Secondary School players from across New Zealand assemble tomorrow, Friday 22 September, for the 2017 New Zealand Schools Development Camp at Massey University’s Sport & Rugby Institute in Palmerston North.
49 young athletes will, over three days, take part in activities on and off field before the New Zealand Schools and New Zealand Schools Barbarians teams are named on Sunday.
The New Zealand Schools team will fly to Australia for three matches against Fiji Schools, Australian Schools Barbarians and Australian Schools.
The New Zealand Schools Barbarians team will remain in Palmerston North for matches against Tonga Schools and New Zealand Maori Under 18s.
New Zealand Schools and New Zealand Schools Barbarians Media Schedule
Friday 22 September
Where: Massey University’s Sport & Rugby Institute, Palmerston North
When: Open to media from 3.30pm for interviews, 3.45pm for vision
What: Coach and players available for interviews before a skills session.
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Sunday 24 September
The New Zealand Schools and New Zealand School Barbarians teams to be named. Media release to follow with detail.
Tuesday 26 September
There will be a media opportunity with the New Zealand Schools team before their departure to Australia on Tuesday. Timings will be confirmed in the team naming media release.
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
*Currently awaiting confirmation of SKY coverage for matches in Australia.
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