutes, one off a lineout drive and the other through first-eighth Rivez Reihana who sliced through to score under the poles.
Reihana was almost in under the bar again, but was tripped up in a bootlace tackle.
The workmanlike Southlanders, featuring strong games throughout from the #5 locking, openside flanker and halfback positions, got themselves into the match and got on the board through a penalty. They missed two more penalty chances and then lost four consecutive lineouts as they dominated territory but failed to capitalise.
Instead, St Kent’s scored their third try and the final score of the match on the stroke of halftime, after a penalty and another lineout drive.
St Kent’s dominated most of the territory in the second half, while Southland held their own in the possession stakes and exerted scrum pressure. St Kent’s didn’t look like scoring in the second spell, while Southland were unlucky not to score a try at the very end in a strong finish and a late red card to the St Kent’s lock for a dangerous lift in a lineout.
St Peter’s suffocate Feilding in Co-ed Cup Final
St Peter's Cambridge are National co-ed champions for the first time after a convincing 31-3 victory over a lacklustre Feilding High School.
The dominance of the St Peter’s forwards was best illustrated midway through the second-half when despite being reduced to 13 men, Feilding couldn’t score a point against the Chiefs co-ed champions.
With 20 minutes remaining Fielding was down 24-3 when the match threatened to turn in favour of the defending champions.
St Peter’s hooker Sean Chenery (cynical play) and lock Peni Finau (high tackle) were sin binned in quick succession as Fielding was held up over the try line.
However Fielding mistakes and a smart and tough rearguard by St. Peter’s foiled Fielding's challenge. Excellent around the corner, short-side forward running starved Fielding of the possession required to mount a comeback.
Feilding started in an encouraging fashion when fullback Drew Wild (who never stopped trying) kicked the opening penalty and wing Coby Osborne was hauled down close to the line in the second minute.
However St Peter’s soon warmed to their work and openside Devin Gregory crossed the chalk after not being held in a tackle.
Centre PJ Latu expanded St Peter’s lead to 14-3 when he dashed 65-metres following an offload from standout No.8 Andrew Viane. Viane’s ability to offload was highly impressive and often created momentum for St Peter’s.
Wing Brodie Mitchell kicked a penalty to make it 17-3, but he should have scored a try as well when he dropped a pass in the clear.
Two minutes for the end Chenery scored the winning try after a long rolling maul. Feilding gradually fell apart as the strain of the St Peter’s forwards took its toll.
In the Co-ed playoff for third and fourth, St Andrew's College defeated Rangitoto College 27-17.
St Mary’s add Top 4 title to Condor 7s silverware
St Mary's College have won their first National Top Four title accounting for Hamilton Girls’ High School, 29-12. For St. Mary’s it’s a reversal of last year's final defeat to Southland Girls’ High School.
It blustery, soggy conditions, both teams produced an excellent spectacle which was perhaps closer than the final scoreline suggested.
The decisive moment of the match occurred six minutes into the second-half. Hamilton was hot on attack inside the St Mary's 22 and surrendered a tighthead. Powerful runs by St Mary's centres Dhys Faleafaga and Ana Puleiata were followed by a storming charge by loosehead Marianive Leota who rampaged 20-metres to the try line to make it 22-5.
The 17 -point margin was never lost by St. Mary’s, despite conceding the next try to Hamilton hooker Lena Mitchell.
Puleiata, absent on Friday due to netball commitments, added a lot of spark for the Wellington champions and scored the last try from multiple phase attack.
Faleafaga was potent early for St Mary’s making two clean breaks, but it was wing Te Araroa Sopoaga (sister of All Black Lima Sopoaga) who had the first say for St. Mary’s.
Opposite wing Paj Walker responded for Hamilton to equalise at 5-5, but St Mary’s gained the assecdney with tries to Puleiata and Faleafaga before the break.
Dangerous Hamilton centre Jazmin Hotham was relatively subdued and despite strong games by Hamilton forwards Alison Mills, Nyesha Hamilton and Rianna Ahokava, St Mary’s were worthy winners.
(Hurricanes) Hastings BHS: 29 v (Blues) Saint Kentigern College 10
Hastings Boys' High School will seek to win their first National Top Four title on Sunday after reaching their second consecutive final at the expense of Saint Kentigern College.
Hastings used the breeze to great effect in the first-half to attain 68 percent of territory and build a 19-3 halftime lead.
Hastings abandoned their previous policy of not taking penalty kicks to convert four goals from eight St Kent's infractions in the first spell.
Fullback Danny Toala was twice on range from over 30-metres and accurate from closer to the posts too.
Prior to today Hastings had only kicked one penalty goal all season.
St Kent's lineout was shaky throughout and their scrum often in retreat. Hastings first try was scored by openside Jeriah Mua after a 15-metre lineout maul.
A penalty from St. Kent's first-five Rivez Reihana was the Auckland champions only points in the first-half.
Wing Peni Lasaqa bombed a certain try when he failed to pass with two unmarked men on his outside close to the goal line.
St Kent’s hammered away without profit in the opening stanza of the second period. The Hastings defense was abrasive and quick to make the most of turnovers.
Toala snaffled a fumble from near his posts and dashed 60-metres, before kicking ahead for No.8 Devon Flanders who was beaten to the ball by St Kent’s openside Mitchell Gibson.
Toala wouldn’t be denied a second time. Centre Dennon Robinson made a 50-metre outside break and put the fullback into the clear with a simple draw and pass.
Ahead 24-3, Hastings applied the icing when a high kick was allowed to bounce by St Kent’s and Mua collected the scraps and outpaced the defence.
Reihana scored a consolation try and converted impressively from the sideline for St Kent’s whose best was flanker Josh Retter who was tough over the ball and won at least three clean turnovers. Gibson wasn’t as potent at the ruck, but toiled gamley.
Mua continued his top form for Hastings. First-five Lincoln McClutchie played with his typical authority, lock Tane Hohipa was disruptive in the lineouts and prop Josiah Metcalfe-Tavita enhanced his growing reputation.
Of concern for Hastings is the fact halfback Folau Fakatava hobbled off injured in the first-half as he did in last year’s tourney.
(Chiefs) Hamilton Boys’ High School: 49 v (South Island) Southland Boys’ High School:
Hamilton Boys’ High School will contest their sixth National Top Four final after trouncing Southland by a record score.
Last year Southland was beaten 41-0 by eventual champions Mount Albert Grammar School. Unfortunately today was even worse!
Southland started brightly enough winning a wealth of possession and making the occasional break. However handling inaccuracy would be brutally punished by a much larger and more dynamic opponent.
With the wind, Hamilton led 19-0 at halftime crossing for three tries and being denied a fourth when a knock on was detected by the television match official prior to a 60-metre bust by Hamilton second-half Quinn Tupaea, who worryingly hobbled off the field with a shoulder injury.
Southland conceded early in the second-half and the floodgates opened. Hamilton maintained their momentum, despite emptying the bench.
Hamilton right wing Emoni Narawa scored three tries supporting breaks and illustrating power when required.
Openside Jake Russ was more like ’Jake the Mus’ when bullying his way through for the first try. No.8 Tevita Fa’ukafa was even more brutal in the second-half beating six defenders on his way to the line.
First-five Coby Miln, fullback Caleb Muntz, wing Josh Calvert and reserve outside back Fletcher Morgan also profited in the rout.
Hamilton centre Tauterangimarie Kapea and flanker Charles Alaimalo don’t feature on the scoresheet, but were unstoppable at times and instrumental in the creation of several five-pointers.
Southland tried gamely, but the gulf in standard between North Island and South Island secondary school rugby is alarming. Only twice since 2007 has a South Island school made the final.
(Hurricanes) Feilding High School: 44 v (Blues) Rangitoto College: 3
Feilding High School will defend their title after trouncing Rangitoto College, 44-3.
Feilding in their eighth appearance at the co-ed since the inception in 2007 will seek a record fourth title.
Feilding scored eight unanswered tries with Griffin Culver (2), Mark Coogan, Layton Manuel, Josiah Maraku, Frank Prodger, Javiah Wharerau and Drew Wild crossing the chalk. Wild added two conversions.
Feilding was more polished than their lacklustre win in the Hurricanes Regional final against Wellington’s, Porirua College last Saturday. Unlike Aorere last week, Feilding didn’t concede four yellow cards!
(Chiefs) St Peter’s School: 48 v (South Island) St Andrew’s College (15)
It was the Cam Roigard and Bodie Mechell show in the first half of the second Co-ed Cup semi-final between St Peter’s School (Chiefs) and St Andrew’s College (South Island).
Halfback Roigard scored a sizzling four first half tries and right wing Mechell ran in two as St Peter’s school sailed to a match-deciding 41-0 lead by halftime.
Roigard was then subbed early in the second half, before St Peter’s scored their seventh try to take a 48-0 lead. St Andrew’s ran in three quickfire consolation tries at the end.
Playing with the strong wind, St Peter’s opened their scoring off a lineout drive. The halfback-right wing combination then crossed for five tries – the best an 80 metre intercept to Roigard that put the game beyond doubt.
The St Peter’s forwards were also strong in this match, laying a sound platform, while St Andrew’s didn’t get going until it was far too late, making too many mistakes and conceding soft turnovers. The bagpipes had largely fell silent by halftime.
Hamilton Girls’ High School and St Mary’s College will contest Sunday’s Girls Top 4 rugby Final after winning contrasting semi-finals in extremely windy conditions at Massey University at Palmerston North on Friday.
In the first game, St Mary’s battled to a 22-17 win over Auckland’s Southern Cross Campus, while Hamilton Girls’ High took control of the second half to blow defending champions Southland Girls’ High School away 51-12.
Reports of the two games are below.
(Hurricanes) St Mary's College: 22 v (Blues) Southern Cross Campus: 17
St Mary's College won through to the final for the second consecutive year, eliminating Auckland champions Southern Cross Campus, 22-17.
St. Mary's always led, but was genuinely challenged by the elements and an abrasive, stubborn opponent.
Southern Cross attacked initially with promise, but failed to make any headway on the scoreboard.
After about 10 minutes, St Mary's scored the first try when they ventured into the Southern Cross 22 and lock Emma Brown strode through, casting aside meek defence.
St Mary's No.8 Dhys Faleafaga was exceptional for the Wellington champions again and extended the lead when she swatted aside three defenders and galloped 65-metres.
The halftime score was 12-0 to St Mary's.
Turning with the wind in their favour, Southern Cross was able to dominate territory early in the second spell. Big Luti Sikoloni was an effective battering ram, but it was her equally formidable teammate Tilila Hifo who barged over to reduce the deficit to 12-7.
St Mary's looked threatening when they spread the ball wide, not always easy in the conditions. Left wing Riarna Vulu outflanked the defence to make it 17-7.
Hifo responded for Southern Cross to make it 17-12. Powerful surges by impressive second-five Sarah Filimoeatu and flanker Oloataua Magele were instrumental in the set up.
St Mary’s was awarded a succession of penalties and Southern Cross was made to pay when right wing Malia Efaraimo-Leafe touched down in the corner following a nice pass by pivot Cheyne Copeland.
Centre Zoya To'ofohe scored a consolation try on fulltime for Southern Cross.
A litany of errors and poor management of the wind hampered both teams in a close, but unmemorable affair.
(Chiefs) Hamilton Girls’ High School 51: v (South Island) Southland Girls’ High School 12:
Southland Girls’ reign as champions is over after succumbing to Hamilton Girls’ High School 51-12.
In marginally better conditions than the earlier semi-final, both teams started vibrantly exchanging tries with some expansive and skilful rugby.
Halfback Arorangi Tauranga opened Hamilton’s account before No.8 Jessica Dermody responded for Southland by striding 15-metres after an attacking scrum.
Hamilton took the lead when second-five Montessa Taikarena dotted down, but the game hung in the balance until a minute before the interval.
Hamilton had a defensive scrum five-metres out from their own line. Instead of kicking for touch centre Jazmin Hotham boldly chose to run. She stepped off the left foot to avoid the first defender, shrugged aside another attempted tackle and dashed 90-metres to complete a blockbuster. See video of this try below.
Hamilton inspired by Hotham’s brilliance sized total control. Prop Rianna Aspinal smashed over from close range for a fourth try. Taikarena nabbed a second after a break of 30-metres and No.8 Lonita Ngalu pounced on a fumble to scamper 60-metres.
Southland never gave up and came back with a good consolation try. For Southland, No. 8 Dermody and first five-eighth Amy Du Plessis played well all match.
However, Hamilton crossed twice more before fulltime, one another breakout try, the second after another rapid build-up inside’s Southland’s 22
The Top 4 rugby championships start in Palmerston North tomorrow. Who would you like to win the respective Girls, Boys and Co-ed tournaments?
Watch below Feilding High School score the match-winning try in their Hurricanes Co-ed Cup final over Porirua College. Feilding won 15-11.
The NZ Barbarians National 1st XV Championships are being held at the Sport and Rugby Institute in Palmerston North this coming Friday and Sunday.
The ‘Top Four’ tournament has been staged every year since 1982. See below for a compilation of results and scoring from each of the finals 1982-2016.
We count 11 All Blacks (plus some other players that played international rugby for other countries) as try/point scorers – listed in the Summary at the bottom. (We stand corrected if we’ve missed any out!)
This year’s semi-finalists are Saint Kentigern College, Hamilton Boys’ High School, Hastings Boys’ High School and Southland Boys’ High School. How has your school fared in the past?
2016: Mount Albert Grammar High School: 14 (Isaiah Papali'i try; Oliver Shepherd 3 pen) Hastings Boys' High School: 13 (Jeriah Mau try; Danny Toala 2 pen, 1 con)
2015: Rotorua Boys’ High School: 36 (Te Ra Whata, James Tofa 2, Issac Te Aute 2, Kaydis Hona tries; Kaleb Trask 3 con, pen) beat Scots College: 27 (Jack Gray, Alex Fidow 2 Peter Umaga-Jensen tries; Malo Manuao pen, 2 con). HT: 19-7
2014: Hamilton Boys’ High School: 26 (Solomone Tukuafu 2, Elijah Ale, Jahrome Brown tries; Matthew Lansdown 3 con) Scots College: 26 (Connor Garden-Bachop 2, Malo Tuitama, Peter Umaga-Jensen; TJ Va’a 3 con)
2013: Hamilton Boys’ High School: 12 (Bryn Gatland 3 pen, 1 dg) St Kentigern College: 10 (TJ Faiane try; William Raea 1 con, 1 pen)
2012: St Kentigern College: 31 (Dillon Wihongi 2, Broc Hooper, TJ Faiane, Sam Nock tries; Hooper 3 con) Otago Boys’ High School: 5 (Aleki Morris try)
2011: Kelston Boys’ High School: 24 (Lolagi Visinia, David Fusitu’a, Rameka Ultimei-Paraki tries; Tayler Adams 3 con, 1 pen) Wesley College: 14 (Blessing Muilitalo-Malu, Brian Alainu’uese tries; Bradford Leamalufaitoga 2 con)
2010: Mount Albert Grammar School: 20 (Milford Keresoma 2, Michael Faleafa, Damon Niko tries) Hamilton Boys’ High School: 17 (Adam Burn, Jesse Dodunski tries; Josh Smith 2 con, 1 pen)
2009: Hamilton Boys’ High School: 17 (Henare Hira-Herangi, Chauncy Edwardson tries; Nathan George 2 con, 1 pen) St Bede’s College: 0
2008: Hamilton Boys’ High School: 6 (Kane Adams 2 pen) De La Salle College: 6 (Kelekolio Hifo 2 pen)
2007: Gisborne Boys’ High School: 35 (Clayton Kiwara, Lennon Puke-Carrington, Whaimotu Craft-Chemis, Charlie Ngatai tries; Ngatai 3 pen, 3 con) Mount Albert Grammar School: 24 (Aaron Collins 2, Manu Ene, Ben Richards; Rocky Khan 2 con)
2006: Christchurch Boys’ High School: 18 (Colin Beumelburg, Brendon McFarlane, Ryan McLeod tries; Tyler Bleyendaal 1 pen) Auckland Grammar School: 14 (Dan Pryor, Jack Turley tries; Ash Moeke 2 con)
2005: Christchurch Boys’ High School: 23 (Tim Bateman, Tim Jones tries; Colin Slade 3 pen, 2 con) King’s College: 10 (Andrew Burton try; Dean Cummins 1 pen, 1 con)
2004: Christchurch Boys’ High School: 22 (Nick Thompson try; Colin Slade 4 pen, 1 con, 1 dg) Wesley College: 22 (Sekope Kepu 2, Charlie Luteru tries; Tipuna Ropotini, 2 con, 1 dg)
2003: Rotorua Boys’ High School: 31 (Te’u Nafe ,Sam Cameron, Eroni Seibouma tries; Tom Woods 3 pen, 2 con, Willie Ripia 1 dg) Napier Boys’ High School: 11 (Matt Hill try; Lee Stewart 2 pen)
2002: Napier Boys’ High School: 6 (Ricky Bludson 2 pen) Rotorua Boys’ High School: 6 (William Ripa 2 pen)
2001: Wesley College: 53 (Sailosi Tagicakibau 2, Tekori Luteru 2, Sitiveni Sivivatu, Viliami Veikoso, Michael Spence, Stephen Donald tries; Donald: 5 con, 1 pen) Rotorua Boys’ High School: 32 (Ruki Tipuna, Sam Cameron, Raureti Grace, Penalty Try; Tipuna: 3 con, 2 pen)
2000: St Peter’s College: 20 (Edwin Asotasi, Chris Merrick tries; Merrick 2 con, 2 pen) Wellington College: 12 (Brett Moresi 4 pen)
1999: Kelston Boys’ High School: 21 (Ray Isara 2, Sam Tu’itupou tries; Isara 2 pen) Christchurch Boys’ High School: 18 (Shaun Weeb, Dayle Eathorne tries; Eathorne 2 pen, 1 con)
1998: Otago Boys’ High School: 5 (Richie McCaw try) Rotorua Boys’ High School: 5 (Craig Newby try)
1997: Wesley College: 41 (Sione Kepu 2, Salesi Moimoi 2, Hale Tu’uhoko Pole, Leon Tautasi tries; Alefosio Pule’anga 4 con, 1 pen) Palmerston North Boys’ High School: 3 (Blair Campbell 1 pen)
1996: Kelston Boys’ High School: 29 (Richard Rasmussen 2, Colin Jones, Iaua Segia, Sope Spoe tires; Halo Tavana 2 con) Palmerston North Boys’ High School: 11 (Michel Pettman, Fraser Hodgson 1 pen, 1 con)
1995: Kelston Boys’ High School: 19 (Shane Connelly, Tavita Fesolai, Siaosi Vaili tries; Loki Crichton 2 con) Wellington College: 10 (Mark Velvin try; David Murdoch 1 con, 1 pen)
1994: Gisborne Boys’ High School: 14 (Derek Paenga try; Eric Henare 3 pen) St Stephen’s School: 3 (Dwaynne Russell 1 pen)
1993: Wesley College: 13 (Mateaki Telefoni; Josh Kafu 2 pen, 1 con) St Paul’s Collegiate: 7 (Sione Taupeaafe try; Derek Maisey 1 con)
1992: Auckland Grammar School: 17 (Casino Doyle, 3 tries; Cameron Rackham 1 con) Napier Boys’ High School: 3 (Barry Boyden 1 pen)
1991: St Stephen’s School: 21 (Reuben Parkinson, Tene Ngaheu, Alex Chan, Tanirua Manawaiti tries; Jarrod Faul 1 con, 1 dg) Gisborne Boys’ High School: 6 (Penalty try; Leyton Tahuri 1 con)
1990: Wesley College: 21 (Niki Tuwhangi 2, Jonah Lomu tries; Kiley Kanohi 3 con, 1 pen) Gisborne Boys’ High School: 6 (Dwayne Barrie try; Richard Francis 1 con)
1989: Kelston Boys’ High School: 22 (Johnny Moore, Brydon Te Pania tries; Darren Lucas 2 pen, 1 con, Richard Meehan 2 dg) Wesley College: 19 (Waisake Sotutu, Rhys Duggan, penalty try; Kiley Kanohi 2 con, 1 pen)
1988: Gisborne Boys’ High School: 24 (Mark Hooper, Scott Baistow, Damien Riki, Garth Grace, George Albert tries; Darrin Sutton 2 con) Napier Boys’ High School: 15 (Jason McDowell 1 try, 1 con, 3 pen)
1987: St Peter’s College: 25 (Lincoln Barrett, Pat Lam, John Akurangi, Parrish McLeod tries; Mark Webber 3 con, 1 pen) Southland Boys’ High School: 7 (Simon Forrest try; 1 pen
1986: Auckland Grammar School: 15 (Todd Bolton try, Mark George 3 pen, 1 con) St Stephen’s School: 6 (Paul McPherson 2 pen)
1985: St Stephen’s School: 26 (Raymond Barchard 2, Todd Bell, Wiremu Manusell, Adam Ruwhiu tries; Paul McPherson 3 con) Napier Boys’ High School: 3 (Simon Kerr, 1 pen)
1984: Te Aute College: 7 (Terence Hokianga try; Hallam Kupa 1dg) St Stephen’s School: 4 (Stafford Heremia try)
1983: Auckland Grammar School: 20 (Philip Jay, Stephen Crombie, Ant Strachan tries; Peter Wood 2 con) St Bede’s College: 10 (Peter Davidson try; Anthony Ziolo 2 pen)
1982: Mount Albert Grammar School: 11 (Tony Lilliotama, Se’e Solomona tries; Glen Warren 1 pen) Waitaki Boys’ High School: 4 (Brian Cowie try)
Average Score In Favour Of Winner: 21-10
Highest scoring final: Wesley College 53 – Rotorua BHS 32 in 2001
Lowest scoring final: Otago Boys’ HS 5 – Rotorua BHS 5 in 1998
Draws: 3 (Otago BHS 5 – Rotorua BHS 5 in 1998, Hamilton BHS 6 – De La Salle College 6 in 2008, Hamilton BHS 26 – Scots College 26 in 2014
Dropped Goals: 7
All Blacks try/point scorers: Sitiveni Sitiveni, Stephen Donald, Colin Slade, Charles Ngatai, Sam Tuitupou, Jonah Lomu, Ant Strachan, Rhys Duggan, Pat Lam, Craig Newby, Richie McCaw.
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